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Global Lead - Digital Product Development - Agri/Chemicals Industry

10 - 15 Years.Gurgaon/Gurugram
Posted 1 month ago
Posted 1 month ago

Global Lead - Digital Product Development - Agri/Chemicals Industry


RiceTec's new long-term business strategy continues to expand the company's leadership in breeding and producing hybrid, direct seeded rice seed and technologies. The strategy builds on this leadership to provide additional digital services to farmers in key markets, especially India and the US, to support the transformation to more sustainable rice agriculture that create more value for farmers, customers, and the planet.

The Global lead digital product and services will be responsible for the digital strategy, design & execution of RiceTec global digital products and services, working in close collaboration with farmer, field sales/ marketing team and will lead the digital product development team. This role requires a visionary leader who can drive innovation, foster collaboration, and deliver exceptional user experiences. This person should be very well versed with agriculture domain and have a deep understanding of farmer/ sales team needs to be able to translate that to product feature & solutions. This individual will be pivotal to ensuring the adoption of digital product within farmer community & with the sales/marketing team.

This role will report to Global CTO and will work closely with business development along with Business units and functional heads.

This outline is intended to describe the general nature and level of expectations of the employee and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of what is required; nor do they imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

- Conduct market research to understand rice farmers' needs and pain points and translate that research to product features & solutions.

- Ability to translate business offering to product design and roadmap.

- Ability to understand the local (Americas / APAC) rice agriculture ecosystem to build the right product market fit for the local market, but build the solution with a global mindset.

- Engage with farmers and agronomists throughout the journey of the digital product design, build, and deployment with continuous feedback that increases engagement & adoption.

- Develop and execute a comprehensive digital product roadmap aligned with the company's overall business objectives.

- Create and build strategic partnerships with digital vendor to deliver on digital product needs.

- Lead a cross-functional team of product managers, designers, engineers, and other stakeholders to conceptualize, prioritize, and deliver digital products.

- Drive product innovation by staying abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and competitive landscape.

- Collaborate with internal teams, including marketing, sales, and customer support, to ensure seamless product integration and adoption.

- Establish and track key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success and effectiveness of digital products.

- Manage the product development lifecycle from ideation to launch, ensuring timely delivery within budget and scope.

- Cultivate a continuous improvement, experimentation, and learning culture within the digital product team.

- Provide leadership, mentorship, and guidance to team members, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment.

- Act as a liaison between the digital product team and executive leadership, providing regular updates, insights, and recommendations.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

- Proven track record of at least 10-15 years of experience in digital product management or related roles, with a minimum of 3 years in a leadership capacity.

- Understanding of digital product development methodologies, including agile, scrum, and lean principles.

- Strong business acumen to translate market insights and customer needs into innovative product solutions.

- Excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate complex ideas and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

- Experience working with cross-functional teams and external vendors to deliver high-quality digital products.

- Strong analytical skills with proficiency in data-driven decision-making and performance metrics analysis.

- Passion for technology, user experience design, and digital innovation.

- Leadership qualities include integrity, adaptability, resilience, and emotional intelligence.

- Strong experience in user-centric design and building digital products that keep empathy toward the customer in mind.

- Experience in the agriculture industry building digital experiences and solution that are for farmers, sales team and other players in the ag ecosystem

- Working in a global setting and managing stakeholders / team across the globe

EDUCATION:

- Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science or related field.

Work Environment:

Expected to perform the essential functions, responsibilities, and physical requirements of this role with or without reasonable accommodation within the described work environment.

- Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. May require walking level and unleveled surfaces for periodic periods throughout the day including flooded rice fields. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

- Work and training locations may include office and warehouse environments.- May also include dry, muddy, or flooded fields, and other outside environmental situations including extreme heat/cold, rainy or sunny conditions.

RiceTec, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.

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Smita Mehrotra

HR Business Partner at Savannah Seeds Pvt Ltd

Last Login: 20 May 2024

Job Views:  
639
Applications:  137
Recruiter Actions:  10

Posted in

IT & Systems

Job Code

1398257

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