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.       


  • Partner with the VP, Agronomy and drive key priorities
  • Will be “Second in Command” in decision making
  • Build operational and execution-oriented plans (largely in PowerPoint and Excel) to execute on key priorities (current and not limited to) building and achieving Commercial sales goals
  • Work across the Agronomy teams, commercial organization, GeoInnovation, Systems Innovation and key executives to align Agronomy initiatives
  • Facilitate project management-oriented process to deliver on Agronomy goals and objectives within the Agronomy department and across other functions dependent of agronomy support.
  • Manage the annual budget process
  • Manage the 5-year business plan development in coordination with commercial strategy and corporate development
  • Partner VP, Agronomy and develop vision and lead execution of strategy
  • Help refine the vision and roadmap for Agronomy function
  • Lead analyses and support to make key decisions
  • Lead the development and execution of various Agronomy initiatives
  • Manage projects with multiple cross-functional teams across the Boston and Memphis offices to execute on key Agronomy initiatives
  • Develop new business cases, own the development, and manage the development
  • Implement key strategic initiatives, core to Indigo’s vision and lead evaluation of key assets with a focus on bringing the CEOs vision and the company mission to life
  • Work closely with Strategy and Business Development to lead and VP, Agronomy highly effective strategic planning processes that result in clear directives for the Agronomy business unit
  • Work with all business stakeholders involved in the projects underway within Agronomy and has a strong understanding of Agronomy’s impact across the organization.
  • Leads project check-ins with cross functional stakeholders and reporting out on project progress and potential risks.
  • Establishes relationships with all key stakeholders, and can articulate their pain points and needs from Project Management
  • Collaborate with Commercial Strategy and complete a communication and implementation plan
  • Develops cohesive communication plan to ensure all agronomy functions are well-informed about progress in all relevant projects/initiatives
  • Transition projects to operations
  • Develop tools and templates to support Agronomy functions 


  • Ability to work in a fast paced, ambiguous environment
  • Able to bring structure to loosely defined process and guide the definition and prioritization of requirements.
  • Able to synthesize complex problems and propose a path forward
  • Identify outcomes, despite “noise” and roadblocks and path to achieve them
  • Can effectively communicate across organization, anticipate and resolve issues with project team and other functions
  • Excellent analytical capabilities, top tier financial modeling skills/experience, and insight development (data to insights)
  • Able to manage many projects consisting of multiple stakeholder groups within and outside Agronomy
  • Ability to work with people with different ideas and styles
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; able to communicate clearly and succinctly with team members and leadership
  • Strong PowerPoint and storytelling skills for all levels of the organization, from CEO to field staff
  • High level of accountability and follow-through
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to requirements to complete projects
  • Strong interest in Indigo’s mission and helping company to execute to achieve goals
  • Strong desire to learn and to develop skill sets
  • Deep curiosity of inter-departmental process and decision making
  • Ability to see linkages and unrealized dependencies
  • Willingness to question existing processes in order to improve


  • 5-7 years experience implementing cross-functional projects.
  • Hands-on experience building, maintaining, and summarizing project plans
  • Proven aptitude for process improvement scaling business
  • Practical experience product launches in large matrix organizations with various functional stakeholders
  • Experience managing projects that impact a sales process
  • Based in Memphis, TN, ability to travel up to 30%
  • MBA required

Indigo is committed to living our values, specifically “creating a work environment where everyone feels respected, connected, and has opportunities to learn and grow.” As part of living our values, we strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone feels they can be themselves and has an equal opportunity of succeeding.

Apply for this Job

* Required

U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary)

Individuals seeking employment at Indigo are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.

Race & Ethnicity Definitions

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows:

A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.

An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.

An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.

Form CC-305

OMB Control Number 1250-0005

Expires 1/31/2020

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability

Why are you being asked to complete this form?

Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities1. To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary, but we hope that you will choose to fill it out. If you are applying for a job, any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way.

If you already work for us, your answer will not be used against you in any way. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we are required to ask all of our employees to update their information every five years. You may voluntarily self-identify as having a disability on this form without fear of any punishment because you did not identify as having a disability earlier.

How do I know if I have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Blindness
  • Deafness
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Autism
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Schizophrenia
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Major depression
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Impairments requiring the use of a wheelchair
  • Intellectual disability (previously called mental retardation)
Reasonable Accommodation Notice

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

1Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.