Genetic Services Specialist

Job Locations UK
Job ID
Sales & Sales Support
Position Type
Part Time
Reports To
Key Account Mgr
Remote Office

Business Overview

Genus is an agricultural biotechnology pioneer. We are a global FTSE 250 company, headquartered in the UK, and listed on the London Stock Exchange. Genus PLC has a presence in over 70 countries and a global workforce of over 3,000 employees and growing.  We are a worldwide leader in porcine and bovine animal genetics, partnering with farmers to transform how we nourish the world – a mission that is important to a sustainable future. 


Food consumption is expected to rise by 60% in the next 20 years. Our challenge is to affordably and sustainably meet that escalating demand while global resources diminish.  Our vision is clear: Pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world.

Role Overview

Genus ABS is recruiting for a Genetic Services Specialist to join the Northern Ireland team on a part-time basis.


We are looking for an experienced dairy professional with the ability to support farmers to achieve genetic goals within their herd.


Join us at Genus ABS as a Genetic Service Specialist and lead in the delivery of solutions including; GENEadvance®Genetic Management System® (GMS®)HYVIG™ and Sexcel® and Beef InFocus™ strategies, to enhance customer competencies and, train and develop knowledge in the Genus ABS team.


You will be provided with training and support from our team of experts to enable you to work autonomously to ensure all customer farms within Northern Ireland can achieve the herd's genetic potential.


This is a great opportunity to develop new skills and knowledge to complement other ongoing personal and professional projects within the farming and agriculture industry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Define customer genetic improvement plans, assist in genetic selection and complete genetic reviews
  • Provide genetic expertise directly to high value, key & valued customers and prospects to ensure genetic improvement plans maximise customer success and profitability
  • As an output of own work, enable Sales and Service colleagues to engage with customers using genetic solutions for more efficient delivery of customer-centric genetic improvement plans and validating customer outcomes
  • Contribute to the definition of pioneering Genus ABS genetic improvement plan solutions, data management and technology solutions with the value proposition 
  • Share expertise and insights through collaboration with Genetic Services to progress the department strategy, further strengthening core competencies and harnessing innovation 


  • Driving licence
  • Relevant work experience in dairy farming 
  • Proven ability to work with autonomy to make decisions, organising and prioritising own work
  • Excellent communication skills to engage with a range of audiences

Job title: Genetic Services Specialist | Location: County Down, Northern Ireland | Hours: Day shift | Contract: Permanent | Schedule: Monday to Friday | Salary: Competitive | Bonus scheme: Yearly | Availability: Immediate Start


  • Flexible schedule
  • Travel expenses
  • Company events
  • Private dental insurance
  • Wellness programmes
  • Gym membership
  • Company pension (Enhanced by Genus)
  • Sick pay
  • Store discounts
  • Referral programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Language training provided and support for continuous professional development (CPD)

Equal Employment Opportunities

Genus is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. Genus prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Genus conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.


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