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Global Head of Technical Transfer

Offer ReferenceOFF:1010
CompanyAviagen Group

Excellence is not easy. That’s why Aviagen is constantly searching for brilliant minds to focus on delivering the next generation of poultry genetic performance to the industry.

As part of the Aviagen Group of companies, you would be an integral member of a global team on the forefront of recognized genetic performance to poultry customers around the world. Being part of Aviagen’s Research and Development team means that you are a member of a world class team working to ensure customers have the tools they need to meet growing global demand.

If you have a passion for technical excellence in the poultry industry and share Aviagen’s Core Values:

  • Positive Attitude
  • Customer Focused
  • Team Oriented
  • Respectful
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Integrity
  • Caring

Aviagen has a great opportunity that may be the next step in growing your career.

Our Global Technical Operation (GTO) Team is looking for a Global Head of Technical Transfer. In this role, you will be accountable for leading the development and distribution of Aviagen’s technical communications and training materials to internal teams and clients around the world.

This leadership role has responsibility to ensure the creation of technical communications, develop proper applicability of software tools designed to enhance decision making, identify and share  global best practices,  develop team members, and ensure  Aviagen continues to be recognized as the expert for emerging poultry management information and technologies.

Position Requirements:

  • Confidently and accurately understand cause & affect relationships in poultry production
  • Balance respect for current practices with the technical confidence to challenge the status quo
  • Create and produce  technical communications
  • Applied knowledge of the poultry industry in either a commercial or operational role or as an external partner through organizations such as university extensions
  • Direct experience in Poultry Science research – demonstrating data analysis and interpretation of results
  • Leadership of technical professions with documented results showing excellence in executing technical advisory programs
  • Frequent international travel to support business needs
  • Clear and accurate verbal and written communication in English
  • Desired Experiences: 
    • Practical experience providing technical guidance to clients
    • Education and training of technical team members and clients regarding applied poultry science and relevant technologies
    • Demonstrated passion for active involvement in development of software technology


Master of Science in either Poultry Science or Related Animal Science

Sufficient educational background and practical experience to confidently and accurately understand cause & affect relationships in poultry production.

Desired Education

A PhD in poultry science or related animal sciences area preferred.

Language Requirements

English – Advanced Oral and Written skills

Competencies & Skills

  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Organizational Acumen
  • Managing Execution
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Detail Oriented
  • Results Orientation
  • Intellectual Curiosity
  • Oral and Written Communication
  • Project Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Functional Expertise
  • Microsoft Office suite
  • Statistical Software (e.g. SAS JMP or equivalent)

For a complete job description and to apply visit:

Location Huntsville, Alabama
Country USA
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% Travel 30-40% with heavy international travel
By |2018-11-08T07:36:19+00:00November 8th, 2018|