Chief Executive Officer for AGCO Project

Role: CEO, AGCO (Agribusiness Company)

Location: The position is located within rural Nagorno Karabagh; however, alternative options will be considered for highly qualified candidates who are unable to relocate but can spend minimum 30% of time on-site in the Nagorno Karabagh rural community, plus travel to other locations as required for interaction with the AGCO Board of Directors and strategic partners.

Job Description: Tufenkian Foundation is seeking a Chief Executive Officer for the new AGCO project. The CEO will start-up and lead its impact investing activities in the given location. Specifically, this role will lead all activities around strategy, planning, starting-up, management and growth of a profitable agricultural enterprise while producing positive social outcomes for the surrounding rural communities. The agricultural enterprise will include commercial and family farming, as well as downstream processing businesses.

Supervision: Responsible to the Board of Directors of AGCO

Job Responsibilities

· Meet/exceed the social and financial targets set with the Board of Directors

· Develop and execute the Strategic, Operating, and Sales/Marketing plans approved by the AGCO Board of Directors. This position interacts with the AGCO Board of Directors on a regular basis with open and both formal and informal communications.

· Recruit and develop a talented management team

· Support efforts to facilitate and secure financing for business activities

· Develop, implement, monitor, and report results on annual operating /work plan and capital budgets. Establishes process for the planning, approval, and acquisition of capital expenditures.

· Develop and execute plans for storage, distribution, and transporting goods to targeted markets

· Establish processes and controls for eliminating waste and driving continuous improvements for operating efficiencies.

· Develop and execute a technology plan for bringing innovative, smart, transformative, clean technologies that drive profitability and sustainability, to include technologies that drive energy and water conservation and independence.

· Apply and monitor adherence to Environmental, Health, and Safety standards, as well as AGCO’s value system.

· Establish strategic relationships with NGOs, universities, and technology companies that will catalyze and support the mission. Interact with local Government officials as required.

Job Requirements:

· Passionate, collaborative leader with proven ability to start-up and manage a business, set strategic goals and priorities, drive profitable growth, lead teams, and manage budgets.

  • Strong experience in modeling business and financial projections to analyze enterprise funding proposals ; Commercial expertise to quickly assess if a proposal is worth pursuing
  • Strong interpersonal, collaboration, negotiation and cross-cultural communication skills
  • Committed to Agco’s vision, mission and values for impact investing with positive social outcome

· Excellent oral and written communication skills.

· Ability to work and operate in rural, underdeveloped region

· Armenian and/or Russian language fluency is desired but not required

· Working experience in CIS or Gulf Countries desirable

· Extensive travel, as required.

Educational / Work Experience:

· Bachelor of Science is preferred with a degree in Business Administration, Business agriculture, or similar discipline

· Proven track record in managing and growing a business or business unit is mandatory

· Minimum 5 years of experience, preferably in the agriculture business sector

· Impact investment experience desired

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $0.00 to $10,000.00 /month

Experience:

  • management: 5 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Other forms

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Relocation assistance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Company's website:

  • www.tcf.am
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