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Project Manager / Data Architect - Digital Farming Service (m/f/d)

Project Manager / Data Architect - Digital Farming Service (m/f/d)

Field of Work:  IT

Einbeck, Lower Saxony, DE

Legal Entity:  KWS SAAT SE (0001)
Contract Type:  Regular
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote:  Hybrid Working Within Country
Job ID:  12149

Would you like to work on modern technologies in the field of Precision Farming and significantly change agriculture with us? Then you are the right person for us as our new Project Manager / Data Architect (m/f/d) with a focus on Digital Farming Service. 


This is a permanent position and available in full-time at our HQ KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA in Einbeck, Lower Saxony.


Your Tasks:


  • Collaboration in the further development of the consulting platform myKWS as well as various connected global systems (PIM, DAM, KWS Geomapping System, Mobile Applications)
  • Project responsibility for the further development of various precision farming tools and other connected IT projects
  • Independent management and coordination of external implementation partners as part of project implementation
  • Connection of different external data suppliers to the geomapping system (weather, soil, terrain data...)
  • Creation of technical concepts, design of data structures (user data, product data) as well as interfaces
  • Management of the operation of the implemented projects (outsourcing)


Your Profile:


  • Degree in computer science, preferably in geoinformatics or in a comparable field of study
  • Several years of professional experience in IT project management 
  • Very good knowledge in project management - especially agile project management skills (Scrum, Kanban preferred)
  • Knowledge in dealing with databases
  • Desirable: experience in precision farming as well as in the use of multi-layer geo and weather data 
  • High level of self-motivation to familiarize yourself with our KWS-specific systems 
  • Strong willingness to cooperate, also in a cross-functional network
  • Ability to innovate and flexibility
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluent in both German and English (both written and spoken)

Our Offer to You:


  • An exceptionally interesting and varied job in an international environment with the opportunity to contribute innovative ideas.
  • Working in an international, highly motivated and dynamic team with flat hierarchies.
  • Flexible working hours with the possibility of mobile working (hybrid).
  • As a family-run company, we live by the values of team spirit, closeness and trust, independence and vision - a culture that is also lived in practice, e.g. through an open and friendly work atmosphere.
  • According to our slogan "Make Yourself Grow!" we promote individual professional and personal development. 
  • As a basis, we offer excellent work equipment (high-quality, ergonomic workstations, several monitors, air conditioning) and sufficient free parking spaces at the location. 
  • We also create the appropriate framework conditions: capital-forming benefits, Christmas and vacation pay, childcare allowance, company bicycle.



We look forward to receiving your online application (short cover letter, CV, relevant certificates) via our application system SuccessFactors! Please use the "Apply" function in the online advertisement.


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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