Product Manager - Horticulture Herbicides & Fungicides:
Bayer AG

Bayer AG
Raleigh North Carolina
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change. 


Product Manager - Horticulture Herbicides & Fungicides 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Product Manager – Horticulture Herbicides & Fungicides, are to: 


  • Lead and develop 10 year business strategies for allocated assets in cooperation with cross-functional units, other Product Managers and Marketing Managers;
  • Develop 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.




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. Business or Agriculture related discipline;
  • 10 years in field sales, sales management, marketing management, and/or financial management within Agriculture 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 & 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;
  • Thorough understanding of crop production practices and product development processes.


Relocation Assistance Provided.


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. 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.   
Location:United States : North Carolina : Raleigh || United States : North Carolina : Research Triangle Park    
Division:Crop Science   
Reference Code:10727   
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