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Opportunities at AF

Would you like to work for one of the fastest growing and most innovative agricultural groups in the country? We want to hear from well-motivated, ambitious individuals with a passion for excellence, a drive to succeed, and a 'can-do' attitude.

Each year, AF also employs a number of university placement students and graduates. Find out more about the student placement and graduate opportunities at AF.

A wide range of rewarding and challenging careers are available including specialist buyers and traders, key account managers, marketing, accounts, HR and IT.

All roles demand a high level of customer service, and offer excellent benefits packages to exceptional candidates, including competitive salaries, 24 days holiday per annum (increasing with service), pension plan, training and development opportunities, social events, life assurance, a superb working environment and membership of AF, allowing discounts on both farming and non-farming related purchases.

If this sounds like the career path for you, please send your CV with a covering statement to explain why you feel you would be suited to a position at AF to hr@angliafarmers.co.uk or write to Harriet McCarthy, HR Manager, Anglia Farmers Limited, Honingham Thorpe, Colton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 5BZ.

Current vacancies

Crop Production - Business Development Manager

We are looking for a motivated, self-starter with a ‘can-do’ attitude to join our busy and professional Crop Production team. Key tasks will include verifying the potential spend of members, working with the Seed & Fertiliser and Crop Protection Business Units and alongside the Sales Team to develop and convert this potential and deliver business growth. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, with a good knowledge of agriculture and the ability to communicate with agri-businesses.

Qualifications & Experience  

  • Knowledge of product area and related markets desirable (including pricing structures/changing markets and
  • technological changes)
  • BASIS and FACTS qualified would be a huge advantage
  • Strong negotiation skills required
  • Ideally some experience in sales development and growth
  • Competent in writing reports, articles and presenting self in front of an audience
  • Able to demonstrate ability to identify and make improvements
  • Strong networking skills
  • Able to deal with and influence a variety of personalities
  • Comfortable working with senior people

Personal Qualities 

  • Credibility both internally and externally
  • Confident to make decisions and defend these
  • Used to working to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work in a highly demanding atmosphere
  • Able to come up with ideas for improvement and development of the business
  • Team player but also able to work alone and use own initiative
  • Attention to detail

If this sounds like the role for you, please submit your CV and a comprehensive letter outlining your suitability for the role, and including salary expectations by no later than close of business – Friday 30th September.

Apply to hr@angliafarmers.co.uk

Crop Protection Business Support

AF is looking to recruit the right individual to support business growth within the UK’s leading Crop Protection purchasing team. This is a member facing role, with responsibility for communication with members, agronomists and suppliers. For the right candidate this role can provide an opportunity for career progression and personal development.

Key responsibilities will include: 

Working within the Crop Protection Team to develop AF business at member and supplier level

  • Managing our members crop protection orders
  • Managing and developing the supply chain from placement of orders to delivery for assigned suppliers
  • Assisting with administrative tasks within the crop protection business as required
  • Involvement in the organisation/planning of special interest groups and other member events
  • Supporting the Crop Protection General Manager as required

To develop the arable inputs business though the production, analysis and presentation of data

  • Analysis of member spend, product purchases and plans etc. – regular and ad-hoc reporting
  • Management, production and presentation of data
  • Working with other members of the team to monitor and manage product forecasts
  • Analysis of results from member surveys and market data

The successful candidate will ideally have:

  • Experience of the arable inputs supply chain or arable farming desirable but not essential
  • Strong IT and data presentation/analytical skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, together with a ‘can-do’ attitude are essential for this busy and varied role
  • A desire to increase knowledge level and work towards qualifications such as the BASIS Crop Protection Certificate.

If this sounds like the role for you, please submit your CV and a comprehensive letter outlining your suitability for the role and including salary expectations no later than close of business – Friday 30th September.

Apply to hr@angliafarmers.co.uk

Fuel Executive - AF Affinity Limited, Full Time

Overview of role

AF Affinity Limited are seeking a Fuel Executive to provide full co-ordination and administrative support to its largest product category. This role includes promoting and developing the fuel business together with negotiating with its clients and suppliers. The fuel category consists of mainly kerosene and diesel but other products include, LPG, bottled gas, industrial gases, fuel cards, oils and lubricants, coal and potentially other closely related products.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Previous fuel administration / sales knowledge is preferred but not essential
  • Good telephone manner
  • Ideally possess a background in customer services, administration and/or purchasing
  • Demonstrable experience of being involved in undertaking and completing projects
  • Well organised
  • Strong IT skills, particularly excel (intermediate level) including PowerPoint, Word and a sound knowledge of Outlook.

Personal Qualities

  • Able to work alone and part of a team
  • Self-motivated and driven to see a job through
  • Accurate and close attention to detail
  • Used to working to very tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work in a highly demanding atmosphere
  • Ability to come up with ideas for improvement and development of projects
  • Team player but also able to work alone and use own initiative
  • Flexibility over working hours to attend ‘out of hours’ events as and when required

Apply to hr@angliafarmers.co.uk