The Department Sales & Marketing is responsible for the worldwide sales of, and advice about, vegetable seed in six sales regions (Areas). In this department has emerged, with Warmenhuizen, the Netherlands, as place of employment, the new position of

Head of Crop Management Fruit Crops

(fulltime)

Job description

As Head of Crop Management Fruit Crops, you are responsible for developing and maintaining a worldwide short-term and long-term crop and assortment strategy for the Fruit Crops within the Bejo portfolio. You  collect and evaluate the worldwide crop requirements and priorities, and advise the Bejo Board of Directors with regard to the crop strategy to be followed. Furthermore you supervise the implementation of the crop strategy in the Research, Breeding, Seed Production and Sales & Marketing departments. Moreover, you are responsible for the introduction policy of new varieties, the allocation policy of commercial seeds and ensuring good communication within sales worldwide concerning the assortment, sales forecasts, variety development, etc. In your role you coach and support the Area Crop Managers Fruit Crops who hierarchal operate within the different sales territories. In cooperation with the Head of Crop Management for our other crops, further expanding the global crop management organisation will be one of your tasks.

Job Requirements

  • University work and thinking level and higher vocational education
  • Market and product knowledge of Fruit Crops (tomato, pepper, pickles, cucumber and watermelon)
  • International work experience in a Marketing or Sales environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to travel frequently (ca. 25% of the year)
  • Good knowledge of the English language both spoken and written. Spanish would be an advantage

Offer

We can offer you an exciting and responsible position in our growing and ambitious organization. Bejo complies to the Collective Labour Agreement (CAO) for Dutch 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 initiative.
 

Information

For more information, please contact Martin van der Voort, Sales & Marketing Director, telephone number 0226-396366 or mobile 06-23551145.

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 bejo.nl.

Are you interested in this position? Send your CV and accompanying letter to Jolanda Versloot, HR Advisor, through the button “solliciteer direct!”

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