Technical Sales - 12 month placement

Devenish is an innovative, independent, international agri-technology company. It combines science, technology and innovation to support food production systems that improve performance and create value.

Devenish trades in over 30 countries, specialising in optimising nutrient use across the food chain, in order to proactively improve human health and the environment. It develops and delivers sustainable and innovative nutritional products and solutions for the feed industry, the food industry and for human health.

Headquartered in Belfast, Devenish has manufacturing sites across Ireland, the UK, USA, Turkey and Uganda, as well as offices in UAE, Uganda, Mexico, Philippines, Dominican Republic and India.

The Role:

The successful placement candidate will be given the opportunity to work and learn from a highly successful and driven Rumiant team, based in both GB and Ireland. Your placement will cover:

  • Research and reporting
  • Ruminant nutrition
  • Technical Sales

This is an excellent opportunity for a person with initiative who is looking for a challenge that offers a range of personal and career development opportunities and personal fulfilment. You will be given the opportunity to work with various members of our ruminant team, which should allow you an opportunity to consider your area of preference and focus when you return to university.

Key Tasks:

  • Promote Devenish products with our customer and prospect accounts
  • To assist in a sales technical role to dual call, solo call with different customers sales force increasing Devenish product sales.
  • To also work alongside the existing technical sales team in formulating and costing products

Essential Criteria:

  • Studying a relevant degree (Ruminant related modules advantageous)
  • As well as being a reliable self starter, requirements would consist of the following:
  • Basic knowledge of the Dairy and beef industry in GB
  • Basic understanding of how to feed a ruminant and the desire to learn
  • To have the ability or be trained to use a diet programme for a Ruminant.
  • Strong ICT skills
  • Full driving licence
  • Ability to travel throughout the UK and Ireland as required is essential

Salary & Location:

16k pro rata salary – full time for one year. You will be highly flexible in terms of location as your role may be required across various regions in GB

How to Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please forward your CV and covering letter, indicating why you are suitable for this role to:
HR@devenish.com

Closing date for applications: 8th March 2019 at 5pm.

Devenish Nutrition Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community