Senior Product Manager m/f/d

SCI Selection

Job Overview

Stanton Chase International - SCI Selection

Our client is a leading crop sciences company with a well-established product portfolio and a highly innovative pipeline. Due to the further expansion of its biologicals portfolio, we are currently looking for an ambitious international “Product Manager”.

Senior Product Manager m/f/d

Micro- Organisms | Soil Fungicides

Your tasks:

  • Lead the global portfolio strategy for the product category “micro-organisms” with a focus on soil fungicides
  • Develop product positioning, marketing and sales concepts along the product life cycle and maximizing the lifetime profitability of products through close collaboration with technical marketing and sales
  • Responsible for life cycle management of existing assets, portfolio gap identification and steering of pipeline priorities in “micro-organisms”
  • Manage overall defined new product development projects with the appropriate internal parties and insure that the market and customer needs are sufficiently addressed
  • Direct and approve product developments including formulation, packaging, label enhancements to ensure maximum impact
  • Ensure the successful handover of products from development to sales by creating effective launch plans and timely input into campaigns
  • Develop arguments for the sales organization and conducting international and external product training
  • Create meaningful business plans and market potential analyses as well as maximize category contribution by allocating resources and managing costs
  • Analyze markets and competitor products, evaluate and anticipate market trends – turn creative solutions into reality
  • Active promotion of experience and knowledge exchange in the company in relation to products, markets, construction methods, competitors

Your skills:

  • Completed agronomist education with a high level of chemical and biological understanding
  • Deep experience with fungicides and/or soil insecticides
  • Knowledge of field crops, especially corn, oil seeds – knowledge of horticulture a plus
  • Minimum 3 years product management or asset management experience – additional sales experience a plus
  • Knowledge of marketing principles: positioning, market and financial analyses, communications
  • Experience in product or innovation management is an advantage
  • Proactive, inspiring personality with the joy of international cooperation
  • Structured and analytical way of working with quick comprehension
  • Fast, concrete and customized communication and presentation skills
  • Very good knowledge of English, other languages beneficial
  • This role is ideally based in Vienna, but could also work remote or mainly home office based with willingness to a certain degree of travelling
Our attractive salary packages are based on current market benchmarks and are therefore above the minimum collective wage.

Please contact our consultant Gabriele Gradnitzer for further details or send your application confidentially to:

SCI Selection
zH Frau Gabriele Gradnitzer
Kärntner Ring 5-7
A-1010 Vienna / Austria
Tel.: +43 1 516 26 – DW 71

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