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A651 - Equine Nutrition Quality Manager - South East England

De Lacy Executives client is a highly respected and long established producer of brand leading equine feed products.

De Lacy Executives client is a highly respected and long established producer of brand leading equine feed products.

Due to past growth and future plans, an exciting senior position has arisen for an Equine Nutrition and Quality Manager to join their team. This role will also involve Business Development. This is a very responsible position, initially managerial level but the expectation would be that it would lead to a future board appointment for the right candidate.

The successful individual will manage all aspects of nutrition and feed formulation, quality, raw material supply and costing from harvested crop to end customer, including UFAS, FEMAS and NOPS quality schemes.

The company is developing new fibre feeds and is continually installing new and innovative processing equipment. The appointee will be involved in the development of these products and would be expected to manage all aspects of the process , including liaison with contract clients, ensuring that their expectations are met.

Candidate Requirements:

Educated to degree level or above in equine/animal science or equivalent

Excellent knowledge and experience of equine nutrition

Experience of equine industry assurance schemes would be an advantage.

Proven B2B sales experience is desirable

Commercially aware

Strong work ethic

Excellent communication skills

Demonstrate drive and ambition

Strong team player

Full UK driving licence

A respected person from the equine world without the full skill range above may be considered as some training could be provided

Remuneration:

The remuneration package will be commensurate with the importance of the role.

To apply for this significant new career opportunity:

Please e-mail your CV and covering letter (in Word or RTF format please, not PDF) to (START-amandalatham@delacyequestrian.co.uk

For more information please call: Amanda Latham on Office: 01885 483440, DDI: 01885 485524, Mobile: 07730 218934

Please be assured that all contact will be treated in complete confidence.

Thank you.

De Lacy Executive is the agricultural recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business and Land-based Business Sectors and was established in 2000. We are experienced practical and supply trade agriculturalists who have developed an agricultural recruitment practice based on high ethical standards - we are approved members of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UKs recruitment industry (REC Membership Number: 00082047).

This job has now been closed.

Summary

  • Ref: A651
  • Type: Nutritionist (Commercial nutrition experience necessary or PhD), Quality Assurance/Auditor, Sales B2B
  • Salary: The remuneration package will be commensurate with the importance of the role.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, SE ENGLAND, SOUTH,