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Digital Enabler -Latam Manager

Job Id:  1816

Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Department:  Marketing
Function:  Sales, Marketing and Alliance
Employee Type:  Permanent Full Time
Seniority Level:  Executive

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, ncluding biological, crop protection, seed treatment and post-harvest solutions covering the entire crop value chain.

Purpose of the Role

To make a blue print of digitalization strategy for Latam with implelmentation plan divided into clear cut milestones for each initiative & Sub Regions.

  • Expert in Digitalization with the implementation with respect to Agriculture. E.g. Forecasting model, E platforms, Applications etc. Use of Artificial intelligence and practical knowledge of running project live.
  • Developing smart/software solutions for Agriculture.
  • Hands on big data/ data mining.
  • Knowledge of precision farming, digital agriculture, crop agronomy or related field.
  • Prepare the business cases for the digital Initiatives in the Region. P & L for Digitalization Projects.
  • Strategies in the key countries.
  • Propose new initiatives for Latam with Value Proposition and business terms.
  • Identification of the tech savvy team members in Latam and train them for digitalization.
  • Understanding the needs of the farmers, channel partners, internal team and other stakeholders and propose the solutions.

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.