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Oilseed Rape Research Program Manager (F/M)

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Limagrain Europe est un pur semencier guidé par de solides racines agricoles. Via sa marque internationale, LG, la société crée des solutions innovantes basées sur une offre multi-espèces commercialisée par 20 filiales et vente. LG, marque présente dans plus de 50 pays, est un des leaders européens en semences de maïs, blé, orge, colza et tournesol.

Limagrain Europe, contribue chaque jour au progrès de l'Agriculture, en développant des solutions génétiques et agronomiques permettant aux agriculteurs d'atteindre une meilleure performance tout en relevant les défis environnementaux et sociétaux.

Limagrain Europe est une Business Unit de Limagrain, coopérative agricole détenue par des agriculteurs français et un groupe international, 4e semencier mondial. Créateur et producteur de variétés végétales, Limagrain commercialise des semences de grandes cultures, des semences potagères et des produits agroalimentaires.

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Description du poste

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Finalité du poste

Limagrain Field Seeds Research is looking for its future Oilseed Rape (OSR) Program Manager to strengthen its research teams. You will join its organization to develop, direct, implement and control the short-, mid- and long-term research breeding strategy and activities for the Western European OSR program.

This permanent position is located in the station of Verneuil-l'Étang, near Marne-la-Vallée and Paris, in France.

Vos Missions


► As Oilseed Rape (OSR) Program Manager you will develop, direct, implement and control the short-, mid- and long-term research breeding strategy and activities for the Western European OSR program. You are aiming at delivering new varieties in line with business expectations. As part of the European OSR Research team, you are leading and monitoring transversal activities as well.

► You will define, in close consultation with the OSR Research head and the business, the short-, medium- and long-term objectives of the breeding program under your responsibility and the target portfolio with development and marketing teams.

► You will develop the breeding strategy and germplasm structuration required to sustain the leadership of Limagrain in this key segment of our OSR portfolio. 

► You will represent Limagrain and play a significant role with internal and external partners to engage, review and recommend topics of scientific interest to Limagrain.

► As a manager, you will lead a team of breeders and technicians located in Verneuil station and collaborate with your pears to ensure smooth coordination in allocation of resources, use of buildings and equipment.

► You will also be responsible to prepare and follow budgets and investments for the OSR breeding program in France.

This position provides an excellent opportunity to contribute to a successful breeding team and develop your career working in a multi-disciplinary international environment, helping define, validate, and shape breeding methods, strategies, and technologies.

Compétences : ce que nous attentons de vous



■ You like to work outdoors, in the heart of nature and fields?
■ You like to move around to be as close as possible to your crops?
■ You have a sense of effort and a commitment for getting the job done?
■ You are a qualified professional (Ph.D/ from Agricultural Sciences) with 5+ years of experience in Plant Breeding, Quantitative Genetics, Agronomy and/or Seed Industry Acumen?

Don't hesitate, please join us!

The Icing on the Cake:
■ A thorough knowledge of breeding theory & concept, data analysis & molecular technologies.
■ Minimum 5 or more years of experience in line & hybrid development work
■ Eagerness to lead and drive changes and adopt new technologies and breeding schemes.
■ Willing to work in agriculture and breeding, as well as field work.
■ Ability to use software for data analyses, management, presentation, and reporting.
■ Good ability to leadership, management, communication, and teamwork.
■ Good language skill in French and English (oral and written).




A stimulating & learning job within a dynamic team

Tailor-made managerial coaching & HR follow-up

A privileged gateway to exciting careers with a leading international cooperative group in the seed industry


Deadline to Apply: 30th August 2023


Opportunity/Vacancy is Open for One and All. However, interested Employees of Limagrain, seeking to apply for this position, must obtain prior approval in writing or by mail, from their manager.

Employees of Limagrain are encouraged to share this vacancy with their colleagues; friends; their contacts in Seed Industry to explore opportunity with Limagrain.

We encourage diversity and welcome applications from anyone with the competencies listed in the job posting. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply and that the work environment will enable them to develop professionally.



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Localisation du poste

Localisation du poste

Europe, France, Ile-de-France, Seine et Marne (77)


Ferme de l'Etang, 77390 Verneuil-l'Étang, France

Critères candidat

Niveau d'études min. requis

Doctorat ou équivalent

Niveau d'expérience min. souhaité

5 ans ou plus


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