Technical Market Manager (m/f/d) Rapeseed /International Agroservice/Central Europe


Field of Work: Marketing & Sales


Einbeck, Lower Saxony, DE

Legal Entity: KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA (0001)

Contract Type: Regular

Is Full Time?: Yes

Onsite/ Remote: Hybrid Working Within Country

Job ID: 14301

Do you want to be part of a global team and help shape the agriculture of tomorrow? Then you've come to the right place - an exciting job is waiting for you!

To strengthen our International Rapeseed Team for KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA we are looking for an experienced Technical Market Manager (m/f/d) for rapeseed with focus on the Central European Market.

International Agroservice combines the areas of plant breeding, marketing and sales within KWS. In this role you will work closely with the 'Core Team Rape' in Einbeck (Lod Saxony, Germany) and the local teams on site to develop market strategies and position new products optimally. You will analyze test results, train our sales teams on current research findings and implement concepts for the further development of our consulting and digital offering. You will also maintain contact with scientific organizations to ensure that you are always up to date.

This position offers a permanent full-time position at our headquarters in Einbeck (Lower Saxony/Germany ) or another KWS location in Europe but flexible hybrid working model is possible.

Your tasks - challenge meets responsibility:

  • Leading international, cross-functional task forces to develop variety traits and positioning strategies
  • Development and implementation of solutions to agronomic problems in international oilseed rape cultivation
  • Identification of market trends and development of services for customers
  • Planning and monitoring of field trials
  • Regular training for the sales teams on new topics in rapeseed cultivation

Your profile - competence meets personality:

  • University degree in agricultural sciences or related fields
  • Solid local market knowledge in rapeseed sales in the Central European Region (Baltic States, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia)
  • Experience in project management and in the planning and evaluation of field trials
  • Ability to simplify and process complex relationships and to communicate with the teams
  • Creative thinking and independent way of working
  • Convincing appearance and proactive contribution of own ideas
  • Good IT skills, statistical knowledge an advantage
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) is required, knowledge of another language (including German) is an advantage
  • Willingness to travel (35% or more, Europe-wide) and a car driver's license

You can look forward to that:

  • As a family-run company, we live by the values of team spirit, closeness and trust, independence and foresight - a culture that is also lived in practice
  • Interesting and challenging tasks & projects in an international working environment with prospects for further development
  • No two days will be the same for you at Agroservice! You can bring your passion for agriculture to bear every day, a unique combination of work in the office and in the field
  • We create the right framework conditions for you: permanent employment contract, attractive collectively agreed remuneration (incl. annual employee participation, Christmas and vacation bonus with 30 days' vacation) with financial benefits (company pension scheme, capital-forming benefits, subsidized canteen, childcare allowance, job bike, etc., excellent work equipment and flexible working hours with the option of (partially) mobile working (hybrid working model)!

Would you like to embark on an exciting journey and revolutionize rapeseed cultivation with your expertise? Then we look forward to receiving your online application (cover letter, CV, relevant references) via our application system!

About KWS

KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. Over 5,000 employees in more than 70 countries generated net sales of around €1.8 billion in the fiscal year 2022/2023. A company with a tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for 165 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, vegetables, oilseed rape and sunflower. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods to continuously improve yield for farmers and plants’ resistance to diseases, pests, and abiotic stress. To that end, the company invested more than €300 million last fiscal year in research and development. For more information: . Follow us on LinkedIn® at .
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