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Careers in the Agriculture Industry

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.

Jobs Board

Advertise jobs and positions for your company on our dedicated job advertisement board.

  • £250 + VAT - Non-members advertisement rate
  • £125 + VAT - A discounted rate for existing BIAC members


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Agricultural & Rural Consultants:

Who uses them?

  • Public Bodies, Land Owners,  Farmers, Contractors, Processors, Manufacturers, Conservation.

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.


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.