Want to join the Sheep Ireland Team? Opportunity now available!

We currently have a vacancy for a Business Analyst

Why us?

Sheep Ireland’s objective is to help shape the future of the Irish Sheep industry by improving the profitability and sustainability of all Irish sheep farmers through identifying and promoting the best performing sheep genetics. We are continually working to educate the sheep industry about the benefits and potential gains to be made by using genetic indices. We are now at our highest ever level of industry participation and in a new and exciting era of cutting-edge genomic analysis, mobile app recording, and international collaboration. To further develop our impact on the Sheep Industry, we are looking for a person to join our team. This position is based in our office in Ballincollig, Co. Cork with the possibility of some travel around Ireland and hybrid working.

Further training and support opportunities exist for those who wish to continue their education. In addition, employees receive a competitive benefits package.

The primary duties will be;

  • Technical Support – To provide technical support to LambPlus clients
  • Systems Support & Development – Enhance existing systems & develop new sheep breeding products to the industries needs
  • Data generation – Help drive an increase in the level of sheep performance recording in Ireland among ram breeders and commercial sheep farmers
  • Industry Communication – To help communicate the benefits of the genetic indices to the Irish sheep industry

Required Skills and Experience:

  • A degree in an Agriculture related discipline (or equivalent experience)
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Be a self-starter with good initiative and attention to detail
  • Strong customer service ethos
  • Previous experience working in a sheep-related industry will be a distinct advantage

About Sheep Ireland: Sheep Ireland is the leading provider of information-based genetic services. We are based in Ballincollig, Co. Cork and have more than ten years of history in the Industry.  Sheep Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

Please submit a cover letter and CV.

Closing date for receipt of applications 10 January 2023.

If you are interested in the above position, please submit your C.V. along with a cover letter describing why you are best suited for the position via the HR LOCKER HERE.