What are the pick of the jobs in the agri-sector right now?

Several exciting jobs are available in the agriculture sector right now, ranging from a mart manager role to sales advisor positions.

If you’re looking to kick-start a career in the sector, or move on to a new challenge, then some of these positions might be of interest to you.

For more information on these jobs and others (including how to apply for them), visit AgriRecruit.

Technical sales advisor for fertiliser business

Fertiliser business Grassland Agro is seeking a technical sales advisor in the Cavan/Monaghan region.

The role includes advising and selling the company’s product range in soil conditioning, fertilization and mineral supplements direct to farmers through the local co-ops and merchants; and developing relationships and working closely with local co-ops and merchants.

Requirements for the role include (among others): commercial knowledge, sales and advisory skills experience; a farming back-ground with excellent knowledge of farming and/or a qualification relevant to the industry; and a full driving licence. Click here for more information

Consultative Sales Team Member

Mullingar based agri-tech company, Efficient Farm Systems (EFS) is recruiting for a candidate to join its technical consultative sales team.

A third level qualification (agriculture, business, marketing etc.) is a must, while full training will be provided.

The opportunity is described as a great place for the right person as EFS is growing with an expanding work force and product portfolio. Click here for more information

Pig Farm Manager

A 240-sow pig farm in north Co. Cork is seeking to hire a farm manager.

The ideal candidate would have previous experience with pigs and have managerial aspirations or abilities.

On-site accommodation can be provided if desired. Viewing of the piggery and the family/environment is highly recommended.

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Technical Sales Advisor for feed merchant

Feed, seeds and grain merchant Drummonds is looking for a technical sales advisor for its Mullingar branch.

The full-time permanent role will see the successful candidate marketing feeds, seeds and other agri-inputs to livestock farmers within a 60km radius of Mullingar.

Other responsibilities will include (among others): servicing a ledger of existing customers; providing technical advice to customers; and managing products and selling the benefits.

The successful candidate should have a good understanding and avid interest in beef, dairy and sheep nutrition, as well as other requirements. Click here for more information

Farm Office Receptionist/Administration

Southview Veterinary Hospital in Co. Tipperary requires a friendly, outgoing person with a keen interest in farming and country life – as well as good IT skills – to join its team.

Duties will include: dealing with client calls and questions on the phone and in person; assisting in organising large animal vets’ working days and referring client questions to vets; and stock control, ordering of supplies and maintenance of records.

Required skills are a good knowledge of the agriculture industry with a keen interest in farming; and basic IT knowledge. Possession of a Green Cert would be considered an advantage. Click here for more information

Mart Manager

Sixmilebridge Co-op Mart in Co. Clare has a vacancy for the position of mart manager, owing to the impending retirement of the current incumbent.

The ideal candidate should have a strong, in-depth knowledge of the livestock trade. Experience in the areas of management and the agricultural sector are also desirable. Click here for more information

Head Of Ruminant Nutrition

Due to continued expansion, Agritech is looking to expand its current team with the addition of a new position, head of ruminant nutrition, to support its national and international markets.

This role is the ideal progression for a candidate who has been working in ruminant nutrition and looking to step into a more senior management level role.

This role will involve providing technical support and training to the sales team and distributors both in Ireland and internationally. Click here for more information