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12 Dec. 2022

Global Genetics R&D Manager

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Company and position description

Do you want to contribute to a healthy and efficient dairy cow population to ensure sustainable food production now and in the future? Then join CRV and our Better Cows, Better Life ambition. We seek a global Genetics Research & Develop Manager who will shape the global Research & Development strategy for Genetic Products across all product lines. You will be responsible for CRV’s global R&D team and contribute to the continuous development of CRV’s breeding programs via R&D.

Together with the Breeding Program Managers and the global R&D team, you work on:

  • Environmental sustainability and animal welfare
  • Breeding goal and development of new traits
  • New technologies in quantitative and molecular genetics and genomics
  • Genetic improvement within our breeding programs and for our customers

You work with the global R&D team on driving innovation and support implementation of findings into CRV’s breeding programs and genomics-based information products.

You are the lead contact for our scientific partners; Breed4Food, Wageningen University, Universities in Australia/NZ, AgResearch and others. You develop and motivate business cases for R&D projects and investments and seek external funding opportunities and partnerships.

To shape this R&D strategy, you will be present and represent CRV’s contributions to improve environmental sustainability and animal welfare in the dairy and beef production sector, as a front person towards international audiences, key stakeholders, and media.

By personal coaching and developing competences you will steer and support the R&D staff across CRV. Besides this you strengthen CRV’s innovation capacity through trainee programs (summer interns, PhD-students) in cooperation with universities, you will support technical training of international sales teams and development of training programs, in close collaboration with Marketing and Communication.

Requirements and profile

​​​​​​Your responsibilities

Together with the Breeding Program Managers and the global R&D team, you work on:

  • Environmental sustainability and animal welfare
  • Breeding goal and development of new traits
  • New technologies in quantitative and molecular genetics and genomics
  • Genetic improvement within our breeding programs and for our customers

You work with the global R&D team on driving innovation and support implementation of findings into CRV’s breeding programs and genomics-based information products.

You are the lead contact for our scientific partners; Breed4Food, Wageningen University, Universities in Australia/NZ, AgResearch and others. You develop and motivate business cases for R&D projects and investments and seek external funding opportunities and partnerships.

To shape this R&D strategy, you will be present and represent CRV’s contributions to improve environmental sustainability and animal welfare in the dairy and beef production sector, as a front person towards international audiences, key stakeholders, and media.

By personal coaching and developing competences you will steer and support the R&D staff across CRV. Besides this you strengthen CRV’s innovation capacity through trainee programs (summer interns, PhD-students) in cooperation with universities, you will support technical training of international sales teams and development of training programs, in close collaboration with Marketing and Communication.

  • M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree in Agricultural Science, preferably Animal Breeding and Genomics
  • 10 year experience in a R&D or scientific role in agriculture
  • Excellent communication skills in English language
  • Vision on how breeding programs and genomics can contribute to the challenges for the global dairy & beef industry
  • Proven ability to manage R&D projects
  • Strong strategic and commercial acumen
  • Good scientific network and ability to manage partnerships within industry and science.

We offer

We offer an exciting R&D position within an organization with a strong R&D track record.

A position within an established company operating internationally

A competitive salary at the market leader in cattle improvement

A modern working environment with enthusiastic and professional colleagues

25 vacation days

Laptop and mobile phone

Favorable pension plan

Year-end Bonus

Flexible working conditions

Additional benefits for your insurance

Join us!

Please send us your application and resume by using the button “solliciteer”.

Contact information

Please contact Mr. Sander de Roos, Global Director Genetics, via telephone +31 (0)6-51216212

Who are we?

BETTER COWS > BETTER LIFE

CRV BV (CRV) is an international company in the area of cattle improvement. CRV is involved in the development, production, and sale of genetic products and information products, as well as providing services such as milk recording, artificial insemination and type classification.

CRV’s products and services are marketed worldwide in more than 60 countries to 60,000 customers, primarily dairy and beef farmers. CRV has locations in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, the Czech Republic, Spain, Brazil, USA, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and South Africa. There are more than 1300 employees working for CRV in the Netherlands. The head office is located in Arnhem (Netherlands).

Locatie

Arnhem
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