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Accountmanager Fresh Market Beans

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Pop Vriend Seeds is a specialized seed breeding company in the Netherlands. Which exports vegetable seeds to more than 100 countries worldwide, including the United States, China and Africa. It is headquartered in Andijk, in the heart of Seed Valley.

In 2019, Pop Vriend Seeds joined forces with KWS Seeds of Einbeck, Germany. KWS is one of the world's largest independent seed companies with an impressive track record of quality breeding and continuous technical innovation. Moreover, KWS also has family roots, just like Pop Vriend Seeds. Perhaps that's why the feeling was right away and they share many values, such as having a long-term perspective.


Are you a dynamic and results-driven professional looking for an exciting opportunity? Then this position as Account Manager beans might be for you. As part of our organization, you will take on the crucial responsibility of managing and expanding our portfolio of international key customers. Specifically, your focus will be on the fresh market beans industry in the Benelux and Africa regions.

In this role as Account Manager, you will work closely with dealers, growers, traders, and retailers, providing them with the necessary support to introduce and promote our varieties and new product concepts in both local and non-local markets. Your expertise in account management will be crucial in developing and implementing effective account plans, establishing strong partnerships, and capitalizing on business opportunities.

Additionally, you will play a critical role in defining and executing demo and launch plans for new bean varieties, aligning them with market developments and the evolving needs of our customers. By conducting thorough customer visits, you will have the opportunity to evaluate the distinctive features, advantages, and benefits of our beans in diverse settings, including the field and partner facilities such as distributors and packers.

Maintaining accurate sales forecasts will also be an aspect of your role as Account Manager, ensuring optimal planning and resource allocation. Furthermore, you will provide valuable technical support to position and analyze our bean varieties throughout the entire supply chain, taking into account factors such as growing conditions, sourcing, logistics, and sustainability parameters.

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Wij bieden

  • A very challenging and varied role where you get to work with the best seed professionals;
  • You are a key member of the customer crop team, having short lines with Product Managment, Breeding and Marketing;
  • It's a fantastic opportunity to develop your work experience in a unique organization;
  • You get lots of freedom and responsibility to get the job done;
  • You get to work in an inspiring work environment that consists of a diverse and growing team of experienced gurus and young talents;
  • You will get a competitive salary;
  • You get to work with the most fantastic colleagues.

Wij vragen

  • You have at least a completed Bachelor's degree in Agronomy or Horticulture and 3+ years of experience in the vegetable seed industry is preferred;
  • You have green fingers, understand customer needs and business dynamics;
  • You have proven experience in sales and/or production within the agricultural industry, achieving business results;
  • Experience in the fresh market bean industry is a plus;
  • You have a good understanding of the supply chain of vegetables. Both locally as of non-local markets;
  • You are fluent in English and French in word and writing, Additional language(s) are an advantage;
  • You are willing to travel a lot (40%).

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