Future Leaders Graduate Scheme

Key responsibilities:

Genus is looking for Graduates with a Bachelors’s degree in Biological Sciences to join the 18-month rotational programme starting September 2021. You will lead projects, generate revenue, and present recommendations for continuous improvement in a structured and developmental way. You will be supported by a team of highly skilled industry professionals to realise your animal genetic and farm consultancy career goals.

Responsibilities of a Graduate Management Trainee:

  • Build knowledge of the company, processes and customers through three 6-monthly rotations across ABS and Promar International
  • Solve a range of problems in straightforward sitatuions, analyse possible solutions using technical/functional experience, judgement and precedents
  • Explain in-depth information to others in a straightforward way

Role requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Biological Sciences or related field e.g. Biology, Zoology, Genetics, Livestock and Agricultural Science etc
  • Relevant work experience/shadowing or volunteering in Biological Science and/or Agriculture
  • Resourceful, resilient and passionate about making a difference in the communities and countries you work
  • Able and willing to travel nationally (weekly) and internationally (infrequently) and a full UK driving license

Application Process:

Send a copy of your personal statement describing your knowledge, skills and passion to Genus.Graduates@genusplc.com. In your personal statement describe:

  • The highest level of qualification you have attained or are working towards completion by September 2021 (up to 250 words)
  • Relevant behaviours you will bring to the Genus Graduate Scheme (up to 250 words)
  • Relevant knowledge and skills you have acquired through work experience, shadowing, or voluntary work you have completed (up to 250 words)
  • A project, experience, or passion you have that makes a difference to communities and countries (up to 250 words)


  • Competitive salary with the opportunity for reward bonuses
  • Fully expenses company vehicle
  • Full-time COVID-secure employment with a Monday to Friday work pattern
  • Work from home, farm and field (laboratories are currently COVID-secure) with nationwide opportunities
  • Investment in continuous professional develop and a tailored learning and development plan
  • Opportunity to travel and learn from industry professional with expose to Europe, Middle East and Africa
  • Employee discounts for retail, leisure and entertainment