Collins McNicholas

Responsibilities: 

  • Develop a Farming Enterprise and Communications strategy
  • Lead the farmer facing team in delivery of this strategy in line with values
  • Proactively managing relationships and communications with our milk, beef and sheep enterprises and relationship management with a broad range of stakeholders both internal and external
  • Growing our milk supplier base in a sustainable way
  • Ensure compliance and assistance with all regulatory and Industry requirements
  • Lead the organisation and facilitation of member upskilling programmes and attending various advisory meetings
  • Provide comprehensive feedback on views/activities/dairy farming trends in the region
  • Management of the financials for the area focusing on farm profitability, sustainability, highly efficient milk collection and milk payments

Requirements: 

  • Detailed knowledge of the Dairy, Beef and Sheep industry
  • Be an innovative thinker with proven results of new ideas/processes achieving lasting change
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Possess a large network of contacts in the Irish agricultural sector at various decision-making levels
  • Leadership experience and proven ability to lead a diverse team
  • Excellent communication skills with previous experience in managing information/designing communication campaigns that exceed desired results
  • Previous farmer facing experience is essential
  • A recognised third level Agri qualification and/or qualification in Communications or related area would be an added advantage.
  • Experience at a senior level in a similar organisation is desirable.

For a confidential discussion please contact Mark Whelan on 071 914 2411 or email mark.whelan@collinsmcnicholas.ie

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