Ruminant Technical Specialist - Wales

Location Carmarthenshire
Discipline: Veterinary, Animal Health & Equestrian
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££25,000 - £85,000 DOE PLUS COMPANY BENEFITS
Contact name: Jemma Snow

Contact email:
Job ref: 13937JS
Published: 7 months ago

Job Title: Ruminant Technical Specialist - Wales

Location of the Job: Wales, United Kingdom

The Company:

My clients are an international Animal Feed Company that offers feed solutions for both organic and conventional livestock farming.

They are Advisors, Innovators, Producers and Suppliers across the UK and Europe.

They pride themselves on serving society in a sustainable way.

They support their livestock farmers with their processes, by offering solutions, consisting of feed, advice and management tools.

Working for my clients means working with colleagues who are truly passionate about their profession.

They are a results-orientated organisation with a pleasant and informal working atmosphere.

The Industry: Technical, Ruminant Feed, Ruminant Nutrition, Ruminant Health, Ruminant, Livestock, Animal Health, Animal Nutrition, Animal Feed, Farm Animals, Nutritionist, Marketing, Product Manager, Beef, Sheep, Sales, Technical Support

The Job Role details:

An exciting opportunity has arisen at my clients organisation for an ambitious individual to join as a Ruminant Technical Specialist and become responsible for providing technical direction and support to the South West Team, and additional support to the Commercial Director.

You will be given many opportunities to take your own initiative and responsibility, which means you will be partly able to interpret your position and its future perspective yourself.

Development is always a central focus point for my clients - so you will get the opportunity to regularly discuss your wishes and ambitions with your manager, and will be working to realise these.

Aim of the role:

To be the recognised Ruminant Technical Specialist for the South West of England. You will be responsible for the realisation of sales targets of the SW sales team, ensuring we all meet the technical/commercial requirements of the market and for my Clients organisation., by delivering technical support and training to our Account Managers, and Product Managers. You will also actively promote my clients leadership through platform speaking at meetings and events organised throughout the South Business Unit.

Key Responsibilities:

Management / Commercial

Technical / Sales Support

Technical / Sales Training and Coaching

Communication / PR

Health and Safety

Ideal Person Skills and Qualifications:

MUST have a dedicated interest in Ruminant production systems.

MUST have a strong knowledge of the UK's beef and sheep sectors.

MUST have drive to bring the best products, tools and advice to our farmers.

MUST be technically minded.

MUST have nutritional knowledge.

MUST be actively involved in the beef and / or sheep sector within the UK.

MUST be educated to University Level

MUST have a wealth of working experience, plus technical / commercial experience.

MUST have excellent communication skills.

MUST be IT Literate.

MUST have strategic thinking capabilities.

MUST have coaching / teaching skills.

MUST be results driven / proactive.

IDEALLY will have on-farm experience.

IDEALLY have experience in rationing beef cattle on extensive and intensive systems.

Additional Information:

28 days holiday per annum.

40hrs per week.

Salary package:

£25000-£85000 depending upon experience - Plus company benefits!!!!

How to apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to;

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