Manager, Agronomic Products 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 

Indigo Carbon and the Terraton Initiative are the most explicit expression of our sustainability goals yet. Our goal is to remove 1 trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, sequester it in agricultural soils, and by doing that, improve the health of the soil, the profitability of farmers, the quality of our food, and the health of our planet. This goal is massive, and it will require a diverse team to make it happen. 

Within Indigo Carbon, the Agronomic Products team is focused on creating the tools and approaches that will enable growers to earn carbon credits while simultaneously building more profitable farming operations. The Agronomic Products Manager will own strategic initiatives that advance this objective, with a specific focus on designing and managing Indigo’s cross-business go-to-market offering. This role will report to the Head of Strategy and Program Management within Agronomic Products. 

We’re looking for an emerging leader who is excited to tackle tough, inspiring problems. If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. 

Responsibilities 

  • Design, launch, and manage Indigo’s cross-business go-to-market offerings
    • Collaborate with senior leadership to define offerings that align with corporate strategy and maximize value creation for both growers and Indigo
    • Conduct financial analyseto evaluate economic viability and drive decision-making 
    • Partner with Commercial Project Management to establish and steward clear processes related to the launch and management of offerings
    • Partner with Finance to measure and track impacts to business profitability
  • Lead other high-impact initiatives to support the growth and success of Indigo Carbon, particularly focused on driving grower practice change
    • Create frameworks for identifying and evaluating new technologies, tools, and approaches that enable the success of Indigo Carbon and our growers
    • Lead cross-functional working teams to execute against these initiatives 
    • Establish and manage key external relationships
  • Use quantitative and qualitative methods to understand what matters to our growers and ensure that their needs and interests are reflected in all of our efforts  
  • Create and drive the creation of high-quality content for senior leadership, including slides and documentation 
  • Partner with Agronomic Products leadership to craft team strategy

Competencies 

  • Ability to lead both conceptual and analytical problem solving across a variety of topics and rapidly prioritize based on new information
  • Excellent verbal and written communications serving a wide variety of audiences; conveys complex messages clearly while integrating technical and non-technical topics; seeks first to understand, then to be understood
  • Ability to interact with, mobilize, align, and inspire cross-functional teams, developing deep relationships over time and helping each group understand their critical points of intersection
  • Significant attention to detail, organizational skills, and passion for getting it right;completes necessary tasks, even menial ones, with joy 
  • Team player with a strong bias for action
  • Aligned with our core values and excited about Indigo’s mission

Qualifications 

  • Undergrad degree in business, math, engineering, science or related field
  • 4-7 years of work experience, ideally in consulting, strategy, finance, product management or highly complex and creative environments
  • Agriculture experience not necessary
  • Based in Boston, willing to travel occasionally to the field to learn about our customers and products 
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • RLanguages
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    • GraphQLLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
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    • 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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