Marketing Data & Research Specialist

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Job Title: Marketing Data & Research Specialist
Location: Centurion, South Africa
Company: Corteva
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Sales/Retail
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:


Corteva Agriscience™, the world's first dedicated agriculture start-up, serves to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our employees fulfill this purpose everyday by building/participating in an inclusive culture where we encourage each other to stay curious, think differently, act boldly and do what's right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. With over 20,000 team members from 130 countries, innovating in 140 world class R&D facilities, we have the resources, leadership heritage and partner ecosystem to make a meaningful impact now and into the future. #GrowWhatMatters

We’re hiring for Marketing Data & Research Specialist.

Learn how you can be our voice in the conversation about the future of agriculture. 

As Marketing Data & Research Specialist you will be responsible for enabling cutting-edge management decision making based on quality data in support of Regional & Commercial Units (CU).

Your Challenge:

Seed, Crop Protection & Seed Applied Technology (SAT) Market Intelligence 

  • Analyse, interpret and deliver market intelligence data for seed, crop protection and SAT for the Africa Middle East market
  • Lead & facility monthly market intelligence for Region as a build-up from CU’s to drive planning process
  • Deliver the Region’s GTM (Go to Market) data accuracy to enable decision making
  • Deliver the Region’s 5 Year Plan market data & assumptions driven by Pricing & Volume analytics and competitor insights

Market and Competitor Intelligence Monitoring

  • Feed-through market trends and assumptions to Demand Planners and relevant Marketing Team members to enable intelligent forecast – both tactical & strategic
  • Market research to drive knowledge base on market trends, competitor monitoring and movements
  • Monitor marketplace trends such as cost of production, technology adoption, farm consolidation, weather impact risk assessment and purchasing patterns
  • Collaborating with Marketing Managers on competitor launches impacting business strategy and decision making
  • Ongoing monitoring of price movement and impact on market value
  • Serve as the connection & centralized point for data truth for CU 

Key Stakeholders and Interactions:


  • Commercial Unit Leaders, Commercial Unit Marketing Managers, Demand Planner, Regional Marketing Team, Global Business Intelligence Platform, Regional & CU Finance Business Partners


  • Relevant Agriculture information hubs, industry stakeholders such as BFAP, Grain SA, AgBiz, Commercial Banks and other compliant Industry Bodies
  • Market & data intelligence vendors

Location: Preferred location Centurion, Gauteng



To Grow What Matters, You Will Need 

  • Tertiary education in agroeconomics, business, or related field
  • At least 3 to 5 years of experience in data analytics
  • Advanced Excel skills & analytics required
  • PowerBI will be an advantage
  • Professional background in agriculture and AME market will be an advantage

Who Are We Looking For?

  • Curious, bold thinkers who want to grow their careers and be part of a winning team
  • Market shaping individuals who want to transform the agriculture industry to meet the world’s growing need for food
  • Collaborators who thrive in a diverse, inclusive work environment
  • Innovators who bring initiative and fresh ideas that drive our business into the future and make us an industry leader

Growing What Matters Starts With You… What We Can Offer To Help You Grow?

  • Opportunity to be part of a global industry leader working to discover solutions to the most pressing agricultural challenges of our time
  • Challenging work assignments that grow your skills, capabilities and experiences
  • Opportunities for international rotations and relocation that will expand your global view and cultural experience
  • Diverse, inclusive work environment where employees bring their whole selves to work and feel heard, valued and empowered
  • Dedicated and customized resources to help grow your professional skills, industry expertise and personal perspectives. 
  • Joining us is a natural opportunity to strengthen your professional network through valuable relationships.
  • Support the health and well-being of every employee by offering world-class benefits, meaningful work and competitive salary
  • Performance driven culture with a strong focus on speed, efficiency and agility


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Job Post Date: 05/11/22
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