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District Manager, Golden Harvest - Southern Illinois and Indiana

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Job Title: District Manager, Golden Harvest - Southern Illinois and Indiana
Location: Champaign, IL, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Syngenta
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Analyst/Estimator
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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What You Will

As the Golden Harvest
District Manager, you will represent and lead the Golden Harvest Sales Team and
support leading AgroCore Zone to achieve profitable growth and create an
industry leading and sustainable position for Syngenta. You will execute the battle
plans and achieve agreed upon sales targets in accordance with the strategies
and objectives set for the Commercial Unit. You will collaborate with the Commercial
Unit Head and other functional teams to liberate the potential of the Field
Force and the development of battle plans. As the District Manager, you will
actively participate on the Commercial Unit Leadership Team to enable the
Leadership Model and implement organizational change required to deliver the
business strategy. You will lead sales planning and activate by setting
direction for the Sales Force.

  • Responsible for District
    operational budget, variable selling expenses, and marketing funds; manage with Resource Allocation Tool, weekly sales outlook, product forecasting and inventory management
  • Contribute to the Go to Market
    and Channel strategies for the Commercial Unit.
  • Develop District plans to
    deliver the Commercial Unit Business Plan
  • Define sales and market
    share targets based on current strategy and business plans.
  • Implement sales force
    effectiveness measures based on agreed standard indicators.
  • Ensure District operations
    are executed and aligned with the Syngenta Business strategy
  • Facilitate establishment of
    customer targets/plans and the implementation of plans
  • Measure sales force
    performance and evaluate competencies for each employee
  • Monitor individual
    development plan for each direct report
  • Territory Includes: Effingham, Illinois and Vincennes, Evansville,
    and Terre Haute, Indiana



  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Agriculture science or in non-Agriculture discipline or higher with significant industry background
  • 5+ years in Sales and/or
    Sales Management
  • Strong sense of customer
    focus and demonstration of excellent sales and negotiations skills
  • Demonstrated Sales
    Management hiring, deployment, development
  • Demonstrated Leadership
  • Demonstrated work/life
    balance and the ability to coach others in this are
  • Strategic Sales Management
    and Change Management experience
  • Field Marketing and Campaign
    Management development and implementation experience
  • Business Analytical and
    Planning skills related to sales management
  • Agronomic Knowledge relevant
    to the Commercial Unit
  • What We Offer:
    • Full Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that starts
      the same day you do
    • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement
      Savings Contribution
    • Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave,
      Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others
    • A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity
      and offers numerous family oriented events throughout the year
    Who We

    Syngenta is a leading agriculture company dedicated to feeding the world
    and improving global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make
    better use of available resources. We are committed to rescuing land from
    degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. We have
    28,000 people in over 90 countries working to transform how crops are grown.

  • Family
    and Medical Leave Act FMLA Poster - Link
  • Equal
    Employment Opportunity Commission's EEOC poster - Link
  • Employee
    Polygraph Protection Act EPPA Poster - Link .
  • 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.

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    Job Post Date: 05/27/20
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