Commercial Analyst (Sugar) - 12 Month FTC

Circa £36,022
21 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
National Farmers’ Union White
Contract Type
Full Time

Due to maternity leave, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Analyst (sugars) to join the NFU’s Food and Farming department. Based in Stoneleigh, NFU Sugar is the single entity that represents all sugar beet growers in the UK and negotiates on their collective behalf with the single processor (British Sugar Plc). The NFU performs a crucial role in advising and lobbying policy makers, and influencing legislation on the areas that matter most to beet growers.

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) is the voice of British farming, and our members are at the heart of what we do. Our aim is to promote their interests and to influence decision making at the highest levels to create an environment in which our members can be successful. 

As the NFU’s Commercial Analyst (Sugar), you will:

  • Analyse, interpret and review all payment calculations to ensure they are consistent, accurate and in growers’ best interests.
  • This role also requires you to monitor European and global sugar prices, so you can contribute to the NFUs analysis of agricultural and international policies relating to sugar.
  • You will also have to be aware of, and able to analyse legislation that will affect sugar beet growers and the industry.

An ideal Commercial Analyst will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • You will enjoy analysing complex data sets and have an ability to communicate the results to a wide variety of audiences.
  • You will be confident in presenting and comfortable with answering detailed queries from sugar beet growers.
  • Past experience in data analysis and interpretation is essential and you will be proficient with spreadsheet packages (e.g. Excel).
  • You will also be able to effectively prioritise and have a track record of delivering work to tight deadlines.

In return for this you will receive a salary of circa £36,022.

For an opportunity to join this expanding company please submit your CV online.

Closing Date: 4th December 2016

Interview Date: TBC

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