Are you an experienced and passionate product development and sales specialist? Are you ambitious and eager to work for a dynamic international company? If you think you fit in this profile, apply for this full-time vacancy for Product Development Specialist, based at Mysore( Karnataka), India.Rijk Zwaan is an independent, international vegetable breeding company. We currently have 30 subsidiaries abroad and our organisation continues to grow, thanks to our focus on product development and product innovation. We are specialised in breeding, producing and selling vegetable seeds. Our company is one of the top nine breeding companies in the world, and we have a total of 2,800 highly motivated, loyal and dedicated employees all over the world.Rijk Zwaan India was established in 2010. We started with the sales of vegetable seeds of different crops and started breeding activities in a limited amount of crops. We sell our products almost through-out the whole country. To become a major player in the Indian market, we are going to increase our activities in India the coming years. At this moment Rijk Zwaan India employs 41 employees.We are looking for a dynamic person , who will be responsible to develop the market for RijkZwaan crops , look for new business opportunities, offer the crop advises to the growers, make the recommendations for variety choice for the market, introduce new varieties to the professional growers in the state of Chhattisgarh through conducting trials, events and continuous visits. You will also be responsible for making the sales forecast based on customer’s requirement and long term planning for the state. Thorough knowledge of variety assortment is essential. In this role, you will have to work in close cooperation with sales managers/ Product managers/ crop specialist and with crop coordinators / crop specialist globallyThe candidate should possess –
Education – A Bachelor / Master degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture
Experience – At least 2-4 years’ relevant experience in a seed companies. Experience in a reputed
Vegetable company will be preferredFurthermore, you are enterprising, have empathy, motivated and willing to travel and grow within the company. Strong inter personal skills to coordinate with various stakeholders and proficiency in the English language and local language is essential.