Product Development Specialist – Vegetable Seeds job at Syngenta

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1006616
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 4 Years
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

• Contribute local requirements to Territory and regional portfolio platforms (portfolio & pipeline requirements, Target Product Profiles (TPPs, quality specs) to steer the development of a winning portfolio and pipeline for the Territory.
• Plan and evaluate with sales teams pre-commercial trials (PLC 6) and coordinate trial seed availability to ensure a timely trial seed delivery into the countries.
• Through pre-commercial trials, drive assessment of NPI candidates with Territory Crop Unit team & facilitate and manage pre-commercial field trials with CU sales teams.
• Provide phase-in & phase-out recommendations to territory and regional portfolio teams & local PMD inputs + manage the local SKU range.
• Positions the new products (segmentation, technical / commercial positioning) and coordinates the NPIs.
• Identifies in-& out-licensing opportunities and reports them to the Regional & Territory management.
• Owns with territory Product Development Specialist the Territory 3-year forecast (IBP) & flags major changes / deviations as part of S&OP; drive pro-rate allocation within the Territory; maintain a strong connection with Supply.
• Working with the Territory and local teams, to define and agree on the Territory marketing plan and annual sales campaigns for assigned crops.
• Oversee & support implementation by CUs, in strong collaboration with marketing operations and sales.
• Support CU sales force and demand creators by providing market trends, product and price positioning and technical expertise for customer complaints.
• Plans and manages stage 6 trials to refine product positioning and plan for successful new product introductions (NPI’s).
• Owns and organizes Product Advancement Tours. (PAT meetings) in advance of the PAM meeting.

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