Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 30,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.
At Syngenta, we are working to build the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture that provides leading seeds innovations to enhance the prosperity of farmers. We are currently seeking a Commercial Sales Territory Head for the Vegetable Seeds team for the Central America and Andean countries. The position will be located in West Palm Beach, Florida. As a Commercial Sales Territory Head, you will lead the Vegetable business in the designated territory, delivering short and mid-term business targets while building an effective, and sustainable long term, end-to-end business.
You will enhance the prosperity of farmers by:
Designing and driving the evolution of go-to-market strategies to deliver an effective and efficient business Nurturing key contacts in the Vegetable industry and building relationships with outside bodies that have major influence on Syngenta business and our license to operate Monitoring business performance and adjusting strategies to achieve sales, profitability, and overall business contribution targets
Contribute to Global and Regional Vegetable Strategy as well as specific Crop and Customer segment strategies, as a key driver to deliver sustainable long term territory business objectives Actively manage the human capital within the territory to ensure high performing teams, building an effective talent pool for a sustainable future Engage with Syngenta Regional Leadership to ensure effective value adding collaboration across the territories with a focus on overlapping strategies and managing shared resources Ensure Syngenta's full compliance with the applicable legal and regulatory framework as well as Syngenta's own legal and ethics, Health/Safety/Environment team, Corporate Security, Risk Management and Corporate Governance standards Provide overall Business Unit leadership for Vegetable Seeds teams in the territory operating in Research and Development, and Production and Supply Operations Travel ~ 60%
Bachelor’s Degree MS preferred in Agriculture, Business, Marketing, or related field 10+ years’ experience in Horticulture, Agronomy, Agribusiness, or general business Leadership in an International business and team environment Vegetable Seeds background Bilingual: Spanish and English
Understanding of the Food value chain industry, market dynamics, and competitive environment Ability to develop and deliver innovative, entrepreneurial, customer-driven offers Good account management and strong negotiation skills Strong Project Management skills Strong Marketing, Business, and Financial Acumen skills
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 Open Vacation Policy with a minimum of 15 days of vacation and up to 30 days with manager approval, 9 Paid Holidays Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity, and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year
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