Salary: £23 – £33,000 DOE

Benefits: 20 days holidays + bank holiday, Pension scheme, excellent working environment

Hours: Full Time

Location: Peterborough

As the UK’s centre of excellence for peas and beans, our client has a long and highly valued track record of providing authoritative, up to date information and project work based on solid, reliable research.

They are a non-statutory levy organisation supported by their grower members, the UK trade and by a substantial amount of outside funding for applied research.

Research is carried out both on their own and in partnership with UK, European and worldwide research and commercial organisations.

Duties Include:

  • To lead project programmes and day to day work of the trials.
  • Analysis of project data and compiling reports.
  • Taking a lead role in knowledge transfer activities.
  • Preparation for meetings, conferences, training courses, Open Days and other events.
  • Taking on specific roles on committees or specific operational or technical functions as required.
  • Liaising with external bodies and organisations relevant to PGRO project and knowledge transfer activities.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Enthusiastic about applied research and knowledge transfer.
  • Able to work alone as well as in a team.
  • Experienced in crop trials and applied science.
  • Knowledge of the vining pea industry would be an advantage.
  • Higher level qualifications desirable in biological or crop sciences.

If you have the relevant skills and experience and are seeking a new career, then send your CV to, with the subject line referring to the position and where you found it. Alternatively, call 01772 886799.

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