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  • Job reference number:15223204
  • Client ID:RI/JM11867
  • Posted on:20-APR-2017
  • Salary:£48K - £55K /A
  • Location:CORK, CORK
  • Job type:PERMANENT

Are you looking currently looking to travel abroad and gain great experience working on a large scale dairy farm ? If so this may be the role for you. In return my client is offering a very lucrative tax free package which will include a basic salary & bonus , free accommodation & all your general living expenses will be paid for including food and regular paid flights home.

In return you will gain practical hands on experience in dairying & best practices and receive ongoign training and work experience in the following areas

  • Calving area : calve heifers & cows & feed colostrum
  • Administering vaccinations
  • Feed heifers and bull calves from day old to weanling.
  • Deal with animal health issues.
  • Test milk for BF% & SNF %
  • Get familiar with breeding procedures.
Company overview

My Client is a large integrated dairy food company in the Middle East. Operating across the gulf region my client currently employs over 35,000 employees servicing some 50,000 retail outlets with a turnover that exceeded $3.5 Billion in 2014.

At present the operation has 90,000 cows and rear 70,000 young stock in 7 modern dairy farms. Responsible for the management of dairy herdsmen the successful applicant will undergo a programme of on the job training in all business aspects reflecting the best European standards. Experience in animal husbandry is a requirement . Candidate also needs to have a number of years practical experience working on progressive dairy farms .

Core purpose of the role

To maximize production and thereby profit of the farm by planning and organizing all farm functional activities within assigned areas of responsibility and making the most efficient use of all resources at this disposal.

Academic / Professional qualification

Bachelor degree in Agriculture or equivalent qualification.

Non academic qualification

Professional experience in the management of dairy herds.


Livestock management skills; Must have good man management and influencing skills and be a good communicator; Driving License; Computer fluency.

In return my Client offers

Excellent tax free remuneration package which includes annual bonus (Salary 46.5k per annum tax free )
Regular time off and free flights to and from Saudi Arabia
Bachelor status contract with excellent living conditions
Excellent career opportunities within one of the fastest growing food companies in the middle East

To apply for this role please send your cv through the attached link

For more information please call John on 087 9955439

This job originally appeared on RecruitIreland.com