POSITION Initiates, leads and oversees business objective-oriented multidisciplinary programs aimed at product category success by shepherding product innovation, maximizing profit margins, build market share and securing product protection and freedom-to-operate.
IMPACT Accountable for mission-critical business process. Delivers the global strategy for assigned product categories and secures the implementation of it. Enabler for realistic profitable growth per annum and achieving/maintaining a top 3 market position.
Accountable for optimizing business critical interfaces across the entire product life cycle within the company and external.
TASKS Exchange information on product requirements, product feature prioritization, product portfolio and positioning vis a vis competition, licensing in of traits/products, support fit-to-ship trials, roadmap for product launches, go-to market strategy, product protection, product story, regional market development and customer (future) needs all with the aim to maximize defined business objectives for the region.
Set the agenda and ensure alignment of all functions across the entire product (portfolio) lifecycle. Contribute to the global product management plan incl. developing new product categories and licensing out of traits/products
Define and exchange PMC file, monitor breeding progress, define and share what makes a great product and identify them in fitfor-purpose trials, set direction for breeding activities in noncore PMCs. Identify innovative and disruptive traits, monitor implementation in breeding and contribute to defining the trait/product story. Support product (feature) launch planning
Contribute product story to developing catalogue. Ensure compliance with corporate policies on contracts, IP, product protection and product clearance
NEEDED Experience in Product Management/ Commerce in flori or agriculture. Education MSc/ BSc+.
ORGANISATION Leading International Breeder and propagator focussed on potted plants, bedding plants, perennials, tropical,plants, cut flowers and bulbs.
OFFER Challenging position with a professional company maintaining personal growth and mutual respect. Attractive remuneration