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Head of Technical Training - Greensboro, NC


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Job Title: Head of Technical Training - Greensboro, NC
Location: Greensboro, NC, South 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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Head of Technical Training
Greensboro, NC


As
the Head of Technical Training, you will
be responsible for the development and implementation of an impactful
interactive technical training strategy for key internal and external
stakeholders including agronomy personnel, sales reps and customers. You will execute this strategy utilizing a
full range of instructional methods (classroom & in-field facilitation,
simulations, role-plays, video, on-line learning, etc.). The goals of this
training include building internal confidence and excitement with our
technology, improving delivery of our story with the customer and improving
business results.


In
this role, you will also has dotted line responsibility for providing guidance
to the Key Account Agronomy group and maintaining close alignment with the Key Account
Manages and other teams throughout the U.S. Commercial organization. Additionally, you will be part of the
Agronomy and Technical Services Leadership teams and will be responsible for
setting direction and developing robust agronomic initiatives (including
emerging digital agronomy) that are
aligned with Syngentas short, mid and longer-term business strategy.


Essential Duties &
Responsibilities:


  • Actively
    manage Technical Training team to lead training and agronomic support for internal
    and external customers
  • Work
    across the organization to identify and proactively design, develop and
    implement technical training options that address key and emerging business
    needs
  • Establish
    a close working relationship with Field Force Effectiveness & Training team
    (FFE&T), and Learning & Development to co-develop a commercial training
    culture, align technical training with FFET initiatives, and up-skill Agronomy
    Trainers
  • Participate
    in cross-functional teams to identify and develop a permanent and robust
    training library
  • Co-create
    technical onboarding plans for Technical Services personnel, Developmental
    Sales Reps and Sales Representatives
  • Lead
    Syngenta Campus initiatives that serve to provide basic technical and agronomic
    training to both internal and external audiences


Skills:

Education &
Experience:


  • Masters
    or PhD, with significant background and/or education in crop agronomy or
    related field
  • A
    minimum of 7 years of experience working in the agriculture industry
  • A
    minimum of 4 years of experience designing and delivering training programs
    utilizing instructional methods that yield results by design
  • Solid
    understanding of the application of crop agronomics and technologies that are
    the financial drivers of a growers business
  • Experience
    in a coaching and/or people development role
Additional Knowledge,
Skills, Traits & Abilities:


  • Ability
    to assess business needs and design, develop and implement training programs
  • Strong
    facilitation, presentation, and written communication skills
  • Exceptional
    project management and organization skills
  • Ability
    to lead self and others, internal and external
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.


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: 04/02/19
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