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Field Research Manager

Job Title: Field Research Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Peterborough
Salary: £35000 per annum + good benefits package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95283
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAH.22480.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: March 25, 2014 20:04

Job Description

A new role has been created to support and guide a growing research programme within this innovative and expanding business. In this Field Research Manager role you will plan, manage and interpret research and liaise with potential partners to secure Government funding. The business has become one of the UK’s leading produce suppliers by delivering exceptional product, technical innovation and sustainable procurement and is continuing to grow. As Field Research Manager your main responsibilities will be: * Trialling new technologies to demonstrate potential business benefits * Planing and designing research and reporting findings to the wider business * Working with research partners to deliver projects * Working cross functionally with commercial, procurement and technical teams * Supporting the Agronomy team to enhance growing systems and range * Securing and managing external project funding As a Field Research Manager your skills will ideally include: * An agricultural or trials background * Qualified in or training towards BASIS/FACTS * Effective relationship building skills * A strong communicator who can give direction * Highly organised and structured with strong time management skills * Computer literacy * Full Driving Licence This is a great role which offers a competitive salary plus an excellent benefits package. If working for a business that is investing heavily in technical innovation and experiencing significant growth as a result appeals to you, then don’t hesitate to apply. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.