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M582 - PROJECT LEADER - CAMBRIDGESHIRE

A innovative and research led plant bioscience organisation with a depth of experience in technology evaluation and transfer is now looking to appoint a Project Leader to work with a dynamic Crops and Agronomy team

New role focussing on waste reduction within the Fresh Produce sector. A innovative and research led plant bioscience organisation with a depth of experience in technology evaluation and transfer is now looking to appoint a Project Leader to work with a dynamic Crops and Agronomy team.

The Project Leader will manage the facilities and budgets for the project activities. The Project Leader will also help to identify and pursue collaborative research and service opportunities within the Fresh Produce sector with a focus on waste reduction both pre and post farmgate and also to focus on ways to increase the efficiency of resource and energy use. It is likely that this individual will have a sound scientific pedigree and some proven project management skills. The Project Leader will need to liaise with colleagues across the organisation and externally with producers, growers, processing, food manufacture, and related industries. Also there will be scope promote and to assist in the delivery of agriculture industry focused knowledge transfer and training to businesses across the supply chain.

Requirements:-

Science Degree or similar.

Good communication skills both written and verbal are essential.

Some knowledge of the Fresh Produce sector is essential.

Ideally will have at least a little hands on research experience in crop improvement.

Ability to interact with research and industry communities.

Track record in achieving business targets or running successful projects.

Strong administrative skills, well organised with methodical approach.

Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of staff, collaborators, clients, etc.

Self-starter, capable of working alone or in teams.

Full driving licence and willing to travel to visit clients around the UK as required.

Location - CAMBRIDGESHIRE - please call Margaret for precise location

Salary - Competitive package and benefits depending on experience

For further information on this job please do call Margaret Wilkinson on 01885 485526 / 07875 197231 for a confidential chat or email your CV to margaretwilkinson@delacyexecutive.co.uk.

Thank you!

www.delacyexecutive.co.uk

De Lacy Executive is the recruitment specialist in the Agricultural, Farming, Agri-Business, Agri-Food and Land-based Business Sectors. It was established in 2000. The team of consultants consists of experienced agriculturalists who have developed a recruitment practice based on high ethical standards. De Lacy Executive is the only agricultural recruitment consultancy approved as a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UKs recruitment industry (REC Membership Number: 00082047) and is one of the few registered with the Information Commissioners Office under the Data Protection Act.

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Summary

  • Ref: M582
  • Type: Product Developer/Designer, Project Manager, R D Manager, Technical Support
  • Salary: Competitive package and benefits