Grass Breeder

Listed by: DLF Seeds A/S

DLF is the world’s leading clover and grass seed company and has a strong position in the market and a market share of 25% globally. R&D and innovation is a keystone in our global business, and DLF has a strong international R&D organisation with breeding stations in Denmark, the Netherlands, UK, France, Czech Republic, USA and New Zealand. One in ten of our employees work within R&D. For further information see

The company

DLF is based in Denmark with subsidiaries in 12 countries and employing more than 800 people, 10% of whom work in R&D. Our wide geographical and operational spread offers plenty of opportunities and a variety of career routes. We attract employees who are talented, passionate, and committed.

Role description

The DLF Group supplies grass seed to the entire world, and you will enjoy international travel and close interaction with highly dedicated colleagues in several countries. We are constantly expanding our expertise in grass breeding and utilise state-of-the-art biotechnological tools to advance our position.


You will become part of an experienced R&D team, and you will be responsible for our European turf grass breeding programs in red fescue and bent grass. You will refer to the Head of Biotech & Turf Research, and you will develop innovative products for the global market together with our international product management team.


  • You hold a master’s degree or Ph.D. in biology, agronomy or similar, preferably specialised in plant biology, breeding, genetics, and statistics.
  • Experience with practical plant breeding will be valuable.
  • Since our research is highly customer oriented, we appreciate a good understanding of the commercial aspects of breeding.
  • We expect that you are familiar with Microsoft Office programs and relevant statistical tools.
  • You are independent and proactive, yet a good team player.
  • You master creativity and responsibility, and you work organised and focused on meeting deadlines.
  • You enjoy communicating your ideas and results to others and have good skills in both writing and speaking.

Secondary benefits

  • Pension Plan
  • Healthcare package
  • (Travel) expenses
  • Relocation package
  • Phone
  • Laptop
  • DLF Seeds A/S
  • +4546330300
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