Work for CHAP

Working with us here at CHAP Towers, you will have the chance to carve out your own career in the exciting Agri-Tech sector. Don’t delay and apply today…

Technical Liaison Officer – STC

Reports to:

Capability Liaison Manager


Full Time, Permanent


37.5, Monday-Friday


Based on experience


Stockbridge Technology Centre, Selby


Our Company

Crop Health and Protection (CHAP) Ltd is one of four UK Agri-Tech Centres launched under BEIS, supported by Innovate UK, in 2015. As a unique, independent nexus between UK government, researchers and industry, CHAP builds innovation networks to identify and accelerate the development of cutting-edge solutions to drive transformative change in sustainable crop productivity. CHAP is seeking a Technical Liaison Officer to support the growth within the business.


The Opportunity

Reporting into the Capability Liaison Manager, the Technical Liaison Officer will provide technical support across CHAP’s capabilities located at Stockbridge Technology Centre (STC) and act as a liaison between CHAP and STC for operational reporting and knowledge exchange purposes. The role combines project management responsibilities with scientific and innovation management responsibilities. From crop and trials management to engaging potential business and academic customers and driving the development of collaborative R&D using the CHAP facilities. The role will involve crop establishment and maintenance.


The Candidate

The role would suit an experienced Biology/Plant Science graduate, with specialisation in Horticulture and/or Hydroponics (glasshouse or vertical farming).  Experience of working within a practical research project is desirable but not essential. The candidate will demonstrate a great ability to liaise with a wide variety of colleagues as well as build relationships so it goes without saying that excellent interpersonal and presentation skills are vital.


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