Product Manager - Crop Nutrients - Winnipeg (Seven Oaks East), Manitoba Canada - 44344



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 44344
Title: Product Manager - Crop Nutrients
Job Location: Winnipeg (Seven Oaks East), Manitoba - Canada
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: annual bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Our client seeks a Product Manager to accept responsibility for the timely introduction of plant nutrition products that 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.
 

JOB DESCRIPTION

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

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

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Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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