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Date posted:  Oct 1, 2021
Location: 

Berlin, BE, DE Geneva, Geneva, CH Parnu, EE Madrid, M, ES

Job Function:  Logistics & Product Management
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  8447

Product Lead Credit Generation & Practice Implementation

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

We are reducing agriculture’s global greenhouse gas emissions to improve the world we live in!

As part of the global transformation of food production towards more transparency and sustainability, Yara has set carbon optimization and climate action as key strategic priorities. Optimizing how cropland is managed will make a substantial contribution to environmental sustainability and lowering global agriculture greenhouse gas emissions. From carbon sequestration to avoidance or reduction in farm level emissions, Yara is launching a new business venture centred around farm sustainability and the decarbonization of the food chain.

The Agoro Carbon Alliance will address agriculture’s global greenhouse gas emissions and turn the farm level carbon reduction potential into a sustainable growth business, help to optimise farm operations, and provide new income streams to farmers worldwide. Our passion lies in collaborating with industry partners building a global carbon alliance to help farmers reduce their environmental footprint at scale. As one of the early movers in this market, we are using our knowledge on carbon practices, our global presence, our digital and data capabilities and our strong relationships with the food value chain to pioneer an industry shaping business.

A bit about the role

 

As Product Lead you will be contributing from the ground up to the establishment of a customer experience that drives the successful implementation of regenerative practices in the field and contributes to a simple carbon crediting experience for the grower. In this role that combines strategic leadership and hands-on operations you will be responsible for leading a cross-functional team to build a solution that successfully drives behaviour change and makes the process of generating carbon reduction as easy as possible. This role is responsible for ensuring that a farmer will be able to transition successfully to regenerative practices and generate carbon credits doing so.

What you will be doing

 

  • Lead the product vision & strategic mission for the credit generation & practice implementation team
  • In close collaboration with Country, Agronomy and Methodology Ops teams identify opportunities to help a grower successfully transition to regenerative practices as part of the carbon credit contract
  • Lead the development of the strategic roadmap of the business-critical capabilities within the Agoro Carbon Platform and own the end-to-end process from ideation to technical implementation and tracking
  • Work hands-on in a team with User Researchers, Designers and Engineers to implement and build a visionary solution that facilitates the transition to climate-smart practices in the field while fulfilling carbon credit process requirements
  • Closely engage and interact with the Data Platform teams informing the technical implementation of the data processing & analysis capabilities for credit generation baselining, monitoring, verification and in-field implementation guidance
  • Be responsible for managing the product backlog, ensure its delivery and monitor performance
  • Collaborate with other Product Managers to define, improve and champion best practices, methodologies and processes within the product teams
  • Manage cross-functional teams and communicate status, timeline, risks, delays, and the overall progress to key stakeholders

What you will bring

 

  • 5+ years of experience as a Product Manager or related discipline
  • Passion for sustainable farming, industry expertise and working experience in agriculture
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with a strong drive and passion to solve farmer problems
  • A demonstrated desire to build products that customers love
  • An ability to think strategically and creatively in order to pioneer innovative AgTech solutions
  • Strong result orientation, personal drive and pro-activeness
  • A diligent attention to detail and strong technical intuition
  • Ready to make an impact, take ownership and execute with conviction
  • Demonstrated ability to excel in ambiguous and uncertain environments
  • Strong communication capabilities and ability to influence stakeholders, build networks across the organization and across cultures
  • Team player with great interpersonal skills, who enjoys working in diverse, fast-paced start-up environment
  • Working experience with agile development methodologies

 

Additional Information

 

 

Why work with us

 

  • We offer the opportunity to drive change by globally reducing carbon emissions while financially supporting growers
  • You can build and shape a business and solution from start to scale
  • You will be working with a globally dispersed and diverse team.  We adopt a virtual-first approach, where we encourage face-to-face collaboration, but are focused on recruiting the best talent.
  • Support for personal development, learning and continuous le­arning is a priority.

Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 


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