Product Specialist

Monsanto Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 3 months ago

We are currently seeking a talented Product Specialist. This role will be located in St. Louis, MO, reporting to the Customer Platform Lead.

The Product Specialist is responsible for success in the roll out of enterprise-level platforms to internal and external Agricultural partners. This role will enable successful deployment, training and documentation to drive user adoption and ensure proper, maximized use of platforms. The Product Specialist will collaborate to define and execute a customized partner success plan. This person will enable success of the platform by sharing deep subject matter expertise with IT and business partners, providing user insight and perspective and create opportunities for engagement throughout all parts of the product lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive user adoption of the platform by creating communications, training and documentation to empower business partners.

  • Collaborate with development teams and will leverage your deep subject matter expertise to deliver customer centric solutions.

  • Using audio/video tools, comfortably present to large audiences both live and virtually and calmly and patiently answer questions about our platforms.

  • Passionately serve our partners to your utmost ability with a high level of professionalism.

  • Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where you work cooperatively with many other people including development teams, business stakeholders and end users.

  • Prioritize your day to ensure results on both short-term immediate initiatives while advancing bigger picture, long term efforts.

  • Leverage your well-developed T-shaped skills, which balance depth of subject-matter expertise with a breath across many competencies, in order to effectively communicate both with IT geeks and science nerds.

  • Solve both technical and business-related problems.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar discipline preferred

  • 3 years of experience working in an agile environment supporting the life cycle of software products preferred (development, testing, launch, training support), or related experience emphasizing at least one of the following areas: IT, IT support/training, user training, communication, etc.

  • Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Candidates with no Bachelor's degree must have a minimum of 7 years working in an agile environment supporting the life cycle of software products

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

  • Entrepreneurial drive and demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in an innovative and fast-paced environment

  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational and analytical skills, with the ability to evolve product strategy based on research, data and industry trends

  • Ability to think strategically about technology and execute as necessary

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Experience in the agriculture or biotech industry

  • Experience with agile methodology or SCRUM

  • Knowledgeable across multiple functional areas such as software design & development, user experience, customer support, finance or marketing

  • Product management or design experience with a focus on software products & technologies

  • Experience writing test scripts

About Us:

Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto's leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer's leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We're a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet.

While we are now Bayer, we will continue to hire using separate career sites until we can integrate our career platforms. We invite you to explore the career opportunities available at the combined company by visiting advancingtogether.com/careers.

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