Portfolio Manager Rootstock, Tomato & Melon

Portfolio Manager Rootstock, Tomato and Melon

Located in Almeria – Spain

Our Marketing department holds responsibility for the organization’s marketing, branding, corporate image and communication activities and oversees the development and delivery of a fully integrated marketing strategy for the business. Whereby the Portfolio Manager is responsible for optimizing a balanced and profitable product portfolio based on the overall strategy for dedicated crops.


As a Portfolio Manager, you have a broad responsibility. First and foremost you will optimize a balanced and profitable product portfolio by:

  • Developing overall product strategy based on the commercial strategy
  • Coordinating final screening trials in collaboration with the breeders
  • Managing the product life cycle and ensuring that new products are ready to market for product introduction
  • Conducting market research and benchmarking

Secondly, you’ll oversee, coordinate, inspire and coach other product management activities, by developing a structure and tool to be used by other product managers. Besides that, you will also coordinate cross-functional teams. Furthermore, you will initiate and oversee product marketing, chain cooperation and branding activities.


We are looking for a new colleague who is highly experienced in marketing or sales, product management, product development and/or breeding. You have a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or another related field. Additionally, you have agricultural or horticultural knowledge and experience. You communicate effectively and know how to use your excellent communication skills to work well together with colleagues and customers. You also have the ability to see the big picture and provide useful advice and input across the company. Finally, it is really important that you’re commercially driven and result orientated.

Takii as employer

Takii Europe is an ambitious and innovative seed breeding company. Under our motto “creating tomorrow today”, we consider it our mission to enrich people’s lives by breeding unique vegetable and flower varieties.

Takii has built a solid reputation with its excellent terms of employment. For instance, at Takii, your good salary can be further boosted by performance-dependent profit sharing. Besides that, Takii wants to maximize your talents. There are ample opportunities for you to develop yourself and grow within the company. And last but not least, our people are genuine team players for whom quality, respect, and reliability are self-evident.

Takii originally began as a Japanese family business and has a rich tradition. With independent branches worldwide, Takii is at home in every culture; also in yours. Will you join our team to create tomorrow today?


For more information and contact details of the recruitment office in Spain go to Portfolio Manager Seeds (H/M/D) – JN-072022-5671928 | Michael Page


We’d like to receive your CV and motivation. You’ll receive a confirmation of receipt from us immediately.
Introductory meeting
If we see a match, we’ll be happy to send you an invitation for an introductory meeting. This can take place via Teams or on location. During this conversation you’ll meet your future manager and the HR manager. You will be asked exploratory questions and there is room for your questions also.
On-site job interview
You will be invited to the Takii Europe head office for the second meeting. You get a first impression of our organization and you can meet future colleagues. In this meeting the activities of the position and collaboration with other colleagues/departments are discussed in further detail. Some of these colleagues are also present during the conversation. A great opportunity to ask them what their working day looks like and what drives them.
Assessment and reference check
If you are the candidate we want to hire, you are almost there! Depending on the position for which you are applying, an (online) assessment may be part of the procedure. During the procedure, HR does a reference check to hear good stories about you and your work.
Then follows the terms of employment interview and congratulations to you on your new job! We look forward to seeing you on your first working day at Takii Europe!

For more information about this position, please connect with recruiter

Michael Page