For our daughter company in France (> 90 FTE), a vacancy has occurred for a 

General Manager France

Job description

As General Manager France you have final responsibility for the Bejo companies in France, existing of the broad scope of Production activities, Sales & Marketing and Breeding support activities. We work with various crops and locations throughout the country of France. In cooperation with Bejo Zaden, you ensure the implementation of the Bejo strategy in France and develop operational programs and actions to pursue targeted goals and objectives. You oversee the daily operations of Bejo France and provide support for day to day issues. You also provide direct management to reports (management/board team Bejo France) and ensure long term relationships with our customers and seed producers by supplying high quality products and basic material, having efficient processes in place and a good quality/price balance. You engage in key or targeted customer and seed producer activities and develop and maintain good relationships with important stakeholders (shareholders, community, UFS, etc.). Furthermore you develop and propose annual operating, investment and remuneration budgets and implements them. It is important to look at the future of the business and make key investments recommendations. Reviewing insurance, banking, auditing and other board related aspects of the company is also part of the job. You communicate strategy and results to the employees, organize regular staff meetings and build an environment in which employees can perform. Finally you develop and roll out a security policy, which ensures safe and healthy working conditions.

Job Requirements

  • Minimal 5 years working experience in the field of food and agribusiness
  • Positive approach and solution orientated
  • Leadership qualities and strong management and communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • A real team player
  • Decision making
  • Good computer skills
  • Express yourself well in French and English, both orally and in writing. Dutch is a plus.
  • Academic level and a minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience
  • Good awareness of French laws and regulations


We can offer you a versatile and responsible position in our growing and ambitious organization. Bejo offers an excellent benefits package along with an attractive salary. Our informal company culture offers plenty of potential for personal initiative and personal development.


For more information, please contact David Ruis, Production & Logistics Director,  tel. +31 (0) 226 396 162 Further information regarding our company can be obtained by visiting our websites and

Are you interested in this position? Send your CV and accompanying letter to Manuella Griffaton (HR Department),

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