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Current Opportunities

  • Senior External Affairs Specialist
    Key responsibilities: Building on Genus’ research, development, innovative work and new technology development approach, Genus R&D is looking for a Senior External Affairs Specialist. In this role, you will work collaboratively across Genus and our agency partners to guide and implement our technology acceptance strategy. This position reports to the Senior Director of External Affairs and Technology Acceptance. This role is all about proactively managing relationships with Genus’ key external stakeholders: industry, government and regulatory officials, and journalists. In addition, you will play a critical role in fostering communication, alignment, coordination and engagement across all of the Genus businesses in support…
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  • Senior Financial Analyst
    Key responsibilities: Genus ABS are looking for a highly motivated Senior Financial Analyst to join the EMEA FP&A Team. This is an important business partnering role that supports the ABS Management Team with financial and operational reporting, analysis and planning. The role requires strong analytical, decision making and communication skills, as well as the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. You will need experience in analysis and reporting, good attention to detail, demonstratable influencing skills, as well as the ability to understand and translate business strategy into tactical objectives. Responsibilities of a Senior Financial Analyst: Deliver innovative, high value-add financial…
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  • Customer Service Administrator
    Genus Breeding Ltd – Nantwich CW5 7JW Genus ABS are looking to grow the Customer Services team to maintain to delivery of exceptional customer service to customers and colleagues. You will be joining a team of welcoming and passionate group of colleagues working remotely and in the office to respond to the needs of Genus ABS sales and service delivery. This is an additional role within the team available on a temporary, fixed-term basis to the high demand we are experiencing within Great Britain. Responsibilities of the Customer Service Administrator: Take ownership in the handling, recording, and investigating customer feedback and enquiries…
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  • Geneticist, Beef Product Development
    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Geneticist position in our Global Beef Product Development team, located in the Genus Stapeley Office in the United Kingdom (once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted). The Geneticist is responsible for supporting the beef genetic program in the EMEA region including developing and implementing genetic evaluations, managing, processing, loading and analyzing large field datasets, using data analytics to develop unique insights and working closely with the commercial beef team to demonstrate the value of differentiated genetics for internal and external stakeholders. Specific accountabilities: Develop, implement, and maintain in-house genetic evaluations, including evaluations for novel traitsManage…
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  • Laboratory Team Leader
    Genus ABS are looking for a people and process-orientated individual who enjoys working with pace and precision to join the Laboratory team based in Ruthin, North Wales. As a Laboratory Team Leader, you will manage the team, operate our production equipment and carry out a variety of lab-based processes. This will involve processing collections from our world-class bulls ready for freezing and onward distribution. Your work will play an important part in the beef and dairy food supply chain. Full training will be provided at the start of your role with Genus ABS. Responsibilities of a Laboratory Team Leader: Lead…
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  • Supply Chain Coordinator – Ruthin, North Wales
    Genus ABS are looking for a highly motivated Supply Chain Coordinator to join the Production team based in Ruthin, North Wales. In this standalone role, you will be responsible for supply chain and logistics functions within the Ruthin production facility. Your daily activities will include material procurement, inventory control, vendor selection and invoices. Responsibilities of a Supply Chain Coordinator: Responsible for stock and inventory management for all goods on siteArranging shipments to and from the production facility, including the purchasing of non-inventory itemsCode invoices appropriately and liaise with the accounts teamMonitor supplies and address inventory issues in a timely mannerParticipate…
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  • Laboratory Technician – Ruthin, North Wales
    Genus ABS are looking for a process-orientated individual who enjoys working with pace and precision to join the Laboratory team based in Ruthin, North Wales. As a Laboratory Technician, you will operate our production equipment and carry out a variety of lab-based processes. This will involve processing collections from our world-class bulls ready for freezing and onward distribution. Your work will play an important part in the beef and dairy food supply chain. Full training will be provided at the start of your role with Genus ABS. Responsibilities of a Laboratory Technician: Analyse and process daily collection samplesWork in line…
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  • Key Account Manager Hungary
    The Key Account Manager is responsible for growing sales and developing long term relationships with partner customers. Convert prospects into active customers and continually grow profit through genetic progress, technical and consultative sales expertise. Essential duties Utilize expert skills and knowledge (of products, industry, customer business) to build relationshipsOffer relevant solutions to large progressive farms to maximize their profit potentialBe an expert prospector with the ability to quickly identify opportunities to add value,Develop new customer relationships and drive long term business gainLook for opportunities to differentiate against the competition and have specific plans for each of your customers.Help drive business…
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  • Strategic Account Manager – Europe Asia Africa Distributors team!
    The Strategic Account Manager promotes and sells a portfolio of technical and/or nontechnical products and/or services and solutions directly to current and new end customers in Northern and Eastern Europe and North Africa.  This role informs customers of new product/service introductions and prices, and creates, monitors and revises lead generation plans to ensure a substantive sales opportunity pipeline.  Essential duties Utilize expert skills and knowledge (of products, industry, customer business) to build relationships and offer relevant solutions to large progressive farms to maximize their profit potentialBe an expert prospector with the ability to quickly identify opportunities to add value, develop new…
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  • Distributor Business Manager – Europe Asia Africa Distributors team!
    The Distributor Business Manager is responsible for managing the Genus ABS relationship and commercial performance of the Distributor business, in conjunction with the Distributor Director. Support the Distributor management and field team to maximize growth through Technical and Consultative Sales expertise within agreed target accounts. Essential duties Be a leader in transforming ABS from Selling and distributing semen and providing reproductive solutions to Driving genetic progress in progressive and profit focused herdsTo develop the ABS route to market – primarily by education on genetics, sales methodology and fertility to distributor employees, but also making changes in the route where appropriate.To…
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  • Farm Business Consultant – North Wales / North of England
    Key responsibilities: Promar International, a sister brand of Genus ABS, is a leading provider of consultancy services to farmers, food companies and retailers. Farm businesses need to make a profit, feed people, care for the environment and ensure the planet will sustain future generations. It’s a tall order, but one which is endlessly fascinating. Backed by the Promar team, you will be in the best position to help farm businesses tackle these challenges. Promar International are looking for an ambitious team member to join the growing North Consultancy team on a full-time permanent basis. Responsibilities of a Farm Business Consultant:…
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  • Sales & Breeding Advisor (1 x Scotland and 1 x Dorset & Somerset area)
    Two exciting opportunities have arisen for Sales & Breeding Advisors – one with the Scottish team and one with the Dorset and Somerset team. As a Sales & Breeding Advisor your role will involve selling semen, service and all products through personal sales achievement and liaison with your colleagues to maximise the profits of your customer accounts. Role and Responsibilities To maximise the sale of semen, products and services in your allocated accounts in the most cost efficient and profitable way by: – Regularly visiting and contacting designated customers and prospects using a variety of communication methods – Building and…
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  • Senior Environmental Consultant
    Promar International, a sister brand of Genus ABS, is a leading provider of consultancy services to farmers, food companies and retailers. The team are seeking an ambitious individual to join the team on a permanent basis. Effective stakeholder engagement, project management, and being data-focused will be key to unlocking your potential in this role. Responsibilities of a Senior Environmental Consultant: Own a portfolio of environmental consultancy projects which drive growth of the Promar Consultancy business Manage and deliver projects to help clients understand their carbon footprint from farm level and develop plans to reduce emissionsLead and support clients in setting and working towards Net Zero targets,…
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  • Genetic Services Specialist – South West
    Working within the Genetic Services Team, and reporting to the National Genetic Services Manager, the key purpose of this role is to demonstrate the value of Genetics to our customers, driving genetic progress through the use of relevant on farm tools. The Role Key responsibilities will include: • Evaluating and reviewing current herd genetic performance, while feeding this back to customers and other industry professionals.• Identifying customer genetic needs, and creating the genetic plan to achieve this.• Working collaboratively with both the local account manager and customer to ensure correct implementation of breeding strategy.• Implementation and delivery of the Genetic…
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  • Environmental Consultant (Germany)
    Location: Germany Basis: Fixed Term (June 2022) Promar International, a sister brand of Genus ABS, is a leading provider of consultancy services to farmers, food companies and retailers. The team are seeking an ambitious individual to join the team on a permanent basis. Effective stakeholder engagement, project management, and being data-focused will be key to unlocking your potential in this role. Responsibilities of an Environmental Consultant: Conduct detailed on-farm and remote carbon footprint assessment (including data collection, review and production of advisory recommendations) in an efficient mannerUndertake consultancy meetings and interviews with farmers and business stakeholders over the phone and…
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  • Farm Business Analyst – Opportunities in Cheshire and South Wales (Monmouthshire area)
    Key responsibilities: Promar International, a sister brand of Genus ABS, are looking for organised and attentive team members to join the Farm Business Analyst (FBA) team. You will be responsible for a portfolio of farms based in your local region. These opportunities are fixed-term: FBA Cheshire: fixed term until early 2022FBA Monmouthsire: permanent position Responsibilities of a Farm Business Analyst: Provide on-farm bookkeeping and management accounting servicesEnable clients to achieve their business objectives by providing information to help them improve farm performanceResponsible for a portfolio of farming clientsLiaise with consultants, customers, suppliers and other professionals Role requirements: Great organisational skills…
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  • EU Hub Distribution Technician
    The Role An exciting opportunity has arisen for an EU Hub Distribution Technician to work in our EU Hub based in Towcester, Northamptonshire.   The main purpose of this role is to accurately put away, pick and pack bovine semen for both GB and Export markets. The bovine semen needs to be distributed to strict distribution deadlines. Principal Accountabilities and Tasks Following set procedures, put away new semen coming into EU Hub, including semen from non Genus companies. To accurately record the locations per batch and bull on booking away paperwork for office administrators to book onto Oracle.To accurately pick and…
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  • On-farm Data Implementation Specialist
    Aplication process requires CV and Covering Letter Core Role Purpose Key purpose is to conduct pre- implementation and training for dairy management software for customer useWork under direction of Technical Services Manager EMEA to support growth of Data Management Platform with a focus on customer experienceWork with/in-coordination with the installation consultant to deliver working data platform to the customerSupport development of Genus ABS Data Management Platform knowledge and value proposition Key Relationships Technical Services Manager EMEAGeneral ManagementEMEA Service Brand ManagerRegional Business Managers, Service Managers and Key Account ManagersData platform Implementation Specialist Role and Responsibilities Active role in software implementation with…
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  • On-farm Data Implementation Consultant
    Application process requires CV and Covering Letter Core Role Purpose Key purpose is to conduct implementation and training for dairy data management software for customer useWork under direction of Technical Services Manager EMEA to support growth of Data platform with a focus on customer experienceProvide technical guidance to colleagues and customers in use of Data platform for management purposesSupport development of Genus ABS Data Platform knowledge and value proposition Key Relationships Technical Services Manager EMEAGeneral ManagementEMEA Service Brand ManagerRegional Business Managers, Service Managers and Key Account Managers Role and Responsibilities Conduct software implementationTrain customer and Genus ABS users in how…
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  • Technical Services Veterinary Consultant
    The Technical Services Veterinary Consultant uses technical expertise to add value to Genus ABS customers. This roles harnesses specialist cow health and wellbeing knowledge, data and technology expertise, alongside analytical skills with Genus ABS partners, to ensure customers’ expectations are exceeded when using Genus ABS products and services. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. To support retention of existing and win business by demonstrating the value of Genus ABS solutionsTo undertake field visits to key accounts to improve farm management and environment leveraging Genus ABS Technical Service resources for total dairy management solutions, with…
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  • Reproduction Management Specialist – South East (Lewes area)
    Genus ABS are looking for a customer-focused team member to join the South East team to offer after-sale bovine reproductive services to customer farms on a fulltime, permanent basis. Full training will be provided at the start of your role and throughout your animal genetic career with Genus ABS. You will be recognised as a key worker to support the beef and dairy food supply chain; offering essential bovine reproductive services to customer farms daily. Responsibilities of a Reproduction Management Specialist: Visit customer herds to heat-detect cows and analyse computer records before artificially inseminating the appropriate animalsSupport the farm team…
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  • Reproduction Management Specialist – Cheshire/North West
    Genus ABS are looking for a customer-focused team member to join the Cheshire team to offer after-sale bovine reproductive services to customer farms on a fulltime, permanent basis. Full training will be provided at the start of your role and throughout your animal genetic career with Genus ABS. You will be recognised as a key worker to support the beef and dairy food supply chain; offering essential bovine reproductive services to customer farms daily. Responsibilities of a Reproduction Management Specialist: Visit customer herds to heat-detect cows and analyse computer records before artificially inseminating the appropriate animalsSupport the farm team to…
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  • Livestock Person – Whenby, North Yorkshire
    We are seeking two enthusiastic people to join our growing livestock team in Whenby, North Yorkshire. In this role, you will provide the highest levels of care and husbandry to some of the most valuable beef and dairy bulls in the global AI industry. Whenby Lodge Farm is one of two premier bull studs in the UK, home to nearly 200 of Genus ABS’ world leading bulls. Semen collections made from bulls at Whenby Lodge Farm are distributed to customers around the globe. By joining our team, you will play an integral part in the Genus ABS global supply chain.…
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  • Reproduction Management Specialist – Devon & Cornwall
    Genus ABS are looking for a customer-focused team member to join the Devon & Cornwall team to offer after-sale bovine reproductive services to customer farms on a fulltime, permanent basis. Full training will be provided at the start of your role and throughout your animal genetic career with Genus ABS. You will be recognised as a key worker to support the beef and dairy food supply chain; offering essential bovine reproductive services to customer farms daily. Responsibilities of a Reproduction Management Specialist: Visit customer herds to heat-detect cows and analyse computer records before artificially inseminating the appropriate animalsSupport the farm…
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  • Livestock Person – Ruthin, North Wales
    Genus ABS are looking for a caring and dedicated individual who enjoys working with livestock to join the Production team based in Ruthin, North Wales. You will primarily focus on providing the highest levels of care and husbandry to some of the most valuable beef and dairy bulls in the global AI industry. Responsibilities of a Livestock Person: Daily routine of feeding and beddingRegular health care and foot trimming, including routine health testing of bullsClipping and washing bulls for regular photographing and classification visitsSemen collection from some of the world’s highest value bulls Role Requirements: Proven ability to deliver highest…
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  • Reproduction Management Specialist – Somerset/Dorset (Dorchester area)
    Genus ABS are looking for a customer-focused team member to join the Somerset & Dorset team to offer after-sale bovine reproductive services to customer farms on a fulltime, permanent basis. Full training will be provided at the start of your role and throughout your animal genetic career with Genus ABS. You will be recognised as a key worker to support the beef and dairy food supply chain; offering essential bovine reproductive services to customer farms daily. Responsibilities of a Reproduction Management Specialist: Visit customer herds to heat-detect cows and analyse computer records before artificially inseminating the appropriate animalsSupport the farm…
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  • Reproduction Management Specialist – Northern Ireland
    Genus ABS are looking for a customer-focused team member to join the Northern Ireland team to offer after-sale bovine reproductive services to customer farms on a full-time, permanent basis. You will be recognised as a key worker to support the beef and dairy food supply chain; offering essential bovine reproductive services to customer farms daily. Responsibilities of a Reproduction Management Specialist: Visit customer herds to heat-detect cows and analyse computer records before artificially inseminating the appropriate animalsSupport the farm team to improve fertility within the herd; producing healthier and more productive cows to meet the business goalsWork with colleagues to…
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  • Insights Programme
    … for enthusiastic individuals who are looking to gain ‘on the job’ experience and potentially kick-start their future career paths in Bovine Genetics. We are looking for a number of current students to join our Genus Insights Programme across the UK. The programme will allow students to join the business on a flexible basis and gain invaluable insight and training whilst undertaking AI and RMS Services. Key responsibilities will include: • Visiting customer herds, heat detecting cows and analysing computer records before artificiallyinseminating the appropriate animals.• Developing a close working relationship with the individuals on farm and your colleagues.• Assist…
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Our response during Covid-19

Our number one priority at this time is the health and safety of our people and those we work with. We are carefully following the guidelines set, to ensure we can continue to deliver our products and services to customers around the world.  Locally, the daily work for many of our staff has been impacted. Our offices have closed and non-essential customer visits have been replaced with virtual interactions. Our farm and production facilities remain fully operational, as our key workers deliver the same high standard of animal health and welfare, 7 days a week.

We pride ourselves on exceeding expectations. Your experience applying for a career opportunity is important to us. During this time, you can expect to get to know us better from a social distance. Interviews will be conducted by phone or video and your offer pack will be emailed to you by our friendly HR team. When starting a new career immediate, we have the means to provide you with what you need to set yourself up remotely. Your manager will make and communicate plans about your induction with plenty of notice, making sure to involve your new team from your first day at work.

We play a vital part in the food supply chain worldwide. To join us at Genus is to play an essential role in producing safe and affordable animal protein to nourish the world.

Genus ABS Future Leaders Graduate Scheme

Our 18-month programme has been designed to provide a challenging and accelerated learning journey where you’ll be making key decisions and be given real responsibility from the start. You will complete three separate rotational placements across various sectors of the business, plus you’ll be mentored by some of our most successful business leaders along the way. Alongside each placement, your entire journey will also be supported with unparalleled training and a bespoke personal development programme to ensure you really gain the most from your experience on the scheme.

For suitable candidates, we will also provide the opportunity to take your skills overseas. We are looking for individuals who are keen to make an impact in our global business and believe there is no better place to start than to further develop your skills whilst learning about a new culture and different market conditions at the same time. We can’t promise it will be easy, but we will be there to support you every step of the way.

Graduate Scheme booklet – 2021

Future Leader FAQs

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Why work at Genus ABS?

As part of Genus plc, the world’s foremost animal genetic and biotechnology company, ABS Global helps its global customers introduce – and make the most of – genetic improvement in their herds by increasing profitability and enhancing the supply of animal protein to nourish the world.

We build from world-class Research & Development, harnessing leading-edge techniques and technology to accelerate genetic improvement and deliver a widening range of genetic products, tools, and services for our customers.

Our diverse team ranges from scientists to sales people, and from production personnel to customer service staff. All play important parts in helping our customers profit from genetic progress.

Our Offer

While the specifics of an individual offer will naturally vary from position to position and country to country, we do make several important commitments to every employee. Whatever your role and wherever you work, you can count on:

Career development: You can build the career you want at Genus ABS. We will work with you to understand your aspirations, then help you find the path you want and make the progress you need.

Learning and development: We will discuss and design a personal learning and development plan. From help with professional studies, to on-the-job mentoring and coaching, we will work with you to identify and harness the support you need to thrive.

Talent management: Our program nurtures those who evidence high potential to move through the organisation and/or become an expert in their field. It helps them get the opportunities, challenges, and support they need to fulfil that potential.

Performance management: Every employee, at every level of the company, has clear and measurable annual objectives with mid- and full-year progress reviews. These high-quality, in-depth discussions with your manager help gauge progress and clarify aspirations.

Pay and benefits: We offer competitive pay and benefits in every area of the company. Bonus plans are available for many roles with packages tailored to the employment market in each country.

Technology and tools: We are a company that embraces technology so you can count on receiving the tools and support you need to succeed.

Work-life balance: We recognize people have lives outside of work and encourage each of our employees to strike that appropriate balance, while supporting others in their efforts to do the same.

Our Culture

As the only animal genetics company with a truly worldwide reach and distinctly global mind-set, we do more than just encourage daily collaboration between colleagues in different businesses, countries, and roles.

We thrive on it.

When you join ABS Global and the Genus team, you’ll help advance our vision through a shared commitment to each other and our customers.

Within this culture of respect, openness, and fairness, you can be yourself and be part of a growing global team. Whatever your background, role, or area of work, you’ll have the opportunity to thrive in an environment that inspires, challenges, and supports your success.

Our Values

Our values guide the way we work with colleagues, customers, communities, and the animals we care for. They were developed with input from colleagues around the world and act as our moral compass, every day.

Customer-centric

We are one team, dedicated to helping customers thrive. We anticipate their needs and help them seize opportunities, acting as partners to improve quality, efficiency, and output. If we are not adding value for our customers, we stop and think again.

Results-driven

We are proactive, determined to be the best we can be, and to exceed expectations. We redefine standards for ourselves, our customers, and our industry. Each of us takes pride in delivering the highest level of performance. If something can be improved, we find a simpler, better way to do it.

Pioneering

We are an innovative, forward-thinking company. We have the courage and confidence to explore new ideas, and the energy and enthusiasm to deliver them. We are creative, tenacious, and resourceful in every area of our work.

People-focused

We are a business rooted in science, but built around our people. We inspire, challenge, and support everyone to perform, develop, and grow. We treat others with respect and we invite views and feedback to help us improve.

Responsible

We are ethical to our core. We feel a deep sense of responsibility to our customers, colleagues, animals, communities, and shareholders. We are honest, reliable, and trustworthy. We mean what we say and do what we say.