We are currently looking to fill the following vacancies: –


Chief Operating Officer

After 30 years of business growth we seek to appoint a dynamic individual, capable of supporting the Partners in the Leadership, management and day to day operations of the business.  This exciting full-time position is pivotal in the continued development and expansion of the business.

The successful candidate will have:

› Strong organisational and leadership skills

› The ability to deliver a comprehensive Human Resources function

› Experience in analysing financial and time use data

› An understanding of working within a fee earning environment

› Excellent communication skills

› An aptitude for strategic planning, change management and implementation

› A working knowledge of Health and Safety, GDPR and other regulatory requirements


The position will attract a competitive financial package commensurate with the importance of this role and experience. Please apply in strictest confidence with CV and covering letter to


Deadline for applications is 8 November 2019.


Farm Management Consultant

Reporting to and working closely with the partners, the role carries accountability for the accurate and timely delivery of broad ranging projects, working on your own or as part of a client service team.


Confidence, professionalism, numerical adeptness, personality and a good understanding of farming are the entry level requirements. For established consultants there is the opportunity to inherit an additional client portfolio and to become either an associate partner or partner.


The role offers attractive remuneration and the opportunity to join a successful, established and growing business. Training is available for individuals looking to move into consultancy and relocation assistance to East Anglia will be considered.


To discuss the opportunity and your suitability in total confidence call Martin Thorley or one of the consultancy team at Merston Peters on 01284 752945. Alternatively forward your CV along with a covering note to