Wanted: Within the Pavo team we are currently looking for a Horse Nutritionist. The candidate we are looking for is a team player with an excellent knowledge in horse nutrition that can push Pavo forward in product development. Are you a true networker and can you translate your knowledge in a practical way to horse owners? Then apply for this position!
What will you do?
As a Horse Nutritionist, you are responsible for the technical performance and predictability of our horse feed products. You perform research and development work, often in collaboration with universities and institutes, and develop new nutritional concepts. But you also search all over the world for new developments in horse nutrition that we can use with our Pavo program. In the outside world you represent Pavo giving lectures and writing opinion articles. Internally you share your nutritional knowledge with colleagues and dealers.
Tasks and responsibilities as a Horse Nutritionist:
- Manage operational product specifications to maintain the high predictability of Pavo products.
- Bear responsibility for the horse specific nutrients and further development of our leading horse nutrition.
- Deal with nutritional complaints according to procedures.
- Develop new nutritional concepts based on literature, collaborations with universities and institutes, working together with our top clients and, off course, using our own trials.
- Share nutritional knowledge with colleagues, dealers and clients.
- As a nutritionist you will represent Pavo in the outside world, giving lectures, writing opinion articles and connecting to researchers that play an important role in horse nutrition.
- Appropriate university education.
- A strong knowledge in horse nutrition.
- Excellent writing and speaking skills in English are required; skills in German and/or Dutch would be an advantage.
Who are you?
In order to succeed in this position you are an enterprising and proactive networker that is able to link R&D towards practical applications. Do you have excellent communication skills and do you feel comfortable in an international environment? Then we are looking for you!
Who is Pavo?
Pavo is one of the leading horse feed brands in Europe. In 5 countries in Europe the brand has a leading position in the horse feed business and in total the brand is sold in 22 countries. Pavo is well known for its quality products, the constant innovation of new products and the strong marketing.
Working for Pavo, which is a part of the company ForFarmers, means working within an international setting for a fast growing brand. ForFarmers is market leader in Europe with a total sales of 9,1 million tons of animal feed, production sites in the Netherland, Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom and a total of 2370 employees.
Are you the Horse Nutritionist we are looking for?
Then please send your CV and motivation through this link.
Do you have any questions? Don't hesitate to ask. Please contact Rob Krabbenborg (Product Manager Pavo) or Leon Marchal (Director Nutrition & Innovation), by calling +31 (0)573 288 800
Closing date for application is Friday 24 February 2017
Pavo/Stimulan - part of ForFarmers Group
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