Wednesday, 16 November 2011

Area Manager

Enza Zaden

is looking for:

Area Manager

Fulltime, with a bachelor’s degree

Duty station


Welcome to the world of Enza Zaden

Enza Zaden is a leading independent breeder of innovative vegetable varieties. Our head office is located in the heart of the worldwide seed industry: Enkhuizen. Thanks to the knowledge, efforts and enthusiasm of over 1200 employees worldwide, we develop tasty vegetable varieties for local markets. We also sell and distribute quality seeds from those varieties. Our successes include top sellers such as the Campari tomato, the Sweetgreen pepper and the Eazyleaf lettuce.

Job description

We are looking for an entrepreneurial, enthusiastic, innovative and inspiring Area Manager for the Balkan countries, Romania, Greece and Algeria. You will provide comprehensive technical and commercial support to the professional growers and/or the local distributors.
You will be responsible for promoting and sales of the Enza Zaden vegetable seed varieties, focussing on greenhouse crops to the professional growers. You will be able to translate product development into commercial actions and budgets by organising and evaluating local variety trials and managing the Enza Zaden distributor. You will be based in Enkhuizen and will report to the Region Manager.

Job requirements

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic candidate who likes to work in an international environment. You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree and preferably you have a 3-5 years experience working in the international horticultural sector. A flexible attitude and good communication skills are important to create strong relationships with customers and technical and commercial contacts in the market. You will be part of a successful sales team.
You need to have the ability to work independently, to be a team player and to be open to travel extensively (40% of your working time).

Our offer

Are you interested in this multifaceted post within a growing and enterprising international breeding company? Besides an attractive salary and good terms and conditions, we offer you a challenging future.


For more information about our company and the vacancy visit our website or contact Sandra Zuiderhof, HR-advisor: tel.             0228 350 100      .


Interested? Please point your application to the HR department,

Enza Zaden, a company with scope!


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