Junior Farm Trader | Agri-Business | £DOE
Full Time Permanent
Dereham, UK


The Background:

This agri-business has a reputation for high quality products, services and a great working culture throughout the sector. They are looking to add a Junior Farm Trader to their team in the North Norfolk Area who is keen to learn more from experienced members of the team and grow as a Farm Trader.

The Opportunity:

This will be part of the wider agricultural team based in the Nottingham area covering all aspects of farm trading to help you get a feel for the role and build relationships with the local businesses and growers. In this position you will be buying a multitude of grain, oilseeds and pulses from established customers and new ones, developing negotiating skills and establishing terms with all suppliers. You will also be coordinating the sampling and testing of commodities for clients along with arranging terms for grain storage and haulage.

This role will also have you developing relationships with the Agronomy team and helping them support the needs of the customer. The aim will be for the successful candidate to be FACTs qualified (or qualify shortly) and with ties to the Norfolk area increasing relationships with the local community.

The Successful Candidate:

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

A degree or equivalent qualification in agriculture and good experience of the arable sector, preferably the commercial sector.

Experience in a relationship building role. Customer facing or dealing with 3rd party.

A great level of organisation and Microsoft Office skills will ensure you are able to hit the ground running.

FACTS qualification is an advantage.

There is a good package available for the right candidate. If you are a graduate looking for your first role within agriculture with the potential to progress in a thriving business, we would love to hear from you!

If you are interested and would like to find out more, please get in touch with Michael Kendall on 01780 480530 or [email protected] for a confidential chat.

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