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Product Manager - Netherlands
Van Iperen


Growers all around the world are transforming their business with high tech solutions for agriculture and sustainable crop nutrition. Van Iperen International is a producer and marketing organization that markets specialty fertilizers. We are operating worldwide and with our Dutch roots we are being driven by innovation and developing new ways to serve the market. We are a young and fast growing company: founded in 2010 and currently working with over 50 colleagues, located all over the world.

We listen to our clients and we deliver. Together we grow. We offer our business partners a high level of involvement in order to supply local markets with the best and most effective fertilizer solutions for their needs. Their involvement does not stop with agronomical, marketing and sales support. We also work together when it comes to logistics, registration and innovation. We are a company with a human touch and we believe we can only grow if our people grow. Together we are eager to continue our growth in de coming years. Van Iperen International is part of the Van Iperen Group. A family owned business with over 100 years’ of experience as a distributor to Dutch growers. Van Iperen International is currently expanding their marketing department. Therefore we are looking for a:

Product Manager
Innovative thinker with a sound commercial feeling

The job
You are responsible that the entire organization becomes as enthusiastic as you are on our products. As the intermediair between Product Development, Marketing, Sales, Technicians and our suppliers you are the first contact person for newly introduced products as well as products that require extra marketing attention. You report to the Marketing Manager.

It is a diverse job where you get a lot of freedom to execute your assigned tasks in an autonomous way. 
  • Taking care of the introduction and positioning of our (new) products
  • Knowing the relevant trends in the market
  • Initiating a good product policy, -strategy and -portfolio
  • Informing the organization on developments within existing product lines
  • Together with Product Development, our suppliers and our R&D partners you are responsible for the formulation of high quality, products that meet the requirements of the market
  • With Production you take care of a good forecast of our newly introduced products
  • Translating trial information to ready-to-use tools for sales and technicians
  • Follow up of technical product related questions and complaints
Your Profile
  • BSC or MSC degree obtained by graduating at HAS or WUR. Specialty in Plant Cultivation, Plant Science, Plant Physiology or Chemistry enriched with relevant marketing courses
  • Experience in Product Management role is preferred
  • Good technical knowledge on nutrition and bio stimulation is preferred
  • You are fluent in Dutch, English and preferably other modern languages
Your competences
  • Pragmatic and acting-to-deliver
  • Capable of working with different parties both internal as external
  • Capable of working independently as well as in a team
  • You are ambitious and engaged
Our Offer
  • A challenging position in a fast growing international company
  • An attractive remuneration package.
  • An open company culture.
Location
  • Westmaas, The Netherlands
Information
If you are interested in this vacancy or if you want more information, please get in contact with
Ms. Joanne Grafton, HR Responsible, mobile: +31 (0) 630994540 | joanne@iperen.com