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Rural Business Advisor

Sentry

About the Job

The Business Solutions division serves as the consulting arm of Sentry, a large prominent farming enterprise spanning England. Comprising a team of professionals, we specialise in providing agricultural expertise and management advice to farmers, landowners, and Sentry’s own farms across the UK. While our primary office is situated in Claydon, Ipswich, we have developed sites across England where we are continuing to build strong, trusting and long-term relationships.

This is a new opportunity in a diverse company to share the rapidly increasing workload within the team and to promote new sources of income and specialisms within the wider company. We are looking for a new team member who wishes to grow and enhance their career within the agricultural advisory sector.

Our experienced and enthusiastic team are a strong element of our employee-owned business and are actively encouraged to play a part in the business’ future and success.

THE ROLE:

§ To take on responsibility of key clients and be their key point of contact.

§ To identify gaps within our current client offering and bring in new opportunities or skillsets.

§ To liaise and work with the wider team, Sentry farms and external clients to work towards the joint objectives and aims of each unique business.

§ To provide a diverse range of consultancy services to support the complexity of the farming businesses.

§ To work within the team assisting with current workload and ongoing projects.

§ We aim to include you in as many areas of the business as possible which will require you to be trained and guided accordingly within a short time frame; This will require you to be actively motivated and responsible to complete this.

About You

GENERAL TASKS WILL INCLUDE (OVER THE COURSE OF THE YEAR) BUT THIS IS NOT EXHAUSTIVE AND DEPENDANT ON SKILL SET:

§ Assist with establishing a ‘value-added’ approach throughout the company.

§ Explore the market for new opportunities for our products and services.

§ Grant Applications.

§ BPS/CSS, the new SFI scheme and any future developments.

§ Budget and cashflow work.

§ Soil, manure and nutrient planning.

§ Sentry membership – involvement in the running and management of our benefits to members.

About Us

Sentry is a farming and rural advisory business with over 50-years of trading experience. We are a Employee Owned company and our teams are here to deliver forward-thinking solutions that help our clients sustainably grow their businesses whilst protecting the environments in which they operate.

We are proud to offer a portfolio of Advisory and Support Services to our clients which includes:
Farming
Estate and Land Management
Business Solutions
Analytics
Environmental Solutions
Financial Support Services
Business Diversification

Job Overview

Organisation
Sentry
Job Title
Rural Business Advisor
Location
Claydon
Employment
Full-Time
Apply By
30/07/2024
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