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Global NPI Excellence Lead

  1. Marketing
  2. Woodland, CA
  3. Syngenta Seeds

Job description

At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, the Global Veg Marketing team is currently seeking a Global NPI Excellence Lead, located in Woodland, California. 
 

Responsibilities

  • Drive importance of positioning/placement excellence in NPI launch process ensuring product market fit is achieved.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams, including R&D, marketing, sales, and supply chain, to ensure our processes enable seamless product launch excellence
  • Work closely with Territory PS and commercial team to maximize NPI Success and to collect information for further process improvement.
  • Identify technology opportunities to streamline leverage of NPI varieties across geographies and customer segments.
  • Evolve the organization's mindset from a New Product Introduction to a New Offer Introduction approach, pivoting from a product-centric to a customer-centric perspective
  • Design a process that will allow to Continuously monitor and evaluate the success of new product introductions by using tools and KPI's. Work closely with Territory PS and commercial teams to maximize NPI success and to collect information for further process improvement.
  • Collaborate on pilots with Brand & Customer Experience teams to document best practices around NOI’s that ensure the full spectrum of the customer offer is integrated and aligned with the product launch.
  • Lead the development of training programs that equip sales and marketing teams with the knowledge and skills to effectively communicate the full value of the offer to customers, fostering a customer-centric culture within the organization.

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Experience in developing new products and bringing them to market successfully.
  • Ability to conduct market research to identify consumer needs and preferences, and to develop strategies to meet those needs.
  • Knowledge of marketing and branding principles to effectively promote new products and build brand awareness.
  • Ability to manage projects from ideation to launch, including budgeting, timelines, and resource allocation.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, including R&D, sales, marketing, and supply chain to ensure successful product launch.
  • Ability to analyze data and market trends to make informed decisions and adjust strategies as needed.
  • Strong communication skills to effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders, including customers, suppliers, and partners.
  • Ability to adapt to changing market conditions and customer needs to ensure successful product adoption.
  • Ability to lead and motivate teams to achieve common goals and objectives.
  •  Understanding of cultural differences and nuances in different markets to effectively tailor product launch strategies.

Additional Information

What we offer

  • Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts the same day you do. 
  • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution. 
  • Generous Vacation Policy in addition to paid holidays. 
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs and Corporate Discounts among other benefits. 
  • A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development and strives for a work-life balance that supports the team members.  

WL 5B
Salary Range $103,700 - $148,000

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 

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