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General Manager - Seed Division

Denver, CO 80012

Posted: 07/02/2024 Industry: Seed Job Number: 17247 Targeted Compensation: $150,000.00

Job Description

General Manager- Seed Division

Arkansas Valley Seed Company is looking for a General Manager to join our team and lead our operations in Denver, Colorado. As a premier provider of high-quality seed solutions, we are committed to innovation and excellence. The General Manager will play a critical role in driving our business forward, ensuring operational efficiency, financial stability, and strategic growth. This position is ideal for a dynamic leader with a passion for the agricultural industry and a proven track record of success in general management.

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive Salary: Attractive compensation package based on experience and qualifications.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Health, dental, and vision insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off.
  • Career Growth: Opportunities for professional development and advancement within the company.
  • Innovative Environment: Work in a forward-thinking company that values new ideas and approaches.
  • Impactful Role: Make a significant impact on the company's success and the agricultural industry.

What you will be doing:

  • Operations Management: Oversee field staff, seed production, processing, bagging, warehousing, and shipping to ensure quality and efficiency.
  • Financial Management: Lead financial planning, budgeting, and profitability initiatives while maintaining liquidity and financial health.
  • Strategic Leadership: Develop and execute strategic plans, pursue new business opportunities, and stay informed on industry trends.
  • Team Development: Foster a collaborative culture, inspire the team, set measurable objectives, and support career growth.
  • Sales & Marketing Management: Drive sales operations, develop marketing strategies, monitor performance metrics, and enhance brand positioning.

A successful candidate for this General Manager position will possess the following:

  • Educational Background: Degree or diploma in agriculture, business, or a related field.
  • Experience: Proven experience in a general management role, preferably within the agricultural or seed industry.
  • Operational Expertise: Strong background in operations, finance, strategic planning, and business development.
  • Leadership Skills: Exceptional leadership with a focus on team building and inspiring performance.
  • Financial Acumen: Proficient in financial management, including budgeting, financial analysis, and reporting.
  • Sales Experience: Demonstrated success in guiding and supporting sales operations with a customer-centric approach.
  • Agronomy Knowledge: Deep understanding of agronomy and its application in seed production.
  • Analytical Skills: Capable of analyzing data and metrics to inform decision-making and adjust strategies.
  • Communication: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Outcome Focused: Driven to achieve tangible and measurable outcomes.
  • Change Management: Ability to confront and drive change within the organization.
  • Visionary Leadership: Charismatic, visionary, and results-oriented leader who leads by example.
  • Willingness to Relocate: Willingness to relocate to the company’s office location in Denver, CO.

Compensation: Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications, ranging from ranging from $140-165K.

Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off.

Desired Location: Denver, Colorado.

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*Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the General Manager job.

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