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Date posted:  Jan 30, 2024
Location: 

Guadalajara, JAL, MX

Job Function:  Sales & Marketing 
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  16498

Innovation and Sustantability Manager / Guadalajara

About the Unit

Yara is a Norwegian company, world leader in the production and marketing of nitrogenous fertilizers and industrial applications. Our mission is to responsibly feed the world and protect the planet. We have been present in Latin America since 1965 and have a global presence with more than 17,000 employees and sales in 160 countries.
Our fertilizers, programs, and technologies for crop nutrition increase yields, improve product quality, and reduce the environmental impact of agricultural practices. Our industrial and environmental solutions improve air quality, reducing emissions from industry and transportation, and serve as a key ingredient in the production of a wide range of products. We foster a culture that promotes the safety of our employees, contractors, and communities.

Responsibilities

- Develop, within the framework and priorities of Yara Latam, Mexico's Innovation and Sustainability strategy for the next 3-5 years defining key aspects (products, channels, crops, regions, structure, agronomic & marketing priorities, etc.), milestones and steps.
- Lead agenda with Food Chain companies, in collaboration with Latam and other markets of the region.
- Lead agenda for Digital Ag solutions and projects according the market needs.
- Support calculations of the carbon footprint of agricultural products using tools such as Cool farm tool. 
- Train agronomic / sales teams on issues related to the sustainable use of Yara Solutions.
- Coordinate joint initiatives with value chain players related to the issue of sustainability with the Latam/Americas agronomic team.
- Support external lectures and trainnings related to sustainability. 
- Mantaine close contact with the commercial team with clear focus in the needs to fulfill de sales BP and Roadmap.
 

Profile

- Agronomist or enviromental degree
- Able to communicate in English
- Experience in databases management
- Sustainability/Innovation positions 
- Agri-business, food chain companies.
- Work with the following tools (or similar): CoolFarmTool (suggested), Digital Ag apps.
Preferentemente residencia en Guadalajara

 

General and technical knowledge and skills

- Capability to work with external teams and implement projects within different areas/regions/ segments
- Ability to give public lectures, comunication skills 
- Change management expertise 
- First-hand experience of development and implementation of programs / projects
- Intraprenuer
- Teamwork    
- Problem Solving Analysis    
- Planning    
- Interpersonal Relationships    
- Initiative
 

Additional Information

As a global organization we actively strive to reflect diversity in society. Therefore, we motivate all qualified candidates from all backgrounds to submit their application. We are committed to creating a work environment that adapts to gender equality and allows us to combine professional development with the needs of a family or other personal circumstances.
 

Contact details

Brenda Salazar
HR Analyst 
brenda.salazar@yara.com
 

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