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Seed Agronomy & Category Manager


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Job Title: Seed Agronomy & Category Manager
Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Company: Corteva
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Marketing/Branding
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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Description


Position purpose:

Hold responsible foroverall sustainability, growth and profitability of the rice & corn seedsbusiness including seeds business development, registration, manage productlife cycle, provide technical guidance in the generation & dissemination oftechnologies to field force and growers.

Essential Responsibilities

Responsibility

% of Time

  1. Hold responsible for corn and rice seeds registration to ensure reliable quality growth of seeds business

2.      Manage product life cycle from variety screening, registration, launches, maturity to phase-outs

3.        Develop clear strategies for seeds portfolios including segmentation, value proposition, messages and marketing plan

4.        Provide technical guidance to agronomy team to ensure OTR and LPD

25

25

30

20

 

OtherResponsibilities

Other duties requiredof the position including those assigned by higher management from the time totime

 

SEEDSAGRONOMY & CATEGORY MANAGER

 

Outcomes

 

% Time

 

Tasks

 

Results

Hold responsibility for corn and rice seeds registration to ensure reliable quality growth of seeds business

 

 

 

 

 

25

  • Develop clear plan for new varieties
  • Prepare trial plan and monitor trial implementation with third parties and local authorities
  • Prepare and submit all registration dossiers
  • Facilitate corn and rice tours and technical workshops for government officials if needed
  • Registration plan with clear timeline
  • Trial plan
  • Registration dossiers
  • Registered varieties (temporary and full)

Manage product life cycle from variety screening, registration, launches, maturity to phase-outs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25

  • Plans regional Life cycle (advancement, retirement products)- Coordinate with Research team
  • Supervise Strip test & GMO trials done by Agronomists
  • Plan locations
  • Establish protocol
  • Visit and evaluate strip test
  • Consolidate and analyze data
  • Coordinate with government locations (TC&AC) for hybrid certification for commercialization.
  • Serve on PDT with research, Sales
  • GMO planning (Insect & weed pressure, Trait requirement) 
  • Market insights reports
  • Pipeline plan
  • Consolidation of D.A. measurements
  • TC & AC for both corn & rice.
  •  

Develop clear strategies for seeds portfolios including segmentation, value proposition, messages and marketing plan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30

  • Facilitate market insights to have sound understanding of corn & hybrid rice seeds markets: market potential, growers needs and competitors
  • Work with cross-functional team to have clear launches and phase-out plans
  • Develop market segmentation and have suitable seeds portfolios for each segment
  • Develop product messages and key differentiation
  • Prepare communication materials
  • Handle customer complaints cross-functionally
  • Up to date market insight reports including
  • Launch plans
  • Marketing plans
  • Seed communication plans
  •  

Provide technical guidance to agronomy team to ensure OTR and LPD

 

 

 

 

 

20

  • Consolidate training needs
  • Direct the development of training materials
  • Plans promotion activities with DSM
  • Collect, search, write technical information?
  • Positioning right product in the right segment

 

  • Feedback from sales and farmers
  • Product go to right segment/positioning
  • Number of technologies solving specific feedback from farmers
  • Yield improvement
  • Customer loyalty

Qualifications


Minimum Requirements

Education                    : B.S. in Agronomy, Master of Science preferred

Experience                  : At least 5 year - experience in rice and corn seeds business including registration business development and marketing                   

Key skills                      : Coach and develop product & technical expertise

Statistical analysis

Market Research

Oral & written communication presentation skills

Product marketing (value proposition and messages, branding)

Other skills                 : Develop systems and processes

Build relationship

Problem analysis and decision making

Drive for results

Forecast on customer needs

Delegate and develop teamwork

Interviewing

Training skill

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Job Post Date: 04/02/19
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