Graduate Technical Advisor, SSA

Devenish Nutrition Ltd is a leading-edge innovative animal nutrition company that creates value by developing and supplying quality nutrition products and solutions, new technologies and distinctive customer support in agri-technology sector. Having recently secured €118 million in long- term funding, Devenish has significant growth plans for the coming years.

Headquartered in Belfast, Devenish have 5 manufacturing sites in the UK and two in the United States, from where they supply innovative nutritional solutions and technical expertise to producers through the farm, feed and food industry in UK, Ireland, Europe, Africa, Middle East and the USA.

The Role

We currently have an opportunity for a Graduate Technical Advisor to bolster our Sub-Saharan African sales team. They will work with technical and nutritional experts to develop the skills needed to be a successful technical and commercial professional. This role will focus on Monogastric animal nutrition products. The role is initailly for two years with potential to become permanent.

The Person

  • A recent graduate with a Degree in Animal Science at honours or master’s level, or in a similar- discipline. Post qualification work experience in the agri-industry would be desirable but is not essential.
  • A self-starter, with strong drive and determination, and capable of self-management. Excellent communication skills are a must and the ability to build strong customer relationships. Good organisational and time management skills will be key, plus the ability to work both unsupervised and as part of a team.
  • A good attitude, a willingness to travel and the ability to work flexibly is a must.

The Rewards

  • This is an exciting opportunity for anyone seeking a successful, long-term commercial career in the agri-food industry.
  • In return, the successful candidate can expect a competitive salary, commission based bonus, car allowance and opportunities for personal and professional development.
How to Apply

Please forward your CV and cover letter to hr@devenish.com by 17:00 BST on Friday 23rd October 2020.

The Devenish Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.