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Global Quality & Regulatory Affairs Manager (M/F)

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General information


An agricultural cooperative and an international seed group owned by French farmers, Limagrain is driven by its purpose: cooperating for the progress of agriculture everywhere, for everyone. Focused on the genetic progress of plants, Limagrain breeds, produces and distributes field seeds, vegetable seeds and agri-food products
As a global leader in the vegetable seeds industry, Hazera, Business Unit of Group Limagrain, brings you expertise, commitment and support founded on the legacies of Hazera Genetics and Nickerson-Zwaan. Combining decades of experience with state-of-the-art technology, we breed, develop, produce and market varieties and seeds in a wide range of vegetable crops around the world.  






Local contract

Local contract only

Position description



Employment Type

Regular Full Time

Contractual hours


Main Goal

Location: Israel / Netherlands

Scope of position: Fulltime

Reports to: Head of Supply Chain 

We are looking for a well-seasoned manager that can lead our Quality Management and regulatory affairs functions in Hazera. The Global Quality & Regulatory Affairs Manager is responsible to ensure that our customers quality requirements and expectations are both fulfill and exceeded; developing along the way our strategy to continuously improve our results, inside our regulatory frame.

Job description


·       Overall global accountability for all Quality and Regulatory related topic in IL, NL and Hazera subsidiaries. 

·       Successfully lead 3 functions inside the Q&RA Quality Assurance, Product Quality Management and Seed Regulatory Affairs.

·       Build, Define, Direct and Monitor all related Quality and Regulatory Know-how, processes, best practices and KPIs.

·       Be the champion and driver of key initiatives leaning to improve our seed and process quality deliverables.

·       Deliver and structure our Regulatory affairs stand and policy as a company. 

·       Key role by representing Hazera towards Limagrain Global Quality Forum and activities.

·       Visible managerial face towards key regulatory and representatives of authorities link to our field of expertise.

·       Manage the maintenance and improvements needed to accomplish our Quality Policy drivers.

·       Ownership over improving in a structure and quantitative way our deliverables link to: claims management, non-quality costs, risk management (both products and procedures), continuous learning and certifications.

·       Management of ~ 7 Quality & Regulatory professionals with global scope, based in Israel and the Netherlands 




Internal work relations: Need to work closely with managers and employees in all levels and roles within the company. Special connection towards driving Quality message and KPIs to upper management.

External work relations: Professional advisers/suppliers; Representatives of accreditation and certification bodies; Professional representatives in relevant areas; Representatives of authorities working under statutory law and other authorities.



·       Bachelor’s in agriculture/life sciences. An MSc in a relevant field is a plus.

·       10 years of experience in leading professional quality teams.

·       Experience in the Agro, Bio, Pharma, or Food industries, mandatory.

·       Fluent English – the ability to communicate professionally, clearly, and effectively, verbally and in writing. 

Hebrew or Dutch – will be a great advantage for the team. 

·       Strong customer focus with high capability in building strong relations and trust. 

·       Strong interpersonal and communication skills, highly collaborative with the ability to influence.

·       Strong organizational skills and initiative.

·       Detail-oriented with the ability to focus on projects for extended periods.

·       Strong digital and systems orientation. 

·       Ability to lead tasks and projects, engage others and work under tight schedules in a dynamic environment.


Position localization

Job location

Europe, The Netherlands

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

Bachelor's degree

Specific expertise

  • Health, Safety, Environment, & Quality
  • Audit
  • Risk Management

Minimum level of experience required

10 years or more


English (4 - Fluent)


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