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United Reformed Church (West Midlands) Trust Ltd
Birmingham 4.06 miles
£34,000 - £35,000 per year (Pro Rata)
EasyWeb NFP
Kenilworth 18.13 miles
circa £22,600 per year
The Prince's Trust
B5, Birmingham 0.64 miles
£32,000 - £35,750 dependent on experience
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Stoneleigh, Warwickshire 18.35 miles
£37,667 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Senior Adviser (Plant Health)

You will join them as a Senior Adviser (Plant Health) to be our client’s technical expert on plant health and agronomy including integrated pest management, crop nutrition, crop protection, pesticide and biocide issues as they impact on farming practice, public health and the environment.

Senior Adviser (Plant Health) Responsibilities:

You will initiate and manage appropriate projects, policies and programmes related to agronomy, plant health, and pesticide stewardship, working closely with partner organisations and stakeholders. You will facilitate the continued availability and integrated use of crop protection and other agricultural chemicals, to protect UK farm business productivity.

Senior Adviser (Plant Health) Requirements:

To be successful as our client’s Senior Plant Health Adviser, you will be able to synthesise and communicate technical and complex information, often on politically sensitive or emotionally charged issues. You should enjoy working with people and will be comfortable presenting to stakeholder meetings, conferences and the media. You should be politically astute, with a track record of problem-solving and achieving successful outcomes in external negotiations whilst maintaining good working relationships.

You will be educated to BSc degree level or above in agronomy, biology, ecology, agriculture or a similar subject. The ability to work occasionally outside of normal working hours as required and to travel throughout the UK and internationally is essential.

About our client:

Our client is the voice of British farming, and their members are at the heart of what they do. On their behalf they lobby government and other stakeholders, develop policy and provide a range of frontline services.

Location: Stoneleigh, Warwickshire CV8 2TZ

Job type: Full Time, Permanent, 35 hours per week

Salary: circa £37,667 per annum (Negotiable dependant on experience)

Benefits: include 25 days annual leave (plus statutory bank holidays), National Employment Savings Trust pension scheme, a performance related pay award scheme, a range of discounts through their Benefits employee portal and subsidised staff restaurant.

Closing date for applications: 12th January, 2020

You may have experience of the following: Farmer, Farming, Agriculture, Agriculture Advisor, Farming Advisor, Policy Advisor, Plant Health, Grower, Gardener, Horticulture etc.

Ref: 90854

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Posted on: 13 December 2019
Closing date: 10 January 2020
Job ref: 90854
Tags: Vocational/Services
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