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Trainee Farm Trader- Central East Scotland - L159

De Lacy Executive is seeking to recruit an ambitious Trainee Farm Trader for a successful business to join their well-established team in Central East Scotland. The ideal candidate will manage and develop business, products and services within arable farm procurement. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the leading agricultural merchants with a fantastic support network and the opportunity to keep developing an area that is key to grain procurement within the UK.

Reporting to the General Manager, the ideal candidate will develop a career in Farm Trading and to rapidly become a successful and established trader. Full training will be given and there will be the opportunity to learn all aspects of the arable supply business.

The position will involve being on and off farm, visiting clients and farmers and also pursuing new prospects. The need to keep in close contact with clients - to purchase combinable crops, OSR, agrochemicals and fertilisers. Candidates with experience in other agricultural sales sector roles such as machinery, animal feed, on-farm or agricultural sales support roles are encouraged to apply.

This is a great career opportunity - structured training will be provided, ongoing career development and rapid progression will be actively encouraged.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Confident self-starter with the determination to succeed.
  • Excellent communication and numeracy skills.
  • Ability to communicate market information to farmers and growers.
  • Ideally previous agricultural sales or grain buying experience.
  • Agricultural qualification/degree/HND - although not essential.
  • Clean driving licence
  • Full training (BASIS/FACTS) and support can be provided as required.

Remuneration: A very attractive remuneration package is on offer which will reflect the experience and performance of the successful candidate.

Interested? For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Laura Edwards on: Office 01885 483 440, DDI 01885 485 529, Mobile 07506 297 071 or e-mail your CV and covering letter to lauraedwards@delacyexecutive.co.uk Thank you.

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