Impact entrepreneur @ Food industry

Description

We're looking for an impact entrepreneur with the ambition to bring a purpose driven food product to market in a way that delights consumers and surprises FMCG incumbents.


The opportunity

The client is a young, VC backed food-tech startup aspiring to reduce food loss by purchasing overproduced vegetables, transforming them into high quality powders using space-grade drying techniques and turning these powders into sustainable, healthy and convenient food.

The startup is looking for an impact entrepreneur with the ambition to build a purpose driven business by bringing a food product to market in a way that surprises the FMCG incumbents.


Job requirements

Your experience:

Ticking all the boxes would make you the new Elon musk in the food industry; ticking multiple boxes makes you a suitable candidate.

  • Have analytical thinking skills on par with the better university graduates;
  • Have industry and functional experience in:
        • food, or consumer goods in general;
        • direct to consumer / direct to business (sales, marketing, pricing);
        • digital marketing, e-commerce, food marketing;
        • food production and supply chain.
  • Have management experience;
      • built, inspired and led teams;
      • have been a business owner (own P&L responsibility) and have financial acumen
  • Have entrepreneurial experience;
  • Led fast growth or scale-up businesses.


Your profile:

You aspire to create a new sustainable food brand, build an international business and shape an outperforming team. The venture’s business model includes fast growth, and its new management team must have the capabilities, ambition and stamina to make this happen. The key managers can think strategically and operate successfully. We are looking for pragmatic leadership, highly adaptable, and with the intuitive reflex to test, iterate and turn the dials to reach the business objectives and hit the ball out of the park.