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EAME Biodiversity Manager

Syngenta

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EAME Biodiversity Manager

EAME Biodiversity Manager - (1603551) 

Description
 
About Syngenta:Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.
 
About this Job:
  • In a challenging regulatory, political and business environment the individual implements, supports, manages and proactively drives the development and implementation of a range of strategic stewardship and sustainability initiatives in defense of Syngenta’s product portfolio’s FTO across the EAME region
  • Acting as focal point and sounding board for the EAME stewardship community, bring recognized subject matter expertise in the Biodiversity and Agronomy/agronomical practice area
  • Act as external senior spokesperson on Agronomy, Biodiversity, Sustainability and Stewardship related topics
  • Represent Syngenta in external forums, events and organizations
  • Support the Head of Sustainable Agriculture and Stewardship EAME in the shaping and delivery of the Stewardship and Sustainability strategy
  • Independently lead, project manage and develop assigned EAME Stewardship projects and business processes in close cooperation and integration with internal and external stakeholders, to the point of final delivery
  • In particular, this function provides leadership and ownership for the development and implementation of Syngenta’s Operation Pollinator program, and its future extensions, in EAME
  • Provide subject matter expertise in the Biodiversity and Agronomy/Agronomical practice area internally and externally
  • Act as coach and sounding board inside the organization
  • Be a senior external spokesperson for Syngenta for topics related to the defined competence areas
  • Proactively support territories and countries with e.g. strategic inputs, directional guidance and practical tools
  • Provide interface with regional/global functions (CP, SE) and global stewardship
  • Represent Sustainability & Stewardship in key relevant business processes
  • Understand in substance, trends in the market place which are likely to affect the areas mentioned above, such as new technologies, CAP reform etc.
 

Qualifications
 
Essential Knowledge & Experience:
  • Excellent spoken/written English is a must and additional European languages are assets
  • Understanding of the cultural complexity and diversity of the Region, and ability to work within such an environment
  • Experience of agribusiness and basic understanding of SYT’s business or other highly regulated and/or politically controversial industry
  • University education in the Agriculture area
  • A post-graduate science degree is a benefit 
Preferred Knowledge & Experience:
  • Minimum of 10 years work experience in regulatory/ stewardship/ product safety/ product management/ agronomy environment in a multinational context
  • Experience of cross functional collaboration with e.g. business management roles, enabling a good overall business acumen, and understanding for pragmatic challenges in/from the market place
  • Track record from independently and successfully managing projects and/or business processes
  • Track record from practical risk management
Qualifications:
  • University education in the Agriculture area
  • A post-graduate science degree is a benefit
  • Excellent spoken/written English is a must and additional European languages are assets
  • Recognized expertise in the area of Biodiversity and Agronomy/agronomic practices and in particular for pollinators
  • High agricultural/agronomical competence
  

Primary Location

: CHE-Basel 

Job

: Regional