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JB021 - Technical Ruminant Specialist - North West/Scotland

De Lacy Executive are seeking an experienced Technical Ruminant Specialist for the subsidiary of a significant UK livestock sector business.

De Lacy Executive are seeking an experienced Technical Ruminant Specialist for the subsidiary of a significant UK livestock sector business. The successful applicant will need to be capable of offering clear cut technical advice to sales representatives out on farm across the North West. Our client has a pioneering approach to animal nutrition, which is expanding rapidly in a market seeking intelligent solutions to its livestock performance challenges.

The Role:

This unique opportunity has arisen for the chosen candidate to provide technical nutritional support to field based, commercial staff to enable them to advise the farmer further to understand where the value can be added to their business.

Manage the development and delivery of appropriate technical training to improve the commercial sales team.

Work to improve the effectiveness and technical detail of the companies literature, events, sales aids and press articles.

To prioritise the technical support given to make the best use of geography, relationships, time and capability across the sales team.

To support and drive the development of new products, existing products, tools and services to drive customer offering and satisfaction.


Ability to build rapport and relationships quickly with both customers and internal colleagues.

Possess a successful and proven ruminant sales history alongside having strong commercial awareness.

Capable of communicating effectively and with substance at both scientific and more practical levels.

Have a good understanding of practical UK dairy and beef production and the supply chain through to the consumer.

Willingness to travel where reasonably needed in the UK, overnight stays may occasionally be required.

Full UK Driving licence essential.

A competitive remuneration package will be offered and will reflect the experience of the successful candidate.

Interested to apply or to know more?

Please call Jack Ballard on 01885 485 528 or email:

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This is not a job description. Please ensure you obtain full information about the job from De Lacy Executive and at interview with the employer.

De Lacy Executive is an approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice. Registered with the Information Commissioners Office the company complies with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

Contact our consultants:

Jack Ballard

Telephone: 01885 485528

Office: 01885 483440


This job has now been closed.


  • Ref: JB021
  • Type: Nutritionist (Commercial nutrition experience necessary or PhD), Sales, Sales Team Manager, Technical Manager, Technical Support
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, NW ENGLAND, CUMBRIA, SCOTLAND,