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Job: Group Leader/Manager for BioAg Application Development, Novozymes, Durham, NC, NC

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General Information


Job title: Group Leader/Manager for BioAg Application Development
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Job location: Durham, NC, NC  27709 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 03/13/2018
Job category:Agricultural Biotechnology
Employment type:Full time
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Job Description

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Pioneer a brighter future
At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make a sustainable impact. We use science to advance industries, and as part of Agriculture & Bioenergy, you will work across the agricultural value chain to provide biological solutions that help feed and fuel a growing world.

Group Leader/Manager for BioAg Application Development, RTP, NC

We are seeking a results-oriented individual with a passion for developing beneficial microbes for crops to lead our Application Development team in the BioAg Alliance. We seek a manager that has passion for working with others, has experience in building high performance teams and that facilitate networking both internally and externally. We need a person that together with the rest of the leadership team can create clarity and empower employees leading to high engagement and a fun place to work.

You need to be visionary and out of the box thinker, that can help Novozymes to unlock sustainable biological solutions to transform the existing Ag space. You and the team of researchers you lead will be responsible for understanding microbes’ mode of action and their interaction with plants, soil and other microbes applying a diverse range of assay and imaging technologies. Using custom databases, you will correlate the results to field data and provide input for improvement for our microbial discovery activities. You will support product development with efficacy data and provide documentation for regulatory strategy or submission. You will secure that scientific approaches, knowledge capture and knowledge sharing are an integral part of the daily work flow and ensure strong collaboration and stakeholder management with key departments in Novozymes and with our BioAg Alliance partner. As a member of the BioAg Microbial and Application Research team, you will actively participate in strategy setting for the area’s technical and organizational goals, and coordinate and prioritize project resources.

If you’re looking for a leadership opportunity in biological solutions for agriculture, you may be the leader we are searching for.

In this position you need to:
•Have a M.S. or Ph.D. in Plant Biology, Plant Physiology, Microbiology or related field with substantial experience in the area of plant-microbe-soil interactions.
•Have 8+ years of relevant industry experience
•Have a solid record of and interest in people leadership, with at least 4 years of experience managing a team of 5+ RA’s and Scientists.
•Have experience effectively managing multiple projects with appropriate attention to detail and communicating project progress, deviations and results to stakeholders in a clear and timely fashion.
•Have experience working with external partners and demonstrated great collaboration skills and stakeholder management
•Be able to work in the U.S. without sponsorship now and in the future

Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s unfold your potential together.

Rethink Tomorrow
Novozymes is the world leader in biological solutions. Together with customers, partners and the global community, we improve industrial performance while preserving the planet’s resources and helping build better lives. As the world’s largest provider of enzyme and microbial technologies, our bioinnovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many other benefits that we rely on today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow.

Ranked #2 in Science magazine’s global Top Employers Survey 2017.

Novozymes is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability or veteran status.

Application deadline: April 8, 2018
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