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Global Business Development Agronomist


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Job Title: Global Business Development Agronomist
Location: USA
Company: Nutrien Ag Solutions, Inc
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Food & Beverage Products and Processing
Career Type: Business Development/Strategic Management
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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Global Business Development Agronomist – Remote, US 
At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.
Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien™, the largest crop inputs company in the world. As part of our collective mission of Feeding the Future, Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through our trusted crop consultants at more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, we have been helping growers achieve the highest yields with a wide selection of products, including our proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc.; Proven®Seed and Dyna-Gro®Seed; as well as financial, custom application and precision ag services.
We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.
Working at Nutrien Ag Solutions will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.
The Global Business Development Agronomist works with all relevant entities to provide Agronomic and Technical Services to global markets of focus. This role will be critical to developing and maintaining Agronomic relationships and other necessary market relationships essential to exponentially grow sales in the company’s global focal markets.
What you will do:
  • Field Activities
    • In conjunction with peers and colleagues, prepare annual agronomy strategy plan outlining new agronomy and customer problem-solving opportunities and tactics to capture the maximum available new business
    • Contact and actively engage research partners with the purpose of obtaining valued agronomic results
    • Develop field protocols to enable key agronomic questions to be answered for both the customer and Actagro
    • Develop and execute contracts with research partners
    • Ensure research work is delivered per contracts and is paid for with budgeted funds
  • Customer Activities
    • Provide training services to both existing and prospective customers
    • Work alongside customer agronomy and technical staff to design local field trial work
    • Promote Company’s portfolio benefits to customer sales, marketing and agronomy teams.
    • Provide agronomic information to support the proper positioning for the products
    • Advises growers and crop advisors on using Actagro® products to improve plant health and crop yields in cropping systems within designated area
  • Marketing
    • Partner with Actagro Marketing to help develop and deliver key marketing messages to drive adoption rate of Actagro technologies in the territory.
    • Provide marketing support strategies, product positioning, presentations and technical support to drive business growth.
  • Budgeting
    • Develop, share and adhere to corporate global agronomy budgets.
    • Direct and manage Agronomy services expense budget Develop budgets required to deliver an agreed upon Global Agronomy plan
    • Develop and maintain a plan for, and adhere to, an annual budget for expenses
What you will bring:
  • Master’s Degree required, preferably in Agronomy, Plant Science, or Soil Science; experience may be considered in lieu of education
  • 10+ years of related experience required, preferably in all aspects of agronomy training at the grower and distribution level, agronomic knowledge around soil and plant nutrition in a wide variety of cropping systems
  • Experience in a strong Global industry network in the agriculture space, especially in fertilizer and nutritional products required
  • Fluency in English required, ability to communicate in Spanish and/or Portuguese preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 70% internationally
Compensation & Benefits:
 
Salary Range: $96,600-$138,000. This range is estimated for the Global Business Development Agronomist position in Loveland, Colorado. Actual salary and benefits may differ based upon location.
 
We provide an attractive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, vision coverage, and life insurance and well as disability coverage for positions working more than 30 hours per week. In addition, we have a retirement program that encourages our employees to save for the longer term, with generous matching employer contributions.  Our benefit package also demonstrates our culture of care with paid vacation, sick days and holidays as well as paid personal and maternity/parental leaves and an Employee and Family Assistance Program.  Details of the benefits package will be shared in the application process. 
 
In addition to base pay, this role is also eligible to participate in our annual incentive plan, consistent with the terms of our plan, which provide discretionary award opportunities reflecting components such as performance of the company and the employee.  Details will be discussed through the application process.
 
This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position.  The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons.  Nutrien also makes internal equity a consideration in all pay decisions. 
 
Are you a good match? Apply today!
Nutrien Ag Solutions is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics
This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check, and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
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Job Post Date: 08/04/21
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