General Manager

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Orion AgriScience Limited is a subsidiary of Zagro Group of companies and is a leading manufacturer and distributor of Crop Protection and Animal Health products in New Zealand. We seek an energetic, driven, highly competent and dedicated professional to join the team.

General Manager
Base Location: Christchurch (Preferably)



This senior position reports to the CEO of Zagro Group based in Singapore. The primary function of this role is to implement agreed plans and drive achievement of company targets. The person should have good contacts with major resellers. The key focus will be on sales and marketing management- directing the sales team, responsible for large key accounts and coordination of marketing activities. The person will also oversee production, sales planning, new product development and regulatory work. This is a General Manager position with profit and loss responsibility

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage nominated/ Key Reseller Accounts including setting business plans, product forecasting and promotional plans to ensure customer sales targets are met or exceeded
  • Manage all pricing and pricing strategies including tenders
  • Oversee product planning, purchasing and product regulatory work
  • Work collaboratively and manage the Orion AgriScience Territory Sales team to develop and execute company strategic growth plans

Job Requirements:

  • At least 10 years’ experience in agricultural sales or related business with a minimum 3 years in management position of planning and supervising sales staff
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in agriculture or a related field is desirable
  • Good contacts with major resellers
  • Self-motivation and a desire for self-improvement and success as part of a global agribusiness group and able to work independently


If you have what it takes, be quick to apply online at, or send your resume with a covering letter confidentially and directly to

Strict confidentiality is assured. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. For more information on Zagro Group, you may visit our website at


We are continuously looking for Distributors in:
Africa, Middle East, South East Asia, Latin America

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