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ESA Recruiting Plant Breeding and Variety Registration Manager

The European Seed Association is looking for a technical manager, plant breeding and variety registration.

The successful applicant will work closely with the ESA membership and, as part of the ESA Policy Team, under the guidance of the Secretary General to whom he/she will be reporting. The manager shall represent ESA as the key interlocutor in all relevant plant breeding and variety registration (DUS protocols, VCU testing etc.) matters towards the responsible EU institutions (specifically the EU Commission), the CPVO Community Plant Variety Office and national plant variety offices, UPOV, etc.

The manager will be the spokesperson of the EU seed sector and assure multiplication of European activities at international level as required. Together with the ESA technical manager seed health and trade, the technical manager, plant breeding and variety registration will form the technical team supporting and animating ESA’s Crop Sections and Section Working Groups, including the organisation, minuting and follow-up of their regular meetings. 

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