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Dairy Technical Service Specialist, Middle East. - SG022

De Lacy Executive has been appointed by a global player in animal nutrition to recruit a dairy nutritionist to work within all ME markets including Pakistan and Iran to help to achieve the region's annual sales target by providing technical support to our large customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support in dairy cattle management and diet formulation / nutrition
  • Participate in the sales process as support to the sales force / distributors within the region.
  • Improve the ruminant knowledge of our Sales force, distributors, customers and external organisations
  • Dairy business strategy for the marketplace
  • Support to named markets for technical queries
  • Develop the use of technical & marketing sales support materials to sales teams
  • Assist sales force/distributors to understand the correct positioning of the company's products.
  • Evaluate and develop strategies to differentiate our solutions from ongoing and new competitors available on the market
  • Monitor local commercial trials (ruminant) where appropriate
  • Interpret on-farm data collection, to offer practical solutions to farmers/managers.

Key Attributes:Essential:

  • Academic degree in Agricultural Science, Vet Science or related discipline
  • 5 years + working experience in the industry of which 2 in a commercial environment
  • Proficient in dairy ration formulation
  • Sales and Business experience
  • Willing to travel throughout the Middle East which includes all ME markets, Iran, and Pakistan.
  • Speaks fluent English
  • In depth understanding of the ruminant (dairy) industry with sound technical, nutritional and health knowledge
  • On-farm experience, ability to work with large TMR dairies
  • A willingness to travel extensively within the Middle East region (>70% of the time)

Knowledge & Skill:

  • Diet reformulation ability essential
  • Experience in working in International Business desirable
  • Experience in recommending best practice in calf and heifer management an advantage
  • Experience in ruminant management associated with harsh climatic environments, particularly heat & humidity.
  • Forage management
  • Knowledge in high production (40 L and more) very large herd (>2500 lactating cows)
  • Sales experience with farm and feed mill clients advantageous
  • Presenting to small, medium and large audiences
  • Project planning
  • Understanding of multiple markets and cultures
  • A self-motivating individual who would thrive in developing and strengthening our team
  • Forward-thinking, innovative
  • A team player and a good communicator
  • Customer orientated (internal and external)
  • Hard-working, efficient and flexible
  • Ability to network and multi-task and meet tight deadlines
  • Able to work independently

Remuneration: A competitive salary package will be offered with excellent benefits and numerous opportunities within an international environment and multicultural team.

The Next Step: For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Stuart Goodinson on: 01885 485523/07487 259401 (8am-8pm)), or e-mail your CV and covering letter (preferably in Word please) to stuartgoodinson@delacyexecutive.co.uk Thank You.

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