Farm Advisor for Lee Strand Co-op Tralee, Co. Kerry

Farm Advisor for Lee Strand Co-op Tralee, Co. Kerry.

Due to retirement our client Lee Strand Coop are recruiting a farm advisor to work with existing milk suppliers and provide them with technical advice. The ideal candidate will build and maintain long-term relationships with all current suppliers and provide excellent farm advice and the best customer service in areas such as farm hygiene and animal husbandry. Initially the role will also require supporting the food safety and technical team on site. This is a full-time and permanent position for the successful candidate.

Key Responsibilities:

Advising suppliers on compliance with current legislation and use schemes, such as:
o Nitrates etc
• Preparation of Nutrient and Sustainable plans for suppliers
• Fertiliser/Slurry Plans and Soil Sampling.
• Bord Bia Sustainability Dairy Assurance Scheme (SDAS) audits.
• Liaising on farm issues with suppliers & achieving a satisfactory conclusion.
Key Requirements:
• Previous experience in a farm advisory role desirable but not essential.
• Level 8 Agri Qualification at a minimum.
• FAS registration or eligibility for registration with DAFM.
• Experience in using DAFM Agfood software & Bord Bia portal advantageous.
• Knowledge of TBC, SCCs, dairy hygiene etc.
• Strong decision making & excellent communication skills.
• A positive and proactive attitude & work well as part of a team.
• Own transport and full driving license.
• Proficient in IT and experience in delivering presentations.

The attractive remuneration package includes a competitive salary, contributory pension scheme, life insurance, business & travel expenses etc. Please feel free to contact us for further information. Closing date for applications is Monday 3rd October with interviews to take place shortly afterwards.
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

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