Task information:

  • RAPOOL is a leading German seed company that has been successfully developing winter and spring oilseed rape varieties for 40 years and has subsidiaries for distribution throughout Europe. The basis of RAPOOL’s current outstanding market position in the Baltic States dates back to the early 1990s. Customer relationships established then are still among the most important sales channels for RAPOOL today. In addition to the RAPOOL brand, the Rapool team is responsible for marketing and commercialization of cereal, corn, and pulses of the SAATEN-UNION Group varieties to complete the seed portfolio for the agriculture market in the Baltic States.
  • For the Rapool Representation in the Baltic States, we are looking for a Product Manager for Cereals and Maize with immediate effect. As Product Manager, you will be responsible for evaluating and selecting products for the commercial portfolio and supporting the management by providing profound technical product and market information on the Baltic States. You will ensure professional product development for the expansion of the SAATEN-UNION brand trade portfolio. In addition, you will support a wide range of marketing and promotional activities as well as the internal training of our team members and customer sales teams. All tasks are executed in close cooperation with SAATEN-UNION’s head office in Germany.

Requirements:

We expect a solid general agricultural education with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with a major in the field of plant production. In addition, several years of experience in agricultural supply, preferably in the seed business, would be ideal. A structured and strategic approach to working, good analytical skills, and professional interaction with local and international teams of the group is important to us. We are looking for a convincing personality with technical knowledge, entrepreneurial thinking, and a strong team spirit. Given the international interactions, we expect good communication skills in English and desirably in Russian.

Company offers:

  • An interesting and exciting international field of activity, with intensive initial training, continuous support in the performance of the job, and a collegial working environment. Performance-related compensation (€ 4.000 – 5.000 gross) and fringe benefits commensurate with the position, including a company car.
  • Rapool Baltic works trustfully with various customers in all three Baltic countries. Hereby, our business activities are managed through the main office, which is situated in Šiauliai, Lithuania (www.rapool.lt). Additionally, we have further local offices in Jelgava (Latvia) and Tartu (Estonia) under the leadership of our regional managers. As our long-term clients are located in all three Baltic countries, the candidates can live in any city in the Baltic States. However, the candidate should be open and willing to travel across the Baltic States and be ready for a dynamic organizational life.