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IPM & Pollination Specialist - Belgium  

Biobest (company)


Posted on : 28 April 2017

Project Description

International position which consist in
  •  Providing technical assistance and field training's to our subsidiaries, distributors and direct clients in IPM and Pollination.  
  •  Guiding them in the optimal use of company products (bumblebees, Bio control solutions, products for monitoring and scouting) within the following crop range: greenhouse crops (vegetables, ornamental, soft fruits…) and open field (vegetables, orchards, public greens ...).  
  •  Defining the most appropriate technical strategy for the clients of your area and for company group.  
  •  Give feedback of the field observations with a complete reporting of the travelling.  
  •  Analyze the needs of the market in terms of use of IPM and bumblebees to be able to participate to the technical strategies of the group.  
  •  Active collaboration within the team by attending meetings, exchanging on current technical matters.  
  •  Organize and lead technical meetings for tech/commercial representative in our subsidiaries and retailers to develop new bio-control and pollination strategies.  
  •  Collaborate and communicate with other departments like R&D and commercial team to set up demonstration trials and to support new product development.  
  •  Create technical documents (technical sheets, presentations, posters…).  
  •  Participate in trade fairs, scientific symposia, workshops…  

Profile required
  •  Bachelor or master degree in horticulture or agriculture.  
  •  Autonomous, open, dedicated and flexible person, willing to travel (50 % of the time min.) and able to operate in different cultural settings.  
  •  Min. 2 years of practical experience IPM/biological control in ornamental crops, other crops like vegetables would be a plus.  
  •  Good listener, capacity to analyze situations and to take decisions. Able to lead meetings, team spirit, open, positive and communicative attitude.  
  •  Languages: Fluent in English and any other important spoken language would be very much appreciated.  
  • Good experience in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 
  •  Based already in a western European country, living in a horticultural area if possible, nearby an international airport.  

Our Offer
  •  A challenging and exciting position in an international growing company within a promising sector of agriculture.  
  •  Working with a dynamic team.  
  •  A competitive salary and benefits package.