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Sectors Arboriculture, Forestry, Horticulture
Location England (East Anglia) - UK
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Deadline 02/03/2015
Company Name ADAS
Contact Name HR
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : ADAS is the UK's largest independent provider of environmental consultancy, rural development services and policy advice.
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


Graduate Career Opportunities

Closing Date - 2 March 2015

With over 65 years’ experience ADAS has an amazing track record of providing agricultural and environmental consultancy & research expertise to an enviable range of clients both in the private and public sector.  We are a recognised leader in the agricultural, environmental and rural sectors.  We provide an ethical service to our clients and are renowned for achieving sensitive and sustainable balance between the needs of wildlife, the environment and man. 

As a major provider of agricultural and environmental consultancy and research throughout the UK, our strength lies in our ability to provide our clients with an unparalleled range of objective, science-based information, advice and implementation services.  We now have opportunities to appoint a number of new highly motivated graduates, or post-graduates (MSc or PhD), to join our experienced teams of consultants and researchers.  The breadth of our offer provides opportunities to develop skills across the wide range of ADAS services.

All posts will have a commercial focus and will require graduates to have a willingness for winning and managing work to meet client needs.  The training programme will include aspects designed to help develop your skills in sales, effective consultancy and project/contract management.

Successful candidates will be provided with a 12-18 month Development Programme, which through formal training, coaching and mentoring will cover core skills and will also include technical aspects relevant to the role.  Through the programme and on-the-job training candidates will develop the skills to become a Consultant selling and delivering research and/or consultancy to clients.

Graduate Recruitment We have the following opportunities for graduates to join our graduate development programme:

Plant Pathology – Horticulture (1)

Boxworth, Cambridgeshire

Plant Physiologist – Horticulture (1)

Boxworth, Cambridgeshire

Sustainable Livestock Production –

Industry analyst Pigs & Poultry (1)


Farm Business Management – England (2)

Preston / Boxworth, Cambridgeshire

Farm Business Management – Wales (1)

Cardiff / Aberystwyth

Salary:                                         £22,231

Commencement date:              Thursday 1st October 2015

Full details of the programme and the posts are in the attachments below.

To apply for any of these vacancies please download the application form, below.  Hardcopy versions can be obtained from Linda Pergande at ADAS Boxworth, by calling 01954 268307 and asking for an application pack. 

The closing date for applications is by 9am on Monday 2nd March 2015.  You can email your application to graduate.recruitment@adas.co.uk or post hardcopies of the completed form to Linda Pergande, Recruitment, ADAS UK Ltd, Battlegate Road, Boxworth, Cambridge, CB23 4NN

The selection process will include initial interviews that will be held on the 18th, 19th and 20th March followed by a 2 day Assessment Centre to be held on Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th March 2015.

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