VikingGenetics is one of the largest AI-companies in the world owned by 20,000 farmers in Denmark, Sweden, and Finland. They use the newest techniques in their breeding program and genomically test over 6,000 VikingHolstein, VikingRed, and VikingJersey bulls each year to select around 290 of them for the breeding programme. They operate commercially across five countries in Europe, export to 50 countries around the world and have been operating in Australia since 2010. With documented plans for global growth in 2022 through the merger with other well established European dairy and beef breeding organisations, their future in Australia is particularly exciting.
Their mission is to provide the best genetics to farmers around the world and their belief is that a balanced breeding program between health and production is the best way to go for a successful dairy business. As their business continues to expand, they are now seeking an Area Manager to join their business and focus on growth in Gippsland.
To be successful in this role, you will have strong communication skills at all levels within the dairy industry and have relevant experience or a strong understanding of the artificial breeding or Herd Improvement Industry. You will have a good understanding of technology and an ability to sell a technical product. You will also have superior organisation and presentation skills and want to and feel comfortable working in a relationship based, customer facing role within a small but dynamic company.
You will have the ability to work autonomously, communicate effectively and be capable of working in a team culture. This role is ideal for a candidate who is looking to be involved in the future of the industry. A relevant remuneration package will be negotiated to attract candidates of the highest calibre. For more information, please call Nigel Crawley on 1300 380 701 or submit your resume via this link.