Hazera Head of Global Sales

Job description

Overall responsibility for commercial activities. Identify, initiate, and lead demand management, global revenues, pricing and promotion, in-line with the organization's targets. You will be Part of the Strategic Leadership Team of Hazera.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the commercial global organization (around 200 employees) including 11 subsidiaries
  • Top line of the company, contribution of the subsidiaries, and strategic planning to grow market shares
  • Sales processes and procedures, forecast accuracy, setting indicators and targets, implementation of methodology and best practices
  • Contribute to the global strategy of Hazera and Limagrain Vegetable Seed division, interacting with colleagues in all functions and various Limagrain Business Units
  • Develop future leaders for the sales organization and for Hazera

Job requirements

Profile:

  • Bachelor or master's degree in Agriculture science or related field
  • 10  years + experience in Seed Industry, preferably in vegetable seeds
  • Experience in international and multi-cultural organization
  • Proven experience in managing sales and reaching quantitative and qualitative targets
  • Proven experience in B2B international markets
  • Experience in managing subsidiaries and dealer networks
  • Willingness to travel internationally 30% of the time
  • Fluent in English. Hebrew and Dutch are plus


Personal skills:

  • Ability to deliver results and execution of sales plan
  • Global organization perspective and cooperative with matrix interfaces
  • Open minded, creative, flexible - Genuine interest to learn
  • Team member, leading by exemplarity
  • Customer focus Internal / External
  • Multicultural adaptability
  • Leadership: build high performing team based on trust, collaboration, and diversity
  • Business acumen, able to develop and manage budget
  • Develops and empower people
  • Strategic Oversight and strategic planning
  • Managerial courage, ability to lead change
  • Develop and empower people


About Hazera Seeds:

Hazera is a worldwide leader in the breeding, development, production and marketing of hybrid vegetable seed varieties, characterized by advanced research & development, marketing throughout the world, and agro-technical support. Combining decades of experience with state-of-the-art technology, Hazera constantly develops new products that address market needs. Thanks to our core beliefs of expertise, trust, engagement and dynamism, shared by our committed teams we strive to continuously exceed the expectations of our customers. Hazera headquarters are situated in Israel and The Netherlands and with a worldwide presence through our 12 subsidiaries. Hazera is part of the Limagrain Group.


Working at Hazera means contributing in a professional way to the growth of our business, in an informal, international environment. We are customer and market oriented and teamwork is important. Other characteristics of our organization are openness, flexibility and orientation on results. We focus on employee development with consideration and respect for individual needs. That’s why it's great to work at Hazera! For more information please visit our website www.hazera.nl and www.hazera.com.


Interested?

If you are interested in joining a growing organization please apply by submitting your cv in English.