A number of jobs in the agriculture sector become available every month, giving people plenty of opportunities for new roles or to make a fresh start in one’s career.

This week, AgriRecruit has a range of jobs available to suit various candidates, with vacancies including: an account manager; assistant herd manager; service technician; college teachers; and an estate maintenance manager.

Account manager

AgriLand is currently looking to hire an Account Manager. Reporting to the commercial director, day-to-day duties include: sourcing and management of potential leads; proactively sourcing, negotiating and closing deals; assessing and negotiating online sales agreements; and ongoing customer account management.

Prior sales experience is essential and a good understanding of online / digital media / and the agricultural sector is desirable. Click here for more information

Assistant herd manager

Agri-food recruitment services firm Redfox Executive is looking for an assistant herds manager for a privately-held holding company in Saudi Arabia, which operates across the Middle East.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in an animal health or veterinary-related course, as will as a minimum of five years experience in the dairy sector. As the successful candidate will be leading a team of 120 people, natural leadership qualities are essential.

Some of the key responsibilities will include, among others: Total management of a feed processing plant; Manufacture of animal feed to achieve top quality results; developing new products; creating maintenance plans for the plant; and budgeting for your unit.

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Qualified and apprentice service technician

Templetouhy Farm Machinery is seeking to recruit a Qualified and an Apprentice Service Technician at its Clonmel outlet.

A career in service offers a clear progression from apprentice to a service manager running the workshop and beyond. Specialist training will be given.

Experience with John Deere equipment is desirable but not essential; while a good remuneration package is on offer. Click here for more information

MTI Graduate Placement Programme

MTI ‘WorkReady’ Graduate Placement Programme is offering a temporary externally funded non-grant-in-aid contract post for a fixed period of 12 months, subject to contract.

Located in Bunclody, Co. Wexford, the successful graduates will be placed within one of the participating companies for a period of 12 months to facilitate and develop the research and innovation systems within the business.

Candidates must have a QQI Honours Level 8 degree in food science, chemical, life sciences or a related discipline. Click here for more information

College Teacher

Teagasc is seeking to hire a College Teacher for Machinery and Crops for Clonakilty Agricultural College, Co. Cork.

Reporting to the college principal, the successful candidate will operate as part of a team in the development and delivery of education training to a wide range of courses/programmes within the College.

Applicants must hold a relevant Level 8 degree in Agricultural Engineering, Level 8 Degree in Agriculture or equivalent, while a full driving licence is also essential. Click here for more information

Farmed Estate Maintenance Manager

The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute Northern Ireland (AFBI) is looking to bring in a Farmed Estate Maintenance Manager (Staff Officer).

Located primarily at its Hillsborough campus, Co. Down, this is an important role responsible for the day-to-day maintenance management of the AFBI Farmed Estate, a 300ha livestock farm comprising cattle (beef and dairy), sheep and pigs.

Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00pm on Friday May 3. Click here for more information

For more details on jobs currently on offer, check out the AgriRecruit website, which has a full selection of the latest jobs and career opportunities in agriculture.