• greensboro, NC
  • Region: Southeast & Gulf: NC, SC, GA, FL, AL, TN, MS

Website Syngenta Group

Syngenta Group is one of the world’s leading sustainable agriculture innovation companies, with roots going back more than 250 years. Our 53,000 people across more than 100 countries strive every day to transform agriculture through tailor-made solutions for the benefit of farmers, society and our planet –making us the world’s most local agricultural technology and innovation partner.

Syngenta Group is committed to operating at the highest standards of ethics and integrity. This is a commitment that we are making to investors, customers, society and employees. Syngenta Group is also committed to maintaining a workplace environment free from discrimination and harassment.


Job Description

Syngenta Group aims to enable farmers around the world improve their soil health through innovative solutions and knowledge sharing. We recently committed to enable the adoption of regenerative agriculture practices across 50 million hectares and 85% of seed production through regenerative agriculture, both by 2030. Training people across the company in the area of soil health is a critical enabler of our strategy. This role will support the global development of soil health training and upskilling within a team of experts led by our Chief Soil Scientist.

This role will participate in the development, management, and delivery of the soil health upskilling program internally, and externally through customer engagement. The ideal candidate will have experience in soil science, agronomy, or related field with at least four years of professional outreach or educational experience.

Duties:

  • Contribute to the development, management, and delivery of soil health upskilling materials.
  • Help identify specific soil health information needs across business units and regions to inform internal and external programming.
  • Follow and add new scientific findings in soil health, communication and adult learning to internal materials and external programs.
  • Contribute to the development and communication of soil health science and practical applications for a range of audiences.
  • Lead program coordination and planning for outreach efforts while working alongside local/regional organizations (universities, government agencies etc.) to carry out those efforts.

Qualifications

  • MS preferred or a combination of education and experience, Minimum 4 years outreach and/or teaching experience related to soil health, or equivalent training.
  • Fundamental and applied understanding of soil health and agronomy related topics.
  • Educational content development and management experience.
  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively interact with agronomists, farmers, commercial teams and scientists.
  • Ability to work effectively within a complex organization and the ability to work independently and proactively in a dynamic environment.

Additional Information


What We Offer:

  • A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and strives for a work-life balance that supports the team members. Offers flexible work options to support your work and personal needs.
  • Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts your first day.
  • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution.
  • Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts, among other benefits.

Syngenta has been ranked as a top employer by Science Journal.
Learn more about our team and our mission here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVCN_51GbNI

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