Senior Agronomist

Job Description

The company:
Whether it’s the soil, the seed or anything in between, at Wholesale Seeds we develop innovative solutions combining a scientific approach with technical expertise. A well respected company amongst the farmers of New Zealand, we are now looking for an experienced Senior Agronomist to lead the team in Southland.

The role:
Due to company growth we are looking for a hardworking, dedicated and self-motivated individual to work alongside farmers; providing them with expert advice. An equally significant part of this role will be providing direction and motivation to junior staff across the business.

Working with farmers from handshake to harvest, you will be ensuring their success from start to finish. As you’re most likely aware, no two paddocks are the same, and we take pride in being able to offer a full service when it comes to getting that all-important yield at the end of the day.

The person we’re looking for:
The perfect candidate loves a challenge, is well respected within the community, has the ability to motivate others, and an extremely high level of technical knowledge. We are looking for someone who is:

- At least 5 years’ experience as a Senior Agronomist
- Confident building and maintaining long-term relationships with our clients, working in the field to exceed their expectations
- Experienced in working to and delivering on budgets
- Comfortable managing and supporting junior staff members
- Able to seek out and convert new business opportunities
- Naturally organised, able to work unsupervised and manage their time accordingly
- Computer literate with excellent communication skills
- Experience in AgWorld would be beneficial but not necessary

You will be reporting to our Sales Manager based in Ashburton, however the majority of your time will be spent on the ground with our Southland clients working towards the common goal of successful crops and pastures.

What’s in it for me?
In return for your hard work and commitment you will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package, based on qualifications and experience. This includes a company car, laptop, mobile phone, travel allowance and great team environment..

To apply:
If this sounds like you, feel free to apply today at the link on this page. To find out more, please contact Shannon Le Roux – Recruitment Consultant on 027 4260 474 or via

Head to to learn more about the work we do.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Job type:

Full Time