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We are seeking either a qualified land agent or an experienced rural/ farm business advisor in our Dumfries office to assist the team with an expanding workload.  Qualifications are not essential but a sound knowledge and experience of farming and rural matters is; along with the ability to provide sound advice to our clients.

Subject to experience and performance the position will provide the applicant with a clear career progression within the business.

Job description and and key skills

  • Have excellent links to the local farming and rural community.
  • Have ambition and desire to grow the firms business in Scotland but particularly in the Dumfries and Borders region.
  • Preferably be a registered valuer and or have experience in agricultural agency
  • Excellent practical agricultural knowledge
  • Experience of agricultural subsidies including basic payment scheme and stewardship and other grant opportunities.
  • Detailed knowledge of Agricultural tenancy legislation.
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Excellent communicator with ambition, dedication and a keen eye for detail and the ability to provide knowledgeable and creative advice.
  • Competent IT skills.
  • A valid driving licence is essential for this role.

Competitive salary based on experience.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please e-mail your CV and covering letter to Tom Oates by emailing tom.oates@youngsrps.com.