About the Role
Agreena is a Danish company, established by visionary founders and a community of highly influential large Danish farms, to support other farmers all across Europe making sustainable and profitable transitions into more climate friendly farming practices.
The demand and interest for our service is increasing rapidly, which is why we are looking for an entrepreneurial candidate within the industry that can lead the process of launching Agreena in Ukraine.
The ideal candidate will have the knowhow of the local market, with a deep structural understanding and network within the locally based agricultural holdings, the political landscape, industry associations and other key players within the space.
As the market lead you will be in charge of preparing the market for a full launch with support from headquarters and a local team. Be well-versed in all business matters & the local ecosystem. You will therefore need to be capable of running very practical tasks as well as complex strategic initiatives.
You will be the face and the voice of Agreena in Ukraine, as well as having the responsibility for both commercial and political communication towards the market. It’s key that you are interested in developing and executing the local go to market strategy together with the support from headquarters and your local team.
One of your first tasks will be to map out all the important industry players that are key to a successful expansion. This is both in terms of commercial partnership as well as the political and regulatory stakeholders that are key to the development of the market. Once established you will be responsible for setting a local team that can support the growth and execute on the roll out plan.
+5 years experience from within the ag industry in a commercial role
Deep industry insight and network
Well recognized profile in the agricultural industry
Proven ability to build and sustain networks of influence across a broad range of stakeholders
You need to have a driver’s license
You need to be speaking ukrainian (native) and English fluently
Nice to have:
Deep understanding of the local political agricultural landscape
Experience from associations
Farm level experience or understanding
As a person, you are energetic and take initiative to get things done. Your work is structured, and you can manage priorities and maintain timelines for multiple activities. You work well independently and are comfortable with remote work and travel.
If you’re looking for a new challenge in a dynamic work environment where you can make a difference and help create a great working environment where people can thrive, you are the person we’re looking for!
Please note you must be authorized to work in the local country for this position.
Join our mission to make farming sustainable.
We believe that if you want change, it has to be good for business. Agreena provides solutions to farmers that drive both environmental and financial sustainability. Within one year, we have helped farmers across 10 countries to convert more than 100K hectares of land to regenerative farming practices. Agreena is a well funded (recently raised €20M in Series A round) , Danish growth company.
We are led by passionate people and backed by amazing investors. Our team is a diverse mix of purpose-driven people working from Denmark (HQ), the UK, and Poland. We are 20+ nationalities (and counting!). We're now on the hunt for passionate people to join us in our mission to make farming financially and environmentally sustainable.