Indigo: Precision Agriculture Innovation Manager
500 Rutherford Ave, Suite 201
Boston, MA 02129

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Indigo improves grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes and agronomic insights, Indigo works with growers to sustainably produce high quality harvests. The company then connects growers and buyers directly to bring these harvests to market. Working across the supply chain, Indigo is forwarding its mission of harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and So Paulo, Brazil. http://www.indigoag.com/

As the Precision Ag Innovation Manager, you will play an instrumental role in positioning the Precision Agronomy team to deliver more valuable data outputs. As you develop a deep understanding of users data needs, we will look to you to recommend a strategy to create new valuable insights, visuals, reports, etc. for growers from our data. This is a new function within the Precision Ag team, ultimately positioning our team to push the boundaries of industry discussions around precision equipment and ways to leverage precision data to provide meaningful value to growers.

Responsibilities:

  • Meet and form relationships with all teams that interact directly with growers
  • Meet directly with growers to understand what data outputs would be valuable
  • Develop and prioritize list of options for different types of output that the Precision Agronomy team could generate
  • Ideate and pilot a new output (in partnership with other internal teams); iterate on output based on collected feedback
  • Establish process for driving innovative Precision Ag outputs from concept to completion
  • Work cross-functionally to drive recommendations for Indigo Research Partners to test

Competencies:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Creative; enjoys thinking outside the box and proposing new solutions
  • Excellent multi-tasker; thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly focused on gathering insights and understanding the user
  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Passion for generating insights and new ideas from granular, disparate datasets
  • Works well across teams; able to champion ideas cross-functionally
  • Strong SQL skills required (or alternative, such as Looker, Tableau, etc.)
  • Understanding of database architecture strongly preferred
  • Python / R skills a plus
  • GIS skills preferred

Qualifications:

  • 5-8+ years experience
  • Proven success generating valuable insights/outputs from large, scattered datasets
  • Experience creating and driving an output growth strategy/process
  • Experience in agriculture preferred but not required
  • Prior management experience preferred
Full-time

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