Business Manager job from Syngenta in India, India

Tuesday 15th, March 2022


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Business Management

Syngenta is a reputed company based in Pakistan. We are looking for talented professional from the field of Business Management to join our team as Business Manager.

Role Title: Business Manager – Crop Protection
Location: Western Maharashtra
Department/Function: Sales
Reports to the role: Division Manager

Syngenta Role Profile:
Syngenta is one of the world’s leading agriculture companies. Our ambition is to help safely feed the world while looking after the planet. We seek to improve the sustainability, quality, and safety of agriculture with elite science and innovative crop solutions. Our technologies enable millions of farmers around the world to make better use of limited agricultural resources. With 28,000 people in more than 90 countries, we are working to transform how crops are grown. Through partnerships, teamwork, and The Good Growth Plan we are committed to improving farm efficiency, rescuing land from degradation, improving biodiversity, and revitalizing rural communities.

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Role purpose:

  • Primary owner of liquidation and collections in Division

  • Focus on the required demand generation activity with farmers for the growth of revenue from the sales region.

  • Lead team of Territory Managers

  • Plan, execute and supervise demand generation activities to dive liquidation

  • Target achievement (value, volume), timely collections

  • Handle channel inventory

  • Phasing, FIFO, Forecasting

  • Build and develop relationships with key channel partners

  • Identify the right target segments and focus on the grower value propositions which are supported by the required marketing promotional activities.

  • Empower and mentor team members

  • Managed cross-functional stakeholder relationships

  • For seamless operations and support LTO


  • Business accountabilities at the sales region Level.

  • Build and Execute the Sales plan and modus operandi to deliver the sales target for the responsible geography.

  • Execute a plan for the growth of the responsible geography, increase market share, and lead growth.

  • Ensure that the right people are available to deliver the business aspiration. Have a fully motivated, engaged, and energized workforce.

  • Support the Division Managers in improving business contribution and profitable growth through a mechanism of better forecasting and reduced day sales outstanding.

  • Deliver a strong channel engagement and campaign plan along with executing the Go-To-Market Strategy for effective business success.

  • Ensure demand generation through FTPs, Farm Days, etc.

  • Manage relationships with cross-functional teams for support – finance, supply, HR, marketing, etc.

  • Any other responsibilities as assigned by a senior manager from time to time including Country/Division projects.

Knowledge, experience & capabilities:

  • Agro-industry experience

  • Agriculture Graduate / Post Graduate

  • Grower behavior and agro-business trends in the region

  • Channel structures and behavior

  • Sales and Marketing principles

  • Local language

Critical experience

  • Track record in front line sales ~ 5-7 years

  • Shown leadership skills and line management experience

  • Consistent track record in being a good great teammate and team leadership skills

  • Strong ability to understand customer needs, structure, and business drivers

Critical technical, professional, and personal capabilities

  • Sales communications and interpersonal relationship

  • Basic Sales and Marketing discipline

  • Leads distribution channels effectively, understand channel structure and dynamics

  • Understands customer needs, market dynamics, and driven environment

  • People management and Mentor skills

  • Energetic personality and team orientation

  • Result orientation

Critical leadership capabilities

  • Sets results-oriented strategic goals

  • Communicates with impact

  • Leads change and hold ambiguity

  • Builds a culture of innovation

  • Focuses on customers

  • Manages for performance

  • Develops people, organization, and self

  • Collaborates across boundaries

Critical success factors & key challenges

  • Revenue and market share growth

  • Profitability

  • Accounts Receivable

  • On-time collections record

  • Inventory levels at C & F

  • Identification of target segments and delivery of focused grower value propositions

  • Liquidation targets

  • Distribution coverage targets

  • Sales team management and capability development

Academic Qualification: Graduate / Postgraduate in Agriculture

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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