ADAS, part of the RSK Group, is seeking multiple students for placements as Agricultural Consultants for 12 months. These roles can be based out of Bristol, Leeds, Wolverhampton, Hereford or Mansfield. These are hybrid home, field and office-based roles so a driving licence is essential.

We are committed to providing a friendly and supporting working environment for our staff, with training and career opportunities for all. You will benefit from a dedicated management team who will ensure you get the most out of this opportunity. But don’t just take our word for the fact that we think we’re’s what one of our last year’s placement students had to say about us:

“ADAS presents hugely exciting opportunities for placement students to expand their industry knowledge and develop their skills across a plethora of agricultural topics. The Agricultural Land Management Team boasts a friendly and highly supportive network of committed individuals who are entirely invested in your development.”

Georgina Harrison, Harper Adams

Key Responsibilities:

Successful applicants will support ADAS consultants in delivery of agricultural and farm business consultancy and related technical and environmental management advice to farmers and landowners.

You will also work with experienced consultants supporting them in the delivery of a range of services which include:

  • Report writing for ADAS clients
  • Farm business management and Agri-Environment advice & applications
  • Farm infrastructure advice including slurry storage and design of biobeds/pesticide handling systems
  • Agricultural engineering and mechanisation advice
  • Nutrient planning and soil husbandry
  • Biodiversity and carbon auditing
  • Crop and soil sampling

Person Specification:

  • Willingness to learn, seeking assistance when required, working as part of a team and be self-driven
  • Good numerical, research and analytical skills
  • Computer literate and familiar with Microsoft office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • An understanding of UK agricultural practice and business issues
  • An awareness of current challenges facing farmers and land managers in terms of environmental, policy and financial issues
  • Full driving licence and own transport

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary: National student placement average 2024
  • A wide range of training opportunities available
  • A benefits programme which includes discounted gym membership and staff discount scheme
  • Healthcash plan and access to mental health support
  • Contributory Pension Scheme

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