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  • Posted: Nov 10, 2014
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Bayer is an innovation-driven company with a long tradition in research and development. We leverage our expertise to address global challenges and aim to improve people’s lives around the world. Our Bayer Group mission "Bayer: Science For A Better Life” is the foundation of what we at Bayer CropScience strive to achieve within the agricultural s...
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    Development and Registration Manager

    1. Position Purpose

    • Design and implement together with Head of Development & Regulatory Manager WCA appropriate Development & Registration processes.
    • Develop, maintain and defend the existing authorizations ,obtain new  product registrations in respect of  established planning  with respect to the BCS strategy and  company projects management processes.
    • Obtain new product registrations in respect of established planning in line with BCS strategy and  company projects management processes.
    • Provide product stewardship and product defence when appropriate.
    • Manage day to day trials work in cooperation with local research institutes in the area.
    • Collect and computerize technical data in AD systems.

    2. Major tasks and responsibilities of position

      • Develop short and mid-term strategy development plan for Nigeria together with Line Manager as well as the marketing and Sales managers
      • Establish annual budgets for fields trials, technical & stewardship expenses.
      • Plan and order samples for small and large field trials
      • Manage internal tools
    • Submit and defend files to the registration authorities
    • Define local trials protocols in relation with Line manager Development & Regulatory Manager WCA, technical development manager and / or Agronomic Development department
    • Set up and follow up development contracts with research institute or distributor in connection with BCS legal department
    • Supervise experimental trials to evidence compliance with standards and legal norms in Nigeria
    • Collect and compile  biological results for files registration
    • Check conformity of registration application files according to local requirements
    • Write down and control technical elements on the labels (instructions for use, recommendation, precautions, sell – by date)
    • Ensure products re-registration, submitting regularly new information & arguments.
    • Organise and implement QHSE and product Stewardship action plan in close cooperation with  HQ
    • Ensure that BCS procedures regarding technical & environmental issues are respected by the customers and end users
    • Implement GAP for each products and define guidelines
    • Analyse discrepancies & give recommendations in case of non compliance
    • Organise information and training on Product safe use ( workers exposures, application equipment, …) for trainers and farmers
    • Inform & train distributors marketing & sales force and staff extension in Nigeria concerning technical performance of BCS products
    • Visit regularly the key sales territories in WA to communicate on BCS  research innovation’s
    • Create communication kits & supports on technical aspects of the products for distributor sales force and staff extension
    • Coordinate and follow up tests, demonstrations and crop platforms for producers growers associations,  commercial farms agricultural companies, partners & authorities, in order to support integrated offer added value and demonstrate profitability improvement for en users
    • Set up events & training each season for the clients in WA with scientists and opinion leaders, in collaboration with marketing department, to convey crop protection products good use
    • Communicate on technical aspects of the products in fairs and events
    • Represent BCS facing local authorities concerning product technical aspects & claims
    • Set up privileged relations with respective authorities to facilitate registration process & BCS product recommendations, as well as with opinion leaders and important users
    • Represent BCS in crop protection organisation concerning registration & technical issues

    Desired Skills and Experience

    • Technical knowledge in field, environment & agronomics
    • Safe Use and stewardship knowledge
    • Global crop management view ( seeds, fertilisation, crop protection)
    • Communication & negotiation skills, persuasiveness & diplomacy
    • Flexibility, ability to anticipate in a challenging environment

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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