Crop analyst/Modeller, Stratégie grains

Moret sur Loing, France

Tallage is an agroeconomic intelligence provider specialising in analysis of grain and oilseed markets in Europe and worldwide. It publishes the monthly “Stratégie grains” report, a respected reference tool for agri-commodities markets (for further details, please visit www.strategie-grains.com). Tallage is a member of the Agribriefing group, a leading global provider of market analysis and agroeconomic data.

The Role
As a member of our Production team, overseeing acreage and production forecasting for cereals and oilseeds in Europe and the Black Sea, the main elements of this role consist of:
– Gathering information on potential arable crop productions in your assigned countries, from a diverse range of sources (contacts on the ground, meteorological data, satellite data, official statistics, press reports, specialist publications, etc.)
– Analysing and using this information to produce acreage and yield forecasts
– Participating in writing our reports and contributing to the news updates on our website www.strategie-grains.com
– Developing modelling tools to improve our yield forecasting for the main arable crops
– Listening to the needs of our clients (notably in terms of providing additional information, requests for specific research, training, etc.)
– Monitoring the evolution of growing areas and yields in the medium and long term (including a focus on impacts of agricultural and regulatory policies).

The Profile
– You will hold a master’s degree or doctorate in agroeconomics, agriculture and/or plant ecophysiology
– You have competencies in modelling, programming and/or data analysis skills
– You have good interpersonal skills, especially for information gathering by telephone (this position is mostly sedentary with some travel) and for client relationships
– You have strong knowledge of meteorology and climatology
– You have good spoken French and English, and very strong writing skills
– You are a capable team player
– You have a rigorous approach, natural curiosity and dynamism
– You have an interest in economics and/or agricultural markets

Conditions:
We are offering a permanent, full-time contract
Office location: Moret-Loing-et-Orvanne (77), France – possibility of homeworking for several days per week
Salary: commensurate with experience and profile

Please send your CV and letter of application by email to recrutement@tallage.fr for the attention of Benoit Fayaud

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