Maize Breeding Project Leader (M/F) (M/F)
Turhenievska St, 55, Kyiv, Ukraine
2 днів тому

Job description

Strategy / business orientation :

In conjunction with the Head of Breeding program,

  • Develop breeding direction, ideas and germplasm strategies to bring new lines and hybrids on the market;
  • Define the short, medium and long term objectives of the breeding project in Ukraine and the target portfolio with development and marketing teams;
  • Develop a good understanding of business challenges through interactions with all relevant stakeholders including competitors, government officials and / or public institutes.
  • Lead local collaborations and propose exchanges with public and private partners in line with
  • company standard and protocols.

  • Guarantee the FTO of the Germplasm worked.
  • Operations :

  • Implement the breeding strategy and manage the breeding project;
  • Leverage internal as well as external R&D capabilities to optimize the breeding project using new and efficient technical innovations;
  • Manage and take in charge all breeding steps including management of genetic diversity, crossing plan, inbred lines development, assessment of lines, visit and score trials and nurseries;
  • Analyze all data with appropriate tools and take breeding decisions for the Breeding Program.
  • Provide all relevant data for the official trials and filling process and play key role in the
  • interaction with official authorities. Germplasm, licensing and collaboration

  • People Management :
  • Manage the breeding team (3) dedicated to the breeding project;
  • Play a key role in the management of the station : facilitate team meetings, resources organization and resources sharing including working space, machinery and human resources under lea with the station manager;
  • Ensure that all team members follow the company standards (health, safety and environment and other). Promote innovation and maintain high technical and scientific level of his / her team;
  • Develop close relationship with Maize breeders operating in other programs or other territories as well as all Limagrain Field Seed Research organization.
  • Finance :
  • Prepare and follow budgets and investments for the Maize breeding program and appropriately justify any deviations. In collaboration with management propose mid-term plan over 3 years for the program.
  • Profile

  • PhD or equivalent (Master with experience) in Plant Breeding and Genetics, or a closely related field, is required.
  • Strong demonstrated knowledge in breeding, genetics, agronomy, quantitative genetics and applied statistics and application of modern tools and technologies, such as marker assisted selection, for improvement of maize are necessary.
  • Experience as a plant breeder of maize or other crop in a successful commercial program,
  • Knowledge of the target production region, associated biotic and abiotic stresses, and relevant germplasm base would be appreciated.
  • Ability to use software for data analyses, management, presentation, and reporting; general competence in statistics and data management is required.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills are needed.
  • Leadership skills and experience in managing people and programs desired.
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