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A685 - Food Chain Advisor - Part Time Opportunity - Warwickshire

De Lacy Executives client is at the forefront of British agriculture and represents the interests of farmers and growers across England and Wales, promoting competitive and socially responsible agriculture and horticulture.

We seek a Food Chain Adviser, who excels in building productive and credible relationships to be part of their experienced and dynamic team.

The role:

The successful candidate will be instrumental in influencing, representing and promoting the interests of the UKs diverse agriculture sector. You will help the team to build and maintain a network of influential contacts with retailers, food service companies, food manufacturers and other stakeholders to improve the position of farmers within the food chain.

You will also lead on the delivery of consistent communications on behalf of the team across a variety of channels, providing briefings on EU policy developments and regulatory issues in areas such as food labelling, quality schemes and promotions policies.

Candidate Requirements:

A background in the food supply chain will be critical (retail, manufacturing or other),

Good knowledge of buyer/supplier relationships and of supply chain mechanics from farm gate to consumer.

Some knowledge of policy making processes would be advantageous,

Knowledge of the poultry industry would be desirable but is not essential

This is a Fixed Term position, providing maternity cover. It is a part time, 21 hours per week.


A competitive remuneration package will be on offer to the successful candidate

To apply: If you have the right qualities and would like to become part of my clients dedicated team, please e-mail your CV and covering letter (preferably in Word) to or call Amanda on Office: 01885 483440, DDI: 01885 485524 or Mobile: 07730 218934

Please be assured that all contact will be treated in complete confidence.

Thank you.

De Lacy Executive is the agricultural recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business and Land-based Business Sectors and was established in 2000. We are experienced practical and supply trade agriculturalists who have developed an agricultural recruitment practice based on high ethical standards - we are approved members of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation,

This job has now been closed.


  • Added: 24th January 2018
  • Ref: A685
  • Type: Economist/Banker/Accountant/Analyst/Insurance, Part Time, Regulatory Affairs/Policy
  • Salary: A competitive remuneration package will be on offer to the successful candidate