Breed Development Manager










BREED DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


The Aberdeen Angus Cattle Society is the largest and most respected beef breeding organisations in the UK with a mission to produce high quality beef for consumption by consumers at home and abroad, with categoric evidence that it meets environmental and sustainability credentials demanded by todays discerning supply chains.

The organisation has identified a need to increase the knowledge base through physical Data collection to ultimately drive the uptake of Aberdeen Angus and Aberdeen Angus cross cattle within the commercial beef sector. This position will be pivotal in driving the demand for the breed by developing strategies and programs to increase the breeds market share.

Duties will include identifying, developing, and maintaining effective relationships with the beef industry’s supply chain including breeding, backgrounding, finishing, processing, exporting and marketing to promote Aberdeen Angus as the breed of choice for UK beef farmers, processors, retailer’s, foodservice and consumers.

It is envisaged the successful candidate will have experience in an agricultural or agricultural-related industry with a strong preference for commercial meat production industry experience. Degree-level education in an agricultural-related discipline will be highly regarded but not essential. Knowledge and understanding of contemporary beef genetics, genomics, BREEDPLAN and EBVs will be valued as will the ability to manage several concurrent and complex R&D and commercial projects, will also be a prerequisite and a key responsibility.

We are seeking a well organised, determined individual who is a self-motivated, self-directed, confident communicator capable of building effective relationships easily and managing a diverse suite of responsibilities.

This is an exciting and challenging role, reporting to the Chief Executive and the Breed Development Committee and your ability to make a difference through industry liaison and engagement will be recognised.

On offer is a competitive remuneration package and a unique opportunity within an industry that is having to evolve and adapt very quickly to market demands.

Applications inclusive of a covering letter, and an up-to-date CV can be preferably E mailed to, but also posted to:

Laura Stewart – PA to the CEO
The Aberdeen Angus Cattle Society
6 Kings Place
Perth
Scotland
PH2 8AD
laura@aberdeen-angus.co.uk


Full Position Description available by clicking here.


Tel: Not specified | E-mail: laura@aberdeen-angus.co.uk
Web: www.aberdeen-angus.co.uk | Closing Date: Friday 26th March 2021

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