Associate Manager, Crop Product Management

Manager, Crop Product Management

 

Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, conserve resources for future generations, and grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, barley, corn, soybeans, and rice. The company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil.  www.indigoag.com

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a deep understanding of Indigo’s products, global product roadmap, and R&D pipeline
  • Develop relationships with key influencers across departments and level within the organization
  • Play an active role in the future business planning using Indigo’s Target Product Profiles
    • Build crop-specific knowledge to support the department and the broader organization to deliver a customer focused product portfolio
  • Work closely with Data Science, R&D, and agronomy to identify and consolidate key product performance data. Ensure consistent communication of product performance and implications with key stakeholders
  • Develop external communications tailed to investors, food companies, and other key stakeholders
  • Improve processes to enable data-driven decisions for product selection, placement and advancement

 

Competencies:

  • Highly analytical, but able to work with incomplete information to reach conclusions and drive action
  • Strong oral and written communicator
  • Willing to contribute across roles and levels of responsibility
  • Highly organized
  • Energized by cross-functional collaboration
  • Strong bias for action
  • Able to communicate data to many different stakeholders in clear and concise presentation format
  • Able to perform market analyses
  • Able to independently prioritize

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ professional experience required
  • Exceptional in Microsoft Office Suite (with an emphasis on strong Powerpoint and Excel skills)
  • MBA preferred
  • Strong fundamental understanding of Ag or Food industry on a global basis
  • Sc. or Engineering degree

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