Job Details

Junior Analyst, Crop Production & Plant Science

Title
Junior Analyst, Crop Production & Plant Science
Length
Contract
Term (Months): 
6
Employer

Bioenterprise Corporation

Salary
Yearly
not disclosed
Location
Guelph
Ontario
Date Posted
19/09/2018 - 11:30
Closing Date
19/10/2018 - 11:30
Job Description
Summary: 

Bioenterprise Corporation is an award-winning, national, non-profit commercialization accelerator, supporting the growth of Canada’s agri-tech industries. We know agri-tech and work hands-on, providing customized business advisory services, industry and technical expertise, and global connections to advance innovative agri-businesses at all stages of development. For more information, please visit http://www.bioenterprise.ca.

To deliver top-notch services, you need a top-notch team. Our highly qualified team of 15 analysts, project specialists and senior mentors have the business experience as well as the sector-specific knowledge that spans the full range of agriculture, agri-food and agri-product technologies. 

The Junior Analyst, Plant Science is responsible for various tasks to support customer/client engagement, business development and related activities in order to assist Bioenterprise Corporation’s mandate to accelerate commercialization efforts for Canada’s innovative agri-technology enterprises.

Education & Qualifications: 
  • Graduate degree in Plant, Agricultural, Horticultural, Biological Sciences or related Science plus relevant experience
  • Education/experience in business is an asset
  • Software and Microsoft Office proficiency, strong communication skills, and ability to multitask at a high level
Experience: 
  • Experience with plant health and/or crop production technologies or related science-based industry
  • Experience with client activity and cross-sectoral stakeholder engagement
  • Experience with business analysis and/or project management
  • Experience in and/or exposure to the agriculture, agri-food, agri-product sectors is an asset
Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Apply technical and industrial knowledge of crop, plant or related biological sciences to agriculture/agri-food problems concerned with power and machinery, electrification, structures, soil and water conservation, and processing of agricultural products.
  • Follow trends and sector-/industry-specific news sources
  • Assess the application of sensing, measuring, and recording devices and instrumentation to study such problems as effects of temperature, humidity, and light, on plants or animals, or relative effectiveness of different methods of applying crop protection and soil supplement products.
  • Examine client operations and processes to determine appropriate methodology to cost those activities and the methods to maximize those incentives.
  • Assess R&D expenditures, time and activities involved within all of the projects
  • Assess go-to-market strategies, product development plans, regulatory considerations, and process innovation of agricultural products.
  • Support Analyst Team efforts in the assessment of business plans for clients and other strategic documents as required, including market/industry/financial analysis.
  • Active participation in all discussions that may arise with the Analyst Team
  • Participate in business development activities to enhance Bioenterprise’s presence, exposure and engagement in Ontario and across Canada through development of MOUs, strategic network, and client base.
  • Maintain stakeholder relationships, including clients, strategic partners, government, etc.
  • Resource scoping, development, and maintenance for internal and/or external use
  • Adhere to government stakeholder reporting requirements.
  • Execute other responsibilities or tasks not yet defined but germane to the role and its evolution
Other Information: 

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic business environment. If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding position, please send your resume to the the HR Coordinator at humanresources@bioenterprise.ca.

 

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.