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Technical Services Project Manager

Job Id:  6680
City: 

UNITED KINGDOM, Rutland, United Kingdom

Department:  Sales
Function:  Sales, Marketing and Alliance
Employee Type:  Permanent Full Time
Seniority Level:  Not Applicable
Description: 

UPL Limited (NSE: UPL & BSE: 512070, LSE: UPLL) is a global provider of sustainable agriculture products and solutions, with annual revenue exceeding $6bn. We are a purpose-led company. Through OpenAg®, UPL is focused on accelerating progress for the food system. We are building a network that is reimagining sustainability, redefining the way an entire industry thinks and works – open to fresh ideas, innovation, and new answers as we strive towards our mission to make every single food product more sustainable. As one of the largest agriculture solutions companies worldwide, our robust portfolio consists of biologicals and traditional crop protection solutions with more than 14,000 registrations. We are present in more than 130 countries, represented by more than 10,000 colleagues globally. For more information about our integrated portfolio of solutions across the food value chain including seeds, post-harvest, as well as physical and digital services, please visit upl-ltd.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

 

 

Technical Services Project Manager –  UK & Ireland – Job Description

 

Reports to

Head of Technical Services UK & Ireland

Function

Sales

Location

UK / Lyndon Office

Purpose of Role

 

An exciting new role tasked with leading the technical delivery of identified (approved) key projects in core crops.  This is driven by UPL strategic objectives to develop and deliver crop-based agronomy solution (Pronutiva) in collaboration with industry stakeholder (OpenAg).

 

Duties / Responsibilities

  • To lead the technical agronomy platform for identified projects.  Build and execute the delivery plan in combination with the UPL UK & Ireland Team and co-ordinated within UPL Europe Network where common platforms are identified. 
  •  Work with industry stakeholders, customers and 3rd parties to maximise value to end users, directly addressing key pain points associated with growing core crops, in a sustainable and profitable manner.
  • Utilisation of UPLs existing products, new product introductions and leading identification of new solutions will be key deliverables.
  • In addition to these core responsibilities the role may also include subject matter lead role for key crop(s), regional technical support and technical interface with key customers / stakeholder groups.

 

Experience / Qualifications

  • 5 plus years’ experience in technical role in Agriculture or Horticulture / Amenity.
  • Trials experience desirable including working knowledge of ARM  data software
  • Proven track record in project management and delivery
  • Commercial and / or Marketing experience desirable
  • At least 5 years’ of technical experience is required
  • Full UK Drivers Licence  

Skills / Knowledge

 

  • Professional technical qualification such as BASIS, FACTS, NRoSO
  • Excellent organisation and computer skills (MS Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Effective communicator, excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Strong and confident communicator, positive attitude
  • Fluent English, strong communication skills
  • Strong ability to deliver tech transfer to practical agronomy

 

 

 

 

We are one team, for maximum impact. One team with shared goals. We all play for the team and no one plays against the team. We have a laser-like focus on what our customers need and want, on anticipating their future needs and on how we can create innovative solutions and experiences for them.

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