Who are we?

Agrijob’s success stems from extensive networks with the private sector in agriculture and food, tertiary training institutions with agricultural faculties, and productive relations with tertiary training institutions with agricultural faculties. Owner Marianne van der Laarse, with BSc (Agric) Food Science, and IMM diploma in Marketing Management (Institute of Marketing Management) has comprehensive experience with fresh produce and agricultural supply chains. Agrijob’s Operations Manager Majella van der Arend has a 4-year Degree in Tourism and Communication, and has built extensive networks in the agricultural field, through previous positions in the private sector, the Netherlands Embassy and government.

Our history

Since the mid-nineties, Agrijob Recruitment Specialists has been providing a professional recruitment service in agriculture and food, with focus on scarce skills and specialised positions throughout the entire value chain. Our client base includes leading commercial farming operations, agribusinesses, retailers, exporters, in-put suppliers, and food processors. In addition to recruitment, Agrijob is actively involved with graduate development and is the founder, and force behind the AgriCAREERConnect events involving universities in South Africa with agricultural faculties. AgriCAREERConnect facilitates interaction between graduates and students in Agriculture, Food Science, and other integrated disciplines, and the industry. Agrijob also specialises in recruitment of graduates for internship/learnership programmes. The website www.agrijob.co.za is a unique career portal for job seekers, and a powerful information resource for current and prospective students.