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Manager, Agronomic Solutions


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Job Title: Manager, Agronomic Solutions
Location: Calgary, AB, Western Canada, Canada
Company: Nutrien Ag Solutions, Inc
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Input Retail, Cooperative and Related Crop Services
Career Type: Agronomist
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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Manager, Agronomic Solutions – Calgary, Alberta
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.
What you will do:
  • In conjunction with Divisional and Branch management, assists in the development of sales, operating and capital budgets. Monitors results against budgets and assists in the development of short and long-term forecasts
  • Provide sales and marketing support to the division teams and branch personnel to enhance sales within the Division
  • Work with Divisional team to develop and implement strategies around agronomic product and solutions opportunities
  • Achieve growth targets for key focus products as per Division specific products
  • Gather, compile, analyze, interpret and communicate market intelligence and market research information.
  • Represents the company at trade shows and association meetings
  • Assess employee skills/abilities on agronomic experience and provides related training as necessary
  • Provide agronomic information and recommendations to staff and producer customers
  • Develop and maintain relationships with various government and private industry personnel
  • Provide agronomic advice for Loveland and Proven products and assists with legal proceedings
  • Responsible for the development, implementation and handling of a product and service complaint handling process
  • Responsible for all aspects of human resource management including hiring, promoting and performance management. Administers the collective agreement and other industrial relations responsibilities that covers all staff reporting to the position
  • Work with Product Managers, Proprietary Reps, Directors, Division and Branch management to lead and support the strategic direction of the proprietary product lines’ (ie Proven Seed, Loveland Products, Echelon, Digital, etc.) objectives
  • Develop and facilitate internal agronomic training programs and materials for Nutrien staff
  • Collaborate with Proprietary Reps, research agronomists, internal staff and retails, to execute the Proven and LPI Product performance plots, demo plots, strip trials, plot tours and data collection
  • Comply and enforces all Nutrien and industry regulatory and safety, health and environment standards
  • Perform other related duties as required
What you will bring:
  • 7+ years’ experience in agronomic or sales and marketing. 5+ years at a managerial level would be a definite asset OR an equivalent combination of training and experience; must be a member in the respective provincial Agrologist Institute (SIA, AIA, MIA)
  • University degree in Agriculture
  • Valid driver’s license and be willing to travel frequently
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: 08/06/21
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