Dairy Farm Adviser (West Cork Coop)

  • Our client a leading West Cork Coop are recruiting a farm advisor to work with existing suppliers and new entrants to milk production. The successful candidate will provide technical advice to milk suppliers and Coop customers who also include beef producers and cereal growers.

    Key Responsibilities are as follows:

    • To support suppliers on farm as follows with :
      • Grassland management and nutrition
      • Herd health and breeding
      • Improving milk quality and solids
      • Farm expansion and financial planning
      •   Linking with industry stakeholders e.g. Teagasc, AHI & ICBF etc
      •  Encourage and support participation in the Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme
      • To respond to milk quality and/or milk restriction requirements.
      •  To assist with general farm queries and Coop marketing activities.

    Essential & Desirable Skills

    • Farm advisory experience plus good  communication skills (verbal & written)
    • An excellent knowledge of milk production practices
    • Knowledge of various stakeholder programmes e.g. Teagasc, AHI & ICBF
    • Knowledge of regulatory milk testing requirements
    • Experience of using social media and updating website content

    Qualifications Required

    • Relevant Ag or third level degree & IT proficiency

    The attractive remuneration package includes a competitive salary, company car and other benefits one would expect from an excellent employer.

    Please feel free to contact us for further information.

    If you meet most or all of these criteria send your CV and all relevant details in confidence  ASAP  to Liam De Paor,  de Paor Consultancy, Loreto Road, Carrickane, Cavan  H12 F659.

    Tel +353.49.4361158   Mobile + 353.86.2557643 E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.