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MillerAg.com - Top positions and Top placements for the Agricultural Market - Part 2
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Jun
07

Analytical Chemist (PhD) Crop Protection

Analytical Chemist (PhD) Crop Protection

Miller Agricultural Recruiting seeks to fill the following roles with our client; we seek top candidates for this role.

 

The role requires the successful candidate to design, develop, and validate qualitative and quantitative methodology for agricultural products, intermediates and impurities. Responsibilities include building/maintaining relationships with multidisciplinary and international teams, internal and external .The scope of the assignment can include support for Discovery, process and formulations development, manufacturing, registration, and regulatory affairs as related to development, commercialization, renewal and maintenance of agricultural products.

 

Primary Duties

  • Supervise and direct a laboratory program(s) to develop quantitative and qualitative methods.
  • Design/direct/conduct product chemistry studies, 5-batch analyses for assay and impurities to meet regulatory guidelines.
  • Lead and coordinate as study director/monitor the overall process, internally and at external partners for regulatory studies in order to meet regulatory guidelines.
  • Function as product and technology focal point (technical guardian) for multiple products in order to provide a single point of contact for operations, registration, marketing, etc.
  • Interface with customers (e.g. operations, Discovery, R&RA, Alliance Partners) in order to resolve product issues and transfer technology.
  • Solve customer problems through analytical chemistry in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Train, develop, and supervise associate chemists in a way that enhances their knowledge, skills and capabilities in analytical chemistry and Core Values.
  • Know, understand and practice all aspects of Safety Policies and Principles, including laboratory safety and industrial hygiene protocols.
  • Manage multiple, co-current projects/programs and prioritize work to efficiently allocate resources to meet business needs.

 

Qualifications

·         Ph.D. degree with the ability to apply analytical technique/discipline, such as chromatography (HPLC, UHPLC, GC) and mass spectrometry.

·         Experience as study director to generate methodology and subsequent reports under a GLP quality environment to meet regulatory needs.

·         Experience in applying statistical methodology , analytical knowledge/expertise, and computer skills to organize data and verify the validity of studies.

·         Strong track record of providing timely and accurate results that meet business needs while simultaneously handling multiple projects.

·         Experience with functioning as a member/leader of a larger project team including both internal and external customers/partners/vendors.

·         Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

·         Experience in supervising and developing associate chemists.

·         Experience in the management and upkeep of a safe laboratory under Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) including instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.

·         Experience in responding to change and overcome barriers to implement new initiatives within lab or work team.

Miller Ag is a leading Agricultural Search Firm in the US.
Our client’s pay all fees, relocations costs if needed and offer an excellent corporate benefits package.
If interested in any of these or other positions with Miller Ag please send us your resume in confidence!
See
www.millerag.com
If these don’t fit your needs please tell friend!
Also request us on
www.linkedin.com for future reference!
Send resumes in confidence to:
Darin Miller darin@millerag.com

Jun
04

Marketing Manager – USA & Canada

Regional Marketing Manager – USA & Canada

Description of Job: This position will create and implement marketing strategies and plans in support for the Agricultural Biorational Business Unit business to achieve the short- and long-term objectives supporting growth in the US and Canada.  The position will report to the V.P. Business Management with a dotted line to three Global Business Managers.  Responsibilities include identifying and developing business opportunities, creating financial forecasts, developing segment specific regional marketing/business plans, and leading business unit branding strategies for the business’s three Agricultural platforms: Biorational Crop Enhancement , Biorational Crop Protection  and Biorational Rhizosphere.  Responsibilities may be expanded to include other technologies that could be added depending upon BBU needs. The position will be responsible for working with colleagues to implement and execute strategies in the region.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for co-development and attainment of Short Range Plans and Mid-Range Plans financial goals at the region level and supporting regional affiliate initiatives to obtain these goals.
  • Successfully splitting time to adequately cover the various Agricultural platform (BCE, BCP, and BRZ) initiatives.
  • Provide Global strategic direction and work with affiliates to gain alignment of regional long-range marketing strategies and plans for the Ag businesses and manage short-range objectives to meet near-term sales and profit goals.
  • Analyze and interpret market research data to identify trends and opportunities and identify adjustments to strategies leading to sustainable and enhanced growth of business.
  • Communicate global strategies and work with affiliates to support their implementation of these strategies.
  • Work with affiliates to develop shared annual goals to meet strategic and financial objectives.
  • Analyze and interpret market research to identify trends and opportunities and review these with affiliate partners.
  • Assess and evaluate unmet market needs in order to coordinate and facilitate regional business expansion projects.
  • Participate and provide guidance in the development of the annual R&D and Regulatory programs for the BBU product line.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams to achieve business and product development objectives for product life cycle management and new product initiatives.
  • Evaluate and assist in licensing and acquisition efforts to complement existing portfolio and take advantage of new products and market opportunities for the BBU business.
  • Participate in industry initiatives and organizations to keep abreast of the changes in the market place and adjust marketing strategies accordingly.

Experience: Minimum of 10 years’ experience as a marketing manager in an agricultural field, preferably with biorational product management, with a demonstrated knowledge and understanding of marketing, promotion and demand creation. A strong background in marketing and/or agricultural chemical products a plus.

Education: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in marketing or agricultural field, is required.

Travel: Ability to travel is required (some international)

Miller Ag is a leading Agricultural Executive Search Firm in the US.
Our client’s pay all fees, relocations costs if needed and offer an excellent corporate benefits package.
If interested in any of these or other positions with Miller Ag please send us your resume in confidence!
See
www.millerag.com
If these don’t fit your needs please tell friend!
Also request us on
www.linkedin.com for future reference!
Send resumes in confidence to:
Darin Miller:
darin@millerag.com

Jun
03

Agricultural Chemicals Global Registration Manager

Agricultural Chemicals Registration Manager

The position manages regulatory affairs in order to obtain registrations of agricultural chemicals in the United States and the World. The position reports to the Regulatory Vice President.

Job Responsibilities

  • Obtain and defend regulatory approvals for sourced products.
  • Provide input on design and reporting of studies for use in regulatory dossiers.
    • Contribute
      to the preparation, including substantial independent writing, of
      regulatory applications for submission to EPA and PMRA.
    • Monitor
      the progress of applications through regulatory review processes and
      draft responses to questions from regulatory agencies.
    • Develop and maintain in depth knowledge of NAFTA and global agrochemical regulatory requirements.
    • Interact with regulatory agencies on matters related to compounds.
      • Provide technical support to regulatory colleagues in other world areas seeking similar approvals.
      • Participate in the management of post-approval regulatory activities.
        • Place studies and monitor progress of studies placed at contract laboratories with particularly emphasis on environmental fate.
        • Perform and/or contract computer modeling related to dietary or environmental risk assessments for companies.

Qualifications

  • Five plus years work experience with regulated products, through prior similar position in industry.
  • BS or preferably higher degree in chemistry, biology or related field,
    with background in conducting scientific studies for agrochemical
    registration.
  • Strong capabilities in the interpretation and
    communication of results from scientific studies performed to support
    registrations.
  • Experience in conducting and defending weight of evidence evaluations.
    • Ability to independently prepare succinct, scientifically accurate, and clearly written technical documents.
    • Strong
      computer skills, including database management and use of modeling
      software for dietary and/or environmental risk assessment.
    • Knowledge of GLP and regulatory study requirements.

 

Contact

Darin Miller

Miller Ag

Darin@millerag.com

www.Millerag.com

Nov
02

Director of Ag Sciences Group

The position oversees all Agricultural Sciences operations including eFate, Metabolism and Residue studies. The incumbent will have experience in conducting these and other relevant studies in support of N. American, European and Japanese regulatory submissions as well as the assessment and registration of other chemical products.
BS, MS required with a PhD or equivalent strongly preferred in an appropriate scientific area. Will consider a BS with an MBA with relevant operational experience.
10+ years in an appropriate technical environment and 5+ years in a supervisory/group management position with a total of 15+ years of experience.
• Proactive decision maker with evidence of technical expertise combined with operations and business management experience
• Demonstrated supervisory experience
• Demonstrated ability in resource management/allocation/priority setting
• Maintain knowledge of and enforce compliance with pertinent regulations
• Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated ability to design and manage operations
• Demonstrated ability to oversee operational and financial concerns; Manage budgets and P&Ls, forecast revenues and capacity and manage operating costs
• Evaluates the value (execution and market need) of technical service offerings and adjusts/realigns capacity to meet company goals
• Oversees the development and/or acquisition/integration of technical service offerings
• Establish and execute departmental procedural and technical training programs
• Oversee employee performance reviews and generate recommendations for employee hiring/promotions/terminations
• Establish operational performance goals for the technical operations staff
• Support and collaborate with QA to coordinate responses to client and regulatory audits
• Maintain and train sufficient staff to execute contracted work while simultaneously controlling departmental expenses
• Ensures that department work flow is optimized
• Provides, justifies, and acts upon initiatives to generate new service capabilities
• Will assist in new business generation, client relationship cultivation, or client relationship expansion by visiting new or existing clients.
• Will present at conferences, scientific meetings and at universities
• Justifies, authors and/or approves appropriation requests for new equipment
• Oversee the review of QAU audits; Participate in company continual improvement processes (CAPA, QIP) as required
• Ensure the proper flow of communication between Business Development, Business Management and Operations units
• Maintains and enforces strict adherence to client confidentiality issues
• Establishes departmental standards for quality (technical and regulatory) and safety and enforces them through SOPs, policies, training, and interactions with personnel
• Operates independently, with minimal guidance on day to day decisions
• Determines operating processes for delivering work product
• Responsible for allocating resources across the site for any business need
• Sets goals for subordinates
• Demonstrated supervisory experience, 5+ years
• Ability to lead through example and policy
• Establish and enforce company wide policies
• Maintain a high profile within the department
• Maintain high moral and ethical standards
• Demonstrated skill in problem solving, root-cause analysis, project impact determination (for anomalous or unexpected results) and/or conducting investigations
• Demonstrated skill at cost accounting, budgeting, P&L management and capital acquisition management

Miller Ag is a leading Agricultural Executive Search Firm in the US.
Our client’s pay all fees, relocations costs if needed and offer an excellent corporate benefits package.
If interested in any of these or other positions with Miller Ag please send us your resume in confidence!
See www.millerag.com
If these don’t fit your needs please tell friend!
Also request us on www.linkedin.com for future reference!
Send resumes in confidence to:
Darin Miller: darin@millerag.com
530-295-9450

Nov
02

Analytical Chemist (PhD) Crop Protection

Analytical Chemist (PhD) Crop Protection

Miller Agricultural Recruiting seeks to fill the following roles with our client; we seek top candidates for this role.

The role requires the successful candidate to design, develop, and validate qualitative and quantitative methodology for agricultural products, intermediates and impurities. Responsibilities include building/maintaining relationships with multidisciplinary and international teams, internal and external .The scope of the assignment can include support for Discovery, process and formulations development, manufacturing, registration, and regulatory affairs as related to development, commercialization, renewal and maintenance of agricultural products.

Primary Duties
• Supervise and direct a laboratory program(s) to develop quantitative and qualitative methods.
• Design/direct/conduct product chemistry studies, 5-batch analyses for assay and impurities to meet regulatory guidelines.
• Lead and coordinate as study director/monitor the overall process, internally and at external partners for regulatory studies in order to meet regulatory guidelines.
• Function as product and technology focal point (technical guardian) for multiple products in order to provide a single point of contact for operations, registration, marketing, etc.
• Interface with customers (e.g. operations, Discovery, R&RA, Alliance Partners) in order to resolve product issues and transfer technology.
• Solve customer problems through analytical chemistry in a timely and cost-effective manner.
• Train, develop, and supervise associate chemists in a way that enhances their knowledge, skills and capabilities in analytical chemistry and Core Values.
• Know, understand and practice all aspects of Safety Policies and Principles, including laboratory safety and industrial hygiene protocols.
• Manage multiple, co-current projects/programs and prioritize work to efficiently allocate resources to meet business needs.

Qualifications
· Ph.D. degree with the ability to apply analytical technique/discipline, such as chromatography (HPLC, UHPLC, GC) and mass spectrometry.
· Experience as study director to generate methodology and subsequent reports under a GLP quality environment to meet regulatory needs.
· Experience in applying statistical methodology , analytical knowledge/expertise, and computer skills to organize data and verify the validity of studies.
· Strong track record of providing timely and accurate results that meet business needs while simultaneously handling multiple projects.
· Experience with functioning as a member/leader of a larger project team including both internal and external customers/partners/vendors.
· Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
· Experience in supervising and developing associate chemists.
· Experience in the management and upkeep of a safe laboratory under Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) including instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
· Experience in responding to change and overcome barriers to implement new initiatives within lab or work team.

Miller Ag is a leading Agricultural Search Firm in the US.
Our client’s pay all fees, relocations costs if needed and offer an excellent corporate benefits package.
If interested in any of these or other positions with Miller Ag please send us your resume in confidence!
See www.millerag.com
If these don’t fit your needs please tell friend!
Also request us on www.linkedin.com for future reference!
Send resumes in confidence to:
Darin Miller darin@millerag.com

Nov
01

Sr. Biologist Crop Protection Scientist


The successful candidate will be responsible for focusing biological efforts on all aspects of crop protection products evaluations for crop and non-crop opportunities.  To aid in determining and expanding commercial potential of lead compounds, the individual will utilize existing bio-assays, and develop and integrate new assays, to extensively characterize crop protection chemistry against a broad range of weeds within key crop/non-crop segments. The individual will also work with acquisition and project development teams to prioritize compound leads and chemistry testing requirements, and provide input on product opportunity evaluation efforts.  The successful candidate will communicate testing results and project status with scientists, project managers and management throughout the Development and Business/Marketing organizations.  The individual will report directly to the  Biology Group Leader. 

 

Responsibilities:
  • Work safely within a team environment in support of crop protection products concept evaluations and development.
  • Champion the evaluation of  crop protection products and technologies towards the development, optimization and expansion of crop and specialty use concepts and products.
  • Test  crop protection products and concepts in a range of bioassays to characterize activity, residuality, efficacy, and commercial utility.
  • Work independently and within a small team, requiring a minimum of supervision.
  • Create appropriate plans to test experimental hypotheses by identification, planning and organization of resources, including plants, greenhouse space and time requirements.
  • Research, develop, validate and implement new bioassays as required to meet strategic initiatives and tactical testing needs.
  • Constantly review, develop and implement plans and schedules to meet an ever-increasing and flexible testing demand.
  • Effective use of various testing equipment, such as track sprayers and field application implements, to analyze overall performance of experimental  crop protection formulations.
  • Review data to ensure quality and consistent results are being produced by established bioassays, perform statistical analysis, and interpret assay results.
  • Prepare and maintain stocks of experimental and commercial crop protection products.
  • Collect and summarize data, and deliver results and recommendations as oral and/or written reports as required to R&D scientists and project teams, management, and  Business/Marketing groups.
  • Liaise with Development, Regulatory, Marketing, area Business and Development personnel as needed on all aspects of herbicide technical support, protocol generation, milestone timelines, and data requirements.
  • Transfer information of herbicide development findings throughout the organization.
  • Maintain complete understanding of all bioassays available for testing including timing, material requirements, assay evaluation, statistical analysis, etc.
  • Develop technical leadership by publishing and presenting appropriate information at scientific meetings, and/or trade organizations.

 

Required Education:

PhD in Weed Science, Agronomy, or related applied life science with at least 3 years’ experience, or M.S. in Weed Science, Agronomy, or related applied life science and at least 6 years’ experience in an applied herbicide or related applied pesticide academic or industrial R&D program. 

 

Qualifications:
  • Strong working knowledge of commercial herbicides and a strategic understanding of agricultural chemical markets.
  • Understanding of economic, competitive, and practical use factors affecting opportunities in various crop protection markets.  Working knowledge of current and development crop protection products.
  • Extensive experience in conducting laboratory, greenhouse and field crop protection bioassays against a range of weed species across various crop and non-crop segments.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and integrating new bioassays to understand activity of  various crop protection leads and various product concepts.
  • Previous work with, and knowledge of, weed identification and growth stages, weed and crop production techniques, and methods in herbicide screening and advanced testing.
  • An understanding of field translation issues and objectives, and experience in lab to field herbicide translation assays.
  • Experience in optimizing testing workflow for efficient and effective throughput and quality data output.
  • Working knowledge of database systems for recording and displaying bioassay data.
  • Experience in project-based R&D.
  • Previous experience in supervising others in a laboratory environment.
  • Strong customer focus.
  • Understanding of statistics and the ability to utilize statistical analysis on biological data.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

 

Oct
30

Efate Group Leader Ag Chemicals

Miller Ag seeks to fill the following role with our client:

Efate Group Leader Ag Chemicals

Accountability Objectives

 

The position reports directly to the Director of Fate & Metabolism or Management designee. Position is responsible for the direction and supervision of a staff dedicated to conducting a broad range of regulated studies for the Agricultural industry.

 

Job Summary

 

The Group Leader provides a group of regulated testing services, including analytical or biological support for regulated products, primarily crop protection products. Individual is responsible for the management and supervision of subordinate activities related to the conduct, analysis, evaluation and reporting of contracted studies. The Group Leader ensures conformance to technical, quality assurance, and global regulatory requirements. He/She collaborates with other Technical Leaders and Senior Scientists to assure overall study and program success. He/She provides overall supervisory direction to the team and may also mentor to develop more junior scientists.  The group Leader will provide technical training to team members as needed and will help with proposal development.  This position serves as a Study Director on highly complex studies or programs.

 

Job Duties

 

  • Supervises personnel for a technical specialty (Ag)
  • Regulatory responsibilities for the program
  • Liaison with Business Development within their area of expertise
  • Lead and manage a team of scientists
  • Promotes the entire company’s expertise
  • Provide technical advice on Fate & Metabolism study design for the Ag industry
  • Collaborate with other departments on technical issues
  • Collaborate with field cooperators on in-life phase of metabolism studies
  • Responsible for staying abreast of regulatory changes and trends within the industry
  • Program management for select clients and/or programs

 

Job Specifications

 

  • Graduate degree in chemistry discipline or another appropriate science field
  • 10 years or more years of experience in Fate & Metabolism within the Ag industry.
  • Prior experience managing a team of scientists at varying levels
  • Technical skills in regulated studies is mandatory
  • Ability to interact with clients
  • Prior Experience in a GLP environment

 

Miller Ag is a leading Agricultural Search Firm in the US.
Our client’s pay all fees, relocations costs if needed and offer an excellent corporate benefits package.
If interested in any of these or other positions with Miller Ag please send us your resume in confidence!
See
www.millerag.com

Jan
05

Bio-Control Technology Group Leader needed

BioControl Technology Group Leader.

This position will lead our Technology efforts as we execute against Health & Protection’s BioProtection strategies.  A thorough understanding of the role of food microbiology and antimicrobial strategies, research and development is essential.  This person would be expected to be a strategic thinker and possess the experience and ability to lead, manage, recruit and engage a team of strong scientists in our quest for the identification, research and development of novel food protection strategies to enhance food safety, food preservation and sustainability.

This position involves leading an organization of more than 40 individuals, distributed between two sites:

This position operates in an office/laboratory environment and reports to the Technology Leader in the Health and Protection Division.

The leader of this team is responsible for three key areas of our Bio-Protection Technology:

1)     Discovery and research of H&P’s protective solutions around anti-microbials and antioxidants for food.

2)     Development and application efforts on food protection solutions to enhance food safety, food preservation and sustainability.

3)     Support ongoing R&D efforts on Animal Applications for Direct-fed Microbials

 

Responsibilities of this Scientist position include:

·         Lead a team of scientists in the discovery, research and development of anti-microbials, antioxidants and bio-protection solutions in support of the Health & Protection Division

·         Partner closely with business in the direction of projects in the research and development of discovery of probiotic assets and applications.

·         Leverage internal and external relationships in the understanding, discovery, research and development of novel food protection solutions.

·         Direct efforts in the implementation of novel and inventive application-based (matrix-dependent detection, discrimination, enumeration) approaches for the discovery, research and development of food protection (antimicrobial and antioxidant) solutions.

·         Provide strategic direction in support of invention disclosures as appropriate to protect innovative processes and solutions and applications

·         Use internal/external scientific literature, collaborations, and emerging industry trends for new product/process development and to identify potential “breakthrough” technology and perform research as needed to support product development and “breakthrough” feasibility studies

·         Identify, develop and manage external collaborations in support of development and “breakthrough” efforts

·         Communicate results to Manager and project/program stakeholders on a regular basis

 

 

Qualifications

Requirements:

 

·      A Ph.D. is required with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience

·      Trained in Microbiology, Food Science, or related field

·      Demonstrated ability to lead, manage, recruit and engage a team of strong scientists

·      Extensive experience in the research and development of food protection solutions, including exploration and development of novel food protection solutions to enhance food safety, food preservation and sustainability.

·      Experience in project management; planning, tracking and reporting

·      Possess excellent oral and written communication skills for presentation of scientific concepts and results to internal and external customers and stakeholders

Jan
07

Western Crop Protection Research Manager…Do you have a Master’s or PhD in Agronomy or Horticulture  

Western Crop Research Manager

Do you have a Master’s or PhD in Agronomy or Horticulture  with at least 5 years’ experience in Ag or Horticulture Field Research ? Do you have a PCA or CCA? Do you have a valid CA Driver’s License with a clean driving record? Do you have a QAL or the ability to obtain a QAL within the first 3 months of work? If you are confident in your abilities, and you said YES to these questions, we want to hear from YOU!

General Purpose and Scope of Position:

The Western Crop Research Manager is a pivotal role responsible for the design, implementation, and final reporting of statewide research trials and demonstration plots; this includes collecting and prioritizing trial ideas and requests across various departments.  This role will provide technical support and information to the Branded Products team, Sales team, and Managers for the purpose of providing Crop Protection Chemicals (CPC), and Plant Nutritional based solutions.  The Western Crop Research Manager is also responsible for communicating overall findings and results with field staff, management, and supplier Technical Service staff.

Key Skills and Abilities Include:

  • Deep understanding of production agriculture field practices, industry crops, and technologies
  • Strong background in CPC and adjuvants/surfactants
  • Experience and training with data capture/entry, specifically with ARM
  • Strong ability to manage and optimize processes and programs
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation and communication skills
  • Master’s degree or higher in Crop Production discipline such as entomology, plant pathology, weed science, or plant physiology required. PhD preferred
  • State issued Pesticide Applicators License plus appropriate CCA and/or PCA License required

Key Personal Attributes Include:

  • Proven leader with ability to build relationships with cross functional team members and motivate and lead a Regional Research team
  • Passion for field research and development and for sharing knowledge and findings with others
  • Proven track record of being detail-oriented, self-motivated, and effectively managing projects to meet deadlines

Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:

  • Prioritize and plan CPC, adjuvant, value added nutrition, and other trials. Establish protocols, goals, and metrics based on project needs.
  • Support and lead the planning and implementation of crop meetings, technical meetings, branch updates, and field days
  • Collaborate with Branded Product Specialists to provide technical product training and sales support to branches and PCAs for Adjuvants and CPC
  • Establish working relationship with local Technical Service and Product Development representatives.
  • Prepare and present research and demonstration trial data for peer group review
  • Respond to PCA and customer needs via in field grower contacts
  • Optimize and oversee Regional Research team member performance by counseling, coaching, and disciplining employees

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary (salary determined based on experience and other factors)
  • Comprehensive health and retirement benefit offerings

If not for you maybe you know someone? Please tell a friend!

“All inquiries are always 100% in confidence”

Thinking of making a career move? Relocating? Or testing just the Market?

If interested please send your resume in word doc format. All 100% in confidence!

Darin Miller

Executive Recruiter

Miller Ag

Darin@millerag.com

530-409-3162

www.millerag.com

 

Sep
12

Strategic Marketing Manager (Crop Production Focused)

Strategic Marketing Manager (Crop Protection)

General Description:

This position
will create and execute global marketing strategies and plans in support for
the business to achieve the short- and long-term objectives supporting the business
growth. This includes supporting all business units with a primary focus to
develop, identify business opportunities, create financial forecasts, develop
segment specific marketing/business plans, lead business unit branding
strategies, and work with different regions to implement strategies.
Principal
Responsibilities
:

Develop long-range marketing strategies and plans
for the global business and manage short-range objectives to meet near-term
sales and profit goals.

Analyze and interpret market research data to
identify trends and opportunities and identify adjustments to strategies
leading to sustainable and enhanced growth of business.

Partner with the Branding and Communications Manager
and provide leadership to develop and implement marketing communication
strategy, including development and management of launch campaigns and the
development of collateral material and marketing support materials.

Develop segmentation, differentiation, and positioning strategies for products.

Develop clear and actionable marketing plans for the product portfolio.

Develop and launch product positioning campaigns and collateral materials for products in support of affiliated companies.

  • Assess and evaluate unmet market
    needs in order to coordinate and facilitate regional business expansion
    projects, including those funded through the commercial development
    program.
  • Participate and provide guidance in
    the development of the annual R&D and Regulatory programs for the
    product line. Provide leadership in the development of the Bio fungicide
    platform.
  • Participate in cross-functional
    teams to achieve business and product development objectives for product
    life cycle management and new product initiatives.
  • Evaluate and assist in licensing
    and acquisition efforts to complement existing portfolio and take
    advantage of new products and market opportunities for the business.
    Primary focus to be the Bio fungicide Platform.
  • Participate in industry
    initiatives and organizations to keep abreast of the changes in the market
    place and adjust marketing strategies accordingly.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Agriculture, is
    required.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in marketing in an
    agricultural field, with strong fungicide experience and a demonstrated
    knowledge and understanding of marketing, promotion and demand creation.
  • Strong background in branding, integrated media,
    and/or agricultural chemical products a plus

 

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