Chief Adviser (Dairy)

The National Farmers' Union
14 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Chief Adviser (Dairy) The National Farmers' Union represents the interests of farmers and growers across England and Wales. Promoting the interests of farmers and growers, we aim to influence decision making at the highest levels to create an environment in which our members can be successful. Position: Chief Adviser (Dairy) Location: Stoneleigh, Warwickshire (Commutable from Coventry, Royal Leamington Spa, Nuneaton, Solihull, Rugby, Birmingham and surrounding areas) Job Type: Full Time, Permanent Salary: circa GBP51,000.00 Benefits: Working for the NFU means that you will become part of a dedicated team, sharing a friendly but hard working environment. You will work with great people, recognised nationally and internationally for their knowledge and expertise. We are a team committed to our work, with a good work-life balance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave (plus statutory bank holiday), Private Medical Insurance, free parking, an attractive contributory National Employment Savings Trust pension scheme, a range of discounts through our NFU Benefits employee portal, and subsidised staff restaurant. Closing date: 10 September 2018 Interview date: 19 September 2018 About the role: The Chief Adviser for Dairy is a nationally recognised position of expertise. The role is charged with helping NFU deliver a vision for a profitable, responsible and globally competitive sector. Our ambition is to help shape the policy, regulatory and trade environment to help farm business succeed. This principal position is a pivotal one in the Food and Farming Department, an often fast-moving policy environment requiring effective and respected liaison with food processing, manufacturing and retailing sectors, as well as in Government, NGOs and Internationally. About you: To succeed in this position, you will be strategically minded and results oriented, with the ability to manage and adapt to a varied and complex portfolio. You will have strong influencing skills and demonstrate robust leadership, team-working and management skills. You will have a strong sense of drive and focus to deliver for our members but you should also be able to adapt your approach to achieve strategic long term goals for farming and the NFU. You may have experience of the following: Chief Adviser, Chief Dairy Adviser, Chief Advisor, Dairy Advisor, Project Manager, Operations Manager, Business Manager, Head of Operations, County Advisor, etc. This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.