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Branch Manager

Ref No: D/BM/06/24

Location: Drogheda
Closing Date: 3rd July 2024

The Branch Manager will assume responsibility for the day-to-day management and development of the Drummonds Drogheda branch supporting the production, operations and sales function of the Agronomy, Fertiliser, Cereal & Grass Seed production and Research & Development functions of the business, with particular emphasis on the delivery of strategic sales growth and operational efficiency.

The Role:

  • Lead, manage and motivate a team of production, sales, administration and operations personnel;
  • Manage the harvest intake of feed and seed grains including grain drying, cleaning and dressing operations;
  • Manage the production scheduling of cereal and grass seed assembly, processing as well as inward and outbound logistics;
  • Manage the delivery of technical support services and product sales on all aspects of Crop Production for our customers within the territory; including Seed Selection, Crop Nutrition, Crop Protection, Soil Nutrition and Forage Conservation and Utilisation;
  • Support the research and development operations of the Drummonds trial farm.

The Person:

  • Be educated to degree level in agriculture, agricultural science, crop production or a related discipline (or equivalent) and have previous experience of working within the agricultural industry;
  • Have strong leadership skills and previous experience of managing a team;
  • Have strong IT skills with experience in Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Show attention to detail and be a natural problem solver who can offer innovative solutions to meet customer needs and the needs of the agronomy team to secure and grow sales;
  • Ideally have previous sales and technical experience within the agricultural industry;
  • Ideally have operational and production experience;
  • Ideally be qualified as an IASIS Adviser or be willing to undertake training.
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About Us

Headquartered in Clonee, Co Meath, Drummonds is a leading supplier of agronomy services and agricultural inputs across the North East of Ireland. Annually at harvest the business processes more than 100,000 tonnes of native grain across eight locations, with manufacturing facilities for seeds and animal feeds in Drogheda and Navan.


Our culture is based on setting best in class standards, working towards and delivering on committed objectives, striving for constant improvement and involving everyone in the process. We endeavour to develop our people and harness everyone’s potential to deliver a winning team.

Equal Opportunities

Drummonds is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to a safe, inclusive and relationship based working environment.


In return we offer a high degree of responsibility, great opportunities for learning, personal growth and development with advancement within a fast-moving agricultural sector. Health benefits and cover to be discussed with Human Resources.

Our Purpose

To advance the interests of farmers and the agricultural industry through the development of growth orientated agri-food businesses and the promotion of best agricultural practice.

Our Values

Trust: Trusting each other and earning the trust of others

Respect: Treat others as we would wish to be treated ourselves

Teamwork: Together we are more effective

Excellence: We aim to exceed expectations and always strive to be better