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G284 - Knowledge Exchange Officer, Dairy - Part-Time

De Lacy Executive is seeking a Knowledge Exchange Officer to work on a part-time basis. This opportunity will involve supporting the effective delivery of various elements within a technical knowledge exchange business plan. The role undertaken by the knowledge exchange team is to improve dairy farm competitiveness (e.g. technical, financial, animal health and welfare, greenhouse gas emissions) by encouraging farmers to adopt new / best practice through discussion groups, open meetings and research products.

Main Responsibilities:

Support activities covering Knowledge Transfer (KT) and Knowledge Exchange (KE) within a sector.

Communicate the benefits of the companies work clearly to the industry as directed by the Senior Manager.

Be a regional point of contact for farmers in the region.

Deliver KT information to promote the sector, products and services within the region.

Encourage farmer participation in our clients Dairy KE activity and aim to increase the number of farmers engaging with their services which will improve farmers performance (both directly and indirectly).

This is a home based role that requires travel and work across the designated region.

Plan and orchestrate farmer meetings, including single topic open meetings, and discussion group meetings.

Co-ordinate and deliver Sector KE activities and information to farmers within the region.

Visit dairy farmers individually to promote the uptake and adoption of our clients dairy resources and services.

Candidate requirements:

Have the ability to talk clearly and confidently when facilitating farmer meetings.

Confident to conduct first time farmer visits.

Knowledge of valid agricultural industry experience.

Holds a valid UK driving licence.

Confident to work with industry partners from across the Dairy sector.

Industry expertise in the Dairy sector.

Welsh speaker essential

The Rewards:

A competitive remuneration package will be offered and will reflect the experience of the successful candidate.

Closing Date: Sunday 3rd April 2016

The Next Step?

For more information please call: Grace Nugent on: Office 01885 483440, DDI 01885 485521, Mobile 07436808024 or e-mail your CV and covering letter (preferably in Word or RTF format please, not PDF) to gracenugent@delacyexecutive.co.uk

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. This is not a job description. Please ensure you obtain full information about the job at interview with the employer.

De Lacy Executive is an approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice. Registered with the Information Commissioners Office the company complies with the requirements of the Data Protection Act. Thank you.

This job has now been closed.

Summary

  • Ref: G284
  • Type: Farm/Unit/Forestry/Yard Manager , Interim Manager, Part Time, Trainer/Lecturer/Extension Officer
  • Salary: A competitive remuneration package will be offered and will reflect the experience of the successful candidate.
  • Location: SOUTH WALES, WALES,