Canola Product Portfolio Manager

Posted Date: Jul 08, 2019
Expiry Date: Aug 30, 2019
Location: High River, Alberta
Tags: Canola, Agribusiness, Manager, Management, Seed, Alberta, Sales, Agriculture, Calgary, Experienced

Grasslands Recruitment Specialists


Agriculture has more career options than you think!

As a result of continued growth, our client seeks an expert to assume management responsibility for their canola seed product line and associated team representatives!

Reporting to the Director of Commercial Seed, in this key position, you will lead all aspects of the product portfolio – working with your team to increase sales, profitability, market share, and brand recognition!

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Manage all aspects of proprietary and third-party canola portfolio including product lifecycle management and product allocation by region/district
  • Develop and implement the canola seed marketing plan(s), resulting in increased sales volumes
  • Regularly monitor market conditions and competitor activity and advise on product positioning, local pricing, short- and long-term marketing and business plans, forecasting, future market demand, sales projections, pricing and profit margins, and report market information and identify opportunities to head office
  • Recognize the impact the canola product portfolio has on the entire pipeline sales, marketing, and margin opportunity
  • Create an environment that fosters teamwork and continuous improvement through applicable human resource management activities.
  • Develop and manage departmental operating and capital budgets
  • Build and maintain quality working relationships with supplier contacts, industry and government organizations, and internal departments

Required Skills include:

  • Ability to assess risk and exercise sound judgment
  • Demonstrated negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Detail orientation
  • Intermediate computer competency

Required Qualifications include:

  • Post-secondary degree in Agriculture, Commerce, or Business Administration with an emphasis on marketing
  • 3+ years’ sales and marketing experience
  • Knowledge of canola

Our client is the largest provider of crop inputs, services, and solutions for Canadian farmers – combining their purchasing power to benefit the bottom-line! They offer farmers fertilizer, seed, crop protection products, precision agriculture, storage and handling solutions, fuel and lubricants, and agronomic services.

For this specific position, our client promises a competitive base compensation, benefits, autonomy to do your job, and the opportunity to work in an expanding organization in an enjoyable yet fast-paced work environment.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a company that wants to see an increase in canola acreage in Canada. If you are a results-oriented goal setter with the desire to take ownership of your success, and you have the required qualifications listed above, then apply today! This is an immediate opportunity – don’t delay. For more information, please contact Connie at 1.877.944.2119 (toll-free).

Applicants must be fully entitled to work in Canada to be considered.

While we appreciate all those applying, due to the number of applications, only those that meet the requirements will be contacted for further discussion.

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