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Senior Consultant - Agribusiness Intelligence

Informa


Date:
11/17/2017
2017-11-172017-12-16
Job Code:
816-143
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5/23/2017

Senior Consultant - Agribusiness Intelligence

Tracking Code
816-143
Job Description

 

Informa Agribusiness Consulting, part of the international informa group, is a world agribusiness research and consulting leader that covers the food supply chain from inputs to retail globally, is seeking a Senior Consultant with knowledge and experience of the global agricultural inputs (agrochemical, seed and fertiliser) sector to join its team in London. This is a unique opportunity to work alongside globally respected brands such as PhillipsMcDougall, Agrow and Fertecon.

 

The Senior Consultant isresponsible for foundational research and analysis for consulting projects primarily in the agrochemical and seed industries, but also working in other keys areas such as fertilisers and the wider agri-food and bioenergy supply chains. This includes obtaining primary and secondary information, working with databases, conducting qualitative and quantitative analysis, developing evidence based findings based on that analysis, and formulating recommendations for businesses, government agencies and trade associations.  Projects will often also involve financial analysis and strategy development. 

 

This role is a fast-paced, execution role; the Senior Consultant will typically work on and/or lead multiple projects simultaneously and will interact directly and overtime present findings to clients.  

 

Specific Responsibilities:

 

Consulting Project Management: Managing and leading simultaneous projects, guiding the research team and manage any issues as appropriate with other members of each project team

Consulting Project Execution: Conduct extensive primary and secondary research and analysis of the markets relevant to the food and agriculture supply chain, with a specific focus on agricultural inputs (agrochemical, seed and fertiliser), and the overall regulatory environment. Develop original content, analytical approaches and synthesise research findings to effectively communicate this research, findings and conclusions to clients

Sales and Marketing: Contribute to proposal submissions and business development opportunities as an individual and part of the wider consulting team

 

What we are looking for:

 

  • Extensive consultancy experience, excellent client facing skills and an ability to manage and execute on multiple projects simultaneously
  • A comprehensive understanding of the agricultural industry, with specific knowledge of the global agrochemical and seed industries; knowledge of PhillipsMcDougall data would be a distinct advantage
  • Highly self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Additional language capabilities would be an advantage but not a requirement
  • Masters, MBA or PhD in business, economics, agricultural economics or a related field and/or commercial experience of at least 5 years
  • Exceptional communication skills including writing and oral presentation capabilities
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to expand knowledge base to multiple markets, analytical tools and topical areas
  • Ability to conceptualise and synthesise complex issues

 

Rated as one of the top 5 large companies to work for in the UK, we offer world class career development, competitive salaries, as well as an award winning benefits package.

 

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume, a cover letter and salary expectations.

 

About Informa

 

Informa’s Business Intelligence (BI) division provides specialist data, intelligence and insight to our customers, helping them make better decisions, gain competitive advantage and enhance return on investment.

 

BI has a valuable portfolio of digital subscription products, providing business critical intelligence to global, regional and niche communities within five core industry sectors: Pharma & Healthcare; Finance; Telecoms, Media & Technology; Maritime & Law and Agribusiness & Commodities.

Job Location
London, London, City of, United Kingdom
Company Location
UK London Christchurch Court (23)
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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