DuPont Product and Market Manager, Corn/Maize (m/f) in Midi, France

Product and Market Manager, Corn/Maize (m/f) (Job Number: MAR00002255)

Description

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.

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Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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

  • Strong communicator.

  • Fluency in French and English.

Primary Location: EMEA-France-Midi-Pyrénées-Haute-Garonne

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Master's Degree (±18 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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