Syngenta Product Selection Lead Corn CIS in Russia

Role purpose

The purpose of the Product Selection Lead role is to implement successful selection, placement and delivery of new seeds products and supporting technical product information to the Syngenta Commercial Team. The Product Selection Lead works within a multi-function Breeding Teams to deliver products defined by market specific Target Product Profiles (TPPs).


  • Implement the Product Selection process for target market(s) as a member of the Product Selection Team.

  • Drive Seeds Product Development engagement with the commercial business.

  • Support delivery of competitive germplasm across the stage plan by working closely with Breeding Project Leads.

  • Determine fit-for-purpose trialing geographies and locations that are aligned to target markets.

  • Help to establish and refine TPPs as appropriate with key Commercial and Technical experts.

  • Own the creation and distribution of Variety / Hybrid Product Profiles to Commercial.

  • Support Trait Introgression and Delivery aligned with business needs across late stages; identify and prioritize materials to be converted.

Knowledge, experience & capabilities

  • Ph.D. or M.S. in one of the agricultural sciences such as plant breeding/genetics, agronomy, entomology, or plant pathology with training and experience in applied sciences preferred

  • Knowledge of product development and marketing with thorough knowledge of germplasm, trait value, data analysis, variety / hybrid positioning within the key markets

  • Knowledge of agronomic and crop management practices

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role utilizing similar skill sets

  • Experience in practical field trialing

  • Project Management experience preferred

  • Excellent organization, communication and computer skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, especially those required to successfully function as part of a cross-functional team

  • Technical marketing knowledge and skills

Job: *Biological Assessment

Title: Product Selection Lead Corn CIS

Location: RUS

Requisition ID: 1800913