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G311 - Technical Support Advisor - Home-based

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Technical Support Advisor to assist our clients sales team and customers. Our client is a significant and well-respected supplier of animal nutrition and animal health products.

This is a fantastic opening for a candidate with previous experience in an animal nutritional related role and/or practical experience of farm livestock; ideally for candidates looking for a second job in agriculture supply and wanting to develop a career. However, ambitious graduates are encouraged to apply. The rewards will include gaining significant experience in technical and commercial issues.

This is a varied role that will allow the successful applicant to go on farm and cover a territory of England, Wales and up to the Scottish Boarders.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide technical, advisory, sales and marketing support to sales colleagues, their customers, key accounts and at shows /events.

Development of the product portfolio and appropriate sales, marketing and training literature.

Create and present presentations to customers.

Maintain technical competence.

Maintain technical awareness of on-going development within the industry both animal health and legislative related.

Key Requirements:

Ruminant biased with at least an HND in agricultural or animal science.

Commercial experience preferred.

Excellent communication, presenting, coaching and mentoring skills.

Effective communication is essential to convey technical information to people of all levels of understanding using both spoken and written mediums.

Computer literate.

Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative within the team environment.

Ability to work under pressure and manage time.

Ideally knowledge of manufacturing methods and raw material characteristics.


A competitive remuneration package will be offered and will reflect the experience of the successful candidate. Career development opportunities will arise for candidates with ambition and ability.

Interested to know more about this excellent opportunity? Please e-mail your enquiry or CV to or call Grace Nugent on 01885 483440/01885 485521/07436808024 for more information. Thank you.

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. Any details you provide will be securely retained and will not be passed to a third party without your prior permission. Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

De Lacy Executive is the recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business, Agri-Food and Land-based Business Sectors. It was established in 2000. The team of consultants consists of experienced practical and supply trade agriculturalists that have developed a recruitment practice based on high ethical standards. De Lacy Executive is approved as a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UKs recruitment industry and is registered with the UKs Information Commissioner under the Data Protection Act.

This job has now been closed.


  • Ref: G311
  • Type: Technical Support, Trainee Nutritionist (Must possess HND/Degree), Trainee Sales/Trader
  • Salary: A competitive remuneration package will be offered and will reflect the experience of the successful candidate.