Senior Product Coördinator Beans

Senior Product Coördinator Beans

Van Oers United, part of the Agrial Group, is an internationally operating supplier and producer of fresh vegetables all year round. They supply these products to large international retailers and wholesalers. Van Oers has been active on the European market and beyond for decades. Intensive partnerships with own divisions and associated production companies guarantee the shortest possible chain, which assures optimal freshness.
Van Oers United believes that the most important core values in its operational management are: drive, commitment and professionalism. These core values enable them to achieve their mission statement: ‘Delivering Excellent Produce’, every day. They wish to be recognised and acknowledged as the partner of choice in the markets in which they operate.
In order to realize future ambitions, Van Oers United needs crop knowledge and experience in beans. New projects require their attention, whereby existing production areas must also be further expanded sustainably.

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Wat ga je doen?

Do you have passion for growing fresh vegetables and beans / sugar snaps in specific? Would you like to support the dynamic Farming Team of Van Oers United in realizing year-round availability of fresh products? In this role you will operate (possibly remotely) in The Netherlands and in Africa.  

Wat zijn jouw belangrijkste taken?

  • Responsible for product planning, product availability through efficient management of the year-round growing program of beans in consultation with the Commercial Manager and the management of the farming entities and partners in Africa.
  • Guiding and advising growers from sowing to harvest in order to achieve desired quality and volumes (genetic, crop management, mechanization)
  • Planning and assigning the required production volumes and qualities to own divisions and associated production locations to ensure product availability.
  • Monitoring developments in the market.
  • Analyzing achieved cultivation results, including cost price, yield and product quality in relation to planning and forecasts. Propose improvements to optimize volume and quality of the product.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders (e.g. growers, breeders, suppliers).
  • Reporting to the Farming Manager of Van Oers United.

Spreekt dit jou aan:

  • A challenging and versatile international role, in which you can make a difference within a growing internationally operating company with an informal working atmosphere.
  • Within Van Oers United (Agrial Group) there are many opportunities to grow further within the various product groups.
  • A competitive salary (in accordance with background and experience) and flexible working hours.

Beschik jij over:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Agri- or Horticulture, Plant Sciences, Economics, Business Administration or equivalent.
  • At least 5 year experience in growing beans and or sugar snaps and strong affinity with (inter)national agriculture.
  • Working experience in Africa is preferred.
  • Experience and pleasure in working in a multidisciplinary field with a diversity of stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication skills in English. French is an advantage.
  • Willingness to travel.

Over Van Oers United

Van Oers United is een internationaal opererende leverancier en producent van jaarrond verse groenten. Het streven van Van Oers United is om een bijdrage te leveren aan aan het welzijn van mensen door de populariteit en het gebruik van groenten te stimuleren. Dat doen wij door het hele jaar rond verse groenten te leveren. Met eigen teeltbedrijven in Nederland, West Afrika en succesvolle samenwerkingsverbanden met teeltpartners in Oost-Afrika, Guatemala en Peru.  

Bij Van Oers United sta je er niet alleen voor! Wij zijn een hechte en informele organisatie waar je betrokkenheid en eenheid vindt in de teams. Wij werken nauw samen voor het realiseren van een optimale bedrijfsvoering en resultaat.

Werken bij Van Oers United betekent een baan in een dynamische en informele cultuur waarbij je als individu veel impact kunt hebben.

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