Careers

Current Opportunities

  • Senior Environmental Consultant

    We are seeking an ambitious individual to join the Sustainability team on a permanent basis. Our team collaborate with policy makers, government agencies, retail operators, industry associations and land-based businesses. We critically examine their operations and offer tailored and flexible farm-to-fork solutions for businesses of all sizes across the food supply chain.

    Responsibilities of a Senior Environmental Consultant:

    • Manage a portfolio of environmental consultancy projects which drive growth of the Promar Consultancy business 
    • Deliver projects to help clients understand their carbon footprint and develop plans to reduce emissions
    • Lead and support clients in setting and working towards Net Zero targets, including mitigation measures, reducing emissions, and carbon sequestration
    • Identify and secure new projects through networks, customer contacts and business development opportunities 
    • Work closely with colleagues who are passionate about their work and making a difference to the sustainability of agriculture 

    Role Requirements:

    • Demonstrable experience in advising on aspects of sustainable agriculture
    • Proven track record of business development and working commercially with positive results  
    • Demonstrable experience of on-time and on-budget project management and delivery  
    • Great communication skills to engage with clients and colleagues to work collaboratively
    • Proficient use of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel

    Our Offer:

    • Competitive salary and benefits package (including a discretionary bonus, company pension, and shopping discounts)
    • Favourable working hours with the ability to work flexibly
    • 25 days’ holiday + bank holidays
    • Training and ongoing development opportunities
    • The opportunities that come with working for a global organisation

    This role will work remotely with a need to travel to clients and the Nantwich (Cheshire) office on occasion.

    To apply please email your CV and cover letter to emea.recruitment@genusplc.com

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  • Farm Business Consultant – North of England (East or West)

    Do you want to play a part in addressing the world’s toughest challenges?

    Farm businesses need to make a profit, feed people, care for the environment and ensure the planet will sustain future generations. It’s a tall order, but one which is endlessly fascinating. Backed by our growing Promar team, you will be in the best position to help farm businesses tackle these challenges.

    What will you do as a Farm Business Consultant? 

    • Work with customers as trusted advisors to unlock the potential of their business by providing independent advice
    • Develop trusting relationships with your clients and manage your own portfolio
    • Carry out consultations, reports, data analysis and other contracted work
    • Seek out business development opportunities to grow the business
    • Enjoy working with and learning from friendly colleagues who are passionate about their work

    Do you have these skills and experience? 

    • Experience in agriculture complemented by a degree qualification in a relevant subject
    • Previous experience in an advisory and/or relationship management role
    • Competent in interpreting and discussing financial or technical data
    • Financial literacy with the ability to interpret and discuss data
    • Effective planning and organisation skills to manage your workload and ensure timely delivery of work
    • Full UK driving licence in order to drive between farm business clients

    Our Offer 

    For a self-motivated candidate with the attitude and approach to succeed, we offer: 

    • Opportunities to develop your career in consultancy and across the wider business  
    • Flexible working and autonomy  
    • People-focused leadership  
    • Learning opportunities to pursue your areas of interest  
    • Competitive salary and benefits package, including company car 

    Please email your CV and cover letter to emea.recruitment@genusplc.com to apply.

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  • Environmental Analyst


    Growing consumer, retailer and political interest in how our food is produced means that a sustainable business strategy is a priority for food and farming businesses. Our clients face competing challenges from growing populations, climate change, food waste, land degradation, fossil fuel use, and ethical employment. Backed by the Promar team, you will enable the successful delivery of projects in response to these challenges. 

    What will you do as an Environmental Analyst?

    • Work on exciting projects that have a real-life impact on sustainability
    • Conduct data collection, desk research and data analysis for a variety of businesses
    • Undertake interviews with stakeholders and organisations in the environment, food and agriculture sector 
    • Assist in the construction of tender responses to include devising methodologies, commercial costing and bid writing 
    • Secure new projects through networking and business development opportunities 
    • Work closely with diverse colleagues who are passionate about their work 

    Do you have these skills and experience?

    • Relevant degree qualification with an interest in agriculture and the food supply chain 
    • Solution-oriented with a positive can-do attitude and a keen eye for detail 
    • Effective communication skills to support the team’s project delivery on time and to the standard expected by our clients 
    • Demonstrable experience of writing reports 
    • Ability to interpret data and convey the findings clearly and simply
    • Proficient use of Microsoft Excel and experience of PowerBI and GIS would be beneficial 
    • Desire to learn new skills and develop your industry knowledge 

    Our Offer

    For a self-motivated candidate with the attitude and approach to succeed, we offer: 

    • Flexible working (remote) and ability to manage own diary
    • Competitive salary and benefits package  
    • People-focused leadership 
    • Learning opportunities to pursue your areas of interest 
    • Opportunities to develop your career in consultancy and across the wider business 

    The role will work remotely but there will be a need to travel to the Cheshire office on occasion.

    To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to emea.recruitment@genusplc.com by 17th December 2021.

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  • Future Leaders Graduate Programme

    Are you looking for an inspiring opportunity to kickstart your career?

    Genus’ Future Leaders Graduate Scheme develops and supports the next generation of leaders to partner with farmers to achieve our shared vision to nourish the world. You will be fully immersed in the world of animal genetics by gaining invaluable insight and training while delivering important work for our teams and customers.

    What can I expect from the Future Leaders Graduate Scheme?

    Together with your fellow Graduate Management Trainees, you will complete three 6-month rotations: 

    • Rotation 1 with Genus ABS: Discover and develop your key account partnership skills with the largest global bovine genetics business 
    • Rotation 2 with Promar International: Learn and deliver your consultancy skills with Genus ABS’ agricultural consultancy business 
    • Rotation 3: Tailored to your skills and career aspirations within the business needs of Genus Plc, ABS or PIC 

    During these rotations you can expect to: 

    • Receive training in core skills as well as our products and services 
    • Put your learnings into practice through direct work with our farmers, supply chain partners and colleagues 
    • Contribute to and manage transformational business projects 
    • Be mentored by our most successful business leaders 

    You will be guaranteed employment upon successful completion of each rotation.  

    Click here to see more information about our Graduate programme.

    What do I need to apply?

    • Graduate or current student graduating in 2022 with Bachelor’s degree or equivalent  
    • Hold the right to live and work in one of the following countries where Genus ABS operate: UK, France, Italy, Poland, Russia, or South Africa 
    • Able to confidently read, write and learn in the English language  
    • Willing and able to travel nationally (regularly) and across the region on occasion  
    • Full driving license so you can drive your company vehicle

    How can I apply?

    Please send your CV and personal statement to Genus.Graduates@genusplc.com.  

    In your personal statement, please answer these three questions (max 200 words each): 

    • Why would you like to join Genus? 
    • What achievement are you most proud of? 
    • What does “pioneering animal genetic improvement to nourish the world” mean to you? 

    Your Reward:

    • Competitive salary
    • Fully expensed company vehicle
    • Full-time COVID-secure employment with a Monday to Friday work pattern
    • Work from home, farm and field with nationwide opportunities
    • Investment in continuous professional develop and a tailored learning and development plan
    • Opportunity to learn from industry professional with exposure to the Europe, Middle East and Africa region
    • Employee discounts for retail, leisure and entertainment

    The deadline to be considered for our Graduate Scheme is Sunday 9th January 2022. 

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To see more opportunities within the wider organisation please click here.

We understand that employees play a vital role in building a sustainable business and their skills, knowledge and wellbeing underpin the company’s success. It is, therefore, a key objective for us to ensure a work-life balance for all employees.

We recognise that training is key in the development of employees within the business to maximise employees potential and ensuring the continued success of the business.

We are proud to hold the Investors in People Silver Award. Investors In People (IIP) is based on 3 key areas, Plan, Do and Review.

We were delighted to be awarded highly commended in the ‘Supply Industry Dairy Employer of the Year‘ category at the 2021 Cream Awards. This award spotlights those businesses who really understand the crucial importance of people management for business success, showing a real commitment to staff retention, training and individual progression.

Genus ABS Future Leaders Graduate Scheme

The 18-month programme has been designed to provide a challenging and accelerated learning journey where you’ll be making key decisions and be given real responsibility from the start. You will complete three separate rotational placements across various sectors of the Genus and Promar business, plus you’ll be mentored by some of our most successful business leaders along the way. Alongside each placement, your entire journey will also be supported with unparalleled training and a bespoke personal development programme to ensure you really gain the most from your experience on the scheme.

For suitable candidates, we will also provide the opportunity to take your skills overseas. We are looking for individuals who are keen to make an impact in our global business and believe there is no better place to start than to further develop your skills whilst learning about a new culture and different market conditions at the same time. We can’t promise it will be easy, but we will be there to support you every step of the way.

Interested? Send your CV and personal statement to Genus.Graduates@genusplc.com

In all, we operate in 70 countries around the globe.

Our culture is collaborative, engaging, and supportive.