Strategic Projects Co-op

| Greater Boston Area

Strategic Projects Co-op

Please Submit applications by 6am on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019.

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

This co-op will partner with the Transport leadership team to drive key priorities of the business. They will be responsible for a variety of projects such as building analyses to answer critical business questions, managing business strategy meetings and ensuring timely follow through on key decisions and building out content to share Transport team strategy updates.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build operational and execution-oriented plans (largely in PowerPoint and Excel) to execute on key priorities tied to Transport goals
  • Facilitate internal project management activities such as meeting minutes, action item tracking and follow up, building operational templates etc.
  • Help develop vision and roadmap for Transport
    • Lead analyses that support decision making
    • Prepare executive presentations for various senior leadership meetings
  • Develop new business cases, own the development, and manage the implementation of key initiatives
  • Work closely with corporate strategy and finance teams to lead and coordinate strategic planning processes
  • Incubate projects before they are handed off to formal owners
  • Collaborate with Transport functions on development and implementation of business processes
  • Understand and embody our purpose & core values
  • Excited by Indigo’s mission; believes that Indigo can fundamentally change the agriculture industry; can clearly articulate passion for our mission and values
    • Optimistic and innovative; solution-oriented; shows no signs of cynicism
    • Will be widely viewed as someone who personifies our core values, is committed to them, and leans on them when making decisions. Specifically:
      • Demonstrates a track record of high integrity - doing the right thing, owning mistakes, conducting oneself honestly
      • Values, communicates and interacts with others with high levels of transparency and respect
    • Collaborates well across functions; creates an inspiring and collegial work environment

COMPETENCIES

  • Analytical mindset and able to create a story out of data
  • Can visualize data and put numbers to graphs/charts using BI tools
  • Understand business analytics (i.e. cost benefit, build financial models)
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and change
  • Detail oriented and very organized
  • Excellent cross-functional communicator, able to collaborate with a diverse set of internal stakeholders.
  • Flexible with time and able to travel up to 50%
  • Effective when communicating with stakeholders who may be in remote locations


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • GraphQLLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

On the edge of Charlestown, we are within walking distance to restaurants and bars. The Sullivan Square T and bus stop is also right next door!

An Insider's view of Indigo

What projects are you most excited about?

Our mission is to provide agronomists with unbiased real-time data we are collecting across thousands of acres at the ground level and from space. It's such a thrill to be working on the data and analysis perspective of this massively cross-disciplinary team that helps agronomists initiate data-powered conversations to provide substantial results.

Jyoti

Principal Data Scientist

What makes someone successful on your team?

A successful Indigo team member is someone willing to continuously learn and improve, regardless of experience or role. Whether you’re an Engineer, Account Manager, Business Analyst, or Scientist, successful team members keep the bigger picture in mind and bridge disciplines to solve problems facing the incredibly complex system that is agriculture

Hilary

Software Product Manager

What are Indigo Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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