Food & Farming Assistant

Savills (UK) Limited

Food & Farming Assistant

Salary Not Specified

Savills (UK) Limited, Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 5 Jul | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 14a54752cc5344d4a4e679e01b2ce0cc

Full Job Description

  • Provide day to day administrative support to the team in managing our Food & Farming Management client portfolios.

  • Maintain management database with contract farming agreements and compliance data.

  • Creating and maintaining electronic files and records in Dynamics CRM

  • Arranging diary invites and facilitating meeting arrangements

  • General administration, management meeting preparation and following up meeting actions

  • Complete, circulate and track documents, licence agreements, sale of standing crop agreements and contract farming agreements.

  • Input data for specific client subsidy applications through SGRPID including basic payment applications, agri environment, sheep and beef support applications and any other one-off grant schemes

  • Preparation and submission of land maintenance, entitlement transfer, AECS capital claims and agricultural census forms

  • Prepare financial budgets and cash flows, monitoring forecast against actual income and expenditure

  • Preparation of annual contract farming management reports

    Agricultural Management experience (desirable but not essential)

  • Subsidy knowledge and experience (desirable but not essential)

  • Excellent IT skills using MS Office package especially Excel & Word

  • Good communication, organisational and interpersonal skills

  • Working within a team but able to take responsibility and undertake work on own initiative

  • Strong attention to detail and able to work to deadlines and prioritise tasks. Financially literate - business and profit focussed, The role would suit someone able to work at a fast accurate pace, and is also able to provide an effective support role.