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G357 - Are you in Agricultural Sales and looking for a change? - South West England

If you are currently in agricultural sales and looking for a change, De Lacy Executive has been appointed to find a Livestock Buyer. The role will be based in the South West. This is a rare and exciting opportunity for the right applicant to transfer their existing sales skills into a different career path.

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

Maintain relationships with farmers, livestock agents and suppliers.

Carry out farm visits offering advice on selection, breeding and nutrition to farmers.

Ensure the livestock purchased meet production requirements.

Carry out tasks in accordance with current animal welfare legislation and company operating procedures at all times with regard to safe movements, handling and production.

Contribute to the recording and maintenance of slaughter information and data.

Ensure livestock deliveries are to schedule.

The successful candidate will fulfil the following requirements:

Excellent communication skills.

Existing farming contacts throughout the South West.

Good negotiating skills.

Excellent knowledge and understanding of the UK livestock industry.

A strong work ethic.

Able to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Team player.

Able to form on-going business relationships with farmers.

Remuneration: A competitive salary and package will be offered based upon experience.

The Next Step? For more information please call: Grace Nugent on: Office 01885 483440, DDI 01885 485521, Mobile 07436808024 or e-mail your CV and covering letter (preferably in Word or RTF format please, not PDF) to Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. This is not a job description. Please ensure you obtain full information about the job 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. Thank you.

This job has now been closed.


  • Added: 26th January 2017
  • Ref: G357
  • Type: Sales
  • Location: SW ENGLAND, SOUTH,