Syngenta Field Biologist Job Opening – Apply Now

Syngenta Field Biologist Job Opening – Apply Now


Job role – Field Biologist

Location – Karnal, Haryana, India


Job Description –

Role Purpose : 

  • Conduct in-house trials mainly on Hub and surrounding areas by participating in country trial plan
  • Maintain overall development of Hub
  • Participate in technical support activities and product development activities.
    Develop trial plan based on country plan, implement it.
  • Develop contact farmers for conducting in-house trials for product testing.
    Participation in Country Product registration plan by conducting trials in assigned territory.
  • Market and competitors activities in territory.
  • Need based Technical support to sales team and SBU on request.


  • Conduct, evaluation and reporting on field trials ensuring these meet development priorities, budgets, time frames and goals.
  • Participation in data reviews meetings. Data interpretation, data presentation and support in taking decisions on product development activities.
  • Selecting contact farmers, selecting right locations for trials to ensure successful trials. Making fall back arrangements in case of trial failure.
  • Lead, coordination, planning and active participation to ensure all resource availability for conducting in-house and registration trials.
  • Participate and challenge protocols based on local pest, disease, farmers expectations.
  • Coordination with State Agriculture Universities, ICAR institutes and other recognized institutes, with in territory, for conducting registration trials as per country plan.
  • Conducting registration trials. Collecting reports on time, giving indication to HO on product performance from time to time. Ensure good quality reports.
  • Coordinate / Influence scientist for undertaking registration trials and for report availability as per timeline.
  • Interaction with sales colleagues, extending technical support when requested.
    Keeping track of competitor’s activities, with in company code of conduct. Keeping HO informed.
  • Regular reporting on trials and product performance.
  • Keeping watch on crop /pest / new pest problems in territory. Keeping HO reported on these aspects.
  • Managing within given budget.

Critical Success Factors & Key Challenges :


Technical knowledge:

  • Research and replicated trial conducting skills.
  • roduct evaluation skills, data collection and data interpretation skills.
  • Basic knowledge of pesticide chemicals.
  • Crop, pest, customers need in territory.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Influencing and negotiation with farmers.

Knowledge, Experience & Capabilities for Agriculture Sciences Job as Biologist :

  • Technical knowledge, Basic Business knowledge. Coordination skills.

Qualifications –

Critical knowledge

  • Post Graduate in Agriculture Sciences, preferably in crop protection.
  • Sound Knowledge of Agriculture in territory covering crops, pests, pest incidence time.
  • Exposure and experience in field trial conducting.
  • Crop, pest, geographies, customer (farmer) knowledge.
  • Basic knowledge on Product registration preferred.

Critical Experience

  • 4-8 years’ experience working in the field as trialist.
  • Basic knowledge of crops, pests, diseases, and weeds.

Critical Technical, Professional, And Personal Capabilities – 

  • Understanding of local languages, interaction with farmers, influencing farmers.
  • Coordination and interpersonal skills.
  • Capability to accept challenges work hard and achieve accepted goals.
  • Self-motivation and ambitions.
  • Ability to accept challenges and achieve results under pressure.
  • Good written, oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Good computer skills including word processing, presentation preparation.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Accept challenges. Participate with full energy in achieving accepted goals.
  • Understand departmental expectations.
  • Ambition to performance to high standards.
  • Self-development.


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