Our Client is a key player within the Fresh Produce sector, supplying Fruit products to major retailers and well versed in growing & supplying a strong portfolio of Fruit crops. We offer a new opportunity within their growing division, as Head of Agronomy.
The opportunity of Head of Agronomy offers a fantastic opportunity to join a key player in the industry and become an integral part of the senior management team. Managing a large team of Agronomists, the successful individual will be a highly versatile and practical individual who understands the dynamics of a challenging environment.
Managing a team remotely demands the highest level of effective communication and the ability to manage a varied workload;
Liaising with growers
Managing the performance of the company laboratory
Representing the agronomy team on their Grower Research Advisory Panel
Working with the Head of Planning to ensure that the production and market demands are aligned
Design and manage educational visits, farm walks and knowledge exchange activities to ensure that growers are well informed
Manage regional and crop benchmarking groups in order to and promote best practice and continuous improvement by the companies growers.
Evidence of extensive experience working in a comparable Senior Agronomy role, preferably within the Fruit sector
Experience of successfully managing a team remotely
Exposure to laboratory management
Regional and crop benchmarking
Crop development & promotion
BASIS & FACTS certifications
A full driving licence is essential, due to travel required
Salary; Competitive and reflective of Senior level
Location; Kent, with UK travel
Please call Aimi or Louise to discuss the role of Head of Agronomy / Senior Crop Production Manager / Head of Crop Production / Senior Agronomist on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.