Researcher / Account Manager in Poultry Science

About us:
The PRIC is a specialized company at the forefront of the poultry industry, dedicated to innovation, research, and providing exceptional services to our clients. We specialize in poultry nutrition and other poultry science research and offer solutions that enhance the efficiency, sustainability, and productivity of poultry farming operations. We are seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as a Researcher/Account Manager, a role that uniquely combines scientific expertise with customer relationship management.

Job description:
As a Researcher/Account Manager in poultry science, you will be responsible for conducting innovative research to advance our understanding of poultry health and productivity while managing and developing key client accounts. This dual role requires a strong scientific background in poultry science as well as excellent communication and relationship-building skills to provide exceptional support to our clients.

Key research responsibilities:

  • Design, conduct, and oversee research projects related to poultry health, nutrition and welfare.
  • Analyze data, interpret findings, and provide actionable recommendations to improve poultry production systems.
  • Stay abreast of the latest scientific advancements and industry trends in poultry science.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to implement research findings into practical applications.
  • Publish research findings in scientific journals and present at conferences and industry events.

Key account management responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key clients, understanding their needs and providing tailored solutions.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for assigned accounts, ensuring a high level of client satisfaction.
  • Identify new business opportunities and work to expand the client base.
  • Provide technical support and expertise to clients, assisting them in optimizing their poultry production practices.
  • Conduct client visits, presentations, and training sessions to share insights and promote our products and services.
  • Collaborate with the research assistants to align research and customer support activities with business goals.


  • PhD or Master’s degree in Poultry Science, Animal Science, Veterinary Science, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in poultry research or a related industry.
  • Proven track record in managing client relationships and providing customer support.
  • Strong knowledge of poultry health, welfare, nutrition and production systems.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to analyze complex data and translate research findings into practical solutions.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Willingness to travel for client meetings, conferences, and field research.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Previous experience in customer-facing role within the agricultural or biotech industry.
  • Established network within the poultry industry.
  • Experience in developing and implementing business development strategies.


  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Access to state-of-the-art research facilities and resources.
  • Dynamic and inclusive work environment.
  • Opportunity to work with leading experts in poultry science and industry leaders.

Application process:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV, cover letter, and professional references to . The PRIC is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Application deadline:
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Contact Information:
For more information about the position, please contact Gerwin Bouwhuis at +31 6 5050 8575 or

Poultry Research & Innovation Center BV
James Cookstraat 10-A
7825 AN Emmen, The Netherlands