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Managing Director with a focus on Finance, IT & HR France

Are you a hands-on and people-orientated manager who likes to steer our growing organization in France? If so, apply for this full-time vacancy for Managing Director at our office in Aramon.

  • France, Aramon
  • Management  | IT  | Finance
  • Master

How does your job as Managing Director with focus Finance, IT & HR at Rijk Zwaan looks like?

Our subsidiary in France which includes 142 employees is led by a board of three Managing Directors, who are jointly responsible for the entire operation in France.  Each managing director however has his own attention fields in R&D, Commercial Affairs or Finance, IT and Human Resources. Within this role you are responsible for monitoring and controlling all financial, administrative and legal issues as well as HR and IT. Every year you will make a five year development plan, including sales targets, investments and cost development, in close collaboration with the other Managing Directors. The team of Managing Directors  reports to the Board of Directors, who is located in The Netherlands.

Your contribution:

As Managing Director we expect you to have a broad interest in all aspects of managing a company including fostering the Rijk Zwaan company culture, managing financial risks and legal compliance. You are able to think and act independently, to be a team player, think in long-term processes, maintaining a good balance between the long-term goals and short-term demands. You have an open personality, good communication skills, you are trustworthy and open to receive feedback. We are seeking a good leader and organizer with an international outlook and global mindset, someone with an active and practical approach, positive thinking and attitude, orientated towards persevering and problem solving.

In addition, we can find the following on your resume:

  • an academic degree preferably in the area Business Economics and Management Studies;
  • more than 5 years of managerial experience;
  • a strong affinity with agriculture;
  • people oriented leadership skills;
  • fluency in French and English.

What can you expect from us?

As Managing Director Finance, IT and HR France you will be responsible for the colleagues of Planning and Control, IT and HR. This group consists of 7 colleagues. Besides a growing international work environment, we are happy to offer you:

  • market-based salary;
  • various training opportunities through our Rijk Zwaan Academy and specific management training;
  • an entrepreneurial and innovative work environment with constantly new challenges.

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 to growers and other chain partners. From our strategic position we contribute to the world food supply. Everything we do is about healthy growth. The growth of our business; worldwide availability of vegetable seeds for the growth of healthy products. The growth of our company and above all the growth of our people: we give you every opportunity to use your own initiative and achieve your full potential.


Do you recognize yourself and would you like to start as soon as possible? Then send your cv and motivational letter to for the attention of Sébastien Tison. An assessment and screening will be part of the process.
  • Phone interview
  • Two face to face interviews
  • Screening
  • Assessment
  • Terms of employment interview
  • Contract
I’d like to receive your application
Sébastien Tison
Human Resources Manager