Technical Manager

We are now looking for a talented individual to undertake the role of Technical Manager/Agronomist. The job is predominantly field based although some cross over into the packing and processing side of the company’s operations will be required.

  • Location: Jersey
  • Reporting to: Technical Director
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Hours of work: TBC - Flexible
Responsibilities
  • Working closely with the production, technical and sales teams on all aspects of crop production 
  • Helping to plan crop programmes
  • Liaising with and advising a small group of contract growers 
  • Overseeing the use of production inputs
  • Running a large trials programme
  • Preparing for and undertaking a range of third party audits including Assured Produce, Nurture, Field to Fork, Soil Association organic audits
  • Liaising with the technical teams of a range of retail customers
  • Developing new initiatives
  • Producing comprehensive reports 
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will be:

  • Educated to degree level in agriculture or a related discipline.
  • Basis and FACTs as well as agronomic 
  • Retailer facing experience are strongly preferred.
  • A methodical approach and computer literacy.
  • It is essential that the candidate is able to work on their own initiative, and as part of a team.
Closing date: 09 July 2017

As well as an opportunity to live and work in Jersey, an attractive remuneration package, including subsidised accommodation, relocation assistance and an attractive tax rate is available to the right candidate.