Agronomist/Project Manager

Job description

We are actively seeking an Agronomist to strengthen the investment team in our mission to develop sustainable farming projects in LATAM and Africa.

  • Develop investment solutions for sustainable farming projects such banana, avocado and mango.
  • Preparation of asset-specific reporting and coordination of, and rendering support to, the compilation of annual financial statements of asset holding entities in various jurisdictions
  • Manage and resolve legal, contractual, regulatory, and commercial issues as they arise
  • Continually seek out opportunities to improve financial and operational performance of assets
  • Negotiate commercial agreements to increase revenue, lower operating costs, and increase operational efficiencies
  • Lead complex projects with local partners to develop and realize business cases from initiation to operations.
  • Advise our local partners in setting up their business models and products under long term partnerships with us.
  • Create and maintain a trusted relationship with partners and other stakeholders.
  • Conduct technical Due Diligence on potential farming projects
  • Be part of an energetic, international, and creative team that solves problems for our partners in various countries and builds a fast-growing player in the agribusiness space.

Job requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in agronomy, agriculture, or a related field
  • Strong knowledge on sustainable agriculture and best practices
  • At least 3 years work experience in similar capacity
  • Willingness to travel
  • Ability to determine the quality and quantity of all Commodities during transaction.
  • Exceptional active listening and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong market analysis, decision making, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Awareness of market & industry trends
  • a creative, analytical, and entrepreneurial mind. You like to find solutions to complex problems and to make decisions
  • clear communicator with outstanding interpersonal skills
  • strong ability to negotiate and draft agreements in English and are proficient in MS Excel and PPT
  • valid working permit for the EU