Asia Senior Technical Support Manager Livestock

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Asia Senior Technical Support Manager will report directly to the Director Marketing & Commercial Development Asia and manage a technical support team focusing on our livestock activities. In this capacity you will be in charge of the implementation of the technical pole of nutrition of the zone with the following responsibilities:

In collaboration with the Asia Commercial Development team and the Local teams in countries, participate to the development of our activities in Complete Feed and Premix / Firm Services (including specialties & additives)

Ensure execution of the plan via the right technical support for the countries of Asia zone
Be the link between customer needs and optimal use of our products and services

The Asia Technical team is responsible for:

  • Development of feed specifications in relation with local formulation team
  • Proposal of the development axes for the species monitored (new technical concepts and products)
  • Supervision of the follow-up of the results (technical and economic) of the productions followed; this implies, if necessary, access to all technical data (land results, industrial technical data – production maps, etc.)
  • Organize technical topics about feed and animal production to be presented to the market
  • Organize and train the local technical team in charge of farm management support for feedmills or farmers
  • Ensure the technical knowledge is transferred to commercial teams for business usage
  • Propose themes of research to global R&D team

The Asia Senior Technical Support Manager will be responsible for:

  • Direct management of the regional team
  • Animation of the whole technical team in Asia, including local technical teams
  • Training of the technical team

The Asia Senior Technical Support Manager will work closely:

  • With Asia Commercial Development team
  • With local technical departments
  • With global support services (formulation, technical support, species experts…)

The Successful Applicant

  • Master Degree in Animal Nutrition, Animal Science or comparable qualification with international experience in the animal nutrition & health industry
  • Essential: Proven track record of technical support work in animal husbandry or nutrition of the multi species with nutritional background
  • High-degree of professionalism and prior experience in diet and feed development, feed formulation & nutrition
  • Strong relational skills and ability to work in team.
  • Fluency in English and ideally a second language relevant in Asia such as Chinese
  • Strong ability to present and communicate complex technical knowledge.
  • Direct experience in providing nutritional consulting and/or support to large farms operation and feed mills across Asia
  • Frequent business trips within the Asia zone are required
  • Team management and extensive international and cross-cultural experience