2019 Waitrose Industrial Placement - Agriculture

Job Type Agriculture
Graduates / Placements
Region South East England
Location Bracknell
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
Closing Date 30/11/2018
Vacancy Type
Placement - 12 Month
Salary £19,500
Salary Frequency per annum
Hours of Work
35 hours working 9.00am - 5.30pm or 8.30am - 5.00pm.

Flexibility at times will be required.

Duties & Responsibilities

Our Industrial Placement Programme within Agriculture will make you see retail in a new light. Our unique Partnership different and approach to business will enable you to get the most out of your placement year. Our placements combine hands on experience with real projects you will also receive relevant on the job training.

As a placement student will provide support to the CSR, Health & Agriculture team to deliver the Agricultural and CSR plans for the Directorate, facilitating the measurement and analysis of key Agricultural KPIs, supporting key Agri/CSR projects and general support of the Commercial Directorate to deliver set financial targets.

Job Requirements

Manage Producer Group meetings, Development Forums, Open days and Knowledge Transfer days on behalf of Waitrose ensuring Waitrose desired outcomes are well represented
Develop process for reviewing and analysing key on-farm KPIs that are consistent across supply chains highlighting trends, actions to mitigate and recommendations for future areas of focus
Prepare briefings for Livestock Steering Group & Leadership Team on key issues
Drive other key Agricultural/CSR activities and projects as defined.

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

The minimum application requirements are as follows:

As part of your degree, be able to take a year out in industry commencing July 2019

The assessment centre for this role will be held in early December 2018. The placement will start on Monday 8th July 2019.

Our application window is scheduled to close on the above date, however, in the event of a large response we will close applications early and will be unable to accept any further applications. We would, therefore, encourage interested individuals to apply early.

Please note, we will only accept one application for any of the Partnership Industrial Placement schemes. If you apply for more than one scheme, we will take the first application we receive. You will then receive an email notifying you of the withdrawal of any subsequent applications.

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