Assistant Variety Registration

Assistant Variety Registration

Field of Work:  General Management

Wageningen, GE, NL

Legal Entity:  KWS Vegetables BV (0043)
Contract Type:  Regular
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote: 
Job ID:  14264

As part of our growth strategy, we are looking for a an Assistant Variety Registration in support of the Germplasm Coordinator. This vital role focuses on the registration of new vegetable varieties worldwide, requiring a blend of precision, organizational skills, and effective communication with both internal and external stakeholders. If you're passionate about contributing to the advancement of horticulture through efficient data management and coordination, we welcome your application to help shape the future of our plant breeding efforts.


What you can expect in this role:

  • Assist the Germplasm Coordinator in managing the administrative tasks associated with the registration of new vegetable varieties worldwide, ensuring a streamlined and efficient process.
  • Coordinate meetings between breeders and product managers to facilitate timely decisions regarding the registrations of new varieties.
  • Maintain and organize the variety database, ensuring its accuracy and relevance. Implement and integrate new ICT systems in collaboration with the IT Application Manager to improve database management.
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for both internal and external stakeholders concerning registration matters, ensuring clear and effective communication.


What you bring in: 

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a relevant field.
  • Prior experience or affinity with the plant breeding sector is desirable, indicating a familiarity with the industry's specific needs and challenges.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform detailed administrative tasks with a high level of accuracy and efficiency.
  • Proven experience in managing, organizing, and updating databases, with a strong understanding of data entry principles and practices.
  • Competence in using management information systems, databases, and spreadsheet software.
  • Fluent in English; proficiency in Dutch is preferred but not required.
  • Strong communication skills, capable of effectively interacting with team members, management, and external partners.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • High level of organization and planning abilities, with a talent for managing multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Demonstrates a strong ability to work independently, taking initiative where necessary and making informed decisions.


Did we spark your interest?

Then apply now via our online portal and send us your documents (cover letter, resume, certificates). We look forward to getting to know you!


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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