This role supports the tactical and strategic activity of farmers in the potato sector. Taking data from a wide variety of sources you'll analyse and interpret the information producing a narrative and insights that cover all aspects of this sector in the UK and internationally. As well as authoring regular reports you will be responsible for producing analysis and opinion on emerging news.
You should be a strong writer and a confident presenter with an analytical mind and a genuine interest in the home and international agricultural sector. You will be responsible for the provision of timely accurate market insight, covering the whole supply chain from farm to fork.
Using industry data you'll comment on price fluctuations due to over and under supply. Your analysis will support decisions on routes to market and the release of stock to maximise the financial yield for farmers and processors.
You should have the ability to analyse the strategic, environmental and commercial factors that impact on the market, farmer, processors and retailers. The ability to identify critical success factors, quantify and comment on the direction of the market and provide new and unique insights are key elements.
Good numerical ability
Excellent written English and presentation skills
Ability to build contacts within the industry
The position will allow you to develop your analytical and client management skills, as well as offering significant opportunities for relationship building. You will find yourself interacting with the industry media, presenting to stakeholders and authoring market information reports on both supply and demand. This is an opportunity to build deeper industry knowledge and gain recognition as an industry expert.