Operations Coordinator - UK - hybrid

Permanent employee, Full-time · UK

About the Role

Want to be an instrumental part of helping farmers across Europe to transition into sustainable practices? Join us, and you’ll add your talent and imagination to help decarbonise agriculture and build a digital food chain for sustainable produce.

About the role: 
We are looking for an Operations Coordinator with a passion for arable agriculture looking to get involved in an exciting fast growing AgTech start-up making an impact in sustainable agriculture and the carbon credit market. 

We expect you to have a background in arable agriculture with some experience managing external contractors or managing projects internally. An ideal candidate is analytical while being able to manage multiple work streams and is comfortable working with many stakeholders from external contractors to internal technical teams. 

You’ll be working with a driven team in a fast paced environment where you’ll have the opportunity to develop your planning, project management, and execution skills.

We are looking for people who are located within a commutable distance from London, as we expect you to be in the office together with the team at least 2 times a week. 

Your responsibilities:

  • Supervising the acquisition of ground truthing data in various regions of Europe, which includes managing a large number of contractors on a project basis;

  • Using your agricultural knowledge to monitor the performance and judgement of our arable field inspectors; 

  • Working together with our data science team to ensure we are collecting the most valuable and relevant data possible;

  • Working with the other members of the operations team to optimise our data collection processes and create a cost-effective and scalable data collection system;


Requirements to succeed in the role:

  • 1-3 years of experience with taking ownership of projects and successfully completing them;

  • Having a good understanding of arable agriculture - feeling comfortable discussing tillage/seeding/harvesting operations with farmers and agronomists;

  • A Bachelor's degree level, preferably in Agriculture, Business, Project Management, or similar;

  • Being proactive and comfortable taking initiative in a fast-paced environment;

  • Excellent communications skills;

  • Being proficient with excel sheets and google documents as well as being tech-savvy when using new tools.

Bonus points if you:

  • Have experience in sustainable agriculture with a good understanding of practices such as cover cropping, reduced tillage systems, and rotational cropping;

  • Successfully worked on projects yourself with limited supervision;

  • Are comfortable speaking with external contractors and businesses over email and phone while coordinating operations.

What we offer

What's in it for you:

  • A unique opportunity to join and help shape a fast-growing tech scale up with the determination and ambitious mission to reverse climate change;

  • A truly global environment where you can collaborate and socialise with diverse and passionate colleagues;

  • An All Access WeWork subscription allowing access into any WeWork in the UK with free coffee, beer, amenities - we usually choose different one each week and circle to work together;

  • Hybrid workplace with the possibility to work from home up to 3 days a week.

Want to become a fellow Agreenian?

If you read until this point, we'll assume that you would like to join us. If that's the case, please send your CV which includes 3-4 sentences on why you are motivated to work at Agreena.
For any additional questions regarding this job position, please contact Jolanta, our Talent Attraction Partner, at jolanta.glowacz@agreena.com.
About us
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.
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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