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Category: Genetics Livestock Representative
Location: Canterbury

The New Zealand Farmers Weekly

Genetics Livestock Representative - NEW!

Genetics Livestock Representative

PGG Wrightson is one of New Zealand’s leading nationwide providers
of products and services to the rural sector.

About the role:
An exciting development opportunity has arisen for a Genetics
Livestock Representative to join our experienced and passionate
team in the Canterbury Region. You will be responsible for managing
existing and new client relationships in the North and South
Canterbury region and building up a strong client base. You’ll be
focussed on developing the skills and expertise needed of a Livestock
Genetics Rep through the support of the National Genetics Manager
and local colleagues, as well as building relationships while working
from the key Saleyards in the area. You’ll have a keen interest and
passion for the local agricultural sector and genetics improvement,
and your ability to relate well to both colleagues and clients will set
you up for a long and successful career within our organisation.

You’ll be focussed on developing yourself as a specialist within a
very strong farming district, this includes servicing the sheep and
beef clients along with dairy support. Whilst you will receive great
support from the team, the nature of this role is very autonomous, so
time management, planning, organisational skills and administrative
experience will set the foundation for success.

Duties and responsibilities:
• Marketing and manage all stud livestock services to existing and
potential clients
• Maintain and grow the client base in your area through strong
business relationships
• Planning and self-management of work
• Regular travel within region

Skills and experience:
• Knowledge and experience in the industry is essential; broader
Livestock industry experience is an advantage
• Ability to build lasting professional relationships; sales experience
is an advantage
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Computer/tablet literacy and administration skills
• A full, current and clean New Zealand driver’s licence is essential

We are committed to growing our employees and we develop
leadership and technical expertise at all levels of our company. We
provide extensive in house sales and technical training and offer a
number of benefits including retail buying privileges.

Apply today:

• Email your CV and covering letter by Sunday, 22 October 2017
• If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact
Callum Stewart, National Genetics Manager on 027 280 2688 Helping grow the country

Sunday, 22 October 2017

Date Posted: 2017-10-11


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