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Category Manager – Vegetable Seed Business - Pune

by Seedbuzz Client in Maharashtra
Experience: 7-12 YRS
 
Posted on: Apr 20,2018





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We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, go –getter and passionate candidate to join our team. This position offers an exciting opportunity towards building India’s largest and most significant Agri-Tech company with a Mission to “Help Farmers Win”.

The primary responsibility of this position is to create and manage the vendor portfolio of AgroStar’s Vegetable seed business and will be expected to deliver broadly as stated under; 

Brand Relationships: The primary responsibility of this position is to build a strong product portfolio of brands in the Vegetable seed category. You will work closely with GM/DM level executives of various multinational and national brands in the Vegetable industry. You will work on creating a strong portfolio for AgroStar’s customers. Build and maintain relationships with brands across various companies. Monitor supplier performance and trend. 

Build strategies for achieving targets pertaining to sales: Work closely with Direct Sales & Marketing team for achieving sales targets. To monitor and track product movement, category contribution and develop strategies to liquidate slow movers and distress inventory with regional sales teams and initiate actions. 

Forecasting & Planning:  Study and analyze customer requirement & trend, stock inventory at optimum level, and forecast purchase planning. 

About the company: 

Our mission is – Helping Farmers Win

Our reach has been to more than 17 Lac farmers.

Our association has been with 160 brands across the category of seeds, crop protection, crop nutrition and farm implements.

Our results include making more than 350 agri products available at the door step of farmers.

Our daily calls from across three States are approximately 4000+ to enquire about their concerns on crop diseases, agronomy advice, farming tips, mandi price, weather information & product related queries free of cost and by senior agri experts – through a simple missed call on our Toll Free number.

Our technology team gives the best technological solutions to support the farmers and the internal teams. One such powerful tool is the AgroStar android app. (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ulink.agrostar)

 

Who can apply: 

Candidates with minimum 7-10 years’ experience in Vegetable seed industry.

Strong market & geography knowledge.

 Excellent interpersonal & negotiation skills

Excellent networking & relationship management skills.

Business & financial acumen, ability to strategize.

Ability to work across functions, deep dive & execute.

Ready to travel extensively to rural locations.

 

Join us to accomplish the mission in hand and completely change the face of agriculture in India.

 

Job title Category Manager – Vegetable Seed Business - Pune
Location Pune
Experience 7-12 YRS
Industry Type Agri Input
Working Department Marketing/Sales/Business Development
Qualification Bsc agri, MBA
Salary

Candidate Information

Ability to work across functions, deep dive & execute

Ready to travel extensively to rural locations

Key Skills SALES, MARKETING, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, MARKET DEVELOPMENT

General Information

Job Posted Apr 20,2018
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