Aspiring Salad Agronomist - New Zealand - JN157
Make your mark in the fresh produce sector alongside getting involved in industry-shaping discussion at a national level. If you have the drive to challenge and strengthen your technical agronomy credentials, we're keen to talk to you.
Our client is a prominent business within New Zealand's fresh produce sector. They seek an aspirational Salad Agronomist with a strong technical skillset to optimise yields and quality together with the potential to lead commercial operations.
Whether you've recently completed your BASIS, are in the process of doing so or you have a degree in a related field, this is an opportunity to expand your horizons personally and professionally.
The client is a fully accredited SSE employer in partnership with New Zealand Immigration.
Walking 350-400ha of broccoli and lettuce among other crops
Responsibility for all crop production/operations
Making sound agronomy decisions (from a technical and commercial standpoint)
Communicating through multiple channels (within and beyond the team)
Contributing to industry discussion around key issues/policy on a national level (through professional bodies, steer groups, biosecurity committees etc)
What you will have:
Degree in a related field (e.g. crop science, farm business management etc)
Experience of growing fresh produce or leading trials in a commercial environment
Strong technical agronomy skillset is essential
BASIS and/or FACTS are desirable, but not essential
Ability to communicate and be a team player
What you will receive:
Excellent salary package (unrivalled in real terms for similar roles in the UK)
Assistance in securing rental accommodation
Supportive, inclusive and friendly atmosphere with regular social events
For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Jon Handley on: Office 01885 485522 or e-mail your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
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