Genus Future Leaders Graduate Programme

Genus PLC
12 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Genus Future Leaders Graduate Programme

Who are we and what do we do?

Do you have what it takes to help shape the future of the world’s leading animal biotechnology company?

Genus plc is a FTSE 250 world-leading animal genetics company, providing reproduction services and genetics in more than 70 countries around the globe. Genus works with customers to understand their business and their goals and uses pioneering science to create genetic improvement in animals that will deliver the desirable characteristics required to help our customers succeed. Through our extensive research and development programmes, our cutting egde technology is being used to continuously develop better bovine and porcine breeding livestock, helping farmers to produce better quality meat and milk more efficiently and sustainably.

We are customer-centric, results driven, pioneering, people-focused and responsible. Our values are integral to our company and our people are our biggest asset. If you have the dedication and enthusiasm to live by our values, you could be exactly who we are looking for. In return, we’ll provide you with the support and opportunities to develop the strategic skills and business acumen required to become a successful leader in our business.

What is the Genus Future Leaders Graduate Programme?

Our two year programme has been designed to provide a challenging and accelerated learning journey where you’ll be making key decisions and be given real responsibility from the start. You will complete three separate 6 month rotational placements across various sectors of the business, plus you’ll be mentored by some of our most successful business leaders along the way. The final 6 months of the programme will then involve completing a business improvement project in an area of the company most suited to your individual strengths. Alongside each placement, your entire journey will also be supported with unparalleled training and a bespoke personal development programme to ensure you really gain the most from your experience on the scheme.

For suitable candidates, we will also provide the opportunity to take your skills overseas. We are looking for individuals who are keen to make an impact in our global business and believe there is no better place to start than to further develop your skills whilst learning about a new culture and different market conditions at the same time. We can’t promise it will be easy, but we will be there to support you every step of the way.

Who are we looking for?

    Tenacious, driven and enthusiastic individuals who will thrive in a fast paced environment. We want you to be focused and resilient but also able to add that ‘extra something’.A minimum of 2:1 degree or equivalent (this is a desirable requirement but not essential, if you feel you have the necessary skills and experience we will still consider your application).A driving licence (you’ll need this to be mobile).The ability to speak a second language is also desirable.
The Benefits

    A competitive salary + annual bonus schemeFully expensed company vehicleCompany mobile + laptop/tabletGenerous pension schemeA personal professional development planFormal training and supportExtended leadership contact with exposure to senior leadersEmployee Assistance Programme + other Genus ‘Perks’Upon successful completion of the programme a permanent role within one of the Genus businesses.
How do you apply?

Please email a copy of your current CV and a personal written statement via the 'Apply' button by Sunday 18th March 2018.

Your personal statement should cover the following;

    Why Genus?Why you would be suitable and interested to join our scheme?Your personal skills and qualities (please ensure these are demonstrated through real life examples involving previous work experience or extra-curricular activities).What motivates you?

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