Head of Department Operations, Global Markets at Indigo

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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, grow healthy food for all, and conserve resources for future generations. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, rice, corn, and soybeans. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with commercial and customer service based in Memphis, TN. www.indigoag.com

Responsibilities:

  • Own, manage and optimize all Global Markets operations
    • Document and update existing global markets processes
    • Develop a plan to optimize the way the team works across the organization
    • Create process for managing ad-hoc department responsibilities as they come up
    • Define org structure creation principles
  • Collaborate across teams on behalf of Global Markets on key initiatives
    • Lead Global Markets-related strategic initiatives
    • Collaborate with the pricing team leader with the hiring and on-boarding of their team
    • Develop supporting materials for key leadership meetings including quarterly offsite, KPI metrics, etc. 
    • Ensure shared process as appropriate across department

Competencies:

  • Humble, lack of ego when communicating across levels in the org
  • Strong communicator
  • Analytical and comfortable with data
  • Good listener
  • Comfortable w/ ambiguity
  • Able to understand the big picture
  • Able to analyze current processes and push improvement where necessary
  • Comfortable establishing and voicing conflicting opinions
  • Excited to learn about new subjects and/or topics 
  • Influences by example and presence, not by hierarchy
  • Able to take complex ideas and simplify them into a coherent story that drives alignment and excitement
  • Comfortable documenting ideas and arguments

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience; experience owning a workstream or formal project, experience in a support role a nice to have
  • Experience building out cross-functional processes and communicating those processes via slides
  • This role is based in Boston

Indigo is committed to living our values, specifically “creating a work environment where everyone feels respected, connected, and has opportunities to learn and grow.” As part of living our values, we strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone feels they can be themselves and has an equal opportunity of succeeding.

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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

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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
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