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Regional Director (m/f/d) France & UK

Regional Director (m/f/d) France & UK

Field of Work:  Marketing & Sales

Bergen, Lower Saxony, DE Einbeck, Lower Saxony, DE

Legal Entity:  KWS LOCHOW GMBH (0095)
Contract Type:  Regular
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote: 
Job ID:  12801

In the 19th century – 165 years ago - KWS’s history began with sugar beet growing. Ever since KWS has developed into a successful, international corporate company. Would you like to contribute to the success of KWS?

Are you interested in being responsible for the cereals sales in the French and British market for one of the world’s leading seed companies?
Start with us on a full-time and permanent basis as our Regional Director (m/f/d) Cereals UK & France at KWS Lochow at our site in Bergen (Lower Saxony, Germany).



Your New Tasks:


  • Develop and implement the short-/mid-/long term Sales & Marketing strategy for the Business Unit Cereals in France and UK
  • Contribute to the Strategic Planning processes of the Business Unit Cereals
  • Represent the interests of the Business Unit Cereals within the regions. You will report directly to the Head of Business Unit Cereals
  • Ensure the successful implementation of marketing initiatives in the corresponding markets in conjunction with cereals marketing and global marketing teams
  • Closely collaborate with other KWS Regional Directors 
  • Represent the Business Unit Cereals in groupwide projects of KWS

Bring in Your Strengths:


  • University degree (M.Sc. or equivalent) in economics with agricultural background/interest or degree in agricultural sciences/agricultural economics
  • Proven leadership experience as well as agricultural and business management knowledge
  • Professional experience in international sales
  • Technical knowledge in seed business preferable; experience with profit responsibility and budget control
  • Fluent English skills, both written and spoken; further language skills from the relevant countries will be an asset

We Are Looking For You As A Person With:


  • Initiative and determination
  • Open and honest personality, ability to positively cope with changing conditions or situations
  • Customer orientated (external/internal), strong communication and intercultural skills
  • Negotiation skills & Relationship management
  • Willingness to travel up to 50%



Make Yourself Grow at KWS!


  • As a family-run company we are guided by the values of closeness, reliability, foresight and independence - this culture is lived in practice creating thus an open and friendly working atmosphere.
  • According to our slogan Make yourself Grow! we support he professional and personal development of our employees.
  • We offer excellent work equipment, a fully-fledged, subsidized canteen and sufficient free parking spaces at the KWS location.
  • We offer a company pension scheme, capital formation benefits, Christmas and holiday bonuses, childcare allowance and a company bicycle.


Push your potential with KWS!


We look forward to receiving your online application in English (cover letter, CV, references) via our job portal.






About KWS
KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. Over 5,000 employees in more than 70 countries generated net sales of around €1.5 billion in the fiscal year 2021/2022. A company with a tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for 165 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugarbeet, cereals, vegetables, oilseed rape and sunflower. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods to continuously improve yield for farmers and plants’ resistance to diseases, pests and abiotic stress. To that end, the company invested more than €285 million last fiscal year in research and development. For more information: Follow us on LinkedIn® at

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