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Technical Support

Sheep Ireland’s objective is to improve the profitability of all Irish sheep farmers by identifying and promoting the best performing sheep genetics through the LambPlus service and the €uroStar genetic indices. Sheep Ireland is continually working to educate the sheep industry about the benefits of using genetic indices. Generating large volumes of performance
data is critical to delivering accurate genetic evaluations to Irish farmers and we are continually working to increase the amount of data generated annually.To further develop our sheep breeding services, we are looking for a person to join our team. This position will be based in our office near Bandon, Co. Cork with the possibility of some travel around Ireland.

The main duties will be:

•Technical Support – To provide technical phone support to existing LambPlus clients.
•Leading important projects – being responsible for day to day running and meeting set targets
•Systems Support & Development – Enhance existing systems & develop new online sheep breeding products.
•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 €uroStar Indices to the Irish sheep industry.

•A degree in an Agriculture related discipline.
•From a sheep background or have experience working with sheep with a strong interest in sheep breeding.
•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.

If you are interested in the above position, please email your C.V. along with a cover letter describing why you are best suited for the position to careers@sheep.ie.
Application closing date is Monday 7th November 2016