Interested in a career in the agri sector? Check out what’s on offer

A number of job positions in the agriculture sector become available every month, giving people plenty of opportunities to change their career path.

Anyone who is looking to make a new start in the agriculture sector can find a list of the latest jobs on offer on AgriRecruit.ie.

There is a number of jobs on offer across the sector, with positions available for both experienced and inexperienced candidates.

Agri-Environmental Consultant

OCAE is currently seeking applications from agricultural and environmental science graduates to work as an agri-environmental consultant.

The successful candidate will be required to provide consultancy to farmer clients in the areas of Basic Payment Scheme applications, nitrates compliance, nutrient management and GLAS planning – among other roles.

Applicants must have a minimum of one year’s experience in agricultural consultancy or environmental monitoring.

For further information of what this role entails and details on how to apply, click here. The deadline for applications is February 19.

Marketing Manager

MSD Animal Health – a global health care leader with a portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products – is currently advertising for the position of marketing manager of its Ruminant Business Unit.

Reporting to the sales and marketing director, this role works collaboratively with MSD’s veterinary advisors and sales team.

The successful candidate will play a lead role in raising the awareness of disease in cattle and sheep, as well as in the prevention of disease utilising MSD Animal Health’s products. The position involves a significant amount of travel within Ireland.

The right candidate must have a minimum of two years’ marketing experience within the pharmaceutical industry; a knowledge of the Irish agricultural market would also be an advantage.

Those interested in applying can click here to find out more about the position.

Junior Design Engineer

AgriSpread is a family-owned agricultural machinery manufacturer based in Ballyhaunis, Co.Mayo, which is interested in hiring a junior design engineer.

The company has developed an extensive range of agricultural machinery, which is currently exported to Europe, Australia and North America. An opportunity has arisen for a junior design professional with 3D CAD (Computer-Aided Design) skills.

Those applying must hold a minimum 2:2 Honours degree in mechanical, design or agricultural engineering; a minimum of two years’ experience with 3D CAD design – gained through course study, industry experience or industrial placement – is also necessary.

Understanding of agricultural machinery and products would be desirable for this role.

More information about the role and details on how to apply for the position are available here.

A full list of jobs available in the agriculture sector is available on AgriRecruit.ie.