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Product Development (PD) – Balkans (M/F)


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General information

Organisation

The fourth largest seed company in the world, Limagrain is an international cooperative group created and directed by French farmers. As a creator and producer of plant varieties, Limagrain markets field seeds, vegetable seeds and cereal 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.  

Reference

2021-6423  

Location

Company

HAZERA SEEDS INC

Position description

Function

SALES & MARKETING - SALES

Employment Type

Regular Full Time

Main Goal

Assigned territory: Serbia, Bosnia, Bulgaria, and Romania
Reports to: International Sales Manager- Balkans, Commercial

Job description

* Conducting field trials of development varieties in the assigned territory, independently as well as in conjunction with our distributors in this region.

* Professional training and technical support to growers and distributers in the define markets.

* Working with the distributors to trial and promote Hazera varieties (testing new products).

* Develops network of key growers and Local PDs in the territory to implement the trails.

* Keeps overview of events in the territory, i.e. tradeshows, open days and Seminars.

* Gathering information on the market, hectares, varieties, competitors.

* Coordinate national & international meetings.

* Assist and coordinate with breeder trials and visits of Product Managers and Breeders and Area Sales Manager.

Profile

* Living in Serbia

* Diploma or degree in Agriculture  and 3 years of experience in a PD position, preferably vegetable seed industry.

* Focus crops  - Watermelon, Tomato, Onion, Melon.

* Open communicator with good interpersonal skills, able to interact
between different disciplines in Hazera, customers and distributors.

* Professional reporting and computer skills.

* Have a strong action-driven personality.

* Driving License

* Willing to travel frequently is a must.

* Fluent in Serbian and proficient in English. Additional language (Romanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Bulgarian) are nice to have

Position localization

Job location

Europe, Serbia and Montenegro

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

Bachelor's degree

Minimum level of experience required

3 years or more