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Unique Plant Breeder Role - Breda region, Breda

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Location:

Breda, Netherlands 

Job Category:

Biotech/Pharma
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EU work permit required:

Yes
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Job Views:

3524

Posted:

07.05.2014
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Job Description:

SIRE LIFE SCIENCES
SIRE Life Sciences is a recruitment and executive search consultancy, dedicated exclusively to the European Life Science industry. SIRE Life Sciences provides a Complete Life Science Cycle Search Solution to both Life Science Professionals and Life Science Employers operating in the European Life Science Sector. We provide a tailor made European wide service for both permanent and freelance solutions, specialized in delivering to the worlds leading Life Science institutions. 

ROLE
As the new expert Plant Breeder within this successful multinational in Crop Science, you will be working on the Genetic basis of Crop Evolution. In a highly integrated Plant Breeding-Biotechnology R&D team, the foundation of sustainable Crops for the future (Cereals), will be established. You are asked to add value and creatively help to guide the ambitious R&D scheme of my client. Although working in team context, you will be responsible for your own research projects, so creativity is a must! 

DESCRIPTION
For one of my clients, a world leader in the crop science industry, I´m currently looking for an experienced and creative crop breeder. Its a permanent position within a company where staff is highly valued and internal growth opportunities are indeed present. My client offers a very interesting salary package with outstanding secondary benefits and is open to consider candidates from all EU countries and Switzerland.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Setting up and bearing responsibility for own breeding programs with a significant biotechnology element 
Optimisation of breeding populations and schemes, with the aim of creating high yielding stable hybrids for various global markets
Work closely with fellow plant breeders as well as internal/external specialists in various other domains (e.g. bioinformatics)
Making sure a steady stream of registered and competitive varieties of seeds is established
Seasonal international travelling together with other breeders

REQUIREMENTS
PhD in Plant Breeding, Genetics, Biology, Agronomy or related field
Proven interest in biotechnology and prepared to deepen this knowledge to expert level 
Creative, team player, result oriented and pro-active 
Well organised and strong with deadlines 
Excellent knowledge of English

ARE YOU INTERESTED?
Are you interested and are you the one we're looking for? Let us know and send your resume to cv @sire-search.com or give us a call on:

NL: +31 (0)20 658 9800
BE: +32 (0)2 588 1277
DE: +49 (0)89 3803 8966
CH: +41 (0)43 508 1743
 

Employment Type:

Full time
Company Info
SIRE Life Sciences
Herengracht 466
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Phone: +31206589800
Web Site: http//:www.sire-search.com/
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