Product Manager - Crop Science, Agribusiness

IHS Markit
London, United Kingdom
17 Sep 2022
27 Sep 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role: Product Manager (Associate Director/Director) - Crop Science, Agribusiness

The Team: We are seeking a high-performing Product Manager (Director) to join the Agribusiness team, part of the Commodity Insights division of S&P Global. We provide unrivalled expertise from farm to fork, delivering the latest market news, supply/demand, price data and forecasts, expert analysis and bespoke consulting across the whole food value chain that helps our clients to see the bigger picture and act upon it.

The Impact: You will drive the success of a portfolio of mature and new B2B information products and services, meeting clients and market participants, understanding market trends to identify and deliver high growth opportunities. Working with the management team and collaborating with our Research & Analysis, Sales, Technology, Marketing and Customer Care teams to determine which market problems we are best positioned to solve, to create and own product strategy, business plans, product roadmaps, user personas, market requirements and use scenarios that lead to growth in a new market segment.

What's in it for you:
  • Full product lifecycle management of a growth portfolio of information services for the Crop Science industry
  • Own product initiatives from ideation to business case, from build to launch and commercial success
  • Join an established team of product managers who value learning, creativity, passion and sharing best practice
  • Serve as the voice of the market across the business and be passionate about delighting customers via strong value propositions and excellent customer experience.
  • Develop and maintain the product strategy with a deep understanding of agribusiness market trends, needs of prospective and current customers, as well as how customers use the current products and competitor products.
  • Translate market knowledge into user personas and product positioning statements which serve as the blueprint for both plans to improve go-to-market activities and a major input into the product roadmap.
  • Develop clear and compelling roadmaps and help support proposed strategies for new products and product extensions.
  • Provide thought leadership around the product set and assist with product promotion and positioning in the marketplace.
What We're Looking For:
  • 5+ years' experience in product management in the B2B information services industry or agribusiness/crop science industry, with strong business acumen and analytical skills.
  • Experience managing cross-functional project teams towards successful outcomes with high organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience working with developers, marketers, senior leadership to achieve outcomes in a matrixed environment.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely at all levels of the organization internally and externally.
  • Team player who brings a sense of positive energy and the ability to influence, inspire and motivate cross-functional partners across the organization.
Flexible Working (optional)
We pride ourselves on our agility and diversity, and we welcome requests to work flexibly. For most roles, flexible hours and/or an element of remote working are usually possible. Please talk to us at interview about the type of arrangement that is best for you. We will always try to be adaptable wherever we can.

The Location: London, UK

About Company Statement:

S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.

S&P Global Commodity Insights enables organizations to create long-term, sustainable value with data and insights for a complete view on the global energy and commodities markets.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

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