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
10 years of experience in related field
Ability to travel up to 50% percent of the time – domestic and international
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