Sr. Manager Business Development and Marketing - Carbon Solutions

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Date: Dec 8, 2023

Location: Chesterfield, MO -Missouri, US, 63017

Company: Bunge

Sr Manager of Business Development and Marketing to lead the successful market entry and growth of low carbon intensity seeds portfolio. This role involves collaborating across industry partners and internal departments, building relationships with stakeholders, and implementing new initiatives to drive adoption and sustainability in modern agriculture.


Key Responsibilities:
•    Develop, summarize, and lead the execution of a comprehensive crop season strategies for the successful introduction and adoption of our low carbon intensity seeds portfolio.
•    Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather market insights, customer feedback, and competitive intelligence to refine and optimize our product offerings.
•    Coordinate knowledge development and conduct market research to inform market sizing, pricing, discreate customer segments and scalable marketing strategies.
•    Identify and develop marketing incentives tailored to different stages of our commercial plans.
•    Build strong relationships with local farmers groups to encourage the transition to sustainable cropping practices aligned with our low carbon portfolio.
•    Create compelling value propositions and innovative marketing initiatives targeting selected farmers segments and industry stakeholders.
•    Lead negotiations with establish partners, distributors, suppliers, insurance agents, and other external stakeholders to position and promote benefits of portfolio.
•    Utilize advanced data analytics to interpret sales trends, assess crop season performance and accelerate learning and knowledge transfer within and across geographic clusters to meet adoption targets.
•    Act as a liaison with customers and commercial teams to understand certification and compliance requirements, enabling access to international markets and government incentives.


Skills/Experience Requirements:
•    Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, Business Administration, Marketing, or a related field with 10+ years of experience in relevant agricultural industry segments. 
•    In-depth knowledge of agricultural inputs, including seeds, crop protection, nutrition, and precision practices.
•    Comprehensive understanding of cover crops systems, regenerative agriculture principles, and sustainable practices.  
•    Familiarity with US and global biofuels industry regulations, carbon markets, and contract requirements.
•    Experience with ISCC, RFS, LCFS, MVRs, and registry landscape and players is advantageous.
•    Proven leadership experience in business development, marketing, or strategic management within the agriculture industry.
•    Exceptional communication skills and the ability to foster strategic relationships.
•    Proficiency in analyzing complex market dynamics and translating data insights into visionary decisions.


Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

Job Segment: Sustainable Agriculture, Strategic Planning, Business Development, Marketing Manager, Agriculture, Strategy, Sales, Marketing

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