IPM & Pollination Specialist (ornamentals)


Belgium or any other Western Europe country

Bedrijfsprofiel - IPM & Pollination Specialist (ornamentals)

Biobest is a leading and international company in biological pollination and pest control. Our company produces and commercializes beneficial insects and mites used for biological crop protection. Furthermore, Biobest is known for its pioneering role in the bumblebee production for biological pollination. Last but not least, Biobest produces scouting and monitoring systems, pheromones and biopesticides. Biobest is present in more than 60 countries and employs over 900 people worldwide.

Functie omschrijving - IPM & Pollination Specialist (ornamentals)

International position which consist in

  • providing technical assistance and field trainings to our subsidiaries, distributors and direct clients in IPM and Pollination.
  • guiding them in the optimal use of Biobest products (bumblebees, Biocontrol solutions, products for monitoring and scouting) within the following crop range: greenhouse crops (vegetables, ornamentals, soft fruits…) and open field (vegetables, orchards, public greens ...)
  • defining the most appropriate technical strategy for the clients of your area and for the Biobest Group.
  • giving feedback on field observations with a complete reporting of the travelling.
  • analyzing the needs of the market in terms of use of IPM and bumblebees to be able to participate in the technical strategies of the Group.
  • actively collaborating within the team by attending meetings and exchanging on current technical matters.
  • organizing and leading technical meetings for tech/commercial representatives in our subsidiaries and retailers to develop new bio-control and pollination strategies.
  • collaborating and communicating with other departments like R&D and commercial team to set up demonstration trials and to support new product development.
  • creating technical documents (technical sheets, presentations, posters…).
  • participating in trade fairs, scientific symposia, workshops…

Functie eisen - IPM & Pollination Specialist (ornamentals)

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in horticulture or agriculture.
  • Autonomous, opened, 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 in 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, opened, 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).
  • Location of the job: Belgium or any other Western Europe country.

Aanbod - IPM & Pollination Specialist (ornamentals)

  • 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

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