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Agronomist Manager

Biome Makers

Biome Makers

Spain
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024

We are hiring a Agronomist Manager

Biome Makers is a global AgTech on a mission to restore soil health! We are a fun, multicultural and energetic team, composed of industry experts, top scientists, and talented engineers. We preserve the startup mindset of innovation and continue to bring solutions to tackle global challenges.

Founded in California’s Silicon Valley in 2015, Biome Makers is setting the standard in soil health with BeCrop® technology. We integrate soil microbiology into agricultural decision-making to optimize farming practices and reverse the degradation of arable soils. With labs across the globe, customers on 4 continents, and 1M+ acres of land impacted, Biome Makers has revitalized soil functionality and agricultural sustainability worldwide.

We are looking for a motivated, passionate and highly skilled Agronomist Manager, to join our Product team.

Location: EU Remote

Duties & Responsibilities:

Product Development and Field Trials:

  • Act as a key stakeholder in product development, particularly in designing robust microbiome field trials for client-driven product discovery.
  • Manage the delivery of field trial results, providing insights, recommendations, and innovative solutions in key agricultural markets.

Client Relationships and Product Evolution:

  • Develop and maintain long-term R&D relationships with clients, performing in-depth analysis of their products and soils using Gheom and BeCrop technology.
  • Partner with Sales & Customer Success teams to deliver high-quality trials in key markets.
  • Translate technological advancements into meaningful value for diverse clients including manufacturers, retailers, growers, and CPGs.

Strategic Client Value Communication and Market Insight:

  • Develop and implement strategies to demonstrate the company's technology value to various client segments.
  • Continuously gather market insights to inform product development and positioning, aligning with trends and client needs.

Communication and Training:

  • Serve as the primary contact for client engagement, deployment, and training on new solutions.
  • Communicate effectively the scientific, agronomic, and economic benefits of products to clients, fostering trust and strong relationships.

Data Analysis and Documentation:

  • Utilize and actively engage with internal analysis tools for microbiome data analysis. ● Maintain excellent documentation skills, ensuring accurate and comprehensive recording of trial data and findings.

Team Management and Leadership:

  • Lead the Agronomist teams, driving innovation and aligning with strategic objectives. ● Manage and coordinate effectively EU & US Agronomy teams, ensuring cohesive operations and strategies.
  • Management of workload distribution, clients, projects, and team hours, in coordination with the sales department.

Job competencies & Personal attributes:

  • Years of experience: +10
  • PhD with industry experience in Microbiology, Plant Pathology, Crop and Soil Science or Genomics
  • Proficient at microbiome data analysis, including bioinformatics tools and both public and private databases
  • Broad understanding of scientific experimental design and statistical analysis
  • Passion for client interaction
  • Excellent communication and management skills
  • Strong proactivity and problem-solving capabilities
  • Proven experience in team management

Best Perks in the Industry

  • Competitive Salary
  • Remote Work Environment
  • Flexible Scheduling Hours
  • Fridays pms off
  • Coworking Spaces available
  • Competitive & Quick Growth Path
  • Professional Development & Education Opportunities
  • Cross-department Support

“Working with nature, at the intersection of new age technology and age-old wisdom, is where we will find resilience in agriculture.” - Meri Lillia Mullins, team member at Biome Makers.

Biome Makers is an ecosystem. Our team specializes in soil science, agriculture, business, genetics, biotechnology, computer science, and much more. And we are located all over the world! We are a team with different nationalities: Spain, USA, Canada, France, Argentina, and many other countries. We are a team, focused on a final goal: To promote sustainable agriculture worldwide!

Afterall, soil is alive. It harbors an abundance of life forms that breathe, grow, work together, respond to their environment and perform functions on a community level. Like soil, at Biome Makers, we grow, work together, and perform many functions to support each other and the mission towards soil recovery.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Biome Makers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

We´d love to hear from you!