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COLBURN
5 & 6 BAILEY COURT
COLBURN BUSINESS PARK
RICHMOND
NORTH YORKSHIRE
DL9 4QL

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BARNARD CASTLE, LEYBURN, STOKESLEY & BOROUGHBRIDGE

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At GSC Grays we bring extraordinary people together to build a brighter future for the rural land and business community in the North of England. Whether you are an experienced professional looking for your next challenge, or a student with dreams of shaping the future, we will help you make an impact from the moment you join.

We are building a workplace where everyone can feel they belong and where your mindset is just as important as your skillset. We are building success through people who are curious and eager to learn, question the status quo and who are never afraid to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty.

We will provide the support and opportunities for you to build the career you want by investing in your development. Through inspiring and rewarding experiences we will support you on the journey to becoming your best professional self.

We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic, committed and talented individuals so please get in touch with us to discuss your next career move.

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Colburn, Alnwick, Boroughbridge, Chester-Le-Street, Hexham

Position Overview

Due to a period of sustained growth, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to join our Farm Business  Consultancy team in the North of England.

Working alongside the Director, the successful individual will be responsible for developing and managing a growing team. This role offers real progression and development opportunities for the right candidate.

Reporting structure/ staff responsibilities:

  • This role reports to the Director of the Farm Business department.
  • Long term opportunity to develop and manage a team.

The role and responsibilities:

  • Undertake Farm Business appraisals.
  • Prepare reports and budgets in support of bank funding requests, specific projects including land purchases, business expansions and rent reviews.
  • Prepare reports and budgets to support tenders for FBTs, CFAs and SFAs.
  • Provide practical Farm Management advice to our farm and estate owning clients.
  • Provision of technical advice where qualified to do so.
  • Draw up Contract Farming Agreements (CFAs) and Share Farming Agreements (SFAs) and subsequently manage them.
  • Undertake Basic Payment Scheme and Grant Aid applications.
  • Undertake applications to Agri-Environment schemes and oversee the management of these agreements.
  • Support the land agents with occasional practical advice.

The skills we are looking for in you:

  • Qualified through a college/university course – FACTS or BASIS desirable but not essential.
  • 3-4 years practical experience in the arable and/or livestock sectors.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of both the arable and livestock sectors, as well as a full working knowledge of Defra’s grants and subsidies and the Agricultural Transition Plan.
  • Familiarity with farm accounts.
  • Technically proficient.
  • Self motivated and ambitious.
  • Commercially astute and capable of generating new business.
  • IT literate.
  • Capable of working with a high degree of autonomy.
  • Car owner with full UK driving licence.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with colleagues and clients.
  • Ability to manage time effectively, prioritising tasks to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Works in an organised and methodical fashion, with high level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to accept responsibility and work on their own initiative, whilst adhering to company policies and procedures.

Key information about the role you need to know:

  • Hours: Full-time 9.00am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday with occasional flexibility required to clear any urgent workload.
  • Working as part of a growing organisation with long term development opportunities.
  • Sickness: 10 days paid sickness absence in one calendar year.
  • Up to one hour for lunch.
  • 25 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays.
  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme with Aviva, 5% employee and 3% employer contribution.

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Position Overview

Are you a qualified Farm Business Consultant looking for a new challenge within a growing organisation that offers long term development opportunities?

Due to business growth, we are looking to recruit for a brand-new role within the Farm Business Management department. Within this role, you will be responsible for offering support and advice to existing and new clients.

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Position Overview

Due to increased demands, we are looking for a Graduate Environmental Consultant to join our team based at Colburn.

As part of the role you will be responsible for advising farms and landowners on future environmental schemes and markets. This job creates an exciting opportunity for a graduate to take a lead on researching new opportunities, and allows you to increase your understanding on new areas of work, such as carbon markets, when supporting other GSC Grays departments.

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Position Overview

As a consequence of significant growth, we are recruiting for a Senior Strategic Land Manager to join our planning and development team.

You will be responsible for delivering excellent professional and commercial advice to clients. Within this role you will work closely with Calum Gillhespy, the Director leading the department, and will be supported by two qualified surveyors.

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Barnard Castle

Position Overview

We are recruiting for an exciting new opportunity for a dedicated, highly motivated professional to join our team as a Branch Manager within our estate agency in Barnard Castle.

You will manage the day to day running and success of the branch with a particular focus on generating new business and exceeding targets.

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Position Overview

In this role you will be responsible for supporting the Environment & Sustainability Department with daily duties such as project coordination and administrative tasks.

This is a great opportunity for someone who has a keen interest in the rural/environmental sector and would like to work within an organisation that offers long term development.

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Position Overview

We are recruiting for an exciting new opportunity for an Administration Assistant to join our team in Colburn. This is a brand-new position working closely with the Administrators to ensure the smooth running of the office.

This is an exciting time to join a leading forward-thinking firm that offers long term prospects.

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Position Overview

We are currently recruiting for an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Administrator to join our team in Colburn. Within the role you will provide daily secretarial and administrative support to the professional team and work closely with the Directors. You will be an excellent communicator with an organised approach and possess the ability to solve problems by using your own initiative.

This is an exciting time to join a leading forward-thinking firm that offers long term prospects.

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Position Overview

Are you an experienced Administrator looking for a new challenge within a growing organisation?

We are recruiting for a brand-new opportunity for a skilled administrator to join our team in Colburn. You will oversee and take a lead on a wide range of general administrative duties as well as playing a key part in the day-to-day running of the office facilities.

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Position Overview

We are recruiting for an exciting new opportunity for a Junior Administration Assistant to join the team in our Chester-le-Street office. This is a brand-new opportunity working closely with the Administrators to ensure the smooth running of the office.

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Position Overview

Within this role you will work directly with our Marketing Director and support the team to reach the company’s marketing goals and strategic objectives. You will be passionate about offering a wide range of administration support, with impeccable attention to detail and enjoy working as part of a successful team.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a team that offers you the opportunity to be involved with all aspects of the business and take a lead on event coordination.

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It is fantastic to lead a team who are not only great at what they do, but care about the results we get for our clients - it makes the job a real pleasure.

Calum Gillhespy
Director

I love the fact that we don’t just think about today we are constantly evolving and thinking about the future of the rural community.

I thrive on managing a driven and innovative team and building strong client relationships by providing rounded advice.

Lucinda Riddell
Director

The people, the properties, the places and the myriad of possible jobs that can arise from that mixture, make my role something extremely special in my opinion.

David Cooper
Director

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