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Technical Crop Manager Open Field Crops

UPL Benelux / Green Career Consult | hbo wo | Breda and home office
Geplaatst: 26/03/2021

On behalf of UPL Benelux we are looking for an enthusiastic and driven

Technical Crop Manager Open Field Crops
commercial focus, practical, cropprotection knowledge

Location: Breda and home office

UPL, a leading producer (5th largest in the world; $5 Bln turnover) of both, chemical as well as biological crop protection products, is looking for an enthusiastic colleague to reinforce the salesteam by adding value through technical support. The candidate will work closely together with the Benelux commercial team the product development team as well as the regulatory team. We are looking for a man or woman that has a proven track record in (technical) crop management of crop protection products.

Job description

  • Responsibility split towards region, customer, crop and market segment;
  • Achieve positioning of our products in portfolio of the distribution (with commercial representatives), authority on your discipline;
  • Flag up opportunities & possible positionings to organisation;
  • Build relationships with distributors, mainly technical Advisors, end users & other stakeholders of influence and support them with technical  Information and our activities;
  • Support distribution in positioning our portfolio & solutions in the market. First contact in technical questions from market and demand for open days & demo trials;
  • Maintain stakeholder relationships for product positioning: LTO, IRS, CEMPS, KAVB, Processing industry, etc.;
  • Translate & initiate UPL positioning & argumentation towards distribution & farmer (with distributor), practical message;
  • Execute & initiate marketing trials and (demo-)field trials (with Marketing & Development) for product positioning;
  • Develop technical lectures & input (including content) to sales- and marketing plans & communication;
  • Deliver input for product campaigns ( with marketing & development, sales responsible & country manager);
  • Key account plan initiation with Sales responsible.

Qualities of the new colleague

  • A profound knowledge of Crop protection practice in predominantly the Benelux;
  • Have a background in agriculture and crop protection, preferably the commercialization thereof;
  • Having a network within the Benelux market of crop protection suppliers is considered a distinct advantage;
  • Be a HBO / WO graduate in the field of agriculture;
  • Be a team player, goal oriented and be able to work well in a large international organization;
  • You should feel comfortable presenting in front of a large group of professionals;
  • UPL is a seasonal company, so no nine-to-five mentality;
  • You are fluent in Dutch and have a reasonable command of the English language.

UPL offers

A dynamic work environment, with lots of variation in your day-to-day activities.
Besides a good salary they offer, excellent secondary benefits. The ability to re-define the framework of your job description as you prove your value to the organization.

Information and application

If you are interested in this challenging vacancy or if you want more information, please get in contact with Green Career Consult, via Mr. Johan Grootscholten, senior consultant, mobile: +31 (0)6 38976049.
Please send your cover letter and cv by E-mail to:

Mention within your application "AgriHolland Vacaturebank number AH39076".

Any commercial activities concerning this advertisement will not be appreciated.