DuPont Product and Market Manager, Corn/Maize (m/f) in Midi, France
Product and Market Manager, Corn/Maize (m/f) (Job Number: MAR00002255)
DuPont Pioneer is the world's leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, agronomic support, and services to farmers. Innovative and customer-focused, Pioneer seeks to increase farmer productivity and profitability, and to develop sustainable agricultural systems for people everywhere.
Today the French organization of DuPont Pioneer is looking for a passionate agriculture marketing professional experienced in the corn segment.
Position: Product and Market Manager, Corn/Maize
Location: Aussonne, France
Corn product portfolio management:
Manage the life cycle product in collaboration with European marketing teamduring the product advancement process.
Propose the best product management regarding product performances, productpositioning and product flow.
Define corn product characterization.
Work closely with corn research team and European corn product manager.
Ensure a good knowledge of Pioneer and competitors products.
Define and implement testing trials network for corn.
Visit actively trials to better understand product behavior.
Corn marketing plan:
Analyze precisely the corn market by segment and by utilization (surfaces,MKS, competitors, value, access, dealers, farmers).
Precise the strengths and weaknesses and identify threats andopportunities (SWOT analysis).
Develop winning value proposition for each FYP corn initiative (value creationdevelopment).
Propose an action plan link to the FYP corn initiative to achieve oursales goals.
Guarantee the right implementation of the action plan.
Develop product promotional documentation and technical support in liaison with Sales Agronomist group and Communication group.
Actively support the Sales teams:
During customer visits (national product launches, summer & winterpromotional activities and meetings with the technical services of the maindealers).
To transfer product knowledge and train people to control valuecreation through marketing initiative.
At least 4 years of experience in agriculture industry.
Master’s degree in Agronomy, additional Business/Marketing degree is a plus.
Knowledge of the seed market and its environment, specifically the corn segment.
Willingness to travel.
Strong analytical skills.
Project management skills.
Ability to prioritize goals
Fluency in French and English.
Primary Location: EMEA-France-Midi-Pyrénées-Haute-Garonne
Education Level: Master's Degree (±18 years)
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Experienced
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