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Sales Representative Eastern Ukraine

Are you a strong communicator?

Do you understand customer needs and develop long-term and trusting relationships with customers. If so, apply for this full-time vacancy for a a Sales Representative for Eastern Ukraine (Dnepropetrovsk, Zaporizhie, Kharkiv and Donbas) at our subsidiary in Ukraine.

The vacancy for a Sales Representative at Rijk Zwaan

As a Sales Representative you work within the assigned sales territory, which may include specific current growers/ dealers as well as acquiring new ones. You manage the region/crop in accordance with company policies, which includes being safe in all aspects of the position. You work with the utmost integrity and conducting business in an ethical manner.
You resolve customer complaints by investigating problems; developing solutions; preparing reports; making recommendations to management.
Success will be measured on sales volumes, territory contribution to profit, increasing the vegetable seeds mix, grower satisfaction, new grower acquisition and grower retention. You understand customer needs and develop long-term and trusting relationships with customers. Further you keep abreast of market trends, competitive products, programs and pricing structures. You provide ongoing feedback to the management and accurate and timely sales forecasts. Also you will organize and conduct Field days, seminars and other events in the areas of responsibility. You are responsible for the development of new successful projects. Conducts all activities with a high level of professionalism and represent Rijk Zwaan and each day in a manner that is respectful and would reflect positively on our company.

We are seeking a Sales Representative with:

  • A university degree in the relevant disciplines: agronomy, agriculture, business, biology or related sciences field
  • Experience of the Ukrainian agricultural market would be considered an advantage
  • Knowledge of vegetable crops and cultivation technology
  • Time, customer and territory management abilities

Furthermore, you have strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills. You have experience with effectively demonstrating. You show initiative and are assertive and results orientated. You like being part of a team but can also work well autonomously. You have intermediate computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes) and a driving license category B. In view of the international nature of this role you must be fluent in English.

What can you expect from us?

Together with your colleagues from our subsidiary in the Ukraine. Our motto is: Reinforcing, helping and inspiring one another! In addition, we’re happy to offer you:

  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Company car
  • Professional training
  • The freedom to take the initiative and work on your own development
  • Opportunity for professional growth in an international environment.
  • A good working atmosphere


If you are interested in our job offer, please send your CV in English specifying the position you apply for together with a recent photo to

Confidentiality of all applications is assured. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Rijk Zwaan: your new employer?

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 around 3,000 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.