Fruit and Vegetable Product Manager

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Fruit and Vegetable Product Manager

Postby Guest » Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:00 am

Fruit and Vegetable Product Manager

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Engage Agro, a member of the Belchim Group of Companies, focuses on the development, registration, marketing, sales, and stewardship of plant protection products.  Engage Agro offers a broad range of chemical, bio-pesticide, and plant nutrition products for agricultural crops, turf, ornamentals, forestry and industrial vegetation management. We work closely with end users and supply partners to understand customer needs and provide cost effective products that offer superior performance.  We strive to maintain a dynamic and challenging work environment, where innovation, teamwork, and customer focus are highly valued.  Engage Agro is seeking a Fruit and Vegetable Product Manager for our Canadian marketing team. This position will be based in our Guelph, Ontario office. As the Fruit and Vegetable Product Manager, you will be responsible for creating marketing strategies for assigned products, developing annual budgets and plans to support strategies, and providing technical support (internal and external). This will involve regular interactions within several teams of Engage Agro and Belchim, as well as with industry stakeholders, including growers, retailers, consultants and researchers. You will also share responsibility for developing new products and achieving sales goals. Specific Responsibilities:Develop and implement annual business and marketing plans including volume targets, pricing and positioning for assigned portfolio (in conjunction with marketing, sales and finance teams) to drive demand creation.Develop and recommend product pricing/profitability and positioning strategies for future products across all relevant customer and market segments.On-going support of sales; active interaction with sales organization.Work with the sales team to help plan and organize a territory specific strategy.Oversee and direct advertising, communications and public relations activities to support marketing plans.Coordinate product supply; update forecasts for assigned products on a monthly basis.Create and manage a 5 year strategic plan for your portfolio to achieve sales and profit targets.Conduct competitive analyses and market research to identify market opportunities.Interact with key centers of influence to provide additional product support and gain knowledge concerning market opportunities and challenges. Experience:  5+ years of marketing and/or sales experience within the agricultural chemical sector or related industry. Less experienced applicants with a demonstrated ability to learn and adapt quickly will also be considered. Education: BSc or BA required with a preferred focus in agricultural sciences, biology or business. Fluency in French is a plus. Travel: Approximately 20% COMPENSATION & BENEFITSCompetitive salary, health and retirement savings benefits package. We wish to thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those who will be considered for an interview will be contacted.  Please note that we only recruit individuals who are legally entitled to work in Canada.  Submit your resume in MS Word or PDF by October 5th, 2018 to Michael Brazeau by clicking on APPLY TO THIS POSITION at the top of this Job Posting.




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