TYC empleo-03

  • El Ejido, Almeria, España.
  • Salario no disponible
  • Capacidad de viajar
  • Tipo de oferta: de duración determinada, jornada completa


 About Syngenta:

Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.


This position will develop the physiology and phenotyping R&D strategy within Tomato for complex traits that require a multi disciplinary approach. The TPL is also responsible for designing introgression and deployment plans as part of a validated breeding project. They serve as project lead or member of a project team in a given vegetable crop that requires his/her expertise for project success. They will provide technical leadership to the entire vegetable R&D community on a selected area of expertise.

Key accountabilities include the dissection and characterization of complex physiology traits to guide future product development and marketing activities through project and portfolio management; study the genetic variability of the traits of interest; develop techniques and technologies applicable to high-throughput and/or precision phenotyping for complex traits including digital imaging, remote sensing, metabolite sampling and analysis; identify and the capture of intellectual property.
This position will report to the Global Lead Physiology & Phenotyping TPLs within the Trait & Technology organization


 Critical knowledge:

• Expert knowledge in Trait or Plant Biochemistry, Physiology, or related discipline (Ph.D. or Master degree with 10 years’ experience)
• Demonstrated understanding of plant breeding and use of molecular markers
• Knowledge of abiotic stresses, understanding of trait or plant physiology in a research and discovery context
• Knowledge of phenotyping technologies
• Basic knowledge of crop genetic diversity, statistics, molecular marker development and project management
• Demonstrated leadership in a technical and multicultural environment

Critical experience

• 3-5 years of Trait or Plant Physiology or Food Science or Biochemistry within commercial sector
• 3-5 years of technical and/or staff management
• Proven ability to work with large and complex datasets
• Proven ability to develop and implement experimental methodologies

Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities

• Ability to communicate effectively (Verbal and Written) in English
• Project/portfolio management
• Strategic project planning
• Economics and effective resource management
• Bi-Lingual (French, English, Spanish)
• Ability to manage progress through others rather than directive management
• Multi-cultural, multi-regional understanding and appreciation
• Purposeful coaching/mentoring

Critical leadership capabilities

• Setting direction
• Results oriented
• Customer focused
• Innovative
• People oriented
• Participatory management oriented but also decisive and accepting of hierarchical decisions

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