15 June 2017

PRODUCT MANAGER (m/f) ANNUALS

Rheinberg, Germany

Dümmen Orange is a leading company in the breeding and development of cut flowers, bulbs, succulents, pot plants, bedding plants and perennials. The company employs more than 7,000 people worldwide. Its annual turnover is approximately EUR 260 million. In addition to a large marketing and sales network, Dümmen Orange has a strong network of production locations. The key to Dümmen Orange’s success is a broad and deep product range, supported by a global supply chain. The company embraces its social responsibility and invests in the health, safety and personal development of its staff.

 

Based at our company site in Rheinberg, Germany, we are currently searching for a

 

PRODUCT MANAGER (m/f) ANNUALS

 

TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

In this specialist role you will represent the product category ‘Annuals’ (bedding and balcony plants) across Europe. At this, your main focus will be on ensuring the development of annual products and on messaging this product category throughout our company internally and to the customer network externally. You will drive and support the assigned products throughout their lifecycle whilst acting as interface between our internal departments – in particular Breeding, Sales and Marketing – and our customers. This will include the development and execution of crop strategies, the development and maintenance of the trial and commercial assortment, the positioning of varieties and the organization and evaluation of variety trials. Finally, maintaining a good market knowledge and insight will be key to this role.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Successful educational degree in Horticulture, preferably with focus on ornamental plants
  • Ideally several years of professional experience in responsible roles within Annuals sector related to product development, product management or sales management. Ambitious graduates with specialist knowledge of annual products are welcome to us the same.
  • Good command of English language (both verbal and written) and user proficiency in MS Office (Excel, PP)
  • Proactive and well-structured way of working, good communication and presentation skills and strong ability to inspire and convince others.

 

APPLICATION

We would like to receive your application documents – including motivation letter and resume – via HR@dummenorange.com.


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