What are you going to do?
As business manager, you are responsible for achieving challenging goals for the Enza Zaden Asia team. In this enervating position, you are responsible for the country Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia. You are preferably a graduate in agriculture science with great thinking and strategizing skills. You have more than 10 years of relevant work experience in an international commercial sales position. You directly report to the head of sales & marketing of South East Asia.
As a business manager, you will head the company & run the company’s business in the countries to meet the desired goals by leading the team. You have a large package of tasks and responsibilities. Of course, your main task is to meet all the business targets. Therefore you will prepare and execute the business strategies for the countries you are responsible. You draft an execute a multiyear plan and budget. You will develop and expand the South East Asian market together with your team. You will develop and manage the high performing team to great results and you manage their sales activities directly. Your teams consist of sales representatives, HR and Finance employees and other staff members and indirectly all other employees. You are the face of the company in the different countries. In addition, you represent Enza Zaden at various platforms & forums.
In short, you will be managing an independent commercial business.
As a business manager you have excellent and effective communication skills (both orally and in writing) in local and English language. You operate independently and you are flexible and creative. In addition, you have great negotiating skills. As a team player, you are open to the views of other cultures and people. You can maintain many contacts, both within the company as outside. At last but of course not least you are a great and inspiring leader and like to travel a lot within your country as abroad.
In short, you:
- Excellent communications skill in local & English language
- Completed MBA program (preferably in agribusiness management)
- At least 10 years of relevant work experience
- Managerial experience
Enza Zaden is a vegetable breeding company that develops vegetable varieties. We produce and sell the seeds of these varieties all over the world. Both for conventional and organic growers. In order to explain this properly (and as briefly as possible) we have made an animation
For more than 80 years we are working with the best that nature offers. We support this with state-of-the-art technologies to speed up our breeding process. That is really necessary, because currently the development of a new vegetable variety takes up 6 to 10 years.
The results? Strong, healthy, tasty and climate-proof vegetable varieties with higher yield per square meter and less need of crop protection products or fertilizer.
Our strength? More than 2000 passionate colleagues worldwide working together on the vegetables of tomorrow. Therefore, we continuously invest in knowledge and skills with our Enza Academy and under the flag of enzActive we organise various sports activities to stay healthy.
Please, send your application to our HR department, via the button below.
Lingheswarei Arumugam, HR Manager
Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated.