General Manager Biobest France




Biobest France, subsidiary of the Biobest division, is a main supplier of biocontrol solutions for the horticultural industry in France.

We’re currently looking for a dynamic General Manager to lead our team of 25 employees in Nantes and Orange. As a general manager at Biobest France, you’ll be at the forefront of sustainable solutions in horticulture in France. Join us in making a positive impact on the environment while shaping the future of the horticultural industry.

Your mission

As General Manager Biobest France you have the overall responsibility for managing the company. As an affiliate of Biobest, you report to Biobest’s regional Sales Director and work closely with members of the Biobest management team in their respective areas of responsibility.  

Your responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute strategic plans to enhance market presence and increase sales.
  • Lead and motivate your team into successfully reaching these goals.
  • Commercialize our products (Beneficials, pollinators, biopesticides, etc.) within the FR territory, expanding into new crops and application fields.
  • Collaborate with sales and supply chain teams to optimize distribution and logistics.
  • Prepare annual P&L and budgets aligned with Biobest’s strategic objectives.
  • Ensure timely availability of products through accurate market forecasting and  intercompany purchases.
  • Uphold company policies and compliance with France laws across all operational aspects.

What do we expect from you?

  • You are passionate about sustainable agriculture. If you have a background in Agro-science, Bio-engineering or other relevant discipline, that would be a plus.
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit and hands-on mentality.
  • You have experience in leading and stimulating a team by coaching, delegating, and creating trust within the work environment.
  • You demonstrate sound strategic thinking and the ability to identify, prioritize and 
    resolve key project and partnership issues. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to lead, engage, focus, negotiate, and resolve.
  • You have knowledge of accounting and some experience with ERP systems (SAP).
  • You are good in English.

What can you expect from us?

  • Biobest offers you the opportunity to make a significant impact to the business and to a more sustainable horticulture in a key decision-making position.
  • The group guarantees a worldwide service coverage thanks to geographical dispersed subsidiaries, production locations, sales representatives, and technical experts.
  • Our joint efforts achieve double-digit annual growth, and we retain a continuous focus on sustainability as well as social responsibility initiatives.
  • A close-knit team of colleagues, each with their own domain of expertise, ensures a 
    great atmosphere and a winning mentality.
  • You will receive an employee contract with a competitive salary package, 
    supplemented with extra-legal benefits.

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