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Project Manager Environmental Science (m/f)

Project Manager Environmental Science (m/f), KWS SAAT AG, Einbeck

KWS is one of the most innovative and long established plant breeding/seed companies worldwide. For more than 150 years we have been breeding and marketing high performance varieties for the modern farmer. Our key crops are sugar beet, corn and cereals as well as oil seed crops and potatoes. Our core markets are in the temperate climate zones of Europe, North and South America as well as China.

We are offering a position as early as possible to a

Project Manager (m/f) in the field of Environmental Sciences

on a fixed-term contract for 36 month, full time, at our facilities in Einbeck, Germany.


  • Concept development for local weather data management integrating global weather data for R&D purposes
  • Implementation of this concept, including organizational changes and systems
  • Responsibility for leading the field of environmental sciences
  • Support in the interpretation of soil characteristics and sensor selection of soil-sensors including the development of models for irrigation regimes according to breeding related questions
  • Collaboration with breeders and scientist from adjacent fields
  • Responsibility for operational support & problem solving

We offer:

  • An international multi-cultural working environment
  • An interesting and diverse function with interfaces to Breeding and R&D in a highly motivated and growing team
  • Professional and personal qualification opportunities
  • Flexible working hours

Your qualifications:

  • University degree (M. Sc. or equivalent) Environmental Sciences, Meteorology or related fields
  • Preferable Phd degree
  • Knowledge in Meteorology and Soil science
  • Solid experience in project management
  • Strong hands-on experience with technical solutions
  • Knowledge in information management desirable
  • Excellent communication skills and cross functional teamwork capability is essential
  • High degree of initiative and drive, accuracy, customer oriented (external/internal), flexibility, self-initiative
  • Strong intercultural skills
  • Excellent English language skills, German language skill is a plus

Interested? Then please send your detailed job application, quoting the job posting number, to jobs@kws.com

job posting number: 165 B
While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: 165 K