Assistant Manager – Business and Market Capacity Development
Fulltime
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iFarmer is an award-winning agri-fintech business focusing on innovative financial services for smallholder farmers. iFarmer uses agriculture expertise, agronomic machine learning, remote sensing, and mobile phones to deliver financing, high-quality agriculture inputs, optimized farm advises and creates access to markets that can improve profitability for millions of farmers.
We are on a mission to “Democratize Agriculture financing and Supply chain”.
iFarmer works closely with multiple stakeholders across the agriculture value chain. We are supported by organizations such as UNCDF, UNESCAP, Asia Accelerator, Falcon Ventures, Startup Bangladesh, UNDP Youth CoLab, Acumen, and more.
Department
Agri Input
Description
  • Contacting potential retailers/local manufacturers/suppliers  in untapped zones to establish rapport and arrange meetings to generate business transactions, planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives.
  • Develop a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction
  • Conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs alongside researching organizations and individuals to find new opportunities.
  • Arrange business meetings with prospective clients, local/central  government bodies to fast track legal and compliance process to run the business smoothly 
  • Promote the company’s products/services addressing or predicting clients’ objectives
  • Prepare merger and acquisition ensuring adherence to law-established rules and guidelines
  • Provide trustworthy feedback and after-sales support to newly developed markets
  • Build long-term relationships with new and existing customers
  • Legal and external engagement, visits, meetings for new product/market  development for ifarmer input team
  • Attending conferences, meetings, and industry events to maintain liaison with industry operators.
  • Create a nationwide trainer pool to train personnel and help the team members develop their skills.
  • Develop entry level staff into valuable future fit input industry personnel 
  • Identify market/retailer/internal field force need for a future fit business environment and ensure nationwide training. 
Requirements
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing or other relevant fields.   
  • Minimum Experience of 3 to 5 years in Business Development or other relevant fields
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Well Versed with MS Office
  • Self-motivated and good team player with excellent communication and presentation skill
Other Benefits
  • Salary review: Once in a year
  • 2 weekly holidays
  • Group Insurance
  • Hospitalization benefits
  • 2 yearly festival bonuses
Vacancy
1
Salary Range
BDT 35000 - 45000 (based on experience and skill)
Location
HQ
Application Deadline
Oct 20, 2022
Apply Procedure

If you think you are eligible for the post, send your updated CV to career@ifarmer.asia mentioning "Application for Assistant Manager – Business and Market Capacity Development" in the subject line by October 27, 2022.

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