The colleagues in the Seed Production department are responsible for the worldwide management of seed production. Our mission is to excel in providing reliable, sustainable and efficient production. There is a job opening at our location in Warmenhuizen in the Netherlands for a skilled  

Contract Manager (English)


Job description

As Contract Manager you are responsible for safeguarding the reliable production of vegetable seeds through a global network of Bejo subsidiaries and external production firms. On basis of the demand plan, you work together with the Head of Seed Production to create an annual seed procurement forecast in support of production planning. You develop and maintain durable relationships with our production firms and you negotiate production contracts with them, in which quality, quantity and price are leading aspects. You manage and coach the Seed Production Contracting Team, that consists of 10 Production Administrators. Together with this team you ensure that production contracts and payment proposals are consistent and complete, and keep track of the timelines in production. As a member of the Seed Production Management Team you play an important role in the development of the worldwide production strategy. 

Job Requirements

  • Completed University of Applied Sciences (hbo) education, preferably in business administration or business economics
  • Minimum five years of experience in a comparable position 
  • Well-developed leadership skills, a bridge builder and decision maker
  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English
  • Prepared to travel frequently (25%)
  • Affinity with the agricultural sector is preferred


We can offer you a versatile and responsible position in our growing and ambitious organization. Bejo complies to the Collective Labour Agreement (cao) for garden seed companies and we also offer an excellent benefits package along with an attractive salary. Our informal company culture offers plenty of potential for personal initiatives. We provide excellent home work facilities and flexible working hours.


For more information, please contact Ruben Turk, Head of Seed Production, tel. 06-29473436.

Further information regarding our company and colleagues can be obtained by clicking on Over Bejo and Onze collega’s. You can also visit our website

Are you interested in this position? Send your cv and accompanying letter no later than 16 April 2021 to Jolanda Versloot, HR Advisor, through the button 'solliciteer direct!'.

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