Job Type: Management / Nutrition / Specialist
Head of Equine & Smallholder Nutrition
We are looking for an individual to be the Head of our Equine & Smallholder Nutrition team, who shares the same values as we do and has a real drive to improve both equine and smallholder animal nutrition and educate the owners for the animals we feed. Our customers are mainly leisure riders so experience in this area is essential.
The Head of Equine & Smallholder Nutrition will play a major part in overseeing product development, formulating new feeds, feed trials, sampling and the nutritional analysis of feeds in line with current legislation.
As the role includes giving equine nutritional advice over the phone, email and at shows and events the successful candidate will be approachable and able to relate and communicate to colleagues and customers of all ages and backgrounds. As well as the ability to write articles for internal and external publications, the successful candidate will also be proficient in writing and presenting nutritional lectures.
As this role covers both our equine and smallholder ranges, in addition to equine knowledge and experience we are also looking for someone who can give nutritional advice for animals such as poultry, pigs, sheep, goats and cattle.
Successful candidates will have experience of managing a team, have leisure horse experience and ideally hold at least a relevant Masters Degree.
Key responsibilities of the role will include:
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 29th September 2017
To apply, please send your CV, covering letter, and details of your salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org
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