You will join as an Assistant Adviser to support the operational and technical functions within the Bovine TB Delivery Unit to deliver the NFU's strategic aim of eradicating Bovine TB.
Assistant Adviser (Bovine TB Delivery) Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Technical Manager, your main role will be in assisting them and the Operations Manager in organising and coordinating training as well as collating and processing data and information to assist companies in applications for wildlife control. This will also including arranging and supporting meetings as well as providing an advisory resource to farmers working towards national TB licensing and trading rules.
Assistant Adviser (Bovine TB Delivery) Requirements:
Are you a pro-active individual with strong organisational skills, who is good with detail and enjoys working within the farming community? We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running and has the ability to work accurately and to tight deadlines.
To be successful in this role you must be a positive and responsible individual, quickly able to adapt your working styles to support your team. You will also have the ability to synthesise and communicate technical and complex information for a non-technical audience.
You will have an academic background in agriculture and a practical understanding of UK livestock farming systems. Ideally you will have experience of working in a similar professional environment to the NFU.
The NFU is an Equal Opportunities employer and values diversity.
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.
Location: Wellington, Somerset TA21
Job type: Full time, 2 years Fixed Term Contract; 35 hours per week
Salary: circa of £22,600.67 per annum
Benefits: include 25 days annual leave (plus statutory bank holidays, and increasing with service), 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: 24th November 2019
Interview date: 11th December 2019
You may have experience of the following: Assistant Adviser, TB Adviser, Bovine TB Advisor, Policy Advisor, Animal Welfare Adviser, Animal Welfare, Project Coordinator, Project Assistant, Animal Welfare Advisor, Bovine TB, Charity, Third Sector, NFP, etc.