Careers

Current Opportunities

  • Future Leaders Graduate Programme
    Are you looking for an inspiring opportunity to kickstart your career? Genus’ Future Leaders Graduate Scheme develops and supports the next generation of leaders to partner with farmers to achieve our shared vision to nourish the world. You will be fully immersed in the world of animal genetics by gaining invaluable insight and training while delivering important work for our teams and customers. What can I expect from the Future Leaders Graduate Scheme? Together with your fellow Graduate Management Trainees, you will complete three 6-month rotations:  Rotation 1 with Genus ABS: Discover and develop your key account partnership skills with the largest global bovine genetics business Rotation 2 with Promar International: Learn and deliver your consultancy skills with Genus ABS’ agricultural consultancy business Rotation 3: Tailored…
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  • Distributor Business Manager (Netherlands)
    Key responsibilities: This is a fantastic job opportunity in the Europe Asia Africa (EAA) Distributors team! In this role, you will primarily work with our valued and longest established partnership in The Netherlands of 48 years. 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. You will support the Distributor management and field team to maximise growth through Technical and Consultative Sales expertise within agreed target accounts. Responsibilities of a Distributor Business Manager: Be a leader in transforming ABS from Selling and distributing semen…
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  • Product Development Administrator
    Genus ABS is looking for a Product Development Administrator for a period of 12 months on a part-time basis to work with the Beef Cornerstone Manager on the beef young sire testing programme across the EMEA region. You will support the Beef Cornerstone Manager to ensure the effective onboarding and retention of progressive and genetic driven farmers and, process data to gather insights and drive genetic progress.   Responsibilities of the Product Development Administrator:  Assist with onboarding of new members onto Beef CornerstoneReceive and process external and internal enquiries in relation to Beef CornerstoneWork with Breeding Advisors and Reproductive management specialists…
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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. We are seeking an ambitious individual to join the Sustainability team on a permanent basis. Our team collaborate with policy makers, government agencies, retail operators, industry associations and land-based businesses. We critically examine their operations and offer tailored and flexible farm-to-fork solutions for businesses of all sizes across the food supply chain. Responsibilities of a Senior Environmental Consultant: Manage a portfolio of environmental consultancy projects which drive growth of the Promar Consultancy business Deliver projects to help clients understand their carbon footprint and develop plans…
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  • Environmental Analyst (Remote)
    Location: Remote Promar International, a sister brand of Genus ABS, is a leading provider of consultancy services to farmers, food companies and retailers. Our sustainability team are seeking a data-focused individual with a passion for sustainable food production. Growing consumer, retailer and political interest in how our food is produced means that sustainability is a priority for food and farming businesses. Our clients face competing challenges from growing populations, climate change, food waste, land degradation, and fossil fuel use. Backed by the Promar team, you will be supporting a range of consultancy project activities to support the response to these challenges.  Responsibilities of an Environmental Analyst: Work on…
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  • Farm Business Analyst – Cheshire / North Staffordshire
    Key responsibilities: Promar International, a sister brand of Genus ABS, are looking for an organised and detail-oriented person to join the growing Farm Business Analyst (FBA) team. In this role, you will be responsible for a portfolio of farms in and around Cheshire and North Staffordshire. You will work with your farming clients to help with management accounts, financial planning, farm budgeting and funding advice. At the end of the financial year, we provide our clients with a comprehensive report with a detailed breakdown of the performance of their enterprise together with conventional accounting reports. Responsibilities of a Farm Business…
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  • Reproduction Management Specialist – Castle Douglas & Lanarkshire areas
    Genus ABS are looking for customer-focused team members to join the Scottish 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 improve…
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  • Livestock Person – Ruthin, North Wales
    Genus ABS are seeking an enthusiastic person to join our growing Livestock team. This is a fantastic opportunity to provide the highest levels of care and husbandry to some of the most valuable beef and dairy bulls in the global AI industry. Our bull stud in Ruthin is one of two premier bull studs in the UK, home to some of Genus ABS’ world-leading bulls. Semen collections made from bulls at Ruthin are distributed to customers around the globe. Our Livestock team play an important part in the Genus ABS global supply chain and helping farmers to produce higher quality…
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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 – (Carlisle and West Cumbria)
    Genus ABS are looking for a customer-focused team member to join the Cumbria team to offer after-sale bovine reproductive services to customer farms. 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 improve fertility within the herd;…
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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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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 2022

Future Leader FAQs

Did you miss our webinar? Not a problem! Frances Metcalfe-Head, the current graduate, answers all of your questions about our Genus Future Leaders Graduate Programme…
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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.