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Portfolio Lead - ASIA (M/F)

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An agricultural cooperative and an international seed group owned by French farmers, Limagrain is driven by its purpose: cooperating for the progress of agriculture everywhere, for everyone. Focused on the genetic progress of plants, Limagrain breeds, produces and distributes field seeds, vegetable seeds and agri-food products
HM.CLAUSE, Business Unit of Group Limagrain, is an innovative global leader in the development, production, and commercialization of vegetable seeds. HM.CLAUSE belongs to the top 5 vegetable seed entities in the world. With over 2,000 varieties in more than 20 vegetable crops, HM.CLAUSE provides innovative solutions to growers worldwide. HM. CLAUSE is a company committed to diversity and inclusion.   





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Employment Type

Regular Full Time

Contractual hours


Main Goal

Responsible for the management and business development of the assigned product/area Portfolio, product testing, quality specifications, determining product forms, marketing, sales forecast validation and managing safety stocks.

Job description

Manage and develop the ASIA team of Product Managers.
Participate in and contribute to the Regional Executive Committee (EXECOM Asia) as a part of the marketing management team (MMT) and contribute towards the mid-term plans of the company.

Essentials duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Lead the development and the execution of the crop strategy for the ASIA portfolio
• Oversee the Product Management activities of the team including life-cycle of products included in the assigned global product/area portfolio, marketing mix, product assortment, pricing, marketing plans, Intellectual Property, turnover and margin optimization
• Provide direction to research and breeding by defining product segmentation, product characteristics and market requirements for mid and long-term goals.
• Build constructive relationships with managers of other Divisions and participate in cross functional projects aimed at improving the company's operational excellence
• Responsible for developing the Intellectual Property strategy for the ASIA portfolio.
• Responsible for the Commercial Product Quality Specifications for the ASIA Seed Portfolio.
• Participate in Brand management.
• Manage, train and coach a group of Product Managers.
• Initiate and lead business development initiatives (licensing in/out, co-hybrid, partnerships).
• Participate in the ASIA Regional Executive Committee (Execom).
• Participate in the Marketing Management team (MMT) : contribute to building HM.CLAUSE's Mid Term Plan and improving Marketing processes, systems and tools


Education & work experience required:

• A Bachelors or Master degree in Agronomy, Agricultural Engineering, Agribusiness or science or an MBA required.

• Experience of 5 years and above in vegetable seed business, breeding, seed development, seed sales, or vegetable production would be advantageous.

• Languages: Fluent in English. French and/or Spanish Advantageous.

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Job location

Asia, India


Telangana, Survey No. 563/P, D no : 6-98/4, Gowdavelli Village  

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

Master's degree

Minimum level of experience required

5 years or more


English (4 - Fluent)


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