Recruitment News

We specialise in the selection of management, marketing, quality assurance, sales, technical, and senior personnel for Agribusiness, the environment, food sector, forestry & rural development.

We have almost 20 years experience in the business and to date we have done successful recruitment for over 45 leading Agribusiness clients, breed societies & firms in the Agribusiness sector and with the food industry.Clients we have done recruitment and/or training work to date include the following companies, coops and societies:

Abbey Machinery Agrilloyd Grove Turkeys Munster AI
Arrabawn Coop Dairygold Coop IHFA Osmonds 
Arvum Group Dairymaster Keenan Systems Premier Molasses
Brett Bros Ltd Devenish Nutrition Kiernan Milling Quinns of Baltinglass
CAHL Ltd Glanbia Agribusiness Lakeland Dairies Texel Society
Charolais Cattle Societ Goldcrop Mid Tipp Coop Mart (Thurles) Trinity Nutrition
Agrilloyd United Feed West Cork Coops Paul & Vincent


Some of the current vacancies we have are listed below. Please feel free to send us your CV in confidence & we will contact you within two working days.

Please feel free to send us a CV by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or to phone us for further information. If you are considering a career change in or from the agri or other sectors why not contact us to find out how we may be able to assist you


 Sales Executive & Trainees (Ruminant Feeds -Meath/Westmeath )

 Export Compliance Specialist- 6 Month Contract (Cork city area)    

 Commercial Pig Nutritionist (Ireland)

Commercial Veterinarian Technical Support Manager (Cork)


Careers Advice

The Agri-food sector is doing well and long term prospects are good as a growing world population needs more food while producers need more advice, equipment, farm inputs and services.Ag graduates with commercial experience, in particular, will always be in demand and many graduates now work in a wide variety of non-traditional careers.After 2015 prospects in the dairy industry are particularly good. Read More >>

Advice On Your CV

The purpose of a CV is to get YOU to the interview by showing you have the experience and knowledge required for the position available. Without misleading the potential employer or overstating your credentials the CV should emphasize the qualities which suit you for this particular job. Give a brief description on your background and career to date- you can give further information at the interview. Read More >>

Advice On Interviews

Your objective is to get another interview or a job offer. The interview gives you the opportunity to market yourself and convince the potential employer of your suitability for this or some other position which may become available later. Read More >>

Employment Opportunities

These include Agri Consultancy in Britain, Ireland & International, Agri Media, Agri Merchants, Agrochemicals, Animal Nutrition, Animal Health, Auctioneers & Valuers, Cooperatives, Farm & Youth Organisations, Food Processing, Forestry, Genetics, Environment & Education, Farm Machinery, Financial Institutions, IT, Marketing, Meat Industry, Public Sector, Purchasing (Inputs, livestock etc) Renewable Energy, Research & Development, Technical Support, Sales (agri inputs) etc Read More >>

Information For Employers

We have expertise in the areas of agribusiness, the environment, food sector, forestry & rural development. De Paor Recruitment specialises in the selection of management, marketing, sales, technical and other senior personnel. Read More >>

Serious Skills' Shortage in World Agri industry

For example in Britain the major employment opportunities within agriculture are not just in farm management. Other opportunities exist with commercial ancillary companies both in Britian and abroad. Typical employers include British Sugar, Frontier Agriculture, Soil Association, National Farmers Union, HGCA, Velcourt Farms, Co-operative Group, Grant Thornton and HSBC Bank.

Harper Adams University is able to celebrate a consistently high graduate employment rate – averaging 97.8% over the last three years and exactly 98% per cent for Ag students who graduated in 2016 from full-time, undergraduate degrees courses.

More than 70 per cent of their graduates were in roles classed as professional and managerial.

Food science students had a 100 per cent employment six months after graduation for the last three years. And almost 80 per cent of food graduates were in higher-level professional or managerial roles. Food graduate salaries have increased significantly to £23,338 for those who finished in 2016.

Also hitting 100 per cent employment were the countryside management students. 40 per cent of them went straight into countryside management jobs, with the others moving into horticultural management and consultancy.

Business graduates hold a three year average of 99.2 per cent employment and more than 80 per cent of the 2016 cohort moved straight into professional and managerial roles. Starting salaries for business graduates also saw a modest rise.

The university’s land and property management graduates achieved a 98.3 per cent employment rate – and 93 per cent of those former students moved straight into professional and managerial roles; the vast majority (82.4 per cent) in the land, property, surveying and auctioneering sector.

Engineering graduates secured average earnings of £27,130 for the 2016. Professional and managerial roles account for 83 per cent of engineering graduate destinations, and their overall employment rate is 96%.

Agriculture graduate group has a 97.3 per cent employment rate, with a broad range of careers. These include partnership in a family farm, managing other farming enterprises, ag consultancy, agri-business management etc.

Animals students had an overall employment rate of almost 97 per cent. Among veterinary nursing graduates, 95 per cent went straight into vet nursing roles.