Forage Seed - Technical and Product Manager (Ireland)

The Technical and Product Manager will work with Irish and international research teams to identify varieties and products that add value to Irish agriculture.

The Manager will then play a leading role in the commercialisation of these varieties through

close collaboration with commercial and marketing teams and the wider industry.

Key Responsibilities:

• Technical lead for forage products & support commercial and marketing teams.
• Increase market awareness of products and enhance the business image
• Develop an active social media presence & strong relationships with key stakeholders.
• Champion the introduction of new seed products to the Irish market.
• Manage and extend the current on-farm research programme
• Lead proactively in the variety selection decision making process

Key Requirements:

• A high level of competence and experience in grass seeds or a similar field – including academic achievement and commercial experience.
• Excellent IT & communication skills with an ability to write technical documents.
• Experience with holding presentations and meetings to small or large audiences.
• A keen interest in the sector and an ability to stay abreast of new developments.
• Commercial awareness and an ability to build strong working relationships stakeholders.

Qualifications and Skills:
Prospective candidates will be self-motivated and have excellent time management and organizational skills.

Applicants should also understand farming and grass-based systems. 

Our client is seeking a strategic thinker capable of enhancing their strong image in the areas of breeding and sustainable farming systems.

A B.Agr.Sc degree or similar and a Master’s degree would be preferred.

The attractive remuneration package includes a competitive salary, company car, bonus scheme, pension scheme etc.

If your CV meets these criteria please forward all relevant details in confidence to Liam De Paor ASAP or contact us for further information.
The de Paor Consultancy, Loreto Road, Carrickane, Cavan, Ireland
Tel +353 49 4361158 / +353 86 2557643 E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.