Bayer CropScience Crop Jobs vacancy in Kenya 2013
Bayer CropScience is a division in Bayer East Africa, a subsidiary of Bayer AG, and one of theworld’s leading innovative crop science companies in the areas of crop protection, non-agricultural pest control, seeds and traits, seeks to recruit qualified and experienced individual to fill the following position:
Crop Manager – Floriculture
Ref No. 2013/HR/BCS-002
Reporting to the Head of Marketing, the Crop Manager will be responsible for operational and strategic marketing for the Export Crops and for the Fungicide portfolio by developing, implementing, monitoring, updating and managing operational marketing campaigns and strategies for the relevant crops and product portfolio as well as manage marketing budgets for this business unit.
The position holder will also be responsible for annual documentation of the objectives, strategy, actions and management of the marketing budget for the relevant crops and product portfolio by means of Crop and Product marketing plans.
The Crop Manager will ensure that marketing plans are executable at the customer interface i.e. the bridge between planning and execution.
The Crop Manager will be responsible for core product assets and planning, execution of new product development and product renewal within this business unit, as well as activities to build pre-launch demand and ensure that customer expectations are understood, built into launch plans and are satisfied on execution of sales.
The Crop Manager will have a key focus on customer and competitive insight, pricing, value propositions and brand strategies.
The successful candidate will have strong experience in the agriculture industry, a minimum of five (5) years, an appropriate university degree.
The capacity to work seamlessly with cross functional teams and the ability to communicate persuasively is essential.
Previous experience in floriculture industry will be a distinct advantage.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should send their Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter outlining their suitability for the role not later than 25th January 2013 to:
The Head, Human Resources and Communication,
Bayer East Africa Ltd,
Bayer East Africa Ltd,
PO Box 30321 – 00100 GPO,