Product Manager- Horticulture Herbicides & Fungicides

Research Triangle Park, NC, United States
Apr 16, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Product Management Horticulture Insecticides, are to:

  • Lead and develop a ten-year business strategy for allocated assets in cooperation with cross-functional units, other Product Managers and Marketing Managers;
  • Develop a strategy to include evaluation of strategic alternatives and scenario planning for product development, value proposition definition for assets/brand, product mix, lifecycle management, gross to net pricing evaluation, with the focus on securing market growth opportunities;
  • Define and achieve long-range goals for product, i.e. turnover, share, expenditure, working capital and profit. Optimize working capital and product availability based on budgets;
  • Lead business development on potential licensing and product acquisitions;
  • Lead scenario planning, evaluate alternatives and recommend opportunities for product development, product mix, lifecycle management, distribution, and potential licensing and/or product acquisition;
  • Lead asset teams (product development, regulatory, and product strategy) for product;
  • Direct market intelligence/research to inform product decisions;
  • Define product features / technical aspects of product that best meeting market demand.

Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • B.A./B.S. in Business or Agriculture related discipline;
  • Eight years of experience in Field Sales/Sales Management/Marketing Management role in Ag chemical or related industry;
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills necessary to deal with volatile, rapidly changing market conditions;
  • Strong analytical, influence and innovative negotiation skills; capable of building strategic relations and influencing customer behavior via salesmanship and financial models or programs;
  • Aptitude to understand and create long-term strategic plans, including partnerships with groups preparing new products for testing and potential market launch;
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of finance and the implication of those fundamentals on business decisions;
  • A proven work history of acting as a team player with outstanding organizational and analytical skills;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA desired;
  • Thorough understanding of crop production practices and product development processes.

Domestic Relocation assistance is offered for this position.

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Country: United States
Location: NC-Research Triangle Park, NC-Raleigh