NIAB - National Institute of Agricultural Botany

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Trials Manager, Benniworth

Reference number: SV/A1076
Closing date: 09/03/2018
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Job details

NIAB TAG is a leading UK centre for plant science, crop evaluation and agronomy, with a regional network and headquarters in Cambridge. Our field crop research and impartial information is widely utilised by the agricultural community. We are seeking experienced and enthusiastic Trials Manager to join our busy regional field trials team at Benniworth, Lincolnshire.

This position will run our trials operations and will be responsible for day to day management of the team as well as establishing, managing and harvesting a range of field trials, equipment maintenance and reporting. You must have a good standard of secondary education and a full driving licence. Pesticide application, forklift, ATV and workshop skills certificates are all necessary, but training will be provided when required. A sound knowledge of UK crop husbandry methods is essential along with a degree of IT literacy and some understanding of statistical techniques.

Starting salary for this permanent full-time position is in the range £25,379 to £28,199 pa, dependent on experience and qualifications. Please see our website ( for a full job description and application form, or from the HR Office, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0LE, Tel: 01223 342282, Email:

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