DuPont Category Leader Brevant and Seed Treatment in Jalisco, Mexico

Category Leader Brevant and Seed Treatment (Job Number: 196022W-01)

Description

Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ has an exciting opportunity for a Category Leader focused in the MesoAndean Region and based in Guadalajara.

Reporting to a Marketing Director, the Category Leader main purpose is to provide commercial leadership of the Local Product Concept Team, research and communication of customer needs to projects and existing products, and design and implementation of effective marketing plans to meet sales and profit forecasts.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Owns, designs and implements Marketing programs, including the validation of Attribute Maps and product concepts, supported by Marketing & Sell organizations. Interprets and translates commercial issues into the local project plan for Program Management Projects and marketing plans for existing products.

  • Creates the sales and expense forecasts, and inputs these into the CU Business Case for Program Management projects, and local budgets for existing products.

  • Identifies and when agreed, owns the Program Management project budget

  • Prepares the interim and final marketing plans for the portfolio under his/ her responsibility.

  • Conducts price / volume / profit analysis in the CU for global projects and existing products and develops the optimum cross-geographic pricing strategies, and via the Project Network, Global Platform and CU consultation, implements them.

  • Works within the Local Product Concept Team to decide local commercial and technical positioning at user and channel partner level for Global Projects and existing products.

  • Creates and represents Local Product Concept Team work-plans to the project and in the CU, and accepts trade-offs, if necessary, for the benefit of the overall project and products.

  • Receives Global Platform guidelines and prepares CU strategy to fit, seeking alignment of the two

We are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience™ is the name of the new Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system.

At Corteva Agriscience™, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to come.

Qualifications

-Minimum 5 years of experience in Sales and Marketing leadership roles, in the agricultural business.

-Engineering degree in Agronomy is required

-MBA highly desirable

-Know the local market

-Must manage contemporary marketing skills. Must be creative and be a good communicator.

--Have a cross-geographic and local perspective.

-Must be a team player.

-Fluent in English Language (advanced/bilingual)

Primary Location: Latin America-Mexico-Jalisco-Tlajomulco de Zúñiga

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

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

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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