Systems Deployment Lead

Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, conserve resources for future generations, and grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, barley, corn, soybeans, and rice. The company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil.  www.indigoag.com

The role of the Ag Systems Deployment Lead will work with the Commercial team on all aspects of systems implementation from end to end. They will be a thought leader who actively proposes new systems for testing and launch, developing and adapting systems based on regional specifications.

Outcomes & Responsibilities:

  • Works in coordination with the Commercial team to deliver on systems execution goals for the regions and the business unit
  • Provides business proposals for testing and launching new systems, and actively engages in launch campaigns
  • Assists in finalizing and approval of Certified Agronomist Program
  • Implement regional specification of systems when required in close collaboration with field agronomists and regional managers
  • Prioritize regional activities based off company need in collaboration with Head of Systems Development, maintaining frequent contact with Regional Managers and Regional Business Unit Heads 

Competencies:

  • Strong communication skills including ability to synthesize complex information both to and from the field
  • Strong implementation experience
  • Ability and willingness to test, iterate, and continually upgrade systems
  • Execution focus
  • Comfortable working in a fast-pace, ambiguous environment
  • Strong organizational skills 

Qualifications:

  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time
  • Prior agronomic or field work required
  • Prior experience with implementation of systems
  • Tech services experience a plus 
  • 10+ years of experience 
  • Based near an airport within the region, able to travel quickly 
  • MBA preferred 
     

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