Business Assistant Public Health & Forest Health

Sumitomo Chemical is a leading international research and development company commercializing innovative crop protection products both for conventional and organic farming. In the frame of significant investments in R&D, Sumitomo chemical wishes to strengthen its efficiency and reactivity in the region of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). We are opening a temporary position in our EMEA headquarter based in Saint Didier au Mont d’Or (69) – France for:

Business Assistant Public Health & Forest Health

Within the Sales & Business Development Department, the Assistant will support the Business Manager in his operational and daily tasks:
  • Follow up with orders from forecasting time till orders recording and shipment
  • Liaise between SCAE functions and customers when necessary for labels, letter of credit and import license follow – up
  • Helping Business Lead collecting forecasts and completing forecast template
  • Looking after overdues
  • Marketing support: creating communication tool, assist customer to market the products, attend events
  • Provide technical information to customers to support their pull activities
  • Provide on the ground technical support as required by customers, including product application
  • Support completing dossier for tenders

Technical and personal skills

Training: Degree in Environment or Vector entomology; alternatively agronomy background

Degree in International business and Public Health tender business skills are a plus

Experience: 2 years in similar position

Plant Protection knowledge and logistic expertise are an advantage

Language: Fluent in English. French knowledge is a plus

Skills: Communication

IT skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Windows and SAP software

Additional details

Contract:       Non-Permanent (11 months) and Full-time

Starting:        As soon as possible

Located in:   Saint Didier au Mont d’Or, France

Please send your applications to: (CV + cover letter)  

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Business Assistant Public Health & Forest Health

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