Trials Project Manager – Essex Based - £35K - £40K – Ref 12365KM

Trials Project Manager – Essex Based- £35K - £40K – Ref 12365KM

The Role:

My client is looking for a Trials Project Manager to join their R&D unit based in Essex. This is a pivotal role overseeing the trials being conducted within the national R&D function. The R&D team control the agricultural research and field trials for combinable crops, specifically in terms of crop protection / agrochemicals, seeds, bio stimulants and other products. This role will oversee the trials planning and protocols, data handling and the execution of successful field trials overall.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Meet with key suppliers to agree trial protocols and budgets and create a programme of work to achieve the desired objectives.
  • Having established the trial protocols work collaboratively with internal team and contractors to ensure these are executed effectively.
  • Ensure thorough communication between all key parties and provide clarification of project objectives and executional requirements at all times.
  • Liaison with contractors working at trials sites across the UK to ensure trials are being managed and maintained in the correct way.
  • Accomplish project objectives through others, delegate authority, organise staff, control costs and provide feedback on a regular basis.
  • Monitor trial sites throughout the season communicating and demonstrating to key stakeholders the work.
  • Analysis and reporting of data alongside the analysis team, providing observations and escalating opportunities and challenges to the senior team.

Candidate Requirements:

  • A background working within the Agricultural sector.
  • Graduate level (Agricultural or science degree or equivalent).
  • Experience and knowledge of the crop protection sector.
  • Experience of field trials.
  • Experience of leading teams in a project driven environment.
  • Excellent analytical skills with a high attention to detail / accuracy.
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise workload through delegation of a team.
  • Ability to work flexibly and accurately to tight timescales.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, being able to liaise effectively with various teams at various levels of an organisation.
  • Ability to form and develop rapport with contractors, other key suppliers and partners.
  • Ability to work irregular hours, days, evenings and sometimes weekends.
  • Ability to travel by car, train or airplane to various group sites both in the UK or overseas.
  • Experience with MS Office Packages.


£35K - £40K Basic Salary – Depending Upon Experience.

Please register your interest by sending your CV to or call Kate Moxon on:

07854 255526.

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