Genetic Services Specialist – Remote and Field-based, North England and Scotland

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 50% remote and 50% directly on-farm to execute tools and concepts with customers in this role. As the Genetic Service Specialist representing Genus ABS in the North of England and Scotland, you will anticipate customer demands, emerging trends and value association within the region.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Define customer genetic improvement plans, assist in genetic selection and complete genetic reviews
  • Provide genetic expertise directly to high value, key & valued customers and prospects to ensure genetic improvement plans maximise customer success and profitability
  • As an output of own work, enable Sales and Service colleagues to engage with customers using genetic solutions for more efficient delivery of customer-centric genetic improvement plans and validating customer outcomes
  • Contribute to the definition of pioneering Genus ABS genetic improvement plan solutions, data management and technology solutions with the value proposition 
  • Share expertise and insights through collaboration with Genetic Services to progress the department strategy, further strengthening core competencies and harnessing innovation 

Requirements:

  • Driving licence
  • Bachelor’s degree and relevant work experience in agriculture 
  • Proven ability to work with autonomy to make decisions, organising and prioritising own work
  • Excellent communication skills to engage with a range of audiences

Summary

Job title: Genetic Services Specialist | Location: Dumfries, Galloway, Carlisle | Hours: Full-time (8-hour shift) | Contract: Permanent | Schedule: Monday to Friday | Salary: Competitive | Bonus scheme: Yearly | Availability: Immediate Start

Applications:

Email your CV to [email protected]

Benefits

  • Flexible schedule
  • Work from home
  • Fully expensed company car for work purposes
  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Private dental insurance
  • Wellness programmes
  • Gym membership
  • Company pension (Enhanced by Genus)
  • Sick pay
  • Store discounts
  • Referral programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Language training provided and support for continuous professional development (CPD)

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