About the Agoro Carbon Alliance
As part of the global transformation of food production towards more transparency and sustainability; optimizing how cropland is managed will make a substantial contribution to environmental sustainability and global agricultural greenhouse gas emissions reduction. Yara International has set up carbon optimization and climate action as key strategic priorities. From carbon sequestration to avoidance or reduction in farm-level emissions, the organization has recently launched the Agoro Carbon Alliance as a new business venture centred around farm sustainability and the decarbonization of the food chain.
The Agoro Carbon Alliance will address agriculture's global greenhouse gas emissions and turn the farm level carbon reduction potential into a sustainable growth business that will help farm operations optimization while providing new income streams to farmers worldwide.
The organization will collaborate with industry partners to build a global carbon alliance that will help farmers reduce their environmental footprint at scale; and as one of the early movers in this market, they aim to leverage Yara's global presence, existing knowledge on carbon practices, digital and data capabilities, and strong relationships with the food value chain to pioneer an industry-shaping business.
About the Role:
As the European Carbon Farming Economist and Controller of this venture, your role will be supporting the European organization with farming and food chain-related financial, risk analysis, and modeling, in addition to managing the financial controlling of the European specific part of Agoro Carbon business operations. You will be helping develop grower and ag value chain value proposals related to carbon farming, building the financial benefit cases. You will provide management advice on agriculture-related economic topics, e.g. how commodity market trends or different farming systems impact growers, and on-farm financing and risk hedging. You will help translate agricultural political direction into the understanding of what it means financially to a grower and the food value chain. You will support interactions with growers, experts, and hands-on partners across the farming sector.
You come to this role with a passion for sustainable agriculture, and with hands-on senior experience from managing the finances of advanced farm operations. You have an agronomic understanding of different farming systems across the European geography and can translate that into economic farm modeling. Ideally, you have been working in a range of countries. You place the grower's success at the center of our business' success. Your business development mindset is visible, and so is your energy and ability to take ownership as well as your impatience to deliver.
You come to this role with a passion for sustainable agriculture, and with hands-on senior experience from managing the finances of advanced farm operations. You have a high-level agronomical understanding of different farming systems and geographies and can translate that into economic farm modelling. Ideally, you have international expertise across continents, you place the growerʼs success at the center of our business' success, and your business development mindset is visible, and so is your energy and ability to take ownership as well as your impatience to deliver.
Managing the financial controlling activities for the European specific part of Agoro's activities.
Be the internal senior expert on the agricultural economy and farm financial management topics as you have a comprehensive understanding of grower financial decision making.
Support the portfolio development of grower relevant tangible value proposals for commercial purposes.
Provide management advice on agriculture-related economical and risk topics, be informed and able to advise on the latest marketplace developments.
Build relevant economic modelling tools and financial scenario analysis.
Support interactions with customers, stakeholders and partners.
Provide internal agriculture and farm economy/finance related training activities.
You are a senior agricultural economist with experience in holistic farm operation roles. Farm financial planning and decision-making are in your area of competence.
You have experience from financial controlling in mid-sized business operations.
You understand the global farming and farming market environment, the variety of farming systems and key crops.
You have a passion for sustainable farming and in particular carbon-related topics, and ideally, also work experience from this area.
You have strong business acumen and a flair for commercial opportunities.
You are a sleeves-on boots-on get done person, self-motivated and results-oriented collaborator, keen to work in multidisciplinary teams.
You look forward to joining a dynamic, diverse entrepreneurial team, and to move fast with it.
Agoro offers the opportunity to be part of driving significant environmental change by globally reducing carbon emissions, all while financially supporting growers.
A key role in building and shaping an ag sustainability business from the start to scale.
A globally dispersed and diverse team.
Support for personal development, learning, and continuous learning.
As a global organization The Agoro Carbon Alliance strive to reflect the diversity in society and encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. The organization is committed to creating a work environment that fits gender equality and allows combining career progress with the needs of a family or other personal circumstance. For more information, contact Dulce Flores via firstname.lastname@example.org.