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Regional Tech Category Lead (Asia) - BioStimulant

Job Id:  1363

Jakarta, Special Capital Region of Jakarta, Indonesia

Department:  R&D
Function:  Regulatory, Research and Development
Employee Type:  Permanent Full Time
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level

About UPL

UPL is a leader in global food systems and with the acquisition of Arysta LifeScience, is now one of the top 5 agricultural solutions companies worldwide. With revenue of US$5 billion, UPL has presence in 130 countries. With market access to 90 percent of world’s food basket and focused on high-growth regions, UPL represents a compelling value proposition for growers, distributors, suppliers and innovation partners in a consolidating market. UPL offers an integrated portfolio of both patented and post-patent agricultural solutions for various arable and specialty crops, including biological, crop protection, seed treatment and post-harvest solutions covering the entire crop value chain.

Job description of Technical Category Lead – Biostimulant


  • Coordinating with R&D community  in the  region and countries to set and follow a regional Technical strategy for Biostimulants product for all life cycle stages .


  • Coordinating all  New product development trial programmes of Biostimulants at country/ region and field research stations by conceiving new ideas  preparation of protocols , sample arrangement , trial visits, analyzing the data and coming out with the clear recommendation in alignment with the regional and Global category strategy.


  • Coordinating all Biostimulants programs with regional Marketing category lead to define and align the Biostimulants strategies in the countries of the region with that of the overall company.


  • Responsible for developing and providing the needed tools and processes to manage and interpret all R&D data globally within the category.


  • As a member of the regional category team, responsible for developing technical programs, working closely with global  Biostimulants  development team and  regional field testing sites, as well as looking for new testing opportunities externally.


  • Collaborating with internal and external development specialists, and other stakeholders to provide technical expertise and implement strategies.


Technical Sales support activity :


  • Providing new product application rate and method to the registration and transfer technical knolwedege to the marketing, technical service and sales team
  • Coordination with registration team and R&D team for dossier preparation and Sample support.


Reporting to : Head Regional Development & Regulatory


Strategic : Tactical Ratio :  Strategic (40%), Tactical/Operational (60%)


Total Experience : 10 +Years in Product Development in country/Asia or Any PD activity related to  Biostimulants.


Qualification : Minimum Post graduate in Plant Physiology, Agronomy/Agriculture, Plant protection  . Ph.D preferred with working experience in Product development in Biostimulants in any of the categories.

We are all about connecting with people, in a human way – showing respect, demonstrating trust, celebrating diversity. For us technology is an enabler, not the endgame. We see the value in human connectivity and how it creates new opportunities for everyone. With this, comes our promise to protect people’s safety in every way we can.