Careers

Current Opportunities

  • Livestock Person – Ruthin, North Wales
    Do you enjoy a hands-on job working with animals? Genus ABS’ Livestock teams based in Ruthin, North Wales are growing. We have the following available opportunities: Bull handling and careYoungstock and calf rearing You will work as a team to ensure consistency in care for high-value animals to support genetics production and future generations to positive impact Genus ABS customer herds around the globe. The facilities utilise sustainable and high-tech equipment to provide the best comfort and conditions to the animals. Essential duties and responsibilities Daily care of our animalsRoutine health testing to ensure the well-being of our animalsMaintain the…
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  • Reproduction Management Specialist – Multiple locations, UK
    Do you have a customer-focused mindset? Then, join the Genus ABS team on a full-time permanent basis to deliver reproductive services to customer farms in the following locations: Castle Douglas (Dumfries and Galloway), ScotlandLanarkshire and Ayrshire, ScotlandCockermouth, CumbriaCheshireCounty Down, Northern Ireland The role of Reproduction Management Specialist is responsible for building and maintaining professional relationships with teammates and customers. You will work independently to identify opportunities, input data, and drive results as a team. If you enjoy working outdoors and are interested in agriculture, apply with your CV today. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Visit customer herds to heat-detect cows and analyse computer…
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  • Genetic Services Specialist – Remote, Northern Ireland
    Genus ABS is recruiting for a Genetic Services Specialist to join the Northern Ireland team on a part-time basis. We are looking for an experienced dairy professional with the ability to support farmers to achieve genetic goals within their herd. Join us at Genus ABS as a Genetic Service Specialist and lead in the delivery of solutions including; GENEadvance®, Genetic Management System® (GMS®), HYVIG™ and Sexcel® and Beef InFocus™ strategies, to enhance customer competencies and, train and develop knowledge in the Genus ABS team. You will be provided with training and support from our team of experts to enable you to work autonomously to ensure all customer farms within Northern…
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  • Livestock Person – Ruthin, North Wales
    Genus ABS is 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 helps farmers to produce higher quality…
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  • Farm Business Secretary, Multiple locations, UK
    Farm businesses need to profit, feed people, care for the environment and ensure the planet will sustain future generations. It’s a tall order but endlessly fascinating one. Backed by the Promar International team, you will be in the best position to help farm businesses by balancing the books and managing their accounts. In this role, you will join our growing Farm Business Analyst (FBA) team to provide services to farming clients in the following locations: CheshireWorcestershireSouthwest England Salaries for this role will depend on your experience: £19,800 – £26,100 with a 5% yearly bonus Essential duties and responsibilities Maintain and build strong…
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  • Genetic Advisor – Hokkaido, Japan
    Genus is an agricultural biotechnology pioneer. We are a global FTSE 250 company, headquartered in the UK, and listed on the London Stock Exchange. Genus PLC has a presence in over 70 countries and a global workforce of over 3,000 employees and growing.  We are a worldwide leader in porcine and bovine animal genetics, partnering with farmers to transform how we nourish the world – a mission that is important to a sustainable future.  Food consumption is expected to rise by 60% in the next 20 years. Our challenge is to affordably and sustainably meet that escalating demand while global resources diminish. …
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  • Genetic Services Specialist – Remote and Field-based Southwest, England
    Are you looking for an opportunity to use your knowledge of the UK agriculture and dairy sector to help farmers achieve genetic goals within their herd? Then join Genus ABS’ Genetic Services team on a full-time permanent basis. The role reports directly to the Genetics Services Manager. It will enable you to work both on-farm and from your home to add value to the business in tactical and strategic ways. The role of the Genetic Services Specialist uses Genus ABS leading solutions, including; GENEadvance®, Genetic Management System® (GMS®), HYVIG™ and Sexcel® and Beef InFocus™ strategies, to train and develop knowledge in the Genus ABS team and enhance customer competencies. You will work…
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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

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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.