GreenPath Food is currently seeking a dynamic, high-performing individual to serve as its Director of Operations in Ethiopia. As a member of the Executive Team, the Director of Operations will join existing leadership to help GreenPath Food strengthen our performance, drive our next generation of growth, and identify and rally the staff we need to scale 10x in the next 36 months. In exchange, the selected individual can expect invaluable experience and a unique opportunity to help shape the future of a fast-growing social enterprise in one of Africa's most promising economies.
GreenPath’s future Director of Operations is a world-class problem-solver who craves challenge, thrives in complex environments, and is capable of driving exponential scale. They have demonstrated ability to lead a rapidly growing, analytically rigorous operation as it grows from 150 to 5000+ farmers and 75 to 500+ employees over the next several years.
The ideal candidate is either from a developing country or has extensive experience living in one. We especially welcome candidates with 5 or more years of agribusiness experience, 10 or more years of overall work experience, and extensive experience in Sub-Saharan Africa (preferably Ethiopia). Candidates who have worked in agriculture and/or specialty food are highly preferred. Other experience related to management and oversight of nursery, farm, packhouse, processing, quality assurance, logistics, and/or other agribusiness operations is also encouraged.
Interested candidates are invited to contact firstname.lastname@example.org with a CV and a cover letter detailing how you’ll help make GreenPath great.
ABOUT GREENPATH FOOD
GreenPath Food is a specialty food company that produces and sources premium, organic food products through a network of smallholder Partner Farms across East Africa. By supplying farmers with inputs, financing, and technical support and then aggregating, purchasing, and processing their products, GreenPath creates sustainable supply chains for our global customers and sustainable farms and livelihoods for thousands of smallholder farmers.
GreenPath currently operates its flagship operation in southern Ethiopia, with plans to expand to multiple new sites in 2019-2021. Using biodynamic farming practices, our Partner Farms cultivate “food forests,” which yield a portfolio of fresh produce and dried herbs and spices for export to Europe, the UK, the US, and the UAE. With a growing team, farmer network, and global customer base, we're on the lookout for supremely capable talent with a passion for food and a deep commitment to improve its roots.
Learn more about GreenPath Food at www.greenpathfood.com.