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Hazera Head of Global Sales (M/F)

Vacancy details

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

Main Goal

Overall responsibility for commercial activities. Identify, initiate, and lead demand management, global revenues, pricing and promotion,in-line
with the organization's targets. You will be Part of the Strategic Leadership Team of Hazera.

Job description

Roles & Responsibilities:
• Lead the commercial global organization (around 200 employees) including 11 subsidiaries.
• Top line of the company, contribution of the subsidiaries, and strategic planning to grow market shares.
• Sales processes and procedures, forecast accuracy, setting indicators and targets, implementation of
methodology and best practices.
• Contribute to the global strategy of Hazera and Limagrain Vegetable Seed division, interacting with colleagues in
all functions and various Limagrain Business Units.
• Develop future leaders for the sales organization and for Hazera.


• Bachelor or master's degree in Agriculture science or related field.
• 10 years + experience in Seed Industry, preferably in vegetable seeds.
• Experience in international and multi-cultural organization.
• Proven experience in managing sales and reaching quantitative and qualitative targets.
• Proven experience in B2B international markets.
• Experience in managing subsidiaries and dealer networks.
• Willingness to travel internationally 30% of the time.
• Fluent in English. Hebrew and Dutch are plus.
Personal skills:
• Ability to deliver results and execution of sales plan.
• Global organization perspective and cooperative with matrix interfaces.
• Open minded, creative, flexible - Genuine interest to learn.
• Team member, leading by exemplarity.
• Customer focus Internal / External.
• Multicultural adaptability.
• Leadership: build high performing team based on trust, collaboration, and diversity.
• Business acumen, able to develop and manage budget.
• Develops and empower people.
• Strategic Oversight and strategic planning.
• Managerial courage, ability to lead change.
• Develop and empower people.



Position localization

Job location

Europe, The Netherlands


Schanseind 27, 4921 PM Made.

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of experience required

10 years or more


English (4 - Fluent)