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IHS Markit

Agribusiness Consultant - Crop Protection and Seed

About Us

At Agribusiness Intelligence, we specialise in every aspect of food and agriculture across the whole value chain from fertilizers to agricultural commodities, policy and trade. We provide clients with a complete picture of the industry, by combining strategic insight and deep industry knowledge with tailored proprietary data and analysis. We are unique in that we offer both the breadth of coverage across the value chain but also the depth of expertise across sectors and individual commodities. With over 130 analysts globally and a collective 2,000+ years of industry experience.

Within Agribusiness Consulting we provide project-based consultancy work to organisations in the crop protection and seed industry and to financial institutions.

Your Role

You will be a key member of the IHS Markit global Agribusiness Consulting team, reporting into the Director, Agribusiness Intelligence. You will have the opportunity to work outside the crop protection and seed space into related areas such as crop production, sustainable agriculture, bioenergy and agribusiness. Key responsibilities include:
  • Apply your sector specific knowledge base in crop protection and seed space to client projects
  • Be a lead in terms of content delivery on very large, highly complex projects and where needed can act as the project lead in charge of moderately complex projects
  • For smaller projects, work independently to execute and deliver the work
  • Work in an interactive way to deliver projects via connections with the IHS Markit crop protection, seed and agribusiness subscription areas (PMD, Agrow, Vantage, Vu, among others) as well as other internal knowledge and data centers
  • Work collaboratively across geographies within agribusiness consulting as well as other consulting groups within IHS Markit
  • Be flexible in working on projects in other areas of agribusiness including areas such as crop production, machinery, biofuels, biomass and policy

About You

From a research and/or consulting capacity you will also have:
  • Substantial agribusiness experience. Traditionally acquired by working for industry, consulting, technology firms and/or government
  • Direct crop protection and seed industry experience
  • Post-graduate degree (likely to be in agriculture, business or economics)
  • Highly organized and creative skills, with accomplished time and project management
  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills and good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment and to navigate and excel in a complex, matrix organization
  • Ability to work within and on occasion lead and manage teams
  • Solid leadership skills and the ability to work independently without day to day direct authority

What We Offer
  • The opportunity to be part of an organization that brings some of the brightest minds from all over the world together to consult on agribusiness issues
  • On the job training and access to resources so you can work to be recognized internally and externally as a guru in one or more crop protection and/or seed segments


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