Check out the latest jobs available in the Irish agri-sector

A number of companies and organisations in the Irish agri-sector are looking to fill vacant positions at the moment.

Positions working in sales, management roles and dairy operative jobs are available right across the country. A full listing of vacant positions is available over at

Sales and Operations Manager

Clarke Machinery is currently looking to take on a Sales and Operations Manager to grow its tractor and agricultural equipment business at its Roscommon branch.

The business deals with Valtra tractors, as well as McHale, Major, Broughan, Taarup and Redrock equipment. An experienced, ‘hands on‘ person is being sought to take on the role, which will include the day-to-day management of the Roscommon branch and its future expansion.

The right candidate will need to have a passion for tractors and machinery. They will also need to build relationships with new and existing customers.

Those interested in applying should have a qualification in either agriculture or business – an attractive salary package is available, relevant to experience. Click here to apply for the role.

Dairy Operative

A dairy farm in Co. Tipperary is aiming to hire an enthusiastic person to help with milking, calving, breeding and grassland management.

The successful candidate will be supported by the farm owner and part-time help during calving and as required. The position is available with flexible hours and adequate time off, within a simple and efficient dairy operation, according to the employer.

This is an opportunity for a motivated individual to further develop their knowledge and skills within a growing business, the employer added.

For more information about this role and details on how to apply click here.

Personal Assistant

Macra na Feirme is looking to recruit a Personal Assistant (PA) for its Chief Executive, Denis Duggan, and the National President, James Healy.

The successful candidate will be responsible for general administrative duties – these will include: producing reports using Microsoft programmes; screening incoming calls, email and correspondence; as well as minute taking and diary management.

As PA to both Macra’s chief executive and president, the selected candidate will have overall ownership of both officials’ diaries to manage.

Applicants must have the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and should have outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

Anyone interested in applying can find out more information about the role here.

Graduate Programme – Agricultural Policy Officer

Macra na Feirme is also looking to hire an Agricultural Science graduate – or equivalent – as an Agricultural Policy Officer.

The Agricultural Policy Officer will provide a key support role to Macra’s Agricultural Affairs committee and will work under the support and guidance of senior policy staff.

The officer will be tasked with supporting Young Farmer Development Groups as well as supporting the research and development of agricultural and rural policy for the organisation.

Anyone interested in applying must be available to start in September 2017. More information about the role and details on how to apply are available here.

General Manager For Feed Mill

An animal feed manufacturer in the northeast is seeking “top class applications” for the position of General Manager.

The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for: Quality Assurance (QA) schemes; health and safety; profitability; nutrition; and the purchasing of raw materials.

Applicants should have a third level qualification in a relevant discipline, such as Agriculture, Food Science and Technology, Business or Engineering.

At least five years’ relevant experience in a similar management role is essential.

Those interested in applying are advised to click here.