Position Id
2036
Location
Winnipeg MB
Number of Openings
1
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
AOR:
(AS) Agronomy / Seed
Vacation
As per employment standards
Date Posted
11/10/2021

Product Manager - Agriculture

Our client seeks a Product Manager to accept responsibility for timely introduction of plant nutrition products which address a market need and represents a viable business opportunity. Supported by all departments, you will be ultimately responsible for managing new and incremental products throughout their lifecycle – conception through end-of-life. A key component of this role is ensuring that the product supports the company’s overall strategy and goals.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with the Marketing Agency to develop the strategy, core positioning and product messaging for the successful product commercialization
  • Works closely with the new products/management team to develop a business case for new products, product evolution to existing products to meet both company and market needs.
  • Provides product expertise, as the go-to expert for targeted products
  • Engage in social media and various marketing initiatives to drive product awareness and sales for the company's portfolio of products.
  • Writing technical documents and performing public speaking for both customers and internal staff.
  • Working directly with the internal sales, technical and operational teams, along with their customers to provide product training and market insight.
  • Work with strategic 3rd partners (where applicable)
  • Engage with the research community to keep up to speed n new products along with educating them on company products.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong follow through and organizational skills
  • Highly organized with meaningful experience in project management
  • Able to communicate technical and business information for the target audience
  • Powerful technical skills to interpret data sets and statistical analysis
  • Good at business planning
  • Effective marketer
  • Social media savvy
  • Ability to communicate with the research community
  • Demonstrated success in launching products that meet business objectives
  • Comfort in becoming the subject matter expertise
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Experienced in strategic planning including product launches, product placement, & stewardship.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a Product/Project Manager
  • Demonstrated success defining and launching products that meet business objectives
  • Farming background with solid understanding of the overall agricultural industry
  • Bachelor’s degree (Masters an asset) - science focus
  • Technical background, with extensive experience in crop nutrients specifically for the broadacre/row crop regions of North America
Individuals who hold Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Canadian Residency need only apply. As per Grasslands Group of Companies Privacy Policy, your personal information would be kept in complete confidence.

To apply for this position please click on 'APPLY' and follow the self-serve application process or email your resume to blair@grasslandsgroup.com Questions may be addressed to Blair at 1.844.778.1031.

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