Are you a passionate horticulture specialist who is ambitious and is eager to join a motivated team within a dynamic and international company? If so, apply for this full-time vacancy for Product Development Specialist, based in Southern Provinces.
Vacancy: Agronomist-Product Development Specialist, South Viet Nam
Rijk Zwaan Viet Nam is committed to develop the vegetable market through introduction and promotion of high quality varieties as well as modern horticulture technical transfer: To contribute to our development and particularly in the protected and high value open-field crops, we have a vacancy for a motivated all-rounder to maintain and develop our portfolio and our sales power in South Vietnam.
Within this role, the main responsibilities is sales of our varieties to our direct large customers such as growers, traders, companies and cooperatives as well as establishment of a distributor network. You will also be key person to understand and translate market demand to R&D teams and establishing trials to develop a strong portfolio in some key segments in crops like cucumber, melon and watermelon.
We are looking for a commercial person who is motivated to help growers improve their crops by bringing knowledge to market. Next to maintaining existing market share, you develop new opportunities by networking and marketing activities with companies, growers and governmental agencies in the region. You will work in close co-operation with several colleagues in Rijk Zwaan, both in and outside Vietnam, such as international breeders and crop specialists.
We are seeking a sales representative with:
- A Bachelor’s degree in agriculture
- Good level of English
- A passion for developing a network of influential decision makers
- At least 5 years of successful experience in agriculture related sales
- Ability to select key location/partners and set-up vegetable selection trials
- An experience in greenhouse farming industry is highly appreciated
Furthermore, you are a team player with strong communication skills and ability to multi-tasks (work with different crops, partners, in different provinces). You enjoy working with clients and take care of good arrangements. You keep track of the latest developments in the horticultural industry and are able to learn fast in order to bring high-quality solutions to your partners. You will join an ambitious team in development, an independent, self starting attitude is crucial.
Rijk Zwaan: your new employer?
Rijk Zwaan Vietnam started in 2017 as a subsidiary of Rijk Zwaan Zaadteelt en Zaadhandel B.V. We are already an important player in several high value segments, following 10 years of strong growth and active market development. For more information please visit: www.rijkzwaan.vn
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 3,600 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.
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