Trainee Agronomist

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Fane Valley Group


T: 028 92610480


Fane Valley Stores is Northern Ireland’s leading provider of agronomy services, crop inputs, fertiliser, seed, Agri-technology and advice. As part of the ongoing strategic growth and development of our Agronomy and Forage division, we now wish to appoint a Trainee Agronomist to assist with the delivery of our strategic plan.

Trainee Agronomist – Eastern Region

Ref:  FVS/TA/05/21

The Role:

The Trainee Agronomist will undergo an extensive training program to become a BASIS and FACTS qualified Agronomist within our Agronomy and Forage team with responsibility for:

  • Delivering ambitious growth strategies across the territory to new and existing customers for a leading range of high quality products including agro-chemicals, bio-stimulants, forage additives, cereal / grass seeds and fertiliser / lime products;
  • Providing customers with technical advice, crop walking with agronomy support on arable, root and forage crop production, including seed selection, crop nutrition, crop protection, soil nutrition and forage conservation.

The Person:

  • Educated to degree level in Agriculture, Agriculture with Crop Science, Agri Business or similar (2021 graduates are welcome to apply);
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of the Northern Ireland agricultural industry, including knowledge of arable and mixed farming sectors;
  • Have excellent communication and negotiating skills and be able to communicate with farmers and colleagues;
  • Have excellent business acumen and commercial awareness with a strong can do attitude;
  • Be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a busy team;
  • Hold a full UK driving licence.

In return, the company offers an attractive salary and benefits package including a company vehicle, a full graduate training program, continual personal development and excellent career progression opportunities.
To request an application form please contact the HR Department at Fane Valley. Email:, Tel: (028) 9261 0480 or apply directly through our Get Got portal at

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00pm on Friday 14th May 2021.

Fane Valley Stores is an equal opportunities employer

  • Permanent
  • Fane Valley
  • Closing date: Friday 14 May 2021
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