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Are you looking for a rewarding career in British Beef? Trainee Livestock buyer- West Midlands

De Lacy Executive
West Midlands Region
A competitive salary with excellent career prospects.
Closing date
19 Nov 2021

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I am looking for a commercially minded person with a strong beef background, to join a market leading company in the West Midlands. This role could be suited to someone already working in sales, looking for a new and a rewarding career within one on the UK's largest food supply chain businesses.

You will have proven experience and knowledge of UK Livestock farming, particularly beef, as well as prior agricultural sales experience and the ability to effortlessly build relationships with the agricultural community.

It would be highly advantageous if you have experience in livestock procurement and/or carcass classification although this is not essential as full training will be provided.

What may a week look like?

  • Acquiring livestock according to the company requirements.
  • Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with farmers, livestock agent and suppliers.
  • Out on farm, advising farmers on selection, breeding and nutrition.
  • Working in accordance with animal welfare, and company operating procedures to ensure safe production, handling and movement of livestock.
  • Accurate, in depth record keeping.

About you:

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Practical livestock experience and an affinity with the agricultural community.
  • Self-motivated, results driven with the ability to manage your own workload.
  • Resilient to deal with the challenges associated with this type of role.
  • Strong people skills, able to build strong relationships.

Remuneration: Competitive salary and a company vehicle.


Please call Lauren Catherall on 01885 485527 or email an up to date copy of your CV (In Word Format) to

De Lacy Executive will upload your CV to our database and retain some data about you in order to process your application.

More information about our processing activities can be found at

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence and your details will not be passed to a third party without your prior permission.

Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

De Lacy Executive is an Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice, and is registered with the Information Commissioners Office. De Lacy Executive complies with all relevant data protection legislation


De Lacy Executive is the professional Agri-Business recruitment consultancy.

Since 2000 we have been recruiting within the agriculture, horticulture, fruit, fresh produce, primary food and other rural sectors in the UK and Internationally. We arguably have the largest database of candidates and regular employer clients.

In this period we have been privileged to help countless companies and jobseekers to achieve their employment goals.

We engage at all levels from trainee through to senior executive and in disciplines from production to technical and commercial.

Our team of nine is friendly, knowledgeable and experienced. We welcome your enquiries and offer our very best advice and service whatever the employment situation.

Most of us are agriculturalists by upbringing and education and have experience of working in the sector we serve before entering the recruitment industry.  We are well trained in recruitment practice and De Lacy Executive is the only Agricultural Recruitment business to be Approved by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation which promotes high standards within the recruitment industry.

We maintain the highest levels of confidentiality and are registered and conform to the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

 “Integrity, Knowledge and Confidentiality”.

We look forward to hearing from you.

De Lacy Executive Ltd. Suite 7, Malvern Gate, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

Tel: 01885 483440. E mail:

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01885 483440
Suite 7
Malvern Gate
Bromwich Road
United Kingdom
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