Potato Council is seeking a Technical Executive to work with Potato Industry levy payers and stakeholders in Scotland to communicate the results of new R&D.
The Technical Executive for Scotland will have responsibility for planning and delivery of a number of knowledge campaigns which engender changes in attitudes, behaviour and practice which are beneficial to the Potato industry. It is an opportunity to interact with research institutes and industry collaborators who supply new knowledge through to the potato supply chain; growers, agronomists, processors, packers and our wider stakeholder group.
The ideal candidate will have:
- An innovative approach to knowledge exchange and engagement, with a track record of delivering outreach events or activities
- Degree or equivalent in Agricultural/Biological or Land-Use
- Accredited relevant qualifications (such as BASIS, FACTS) desirable
- Excellent IT and presentation skills. Experience of use of digital technologies to disseminate information would be welcomed.
Closing date: 14 May 2012.
|Grower Gateway - Issue 4, 2012|