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Product Development Officer


  1. Market Insights and Strategy:
    • Conduct in-depth market research to identify emerging trends, demands, and opportunities in the agricultural input sector.
    • Analyze competitor products and industry developments to inform Univia’s product strategy.
  2. Product Innovation and Conceptualization:
    • Lead cross-functional teams to conceptualize and develop new agricultural input products aligned with market needs and company objectives.
    • Evaluate the feasibility and potential success of new product ideas through thorough analysis and market testing.
  3. Prototype Development and Testing:
    • Oversee the development of prototypes in collaboration with research and development teams.
    • Coordinate field trials and gather comprehensive data to evaluate prototype performance and efficacy.
  4. Regulatory Compliance and Quality Assurance:
    • Ensure all products adhere to relevant agricultural regulations and quality standards.
    • Establish and implement robust quality control processes throughout the product development lifecycle.
  5. Supplier Management:
    • Identify and cultivate relationships with suppliers for raw materials and components.
    • Negotiate favourable terms and conditions to maintain a reliable and cost-effective supply chain.
  6. Technical Support and Training:
    • Provide technical expertise and support to internal teams, sales representatives, and customers on product usage and application.
  7. Documentation and Reporting:
    • Maintain meticulous records of product development processes, including testing results and iterations.
    • Prepare regular reports for management to track the progress of product development initiatives.
  8. Farmer Engagement and Feedback:
    • Organize farmer meetings, events, and field visits to gather feedback and provide product information.
    • Collaborate with sales and marketing teams to execute impactful farmer engagement initiatives.
  1. Testimonials and Marketing:
    • Identify satisfied customers and collect testimonials to bolster brand credibility.
    • Utilize testimonials across marketing channels to attract new customers.
  2. Legal Compliance:
    • Ensure adherence to all legal requirements governing product development and marketing activities.
    • Address legal issues proactively and solve them within time limits.
  3. Point of Purchase (POP) Support:
    • Develop captivating point-of-purchase materials to promote Univia’s products at retail locations.
    • Collaborate with marketing teams to maximize the impact of POP materials.
  4. Supplier Collaboration:
    • Play a key role in nurturing relationships with suppliers to maintain a robust supply chain


Bachelors or advanced degree in agriculture, agronomy, agricultural engineering, or a related field.

Experience in product development, preferably in the agricultural input industry.

Skills required:

Strong interpersonal skills, Technical Knowledge, Coordination, traveling, Planning, Knowledge of agricultural regulations and compliance, Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

Job Category: Sales
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Ahmedabad Gujarat

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