R & D Project Manager: East Midlands

Do you have a proven track record in crop or plant trials together with a passion for sustainable farming? If you're seeking to be part of a market-leading propagation business at the forefront of innovative agricultural, environmental and climate solutions, we're keen to talk.

As R & D Project Manager, you will work closely with the Managing Director and Founder of the business in managing and delivering both externally funded research projects and the company's internal R&D programme. With a focus on scaling-up of sphagnum farming, this is a varied role taking responsibility for devising and implementing new project proposals, developing trials strategy and monitoring trial sites.

What you will have:

  • A proven background in crop or plant trials
  • Practical experience of commercial agriculture
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills through multiple channels
  • A degree in a related field in desirable
  • Ability to manage data collection, analysis and reporting
  • Experience of setting up and monitoring trial sites
  • Ability to submit and manage applications for grant-funded project
  • PA1 & PA6 desirable

What you can expect:

  • Highly competitive salary package
  • Diverse career development opportunities

To apply:

  • For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Jon Handley on: Office 01885 485522 or e-mail your CV and covering letter to jon.handley@delacyexecutive.co.uk
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