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M550 - ARABLE CROP TRIALS OFFICER - Oxfordshire/Warwickshire

Experienced arable crop trials officer to join well established research team in Oxfordshire.

On behalf of a well-known client we are seeking an experienced Field Trials Specialist, R D Agronomist, or Agricultural Trials Officer to join an expanding and successful research team working on agricultural research and field trials. The trials relate to crop protection, agrochemicals, fertilisers, and crop varieties. The main purpose of the role will be to plan, conduct, analyse and report on arable field trials on behalf of a range of clients and the ability to work autonomously is essential. Field studies are conducted on Agricultural crops (often combinable crops) at sites across the Midlands from a base in Oxfordshire.


Candidates need to have at least 1 years practical work experience in Field Trials, or Arable Crop Trials.

Candidates must be familiar with the necessary procedures and protocols including safety and efficacy.

Have previous experience in working to stringent technical and quality guidelines (GLP) - essential.

Ideally candidates will be a graduate/HND in Agriculture/Plant Science/Biology.

Must be motivated, energetic and enthusiastic, able to work on own initiative, autonomously.

Farming and arable crop growing experience and knowledge helpful.

Computer literate - good report writing and data handling skills are required.

Excellent communication skills

Full driving licence essential.

NPTC spraying certificate for knapsack sprayers - preferred

Location : Oxfordshire/Warwickshire.

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package depending on experience.

Please call Margaret Wilkinson for a confidential discussion about this opportunity on 07875 197231 or email your CV to

Thank you.

Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. Absolutely none of your details will be passed to a third party without your prior permission.

De Lacy Executive, established in 2000, is the recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business and Land-based Business Sectors. Experienced practical and allied trade agriculturalists who have developed a recruitment practice based on high ethical standards. Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees recruitment practice. Registered and complies with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

This job has now been closed.


  • Added: 2nd March 2016
  • Ref: M550
  • Type: R D Manager, R D/Trials Assistant
  • Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package depending on experience.