Senior Farm Business Consultant

Location: Exeter, Devon, England
Salary: Market related
Reference: 4372
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Job Title: Senior Farm Business Consultant

Location: Holsworthy

Job Type: Permanent / Full time

Hours: 36.25 hours - 5 days per week (Flexible working)

Salary: Competitive

We are now looking for a Senior Farm Business Consultant to join our growing Agricultural team in our Holsworthy office on a permanent basis. This is an exciting role to provide specialist advice to agricultural and farming business, helping them with technical, financial and commercial matters.

Duties

  • Visiting clients to identify and evaluate their business and/ or technical requirements
  • Assist clients with business planning, planning applications, government grant applications, legislative advice and new business ventures
  • Collect and analyse data, crop yield and financial reports to measure performance
  • Prepare or modify business or operating plans
  • Plan and implement improvements for the client such as using more efficient ways to keep livestock
  • Organise presentations, demonstrations, training and farm walks for clients, colleagues, partnership organisations, professional bodies and other interested groups
  • Communicate effectively, both in writing and orally, with clients, colleagues and members of the public
  • Write advisory leaflets, technical notes and possibly press releases and articles
  • Market and promote consultancy services to new customers, while maintaining existing client relationships
  • Research and keep up to date with any relevant developments in agriculture
  • Carry out administrative duties, manage budgets and accounts, update information and prepare reports.

This job description summarises the main duties and responsibilities of the post, but the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties and projects of similar level and responsibility.

Attributes, Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Analytical, methodical and numerical
  • Outgoing, socially confident and emotionally controlled
  • A positive 'can do' attitude, friendly and personable
  • Resilient / able to work under pressure, multi-task and work independently / flexibly
  • Adaptable, organised and conscientious
  • Effective Communicator, with proven accuracy and an eye for detail
  • Takes the initiative, ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Good working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Benefits

  • Annual salary review
  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 25 days plus bank holidays after 3 years' service
  • Death in service 3 x annual salary
  • Access to Westfield Rewards and Health scheme
  • 24-hour external Employee Assistance Programme helpline
  • Flexible benefits including Buy and sell holiday, Cycle to Work, Payroll Charity Giving and Private Medical Insurance
  • Introducing clients and staff commission schemes
  • Pension 3% rising to 4% (but matched up to 6%) after 4 years' service

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Brooke.Gilmore@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

Hawk 3 Talent are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.