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Barley Breeding Assistant

Competitive Salary and Benefits package

Secobra Recherches is a leading European cereal breeding company working in the UK in partnership with Agrii Ltd. As part of our commitment to Malting Barley we are looking to recruit a Barley Breeding Assistant. This new role will provide the opportunity for a highly motivated person to work alongside Secobra’s experienced barley breeders in the UK, and around the world. Based in Lincolnshire the job holder will also work with our international genetics team and with Agrii and other contractors.

The job holder will provide practical and digital assistance to the team including disease assessments and other field recording, participation in selection decisions, operating seed drilling and harvest equipment, technical data management and analysis as well as providing day to day support across all breeding activities. You will also be involved in Field TrialsManagement working closely with the Agrii R&D team and other Secobra breeders. This is a key addition to our new barley team in the UK and we require someone with a flexible approach, who is hardworking and motivated to succeed and prepared to travel. You should have practical outdoor skills, an ability to relate well to people and the confidence to make occasional presentations/demonstrations. You should have a keen desire to learnand a comprehensive training and development plan will be agreed on joining Secobra.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to: paul.bury@secobra.co.uk

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