Industry: Crop Protection, Biotechnology, Research & Development


Location: Basel/D-Remote

Syngenta is a leading science-based agtech company; dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of their 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of their ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture.


Head of Biological Data Exploitation and Predictive Science (w/m/d))


 we invite you to help us shape the future of agriculture as part of our Product Biology team which is part of the R&D organization responsible for the development of new crop protection (CP) solutions for growers worldwide.

 Your Tasks
You will build and lead a team of data experts driving data exploitation, predictive science and systems development related to field trials to support successful data driven crop protection product development globally, including data analytics, design, communication and implementation of technical strategies for data management in Product Development. You are an interface between R&D functions, regional teams, IT, Marketing, as well as key third parties to deliver the CP R&D strategies. You will lead the development of tools for data capture, analysis, and interpretation together with R&D IT to enable step change in product knowledge and speed up project decisions.



  • Post-graduate degree in data science relating to biological R&D

  •  Biological qualification with digital, IT and/or analytics capabilities

  • Experienced in different software development concepts and methodologies, e.g. Agile and Devops

  • Experienced in people management and a technical role or external experience in data management in matrix organization

  • Fluent in written and oral English.

We offer

  • A position which contributes to valuable and impactful work in a stimulating and international environment #bringingplantpotentialtolife
  • Flextime working arrangements with flat hierarchies, an open culture and diverse workforce
  • You will profit from a competitive pension fund pla



Dr. Stefanie Degenhartt – +49 160 58 600 63 –

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