HerdPlus Graduate Programme

ICBF are currently recruiting for the position of ‘HerdPlus Graduate Program’. Successful candidates will be offered an exciting opportunity to join our world leading organisation for a twelve-month period commencing in September 2019

Description

HerdPlus Graduate RecruitmentLeading the way in Cattle Breeding in Ireland

Do you relish a challenge and wish to be part of a top-class team?  Do you have the drive, innovation and dedication required to help shape the future of the Irish Dairy and Beef Industry. If the answer is Yes, then ICBF may be the place for you.

HerdPlus is looking for graduates to join our hard working and dedicated team. We’ve made significant progress over the last few years, with over 26,000 dairy and beef farmers currently subscribed to our extensive breeding information service. Our core strength in ICBF is our people and the HerdPlus Graduate Programme is a key element in expanding our high calibre talent base. ICBF employ approximately 80 people in Cork and have a 20 year history in Ireland.

What’s on offer?

Successful candidates will be offered an exciting opportunity to join our world leading organisation for a twelve-month period commencing in September 2019.

  • Throughout the programme, you will learn and develop a broad skill set as well as working directly with farmers and industry experts to deliver results that will make a financial impact for our farmers and the wider agricultural sector. You will also have the opportunity for further training, development and work placements within the industry.
  • We hope that you will gain invaluable experience which will enable you to excel in your career, along with the possibility of a long-term position within the organisation based on your performance during the programme.

Our Candidate Requirements:

  • Enthusiasm
  • Self-motivation
  • A Team Player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good telephone manner
  • Good computer skills
  • 3rd level degree in Ag. Science or equivalent
  • A knowledge of dairy/beef farming would be an advantage

If you are interested in making a difference in the agricultural industry, then maybe our Graduate Programme is the right fit for you? Please submit your cover letter and CV.

ICBF is an equal opportunities employer.

Closing date is 30th April 2019.

Salary

Competitive