As we are seeing a lot of movement in the agri jobs market across the industry, it is not just smaller positions available, big companies such as Ornua, Dairygold, National Dairy Council (NDC) and Agri Aware are all recruiting people for senior positions.

Chief executive at Dairygold

Dairygold has started recruiting for a new chief executive to lead the future development of the society, while having commercial, operational and financial responsibility for Dairygold.

They are looking for an entrepreneurial, commercially driven and hands-on chief executive who has demonstrated significant value creation in international businesses of similar scale and complexity.

Interested candidates can send an email with their CV to before 29 March.

Managing director at Ornua

Ornua is seeking a managing director of global foods that is responsible for driving success and growth for the iconic Kerrygold brand.

As a key member of the executive team, the successful candidate would be reporting to the chief executive and lead the global foods leadership team.

Suitable applicants must have a passion for building global brands with proven commercial leadership and success in driving revenue growth.

If you are interested in applying, email a cover letter and CV to, with closing dates for applications being 22 March.

Head of operations in Agri Aware

To enable its future growth, Agri Aware is seeking to make an appointment of head of operations.

The candidate should be highly driven with a high-level knowledge of the agricultural sector.

This role will oversee the daily running of the office, ensuring goals are achieved and deadlines met.

They are seeking someone with a minimum of seven years of experience working in the sector.

Interested candidates can email with a CV and cover letter by 28 March.

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