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Global Regulatory Herbicide Resistance Management Lead with Monsanto Company in St. Louis, MO, USA

Type of position Regulatory Affairs
Employer Monsanto Company
Description of Employer Who is Monsanto?
Monsanto is an agriculture company with more than 20,000 employees focused on making a balanced meal accessible to everyone. We work to help farmers produce food in a more sustainable way. We think about how our food is grown so farmers have the tools they need to have better harvests.We believe that bringing diverse perspectives together is the most effective way to develop creative solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges. Career opportunities at Monsanto range from farming, plant breeding, chemistry and engineering to marketing, environmental science, IT and many other areas. We’re always looking for exceptional professionals interested in developing a strong career while collaborating to develop solutions for sustainable agriculture. Sound like a job for you?

Why work with us?
• Life at Monsanto means collaborating with dedicated professionals in a stimulating environment
• Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships
• You will work with market leading brand products in a global organization
• We provide competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and some of the best career development opportunities in the industry
• Monsanto is named Great Place to Work in many countries around the world

Location St. Louis, MO, USA
Salary Competitive
Closing date of competition As soon as suitable candidate is found
Date position available Immediately
Description of duties
Qualifications sought
Contact for additional information The full description can be found at: https://jobs.monsanto.com/
The Job Number is 01KOFFor questions about the role contact Michael Horak at michael.j.horak@monsanto.com or Graham Head at graham.p.head@monsanto.com
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Additional Information The Global Resistance Management Strategy Team is seeking a Global Regulatory Herbicide Resistance Management Lead to be primarily accountable for leadership of herbicide resistance management initiatives within the global Regulatory organization.

Responsibilities include:
• Responsible for implementing a strategy focused on the herbicide resistance management (HRM) for Monsanto products
• Leadership of herbicide resistance management initiatives within Regulatory
• Interact and work with cross functional HRM leaders in technology, commercial, stewardship and regulatory to drive company-wide HRM activities
• Accountable for strategy and implementation of Monsanto activities to meet HRM conditions of registration on herbicide products
• Develop relationships and expand outreach and engagement with independent experts in dialogue with policy makers and the public
• Foster and grow relationships with scientific organizations (e.g., WSSA, NRCS, ASA), regulatory authorities (USDA, EPA), industry groups (CLA/HRAC, CLI, BIO) and other likeminded organizations
• Increase Monsanto communication and stakeholder access to information on HRM and regulation
• Interact broadly with Monsanto’s Technology, Regulatory, Government, and Corporate Engagement functions
• Work within the Global Resistance Management Strategy Team to align HRM / IRM approaches to resistance management

Required Education & Skills/Experience:
• Minimum of a Master’s degree in Weed Science or related field
• Minimum of five or more years of experience in Weed Science
• Project leadership experience
• Active involvement within Weed Science Society in leadership or committee functions
• Demonstrated experience in building cross-functional collaboration to achieve common goals
• Ability to drive groups to consensus on key initiatives
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (with emphasis in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and strong computer skills
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to demonstrate diplomacy in working with diverse scientific groups or industry organizations
• Demonstrated commitment to the principles of herbicide resistance management
• Demonstrated experience working with industry groups
• Network of Weed Scientists
• Experience in some aspect of herbicide resistance management
• Agronomic row crop experience

Desired Education & Skills/Experience:
• PhD in Weed Science or related field
• Demonstrated experience working with industry groups
• Network of international Weed Scientists

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