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4 Mar 2020

West Coast VP Strategy & Business Development – California

Nathan StornettaAnywhere

Job Description

Job #36233

Our client, a well-established international farming company, seeks a VP of Strategy & Business Development.  Due to the organization’s continued growth, the VP of Strategy and Business Development will partner across the organization leveraging their core competencies and ensuring strategic business plans are successfully executed, while also developing value propositions associated with expansion and supply opportunities.  This role will also partner with the Executive Team in order to support their Operations and Finance Departments.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Partner in the development and implementation of strategic Initiatives across organization, including new business opportunities.
  • Support Operation Department’s initiatives towards continuous improvement of production, efficiency, cost, and quality; by providing compelling project analysis, demonstration, reinforcement and follow up to their international grower base.
  • Partners with Operations and Finance Department in the identification and development of supply strategies that simultaneously meet the organization’s missions and objectives; by providing analysis and input on cost comparison, grower economics, resource availability, quality advantages, and other directional considerations.
  • Partners with Executive Team in the identification and development of future projects, new business opportunities and promote sustainable business growth.
  • Support new business initiatives as needed with analysis, presence and company representation, operational advice / interface, and reporting.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to create new and unique ideas and an entrepreneurial spirit a plus
  • Must demonstrate outstanding stewardship and relationship building/management skills to expand the mission of the organization.
  • Knowledge and experience of the farming industry and issues, ideally with International exposure.
  • Excellent Financial and Business Acumen
  • Experience in Strategic Leadership
  • Experience in Leading teams in planning & development
  • Experience in Operations
  • Very high level of organizational and time management skills
  • Must demonstrate outstanding judgment and mature business skills with the ability to establish a strong rapport with senior management
  • Excellent consulting, problem solving, and analytical skills
  • Must demonstrate good judgment and mature business skills
  • Must be Bilingual (English-Spanish)

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • MBA Preferred
  • 10 years of experience in related field

Travel Requirements:

  • Ability to travel up to 50% percent of the time – domestic and international

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Job Categories: Executive and Senior Management. Job Types: West Coast. Job expires in Endless.

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