Strategic Sector Head 100%  

We are searching a Strategic Sector Head for our customer in Schaffhausen. The Strategic Sector Head has a primary focus on developing strategies and tactics in order to set and attain objectives for the company assets under their management. This position will be responsible to direct a team of Product Managers to identify opportunities, to develop new geographies and segments, improve pricing and reduce cost on different products under their responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities & Activities:

  • Shaping sustainable future portfolio to optimize our customers’ value in target crops and geographies
  • Develop active ingredient strategies and tactics designed to maximize profits of the portfolio under their management, being responsible for the objectives set
  • Ensure that the Product Managers plan for and implement strategies for each differentiated and innovative product under their responsibilities
  • Responsible to track, analyze and propose alternatives for the 20% of products that bring 80% of the Sector Contribution in the current year business
  • Communicate plans and strategies to ensure expansion of the business (“Cross-Pollinate”) at initiatives like Crop Management Teams, Country Visits and Cluster Leadership Teams
  • Responsible for preparing and presenting at the sub Offering Committee and Offering Committee the strategic summary and business case for the new projects originated within is portfolio of active ingredients
  • Ensure new projects meet objectives (cost, price and volume) and timelines
  • Responsible for presenting the active ingredient strategies at the relevant forums, in order to bring alignment and gain support on the implementation
  • Collaborate with the other marketing functions to develop and implement strategies to attain other marketing objectives ( e.g. knowledge hub; GTM and packaging)
  • Responsible for commercial aspects of products throughout the development cycle from ideation to launch

Required Experience:

  • Relevant Academic degree (plant protection / agronomy)
  • MBA – advantage
  • At least 5 years of experience in similar roles
  • Proven experience in managing a team
  • Good leadership capabilities
  • Strategic thinking, good communication skills
  • Analytical skills and abilities
  • Fluent English

Interested? Please send your digital application to Ali Akca (ali.akca@propers.biz).




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