Data Analyst

Crop4Sight is an exciting new Agri-Tech business providing digital potato crop management solutions to farmers, agronomists and the supply chain. Job Purpose: The Data Analyst, working with the Technical Director, will be involved in delivering the technical strategy for Crop4Sight. Responsibilities will include managing a portfolio of agronomic field trials, update and maintenance of the Crop4Sight data holdings, new product design and testing and bespoke project work. The post presents a unique opportunity to use applied data skills, critical and innovative thinking to develop a young business and improve potato crop production.

  • Location: Salaried
  • Salary: Up to £32,000, experience dependent
  • Hours of work: Monday-Friday 08:00-17:00hrs
Main Responsibilities
  • Management of the company’s data discovery program which creates variety specific dataset using data from field trials, commercial crops and third-party data sources.
  • Creating and implementing data management procedures
  • Testing of new product functionality
  • Developing new product prototypes
  • Dealing with technical customer queries
  • Bespoke project work
  • Summarising and presenting their work to a variety of stakeholders
  • Promoting products at Agri-Tech and trade shows

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in MS Office and creating data management procedures
  • Relational databases (MS Access, MySQL, SQL Server or similar)
  • Data analysis/programming languages (e.g. R, Python)
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Ability to work under pressure and problem solve
  • Experience of agricultural field trials, environmental field work, integrating diverse datasets and use of APIs or automated data feeds is desirable
Closing date: 01 May 2020