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Graduate Job Trainee Commercial Technical Manager

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Discovery
Reference: J929
Salary: £22.5k per year  

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Our client is a global leader and innovator in the agricultural science sectors. They are an important division of a larger global science group. They are looking for a high calibre individual who can progress to become a Commercial Technical Manager in one year.


You will work on agronomy projects and study towards your BASIS qualification which will help you gain the knowledge to become successful in their business.

Initially you will support members the Sales Team as they deliver technical and commercial advice to key influencers in their sector. You will support them to prepare for meetings and achieve their sales objectives.


  • Ideally you will have achieved a minimum of 2.2 at degree level and you will have an interest in Business and Agriculture.
  • Due to the number of meetings, the amount of travel and the rural locations of many of their customers it is essential that you have a full EU Driving Licence.

You will be:

  • very comfortable in both an office and an agricultural environment
  • driven to progress and become a Commercial Technical Manager
  • strong at planning and organising
  • a clear and confident communicator (both written and verbal)
  • a strong team player
  • adaptable to various projects and changing deadlines
  • committed to quality and integrity


To be considered please apply as soon as possible. You will be assessed through a series of assessments including a telephone interview and assessment centres before you will be selected for final interviews with the hiring manager.

Our client is looking for someone who can start quickly so please ensure that you can start within 4 to 6 weeks of your application (early Spring 2015).

Please ensure that you are eligible to work in the EU before applying to the role.

Discovery Graduates are the managing consultants.  All applications will be processed through Discovery.  We regret due to the high volume of applications we receive; only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews.  In the event that you are unsuccessful for this opportunity, we may still be able to help you and we will retain your application and consider you for other opportunities.


Location: East England

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