Vacancy: Technical Area Manager
Organisation: Bakker Brothers
Department: Sales & Marketing
Job title: Technical Area Manager
Location: Noord-Scharwoude, the Netherlands
The Technical Area Manager is responsible for product development activities and the source of knowledge for our distribution partners. Which means that you will test, collect, analyze and evaluate the performances of our products after release by our R&D department. In cooperation with distribution partners you develop a portfolio of products which fulfill their market needs.
What we need is an expert, that knows all ins and outs of the product profiles in the region, and that you will have a good idea of the growing practices in the market-segments that we serve. This knowledge you will share with our R&D department to improve decision processes of varieties to advance and to align our product portfolio with market needs.
In order to be successful, you must be a good communicator as well. A large share of the function you are communicating on distance by phone, e-mail and WhatsApp with the technical team of our local partners based in the countries in the region.
We encourage less experienced candidates as well to apply for this position, but an absolute must is an agricultural background developed by study or experience.