GROWING WHAT MATTERS STARTS WITH YOU
Corteva Agriscience™, the world’s first dedicated agriculture start-up, serves to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come.
Our employees fulfill this purpose everyday by building / participating in an inclusive culture where we encourage each other to stay curious, think differently, act boldly and do what’s right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet.
With over 20,000 team members from 130 countries, innovating in 140 world class R&D facilities, we have the resources, leadership heritage and partner ecosystem to make a meaningful impact now and into the future.
We’re hiring an AME Stewardship Leader .
Learn how you can be our voice in the conversation about the future of agriculture.
As AME Stewardship Leader you will be responsible for ensuring the responsible management, including all compliance obligations, of crop protection products, seed treatments and traits from their inception (discovery), product development trials, and through to their ultimate commercial use and discontinuation.
The AME Stewardship Leader will leverage strong stewardship cultures to lead the industry and enable the Corteva & its customers freedom to operate globally.
You Will Be Part of Growing Team
Within Regulatory Applied Science (RAS) function there is an E&AME Stewardship team
The AME Stewardship Leader reports to the E&AME Stewardship Manager and works closely with the other colleagues in the regional and global Stewardship team, specifically with the Stewardship Managers based in South Africa and Morocco.
The AME Stewardship Leader interacts with the Cluster Unit Leadership team, AME LPCT, country teams, Field Science, RAS and Marketing and cooperates with the Country Stewardship Coordinators within her / his territory
Your Challenge :
Set CU Stewardship priorities with the CU Leader and Country leaders resulting in CU and Country Stewardship plans for CP and Seeds / Biotech business with actions that are tracked;
Participate in zonal program and portfolio meetings to provide stewardship support for assigned regional portfolio;
Lead Country Stewardship Audits supporting continuous improvement on stewardship processes;
Lead Stewardship Considerations, Characterizations and Risk Assessments of portfolio and implementation of product stewardship plans linked to launching new products or supporting existing products;
Oversee GMO Trait Stewardship Programs in RSA with potential expansion to other countries;
Find opportunities for and manage Stewardship training programs internally and externally and serve as an expert on Stewardship matters;
Promote Stewardship Best Practices in the countries including IRM, WRM and IPM;
Support countries complying with internal stewardship standards and stewardship clauses in agreements with suppliers / licensers;
Support countries complying with legal stewardship requirements like adverse effects reporting or risk mitigation measures for products;
Help countries supporting their customers in stewardship efforts and reward for local customers;
Ensure countries implement proper incident management processes including emergency response and complaints management, in liaison with EHS & S;
Support where needed country teams during new label creation, and during label revisions in order to ensure required by law and good agriculture practices recommendation are well listed;
Provide advise / support in counterfeit investigations / programs.
Location : Location for the AME Stewardship Leader is in the business office of one of the key countries in Middle East & North Africa (MENA, Cairo or Casablanca), West-East & South-Central Africa (WESCA, Nairobi) or Southern Africa (Centurion, SA).
To Grow What Matters, You Will Need :
Agriculture or Biology University Degree;
Preferably 5 years of experience in Crop Protection and / or Seed;
Fluent in English;
Good organizational and computer skills;
Flexible to Travel;
Attention to detail.
Who Are We Looking For?
Curious, bold thinkers who want to grow their careers and be part of a winning team;
Market shaping individuals who want to transform the agriculture industry to meet the world’s growing need for food;
Collaborators who thrive in a diverse, inclusive work environment;
Innovators who bring initiative and fresh ideas that drive our business into the future and make us an industry leader.
Growing What Matters Starts With You What We Can Offer To Help You Grow?
Opportunity to be part of a global industry leader working to discover solutions to the most pressing agricultural challenges of our time;
Challenging work assignments that grow your skills, capabilities and experiences;
Opportunities for international rotations and relocation that will expand your global view and cultural experience;
Diverse, inclusive work environment where employees bring their whole selves to work and feel heard, valued and empowered;
Dedicated and customized resources to help grow your professional skills, industry expertise and personal perspectives;
Joining us is a natural opportunity to strengthen your professional network through valuable relationships;
Support the health and well-being of every employee by offering world-class benefits, meaningful work and competitive salary;
Performance driven culture with a strong focus on speed, efficiency and agility.