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R&D Trial Specialist Global Coordinator

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
HM.CLAUSE, Business Unit of Group Limagrain, is an innovative global leader in the development, production, and commercialization of vegetable seeds. HM.CLAUSE belongs to the top 5 vegetable seed entities in the world. With over 2,000 varieties in more than 20 vegetable crops, HM.CLAUSE provides innovative solutions to growers worldwide. HM. CLAUSE is a company committed to diversity and inclusion.   




Position description

Employment Type

Regular Full Time



Main Goal

- With the support of RTS Leadership Team, coordinate team of Global R&D Trial Specialists to effectively and efficiently execute trials to advance the experimental hybrids with the highest commercial potential from stage -1 to Stage 0 and from Stage 0 to Stage1, through the collection of valuable, timely, and accurate information all while promoting a strong team atmosphere designed to work at its maximum potential.

- Lead team to establish and implement common ways of working and interacting including standardized planning tools, harmonized reporting, data collection systems, data analysis and statistics applications, experimental design, phenotyping protocols.

- Define and manage the R&D Trial Specialist organization with regards to staff, budget, and technology resources associated with the development and implementation of each trialing program.

- Develop team sustainability by establishing the vision for future team growth and succession.

- To collaborate with regional and global breeding, marketing and sales leadership to align trial demand from Resource Planning tools with R&D and market priorities.

Job description

- Work collaboratively with other LVS BU counterpart, in order to support each other’s trialing needs in different geographies.

- Ensure the implementation of the integration and training program(s) for R&D Trial Specialists.
- To create a high-performance environment focused on advancing experimental hybrids based upon objective performance analysis and data interpretation with the greatest commercial potential.
- To lead in a manner that will allow the crop team (R&D, Marketing and Sales) to work at their highest performance level.

Skills: what we expect of you

Strategic Thinking and Analysis: Ability to think critically, conceptually and analytically to meet our regional crop
goals. The incumbent will need the ability to manage multiple projects, with the end results in mind.
Technical Skills: Best in class in your ability to identify commercial potential hybrids by understanding the market
needs, trait importance and to demonstrate success in comparing and deciding which hybrid should be advanced. The
incumbent must be proficient in experimental design, data analysis using the appropriate statistical tool and reporting
in a manner that a clear direction is set.

Interpersonal Skills – Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills. The incumbent must demonstrate
the ability to work across the organization (R&D, Marketing and Sales) and levels of management.
Teamwork – The incumbent must contribute in a professional and inspirational manner that will allow the team to work
beyond their capabilities and potential.
Judgment – Must exhibit sound and accurate judgment. Accountable for decisions made within the scope of
responsibility, with the focus on meeting established short term and long term goals and objectives. Must have good
judgment in maintaining confidentiality
Adaptability – Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events, with the ability to get back on task
quickly. The incumbent must be able to demonstrate the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment
while providing clarity through planning, organizing and a prioritization of work.
Time Management – The incumbent needs to develop a prioritization of work by working within the crop teams to
organize and plan workloads with minimal guidance and maximum efficiency.

Your benefits and working environment

Comprehensive Benefits Choices
Medical, Dental, Vision
Work/Life Balance
12 Paid Holidays per year
+1 Floating Holiday per year
Paid shutdown holidays
Progressive time off starting at 80-vacation hours
Company Covered Benefits
Company paid Life Insurance, Long Term Care, Long and Short-Term Disability
Wellness Benefits
Annual Fitness reimbursements, covered massage benefits & unlimited health coaching
Family EAP, Telehealth and Mental Wellness Services
Internal Career Progression
Learning Environment
Promotions from within
Paid Annual Training
Tuition Reimbursement
Welcoming Environment
Business casual attire; open door policy
Financial Wellness
401(k) dollar for dollar Employer matching
Additional Employer 401(k) Contribution per paycheck
Traditional and Roth (401k) plans options
Company Profit sharing in December
Family Benefits
Maternity and Paternity paid time off
Fertility and Infertility benefits
Low family medical deductibles

Recruitment process

Multiple stages of interviews



Position localization

Job location

America/Carribean, USA, California


28521-28643 Co Road 104, Davis, CA 95618, États-Unis

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

Master's degree

Minimum level of experience required

5 years or more


  • English (4 - Fluent)
  • Spanish (3 - Professional)