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Area Manager Sicily

Are you experienced in the Sicilian agribusiness?

 Do you have an energetic and people oriented personality? If so, apply for this vacancy as Area manager Sicily.


The vacancy for Area Manager Sicily at Rijk Zwaan

Rijk Zwaan’s activities in Sicily are increasing, we are developing a full range products and new projects dedicated to this market.

As Area Manager you will guide the commercial activities in this area, including strategy, planning and sales. In close cooperation with the management of the company, you will develop and implement commercial and company policy. You will maintain and intensify the contact with customers and business relations in the marketplace. You have an important people-oriented role in maintaining a well-functioning team.

We are looking for an Area Manager Sicily with:

  • An academic degree, preferably in the area of Business and/or Agriculture
  • At least 10 years’ relevant experience

Furthermore you are an energetic, enterprising manager. You take initiative, are resourceful, ambitious and you like to cooperate with your colleagues to obtain the best results. You feel comfortable operating as an entrepreneur within our organization. Good social skills and the ability to establish and develop contacts and relations are indispensable for this function. You are fluent in speaking and writing both in Italian as English.


You can address your application to under the reference AMS19. Remember to specify the authorization to the processing of personal data (Art. 13 del Regulation UE 2016/679). The recruitment is open to male and female (L.903 / 77). 

We will consider your application carefully, which may take some time. You will hear from us as soon as possible. 

Rijk Zwaan: your new employer?

Italy has one of the biggest vegetable seed markets in Europe, where Rijk Zwaan is focused with dedicated research programs in order to develop future varieties and an healthy business growth. Rijk Zwaan Italia is a growing company, very active on the market.
Rijk Zwaan is an international family company with a people-oriented culture. Rijk Zwaan is right at the start of the food chain. We develop vegetable varieties and sell the seeds produced from them globally. We have a long-term focus, which is why we offer our employees a permanent contract as soon as they join us.
From our strategic position we contribute to the health and well-being of people all over the world. Everything we do is about growth. The growth of natural products that we export around the world. The growth of our company, which currently employs over 3,300 people in more than 30 countries. And above all the growth of our people: we give you every opportunity to use your own initiative and achieve your full potential. Working with colleagues to produce the best and tastiest vegetables. Reinforcing, helping and inspiring one another. That’s how we want to continuously work together towards a healthy future.