Crop Residue Study Manager/Director

Company Name:
Yoh RPO supporting Syngenta
Technical Expert- Crop Residue Study Manager/Director
Date: Mar 18, 2014
Location Greensboro, NC, US
Company: Syngenta
Division: Product Safety
Function: Product Safety
City: Greensboro
State/Province: North Carolina NC
Country: United States US
Position Title: Technical Expert (Study Director) Levels 2-4
Job ID: 4662
Role Purpose/Accountabilities:
Syngenta is one of the world's leading companies with 27,000 employees in over 90 countries dedicated to one purpose: bringing plant potential to life. We contribute to addressing some of the planet's most critical issues such as the rising demand for food from a growing population.
Working for Syngenta offers you the opportunity to play a part in addressing one of the most urgent challenges facing global agriculture today where we need to feed 200,000 more people every day.
Come be part of our good growth plan: one planet, six commitments:
Make crops more efficient, rescue more farmland and help biodiversity flourish; empower smallholders, help people stay safe and look after each worker. Our work matters.
There has never been a better time to join Syngenta!
The purpose of the role is to manage field and laboratory aspects of residue studies (domestic and global) and to develop rationales and position papers to support product registration and stewardship activities. The successful candidate will be responsible for the strategic and technical conduct of studies, as well as for the analysis, interpretation and impact, documentation, and timely reporting of results. The role requires close working relationships with other Syngenta departments and with external contract research organizations. Opportunities exist to represent the company through participation in professional organizations and at regulatory agency meetings.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
Critical knowledge:
- Ph.D. in residue chemistry, agronomy or other related agricultural field.
- Candidates with experience in agricultural product development and strong analytical/residue chemistry background are preferred.
- Equivalent combinations of education and experience (e.g., Masters degree plus 3+ years experience in closely related fields) will also be considered.
Critical experience:
- The ideal candidate will have prior knowledge of the regulatory residue study guidelines, of agronomic practices, residue or analytical chemistry, and of the crop protection chemicals registration process.
Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities:
- A strong capacity for problem solving (analysis, solution conceptualization, strategy and execution) coupled with strong written and verbal communication skills is vital to this position.
- Proficiency in computer programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint are required.
- This position is best suited for an energetic team-player with the flexibility to adapt and develop necessary new skills as needed.
Critical Success Factors & Key Challenges:
- Scientific Leadership and Scientific Creativity/Innovation
- Excellent Communication Skills
- Skilled at Project Management (Multiple Projects with Multiple Stakeholders)
- Ability to Proactively Problem Solve, Advocate and Influence
- Sound Judgment and Decision Making
- Team Player and Collaborative
Additional Information:
- Travel Requirements: 10-15%
- All applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

For immediate review and consideration you must apply online at jobs.syngenta.com to Job Id 4662 or directly connect via this job link: http://bit.ly/1fbnV4u
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