Breeder - Hot Pepper (M/F)
3d ago

Finalité du poste

In accordance with the business strategy defined by Company Leadership, the Hot Pepper Breeder will define and execute the breeding strategy to create innovative and competitive varieties for target markets.

Provide the company with new varieties in their target market segments by searching for the appropriate genetic resources and implementing the best technologies and methods available.


  • Define the breeding strategy and develop a genetic improvement program to create new and original varieties in line with company business objectives and market needs.
  • Develop and maintain a well-planned breeding program that is balanced and provides commercial products for key markets.
  • Design and implement trialing plans for key markets.
  • Stay current with technology developments in pertinent sciences and introduces innovation to breeding program where appropriate;
  • and monitor the position of competitor's products.

  • Develop awareness of market context and aligns program direction strategic and technical accordingly.
  • Coordinate the implementation of programs through a network of breeding stations and screening sites and leverage current research technologies.
  • Manage and Maximize the use of all resources allocated to the breeding program(s) : human, technical, budget / financial
  • Strategically collaborate with key partners, internal and external
  • Profil

    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.

    Strategic Planning & Analysis : Ability to manage multiple projects with the end result in mind. Have a good capacity for analysis and attention to details with the ability to detect subtle differences between plants Ability to design a breeding scheme based on multiple and complex information sources.

    Ability to bring new ideas in the ideas and make proposals.

    Technical Skills : Experience with collecting and analyzing experimental data, generic statistics and experimental design.

    Ability to use operational, IT, breeding system, Microsoft products such as word, excel & power point. Experience with field and green house work.

    Capacity to lead a professional team in order to attain objectives. Good project management skills needed.

    Inter-personal Skills : Possess strong communication skills. Ability to develop and maintain productive work relationships with various positions within the organization.

    Ability to interact with internal partners such as the farm operations team, the labs, the development teams (Product Development & Product Management), the seed supply Manager and other breeding teams.

    Ability to interact with external partners such as public research personnel, farmers, crop communities and universities.

    Open minded possessing the ability to collaborate with others. Ability to train and manage seasonal workers.

    Teamwork : Team player with a positive attitude and ability to facilitate teamwork among colleagues and staff. Ability to manage large projects with multiple partners worldwide.

    Willingness to cooperate and openly share information with lab researchers. Ability to share resources with other breeders, operations and labs.

    Judgement : Exhibit sound and accurate judgement. Accept personal responsibility for task fulfillment and job performance.

    Ability to disclose any mistakes made with a awareness of the consequences of making mistakes and the threat any mistake can pose to the breeding programme.

    Professionalism : Highly skilled individual with a high level of time management and organization skills. Well-organised, committed, accurate and thorough with attention to detail.

    Must possess vigorous and scientific manners and practices.

    Adaptability : Ability to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

    Ability & willingness to work in outdoors in adverse weather conditions. Must be available for frequent travel within India and Abroad.

    Dependability : Reliable and consistent attendance and punctuality. Ability to work in an independent and self-directed manner and ensure work responsibilities are covered.

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