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Date posted:  Sep 30, 2021

Bengaluru, KA, IN

Job Function:  Other
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  6154

Manager, Design (UX, UR, Content)

About the Unit

.About the Team

There are more than 500 million smallholder farms globally. 2.5 billion people depend on Smallholder Communities for their food and livelihoods. Smallholder regions are characterized by low living standards, high rates of illiteracy and low agricultural productivity. Yara's mission is "Responsibly Feed the World and Protect the Planet". Key to achieving this is enabling thriving Smallholder Communities. At Yara, the Smallholders Digital Team is part of the Crop and Digital Solutions Unit. 

About Crop and Digital Solutions

Yara aims to be the crop nutrition company for the future and is leading the development of sustainable agriculture and digital tools to contribute to solving global agricultural challenges. We have a worldwide presence with sales teams in ~150 countries and around 17,000 employees. Yara Farming Solutions, will lead the transformation towards more sustainable and efficient food production, by innovating our offerings and the way we work. Crop and Digital Solutions is responsible developing and scaling new “on-farm” digital and integrated tools and solutions for an efficient and transparent food system.


  • Lead a team of UX designers, user researchers and content creators within the hub.

  • Oversee the individual development needs of each person and ensure they are challenges and given scope to leverage and grow their strengths.

  • Provide guidance and supervision to the team and where relevant provide insight into individual challenges and support problem solving as needed.

  • Coordinate with Product teams within the Digital Farming organisation to ensure that data science resources are committed to the right projects.

  • Find, screen and develop new people as needed to support the needs of the User experience discipline.

  • Coordinate with broader digital farming teams to align strategies around design and user research.


  • Design project/team management (5+ designers) experience across end-to-end development of mobile and web apps (Android, iOS).

  • Solid understanding of best practices within the digital design and user research space.

  • Able to work hands on with design, UX/UI, user research together with the team.

  • Comfortable working with our tools: AWS, GitLab, Jenkins, Jira, Docker

  • Aligned with our principles: agile, customer-centric, lean, service-oriented architecture, self-organization, transparency.

Additional Information

Additional information

We strive to reflect the diversity in society and encourage all qualified applicants from all background to apply. We are committed to creating a work environment that fits gender equality and allows combining career progress with the needs of a family or other personal circumstances

Why us?

  • Evolving tech development division of an established agricultural products and services company.
  • Explore and develop digital, software, hardware products, which provide value to farmers, smallholder communities and the value chain.
  • Be part of our mission to build sustainable solutions that benefit humanity and the environment.
  • Full-time, permanent and freelance contract options available with competitive remuneration + benefits.
  • Support for personal development, training and continuous learning.
  • Commitment to using new technologies and frameworks, meetups, and knowledge sharing.

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