Product Manager for VikingBeef

Do you have experience with cattle breeding and commercial knowledge as well as understanding of the cattle industry? Would you like to be a key person driving the growing demand for beef semen in our home markets as well as to our export markets?

Join us to work with competent and dedicated colleagues across the organization as you secure an optimal Beef Breeding programme in VikingGenetics.

As Product Manager for VikingBeef, you are responsible for selecting bulls for the Beef Breeding Programme and together with the Chief Product Manager and Genetic Development Manager design the optimal Beef Breeding Scheme. The VG Beef Breeding Programme is dedicated to being the optimal choice for beef x dairy crossbreeding which is a highly growing product.

You will have close cooperation with the home markets to supply the members with the best possible product (both for crossbreeding and pure breeding) based on the demand in the market, and at the same time you will secure availability of the requested genetics to the Export Managers.

Your main tasks will be:

  • Drive the beef breeding programme, including selection, purchase of bulls and semen import to ensure the optimal product for beef x dairy and pure breeding
  • Optimize semen production planning of beef bulls for home market and export
  • Ensure the right semen dose, at the right time, at the right quality and at the right price for our customers
  • Close contact to our Home Markets on planning and availability of the needed semen.
  • Be Secretary for the Viking Beef Committee
  • Close Co-operation with National Beef Breed associations

Watch a video about the job below: 
Your qualifications:

To succeed in this role, you need experience with cattle breeding, practical as well as theoretically. You are ready to take on the dialog with the stakeholders in the home and export markets as well as the Beef Breeding associations.

  • Clear commercial mindset - never give up before we have achieved our goals
  • Knowledge about the cattle industry
  • Evident planning and organizational skills
  • Prominent social skills and ability to handle cultural differences, internally and externally
  • First class communication skills, able to operate in a structured, professional, and effective manner
  • Self-motivated and result oriented
  • English in written and spoken
  • Travels must be expected

We offer you:

An exciting job with opportunities for professional and personal development. We value initiative, enthusiasm, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. A position in a professional and dedicated company, and the opportunity to influence the development of the whole company.

Place: Assentoft (Denmark)

For more details, please contact: 
Claus Holmgaard
phone +45 2931 3101
VikingGenetics Chief Product Manager

Applications with appendices should be sent to:

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