Strategic Farm Business Consultant

Job Title: Strategic Farm Business Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH28561
Contact Name: Spencer Cooney
Contact Email:

Do you want to work for a dynamic, multidisciplinary environmental consultancy?

As the UK agriculture sector enters into a new era of unprecedented change now that the Agriculture Act of 2020 has begun to be applied, an opportunity has arisen for a number of Strategic Farm Business Consultants to join the Midlands, East of England and South Wales teams.

Ideally you will hold a formal agricultural / business qualification to degree level or equivalent in a land based subject area, along with a strong team ethos, willingness to assist others and sound knowledge or practical experience of farming practices.

As Strategic Farm Business Consultant you will Draw on your Industry recognised qualifications, (FACTS, BASIS Soil & Water, BASIS Conservation Management etc.) to assist clients in developing significant opportunities for forward thinking, progressive farmers and land managers. Alongside this, you will embrace the exciting research opportunities and skillsets that already exist within the business. You'll make a difference to our agricultural clients by providing them with the business knowledge and skills to drive their success and profitability.

It is expected that you will have a broad understanding of sustainable farming business including managing the fundamental resources of soil, water and nutrients to maximise efficient production whilst undertaking measures to protect the environment and biodiversity for the future. In addition to a technical understanding of farm business management you will provide a wide range of specialist consultancy services to individual business to undertake leading edge research and deliver knowledge transfer and advice programmes on behalf of government and industry organisations.

Full UK driving licence and ability to travel away from home base when required.

In return you will receive a competitive salary ranging from £25k - £45k, dependent on experience, along with a contributory pension scheme, flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care and continuous professional development support. For the right candidate an additional sales commission scheme may also be available.

For an informal chat about this role please call Spencer on 01202 888986 Ext:256 or email

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