Chief Executive Required by Irelands Largest Cattle Breed Society

Chief Executive Required by Irelands Largest Cattle Breed Society

Due to retirement, the Society based at Kilglass, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork invites applications from suitably qualified people with relevant management experience for this exciting position. They require an experienced leader in agribusiness / animal breeding industry with good business acumen and a proven track record.

The responsibilities vary from maintaining the herd book and organising sales to breed development, to drive the growth in market share of the Limousin breed and to develop new markets both nationally and internationally.

They require an energetic and enthusiastic person, prepared to work flexible hours to manage a strong team of office personnel to provide technical and commercial support to clubs and members. Promoting and marketing the Limousin brand will be key objectives for the new CEO.

The successful appointee will play a key role in negotiations with government agencies and commercial organisations, liaise with other breed societies and all relevant scientific personnel. He/she will bring energy, vision, and innovation to enhancing the range and provision of services to members.

The successful candidate is likely to have good Agri and third level qualifications and an excellent knowledge of pedigree cattle breeding. If you have excellent people, communications, IT and marketing skills plus the motivation to succeed using your own initiative this is an excellent career opportunity for you.

The remuneration package includes an attractive salary, performance related bonus, business/travel expenses, health insurance, pension scheme etc. A full job description is available on request.

If your CV meets these criteria and you wish to join an innovative breed society with a growing membership please phone us for further information, check out or forward all relevant details in confidence to Liam de Paor.

Deadline for applications: 22nd January 2021

Please feel free to contact us for further information.

The de Paor Consultancy, Loreto Road, Carrickane, Cavan, Ireland

Tel +353 49 4361158 / +353 86 2557643 E-mail


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