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JacksonGrant Partners with East-West Seed for Talent Acquisition

JacksonGrant is in partnership with East-West Seed, one of the most trusted tropical vegetable seed suppliers in the world. Since 1982 East-West Seed has been on a mission to provide seeds and services that improve the lives of farmers and promote sustainable farming and business practices globally.

Winners of the 2019 World Food Prize, known as the ‘Nobel Prize for Food’, the work of East-West Seed has invigorated the tropical seed industry in Southeast Asia and beyond, through its support of smallholders and the development of both rural and urban markets for vegetable crops, making nutritious vegetables more affordable and transforming the lives of 20 million farmers every year.

JacksonGrant has supported East-West Seed’s executive search and talent acquisition processes for some time and are especially pleased to have put pen to paper for a new RaaS project designed to further reinforce their continued growth in Thailand and Southeast Asia.

Recent East West Seed jobs

Global Finance Shared Service Manager
Location:Sai Noi, Thailand
Job type:Permanent
Salary:150 - 200k

Our client is one of the world's leading tropical vegetable seed companies. We are looking to fill the role of Finance Shared Service Manager to be responsible for the accounting team in Thailand and Southeast Asia. The Finance Shared Service Manager collaborates with the rest of global finance departments to execute accounting deliverables and continuously improve processes through design simplification, innovation, and automation.Responsibilities ; Manage financial strategies and processes and ensure that the company’s Shared Services Model plan is implemented Oversee financial services and support required by internal stakeholders Oversee the accurate and timely preparation of financial reports, including internal analyses Develop and maintain standard operating procedures and internal policy documents Drive process optimisation and improvements Ensure compliance with financial regulations, accounting standards, and company policies Establish effective governance mechanisms to ensure compliance and control Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand their needs and ensure services meet their requirements Act as point of contact for escalations and resolve issues Lead and manage a team within the shared services center, providing guidance and mentorship Set up internal process for distributing the cost of shared services Requirements ; Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, or related field CPA qualification is an advantage 8-10 years of finance/accounting, with experience starting-up a shared services environment Solid knowledge of local and international accounting standards Strong leader with experience managing and mentoring staff Intermediate IT skills, including ERP systems with the ability to interpret and improve system functionality Solid analytical and investigation skills to deliver value-added reporting and recommendations for continuous improvement and best practices A self-starter capable of managing multiple activities and priorities Proactive and enthusiastic, customer-service focused, flexible Effective, strong communication and presentation skills Ability to prioritise workloads; experience in a deadline-driven environment

Global Finance Management Trainee
Location:Sai Noi, Thailand
Job type:Temps

Our client is one of the world's leading tropical vegetable seed companies. We are currently looking for a Global Finance Management Trainee. The successful candidate will embark on a comprehensive training programme to understand the company's financial operations, analysis, and management. This role provides hands-on experience and a strong foundation in various aspects of finance, paving the way for future opportunities within the finance department. Responsibilities: Participate in meetings and training sessions that provide an understanding of the business, its operations and the different facets of the organisation. Use the knowledge and insights you’ve learned to perform assigned tasks and projects Partner with other business teams to understand operational cycles. Provide financial advice for business teams on request. Work on ad-hoc reports to support management decisions Assist in collecting & organising financial data from month-end closings. Conduct financial analyses as assigned: financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, cost savings, variance analysis Become proficient with in-house ERP and EWS applications. Arrange user trainings for targeted users. Assist the project manager to roll out ERP Identify areas for process enhancement and automation within the finance department to optimise workflows Learn about the various financial regulations, laws, and internal policies at the Group and Country level to ensure compliance Requirements: Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field Young graduates with at least 2 years of working experiences Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Excellent mathematical proficiency and attention to detail Effective written and spoken communication skills Keen to learn new things with a curious attitude Mobile and can travel

Seed Operation Specialist (Group Foundation Seed & Stock Seed)
Location:Sai Noi, Thailand
Job type:Permanent

Our client is one of the world's leading vegetable seed companies with its HQ in Bangkok, Thailand. They export to over 50 countries! The company is extremely committed to sustainability goals, improving the quality and quantity of food production worldwide, without using harmful chemicals. We are looking for a Seed Operation Specialist based in Nonthaburi, Thailand to coordinate production & delivery, and review contracts with third-party producers.Responsibilities:Foundation & Stock Seed Production Planning: Work closely with production planning teams to consolidate sales forecasts and understand product trends Responsible for the registration of new varieties Ensure the availability of various seed varieties Review sales forecasts and production targets for next 5 years Analyse & determine the best location for seed production by considering company parental security policies, seasonality, production techniques, and cost of operations Organise regular production planning meetings in conjunction with crop production managers Set the production targets for quantity, location, and deliveries for each country Follow up of FS Seed Production: Confirm production targets in each area, and find alternative locations whenever targets cannot be met Monitor the progress of contracts and production in each area Make regular field visits to assess the progress of crops &review techniques Report problems and shortcomings and propose solutions Review / Monitor Production Techniques: Ensure that the best seed production techniques are implemented in each production area Update production guidelines for each crop and production area Ensure good synergy and teamwork Analysis & Reporting: Arrange regular meetings with the Production Planning Manager to report production targets and review ongoing contracts Review and analyse seed production performance & issues and provide solutions to continuously improve seed production SS/FS shipment monitoring end to end Monitoring & follow shipments from start to finish Qualifications: University degree in Biological or Agricultural Science Strong English communication skills Good knowledge of seed production techniques Practical experience of 5 years in seed production Good communication, leadership, and negotiation skills Working knowledge of seed business processes, terms and conditions Experience with production contracts Independent thinking, practical, and a good decision-maker Proactive and analytical Well-organised team player with attention to detail Willing to travel frequently

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Why find your next role with East-West Seed?
  • Excellent opportunity to advance your career with a world-leading company
  • Superb work environment, compensation, and development
  • Great chance to make a significant impact on the environment