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Are you looking for a rewarding career?

Here at Holstein UK, CIS and NBDC, we thrive on a fast-paced yet rewarding working environment. With excellent core entitlements as well as an impressive benefits package, we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice.

We have exciting opportunities in:

  • Administration
  • Customer service
  • HR
  • Finance
  • IT
  • Research & data analysis
  • Laboratory
  • Field services
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Events

Benefits of working for Holstein UK and its subsidiaries:

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • Private medical insurance
  • Performance related bonus
  • Childcare vouchers

 

Current Career Opportunities


Breed Development Assistant

NBDC (National Bovine Data Centre) is part of the Holstein UK Group and they are looking for a Breed Development Assistant with a keen interest in both supporting and progressing the dairy industry. Breed Development, part of NBDC, progresses the breed through dairy research and the development of data-driven products and services.

Reponsibilities include:
- Master Breeder calculation;
- Classification data analysis;
- Liaising with industry contacts to maintain and update NBDC AI bull availability system
- Genomic results coordination – dealing with parentage conflicts and testing

Requirements:
- Keen interest in dairy industry research and development;
- Well organised and efficient;
- A first class communicator;
- Ability to work well alone and as part of a team;
- Have a thorough and conscientious approach to handling data;
- Diligent working style

Experience
- Educated to degree level;
- Good MS Office skills, particularly with Excel;
- Dairy industry knowledge/experience
- Evidence of data analysis experience (e.g. University Thesis)
- MS SQL and or MS Access (desirable, but not essential)

Please send your CV and covering letter to HR Department on recruitment@ukcows.com

 

Field Development support required in Northern Ireland

Duties:
Holstein UK is looking for a self-employed contractor to:
- Provide services to existing members;
- Follow up on new enquiries;
- Proactively search for new membership;
- Maintain the integrity of the herdbook through random checks;
- Promotion of society’s products and services;
- Follow-up visits once package has been purchased.

Requirements:
The role would require an individual with the following attributes:
- Keen interest in dairy industry research and development;
- Well organised and efficient;
- Excellent IT skills, particularly Microsoft Excel;
- Good communication skills;
- Have a thorough and conscientious approach to handling data;
- Willing to get involved with a wide range of projects.

If you are:
- Computer literate;
- Proactive;
- Able to provide your own vehicle;
- Used to farming environments;
- Looking for a challenge;

Then please send your CV to John Martin at: johnmartin@holstein-uk.org
PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A SELF-EMPLOYED ROLE

 

The Cattle Information Service - Milk Recorders (Various Areas)

The work involves attending afternoon and morning milkings to take milk samples, record yields and other relevant information, the data is then entered into a simple computer program.

Find out more...

 

Other Career Opportunities
If you are ready to kick-start your career or take that next step in becoming an established agricultural/business professional, please do not hesitate to contact us at recruitment@ukcows.com

 

External Job Vacancies

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