Livestock Procurement Officer

Company: Kepak
Location: Ireland
Salary: Competitive
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Kepak Group is seeking to recruit a candidate to become part of its Procurement and Agriculture Team in Clonee. The ideal candidate must be highly motivated, capable of working to very high standards and possess an ability to develop strong working relationships.

The Role:

  • Liaise with Farmer Suppliers, Producer Group Organisers and Factory Personnel
  • To assist the current procurement team in daily procurement tasks
  • To assist the Agriculture Team with the coordination of Agricultural Initiatives
  • To help Kepak Group become the destination of choice for livestock farmers in Ireland
  • To become a key part of the future growth of the Company‚Äôs Procurement and Agriculture Team

Key Competencies Required:

  • Third level degree or equivalent in Agriculture/ Animal Science/ Agribusiness
  • Experience with livestock systems (sheep and cattle)
  • Familiarity with modern farming practices and regulatory matters
  • Must hold full, clean driving license & have willingness to travel
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office

Key Traits Required:

  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Ability to work on own initiative & meet targets
  • Strong communication & negotiation skills
  • Strong organisational and managerial ability
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Requirements:

  • Third level degree or equivalent in Agriculture/ Animal Science/ Agribusiness
  • Experience with livestock systems (sheep and cattle)
  • Familiarity with modern farming practices and regulatory matters
  • Must hold full, clean driving license & have willingness to travel
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office
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