Dairy Herd Mating Evaluator - South

  • Reporting to: Regional Sales Manager
  • Primary Location: South England
  • Department: Genetics
  • Working Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday
  • Type: Permanent
  • Benefits: Competitive salary, 21 days annual leave increasing to 23 days after 12 months’ service and increasing to 25 days after 2 years’ service plus bank holidays, Pension, Life Assurance (4 times basic salary), Employee Discounts
  • Closing date: 29.10.2021

Would you like an interesting long-term opportunity?

Cogent Breeding Limited have an exciting opportunity for an individual who has a proven track record of providing a high quality herd mating service, who can deliver on 'Our Promise', advising farmers on pioneering genetics to achieve their individual goals.

Who will I be working with?

Cogent is one of the UK's leading suppliers of bovine genetics and operates the UK's largest bull stud. The award-winning company brings innovation to breeding and offers a complete range of solutions to deliver improvement on farms. Founded in 1995, the company has since developed a global presence exporting services and products to more than 60 countries.

With a workforce of over 160 professional team members and substantial investment and backing from Sexing Technologies, including access to their revolutionary SexedULTRA 4M™ sexed semen. We are a company with a very bright future for UK and International business growth.

At our core is our people. Cogent understand that investing in the right calibre of candidate is what makes us the place to be for a delivery driver, especially if that candidate wishes to work for a forward-thinking company that listens to and values its people.

So, what will the role of Dairy Herd Mating Evaluator be?

Being part of our dynamic team you will report to the Regional Sales Manager in your area. It will be your responsibility to provide a first class advisory service to dairy and beef farmers on the Cogent portfolio of products and services to achieve improvements to the customers herd.

Tasks include:

  • To run an efficient service utilising the pedigree mating service where possible
  • To Build effective relationships with customers to deliver a service that meets their breeding requirements
  • Provide support across departments including Precision and Sales in delivering a professional service to new and existing customers
  • To manage and update the supporting IT database
  • To provide detailed action reports (in MAP) to customers and sales staff
  • Take responsibility for all record keeping and herd reports
  • Manage your own diary and accommodate customer and sales staff requests where possible
  • Continuously develop and improve the working practices of both you and your team

What will I need to be considered for this Dairy Herd Mating Evaluator vacancy?

  • Excellent knowledge of pedigree and commercial dairy cattle breeding
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of cattle physiology
  • An ability to build and maintain strong relationships, both internally and externally
  • Have excellent knowledge and experience of MS office packages
  • Be prepared to travel to carry out your role
  • Full clean driving license

What will I receive in return?

  • You will be joining a reputable business with a friendly culture where you'll be able to apply your expertise and skills, be encouraged and supported to further develop your career
  • Salary: Competitive

Enhanced Benefits:

  • Annual leave entitlement starting at 21 days, up to 25 days following 2 years’ service, plus bank holidays
  • Matching Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance (4 times basic salary)
  • Long Service Awards at 5, 10, 15, 20 and 30 years
  • Employee Discounts

To apply please send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter to recruitment@cogentuk.com


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email: recruitment@cogentuk.com