Indigo improves grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes and agronomic insights, Indigo works with growers to sustainably produce high quality harvests. The company then connects growers and buyers directly to bring these harvests to market. Working across the supply chain, Indigo is forwarding its mission of harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. http://www.indigoag.com/       

 The Agronomy Regional Manager will manage the delivery of all agronomic services to growers in their region. They are responsible for leading all internal and managing all Indigo certified agronomists and ensuring execution excellence. This role is regionally field-based and will report to the Director of Agronomy Services.  

Responsibilities:  

  • Manage, support and build the Agronomist team within the specific region 
  • Build region agronomy implementation plan (e.g., acre allocation to agronomists) 
  • Recruit and onboard highly qualified Indigo Certified Agronomists “ICAs” 
  • Oversee training and certification for all agronomists their region 
  • Partner with sales leadership and act as a subject matter expert for agronomy and Indigo product performance 
  • Facilitate excellent customer service for growers and certified agronomists 
  • Lead contract review & recommendation for global supply contracts for Rice from an Agronomic standpoint 
  • Lead data implementation/capture based on contract requirements 
  • Actively adopt new technologies for field team, in collaboration with innovation and technology deployment functions 
  • Generate referrals from certified agronomists 
  • Actively adopt new technologies for field team, in collaboration with innovation and technology deployment functions 
  • Identify and communicate opportunities to leverage new technology 

 Competencies: 

  • Agronomy expertise 
  • Deep understanding of agronomic data 
  • Widely viewed as a leader 
  • Prior people management experience 
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills 
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills 
  • Comfortable working in a fast-pace environment 
  • Strategic, forward-facing vision to proactively start new initiatives 
  • Thrives in a learning environment 
  • Demonstrated applied learning for new technologies 
  • Customer service oriented 
  • Results and process driven 
  • Understanding and excitement about ag data 
  • Understands and embodies our purpose & core values 
  • Understands our purpose and core values and what makes Indigo different from other companies 
  • Demonstrates personal and/or professional passion for our core values 
  • Widely viewed as someone who personifies our core values, is committed to them, and leans on them when making difficult decisions  

Qualifications:  

  • BS degree in ag-related subject required 
  • 10+ years of experience 
  • CCA preferred 
  • Ability to travel up to 40% 
  • Prior agronomy management is preferred but not required 

 

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