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Country Manager USA

Job description

For an Italian Agrochemical company, we are looking for the  US COUNTRY MANAGER  

Mission of the position:

  • Assuring a strong link with the big players in the distribution channel in North America for fertilizers, crop protection products and bio stimulants.
  • Understanding the needs of the American farmers and developing the right solutions to grow the business, in collaboration with the distributors.
  • Overseeing the USA operations in, leading the local team. 
  • Developing strategic and tactical plans implementation, in order to develop the business and achieve short / mid / long term goals. 
  • Collaboration with the HQ functions to ensure governance, strategic and operational alignment.


  • Identifies sizeable business opportunities
  • Drafts and propose business growth plans
  • Ensures legal entity compliance with local laws and regulations (safety, labour, tax, trade, etc).
  • Provides detailed reporting to the HQ as required
  • Coordinates and supervises logistics, administrative and customer service activities
  • Runs business development activities: market intelligence, prospecting, demo-trials
  • Performs commercial activities: negotiating, contracting, after sales support


  • Expert of the agro-chemical products and market and a marketing business partner for the clients (crop protection and/or fertilizer and/or seeds), with a technical and a marketing background.
  • 10 years in technical and commercial roles in the AG-inputs industry
  • Team leadership experience appreciated
  • Agronomic or business management degree
  • Resident in US


  • Strategic thinking, communication, interpersonal influence, networking, ownership, learning agility, workflow management
  • Previous experience with Italian companies is nice to have but not mandatory.
  • Deep understanding of farming challenges (technical and economic) 
  • Basic knowledge of business management
  • Good knowledge of AG- inputs market dynamics in US
  • Familiar with marketing and sales; product development and commercial management

Working Place: US New Jersey


US New Jersey



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Job Function

Country Management