Do you have a passion for arable plant breeding and genetics? Midlands

I am looking for a dedicated and ambitious person to join an international agricultural business as their senior breeder. Focusing on the Oil seed rape program you will be instrumental in the development of new parental lines and hybrids for the UK and International markets.

You may not have experience in a plant breeding program but it is essential that you have exceptional plant breeding, agronomy and genetics knowledge. You will be working closely with the Crop Research head to develop the breeding strategy, organize and implement the selection process as well as analysing the data.

The right person will have:

  • You will need to be collaborative with excellent communication skills, this role involves significant correspondence with international teams.
  • An MSc or above in a relevant degree, ideally plant breeding.
  • Excellent understanding of plant breeding, genetics, agronomy and seed.
  • Exemplary understanding of data analysis , management, presentation and reporting.
  • Strong leadership skills, management experience would be advantageous.

In return, you will receive exceptional career development and a portfolio of benefits alongside a generous basic salary.

To apply: please call Lauren Holloway on 01885 485527 or email an up-to-date copy of your CV (In Word Format) to

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