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Advertiser: JVP Jobs

Job Title: Dairy Sire Specialist
Location:Tattenhall, Cheshire, England
Rate:£18,500.0000 to £3 Per Year    Benefits: company car, fuel card, etc.
Description: Dairy Sire Specialist

Cogent is one of the UK's leading suppliers of bovine genetics and operates the UK's largest bull stud. The award-winning company brings innovation to breeding and offers a complete range of solutions to deliver improvement on farms. Founded in 1995, the company has since developed a global presence exporting products to more than 40 countries, with a workforce in excess of 120 professional team members, and a head office located in Tattenhall, near Chester.

What will the role of Dairy Sire Specialist entail?

Whilst reporting to the Genetic Product Manager, your role will be to co-ordinate and promote the coloured breeds programme with emphasis on the British Friesians. Your duties will be as follows;

* Develop, source and purchase the best British Friesian sires on the market in order to grow market share in this key sector.
* Co-ordinate, select and promote the coloured breed product for the UK and International markets.
* Develop, maintain and improve a deep understanding of the coloured breed product lines, alongside industry trends and market knowledge in order to support the UK and International Sales Teams.
* Assist the Holstein and Jersey Sire Analysts with the respective programmes as required.
* Coordinate and produce monthly product communications to the Sales Team.
* Work closely with the Marketing Team to provide technical information for literature, websites and adverts, and when required provide input into marketing strategies.
* Provide product support on farm to the internal and external Sales Teams in order to maintain and grow sales in the UK and Internationally.
* Evaluate the performance of dairy sires on farms for promotional purposes.
* Prepare bulls and daughters for photographs as and when required.

What will I need to be considered for this Dairy Sire Specialist role?

* Knowledge of the dairy industry, including experience of dairy cattle breeding and pedigrees
* Ability to prepare dairy cattle for photographs
* Highly organised and able to effectively prioritise own workload to meet deadlines
* Superb attention to detail and accuracy
* Ambitious with eagerness to develop and take responsibility
* Positive outlook with enthusiastic approach to tackling challenges
* Good relationship building skills with the ability to work as part of a team and with minimum supervision
* Ability to adapt to change
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

What will I receive in return?

You will be part of a well-established business with strong plans for growth, where you'll be encouraged and supported to further develop your career, and where your hard work and results will be noticed and rewarded.

Attractive Salary : Starting level dependent on experience

Enhanced Benefits: Company car, fuel card, mobile phone and laptop. Annual leave entitlement of 21 days plus bank holidays, rising to 23 days plus bank holidays after 12 months, along with pension and life insurance.

Working Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm. Flexibility will be required on occasion to meet deadlines.

Contract Type : Permanent

Location : Tattenhall, near Chester (Cheshire). Although for this role you will be expected to travel extensively throughout the UK.

All applications to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

This Dairy Sire Specialist vacancy is advertised by JVP Jobs on behalf of the employer Cogent. At JVP Jobs we believe in providing complete transparency for you the job seeker to help you make informed decisions. By applying for this role you are submitting your CV directly to our above named client. Please note that we DO NOT operate as a recruitment agency, all applications will be reviewed directly by the employer Cogent, and should they wish to progress your application further they will be in contact with you.

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Skills Required: Dairy Sire Specialist
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP     Duration: Permanent
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Reference: 2118 Added: 12-01-2018
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