T: 01275 375559
The British Institute of Agricultural Consultants
T: 01275 375559
Whilst BIAC is not an employment agency it is keen to promote the profession as a career opportunity, both to those in full time education and those seeking to make a change of employment.

Advertisements may be displayed on the BIAC website and the cost of advertising a position for a two month period is £125 plus VAT for BIAC members and £300 plus VAT for non-members. If you would like to advertise a job on this website, please contact the office on 01275 375559 or email your advertisement to info@biac.co.uk



Agricultural & Rural Consultants:

• Who uses them?
  • Public Bodies
  • Land Owners
  • Farmers
  • Contractors
  • Processors
  • Manufacturers
  • Conservation

What do they provide?
  • Business planning, planning applications, government grant applications, legislative advice and development of new business ventures.
  • Collecting and analysing data, crop yields and financial reports to measure performance.
  • Preparing or modifying business or operating plans.
  • Conducting field trials to find solutions to clients’ problems.
  • Planning and implementing improvements for the client such as using more effective pest control measures or finding more efficient ways to keep and feed livestock;
  • Organizing presentations, demonstrations, training and farm walks for clients, colleagues, partnership organisations, professional bodies and other interested groups.
  • Writing advisory leaflets, technical notes and possibly press releases and articles.
  • Marketing and promoting consultancy services to new customers.
  • Researching and keeping up to date with any relevant developments in agriculture.
  • The List is Endless!!!!

What skills should a consultant have?
  • Technical and analytical skills with the ability to explain findings clearly.
  • Communication skills, for establishing and developing relationships with clients.
  • The ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Financial skills, ability to manage budgets with attention to detail and accurate record keeping.
  • Marketing, negotiation and advisory skills, for the development of new business opportunities and the building of a client base.