Project Coordinator (m/f/d) Breeding Digital Solutions

Project Coordinator (m/f/d) Breeding Digital Solutions

Field of Work:  Research & Development

Einbeck, Lower Saxony, DE

Legal Entity:  KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA (0001)
Contract Type:  Regular
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote: 
Job ID:  14171

We are seeking an experienced Project Coordinator (m/f/d) Breeding Digital Solutions to join our Breeding Information team at KWS in Einbeck, Germany for full time and on permanent basis. As a Coordinator, you will play a crucial role in supporting and enhancing our digital breeding workflows and software solutions for the field of R&D. 


Your Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coordinate the team who provides user support and trainings of specialized software for breeding
  • Update and maintain common QM document libraries for breeding software
  • Facilitate communication with stakeholders and contribute to the preparation of workshops and training events.
  • Close cooperation with plant breeding, research, and programming teams
  • Preparing of newsletters, reports, and other communication products for different audiences and stakeholders
  • Monitor budget allocation and prepare financial reports
  • Support in the preparation of roadmaps for the digital products 
  • Work together with the portfolio managers and the agile software development teams and support them in the establishment of KPIs and OKRs as applicable.
  • Contribute project management expertise to enhance digitalization efforts in breeding and breeding information areas.
  • Monitor and track projects in software for breeding. 


Your Profile:

  • Bachelor, master’s and/or PhD degree in administration, Business Management or Information Management. Bachelor/Master’s/PhD degree in agronomy, plant breeding or in any related field would be appreciated but not a must. 
  • Strong project management skills and experience in agile and hybrid project management.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.
  • Familiarity with digital tools and processes.
  • Ability to work effectively in an international and interdisciplinary environment.
  • Proficiency in English (German language skills are a plus).
  • Willingness to travel to our breeding stations up to 5% of working time. 


If you have the required qualifications and are passionate about contributing to cutting-edge digital solutions in breeding, we encourage you to apply.


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 €1.8 billion in the fiscal year 2022/2023. 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, sugar beet, 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 €300 million last fiscal year in research and development. For more information: Follow us on LinkedIn® at

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