Farm Systems Advisor / Breeding Manager

Company:
LIC
Location:
Tipperary
Posted:
January 5, 2018
Category:
Farm Management
Job Type:

Description

About Us

At LIC we value the NZ farming industry and are proud of our successful contribution to this sector. We'll do whatever it takes to support and grow our local and international farmer community - our customers are key to how we do business. Our vision is to improve prosperity and the productivity of our farmers and we want great people to join us on our journey.

LIC's international business in Ireland plays a key role in our overall international growth strategy. This exciting opportunity will give the successful applicant the ability to use their farm systems experience to work with key account holders and will be central to LIC's animal breeding programme while supporting the growth of the Irish market for LIC. Working closely with the Irish and UK teams along with our Irish distributors, Eurogene, the successful applicant will be part of a growing international genetics business supported by the New Zealand based head office of LIC.

About You

In this role you will work in conjunction and collaboratively with Key accounts clients driving lean Management practices, managing the performance of groups of stakeholders as well as facilitating workshops and field-days along with providing farm systems advice to Irish farmer clients. You will also be responsible for the management of our in-market breeding projects.

Your role will report to the Sales and Operations Manager of LIC Europe.

To be successful in this role you will need to have a solid understanding of the dairy industry in Ireland, with a good understanding of New Zealand practices is an advantage. Demonstrated experience in animal breeding, farm advisory or consultancy and a strong ability to build rapport with others and deliver clear messages.

To be successful at LIC means you'll thrive in a fast-paced, busy environment and you'll be adaptable to change. You'll also enjoy working within a team of dedicated individuals, and be able to deliver a professional approach when working with a wide array of customers.

How to Apply

If you're after a rewarding and social career that offers development, learning and truckloads of exceptional experiences then look no further, you've found it. At LIC we are leading the way and we would love to welcome you to the team.

The role will be primarily based in the LIC Ireland office in Cahir and will require travel.

Applications close on Thursday 18 January 2018.

You can apply hereĀ https://careers.lic.co.nz/jobdetails?ajid=QwXL7

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