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Agricultural Innovation Manager (Baltics)

Published: 17 February 2021

AB Linas Agro, one of the leaders in Lithuania supplying production to farmers is looking for an Agricultural Innovation Manager (Baltics).

Application deadline: 2021-03-01

CVO Recruitment - is an international recruitment company engaged in search and selection of professionals and top level managerial roles within Baltics. Our Client - AB Linas Agro is one of the leaders in Lithuania supplying production to farmers – certified seeds, fertilizers, plant protection products, micronutrients. Their vision – to become reliable business partner for every farmer and be the main business accelerator in agriculture industry in the Baltics, bringing innovative and sustainable business approach. In order to fulfill this vision, they are looking for an Agricultural Innovation Manager (Baltics).

Agricultural innovation manager (Baltics) responsibilities 

  • Develop and deliver new innovation strategies with new technologies and solutions that can become agronomic revenue streams. Feasibility analysis, reporting to board of directors and practical execution of confirmed projects.
  • Partner and collaborate with internal product managers to identify customers’ needs and expectations. Innovation manager will support product development through agronomic and practical advices, with innovative approach to aim for sustainable farming, reduce emission, yet maintaining and increasing business efficiency.
  • Collaborate with the product managers on development opportunities that may drive research priorities and/or focus on new/existing products.
  • To keep organization informed about the agricultural innovations being explored and implemented at the agricultural scientific centers and institutions, innovation hubs around the world. To analyze EU resources for agricultural innovation support in business.
  • Test new products and projects in the field and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Continuously look for new technological solutions for transitioning customers and business itself in the adoption of regenerative agro practices.

Competencies

  • Ability to analyze and understand the complexity of agricultural challenges and identify possible solutions for product managers and customers.
  • Ability to leverage new technologies to influence farming practices and profitability.
  • Strategic, forward-facing vision to proactively start new initiatives.
  • Ability to distill farm-based problems into actionable new initiatives.
  • Strong verbal, written communications and organization skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Results driven person.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Demonstrated ability to embrace new technology.
  • Thrives in a learning environment.
  • Passionate about agricultural innovations happening in the world, how new technologies could be adjusted and implemented into agro business in order to run sustainable and efficient business.

Qualification

We are seeking exceptional professional with relevant agricultural or scientific field. The Agricultural Innovation Manager will need to quickly understand and assess new technologies, so a robust understanding of agronomy and applied science will be critical.

  •  Master’s or bachelor degree in agricultural technology or biotechnology.
  • Strong agricultural work experience designing or implementing agricultural technologies desired.
  • Project management experience.
  • Experience working with EU funding projects would be an advantage.
  • Languages: English and Lithuanian - required.

Company offers:

  • Opportunity to become a part of successful, growing Group of companies.
  • Leading role in looking for possible development directions and be part of their implementation.
  • The opportunity to realize yourself and constantly improve.
  • Salary basis starting from 5000 eur/month (bruto).

If you are Lithuanian and English speaker and interested in this job opportunity, please email your CV to rugile.radzinauskiene@cvo.lt.

Facts:

CVO Recruitment - is an international recruitment company engaged in search and selection of professionals and top level managerial roles through CVO Finance, CVO Sales & Marketing and CVO Technology across the Central and Eastern Europe. In Lithuania we successfully operate for 20 years and have had many opportunities to enjoy our clients‘ and candidates‘ success. Our Client - AB Linas Agro is one of the leaders in Lithuania supplying production to farmers – certified seeds, fertilizers, plant protection products, micronutrients. Company supply agricultural inputs to farmers in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. AB Linas Agro is the holder of the European Good Trading Practice certificate. Also, AB Linas Agro is ISCC (International Sustainability and Carbon certification) certified. In addition, AB Linas Agro holds a certificate in trade of organic plant production issued by the PE Ekoagros, and has GMP+ (European Good Manufacturing Practice) certification.

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