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Digital Product Manager


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Job Title: Digital Product Manager
Location: Chicago, IL, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: Syngenta
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Accounting/Finance/Asset Management
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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About SyngentaSyngenta
is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by
enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through
world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90
countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from
degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.


About this Job:The
Digital Product Manager is responsible for the development and rollout of
digital products in the region. The role works across functions, primarily
Commercial, in service of the CP and Seeds strategies. A strategic influencer
and forward thinker, the product manager evangelizes transformational change, promoting
and developing agile and lean ways of working across teams. The product manager
works with stakeholders to define the product specification, prioritize them
and create a product roadmap. The role will then harness the engineering
capability of their function to deliver products to customers and back to the
business.


Essential Duties &
Responsibilities:


  • Manage
    the digital portfolio of new products; lead and co-ordinate localization activities
    for existing products
  • Support
    the business to evaluate opportunities, prioritize, experiment, and capture value
    from these products
  • Pursue
    external collaborations, capabilities and emerging Ag technologies to ensure
    Syngenta remains digitally coherent through undertaking industry and technology
    foresight, research and engagements
  • Routine
    engagement with Country Champions and Syngenta Digital to understand, evaluate
    and deploy digital products. Drive the sharing of learnings and best practices
    for accelerated benefits realization
  • Seek
    adoption of the products by end users by working with the field teams to train,
    and evangelize the usage


Skills:

Education &
Experience:


  • University
    undergraduate degree or above in IT, Engineering, Computer Science, or Business
    Administration, or other relevant educational experience
  • Digitally
    savvy with an understanding of how technology can be brought to life to support
    business challenges
  • Strong advocate and practitioner of
    value stream / value based systems of assessment
Additional Knowledge,
Skills, Traits & Abilities:


  • Ability
    to shape and catalyze digital ideas into product specifications
  • Confidence
    engaging with stakeholders to lead innovation using specialist skills like
    design thinking
  • Able
    to lead innovation and lean experimentation to validate ideas before delivery
  • Awareness
    and understanding of agile delivery
  • Project
    Management experience
  • Accomplished with the ability to negotiate
    and influence others
  • Charismatic,
    seeking to challenge the norm and not afraid to take calculated risks to deliver
    results
Syngenta
is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment,
hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of
race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender
identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected
status.


Syngenta
Contact Information: please contact the
Service Desk atrecruitment.na@syngenta.com


Family
and Medical Leave Act FMLA


Equal
Employment Opportunity Commission's EEOC


Employee
Polygraph Protection Act EPPA


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Job Post Date: 05/15/19
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