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Posted time 22 April 2024 Location Scotland Job type Full-time
  • Company Name / Employer: Agrico UK Ltd
  • Contact Name: Archie Gibson
  • Contact e-mail:

One of the world’s leading potato breeders and merchants is seeking to appoint a Contracts Manager to be based at Castleton of Eassie, Glamis, By Forfar DD8 1SJ.


As the Contracts Manager you will be responsible for planning in conjunction with others the production of seed potatoes of controlled varieties annually. Key to this will be your ability to provide information and understanding on the varieties their differences and characteristics. Integral to the role will be managing a portfolio of certified seed growers in Scotland and England. Coordinate the recording, registration and submission of growing crop returns to SASA and eDomero as required. Liaise with Canaries sales rep on ware requirements for the Canary Islands and manage the supply as required. Attend events to enable you to promote best practice knowledge transfer which contributes to our marketing strategy. Take the lead role in coordinating the test dig programme for all certified seed crops registered in Agrico’s name and those other crops where we have a marketing interest. With knowledge of the crops gained from test digging the role will include the allocation of stocks to customers recorded in our Nav ERP system. The role will also involve assisting with the planning and delivery of annual UK field trials.  

Necessary skills will include:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Analytical skills
  • Educated to degree or equivalent level and willing to undertake BASIS training and qualification.
  • Crop production experience.
  • Proven ability to work independently and efficiently.
  • Presentation skills and effective report writing.
  • Contract negotiation skills.
  • An ability to work as part of a team.
  • A strong desire to make a contribution.
  • Industry experience.


If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and current salary details with covering letter to:

or post to: 

Archie Gibson Executive Director, Agrico UK Ltd, Castleton of Eassie, Glamis, By Forfar, Angus, DD8 1SJ Contracts Manager