Donau Soja Organization
Location: Kyiv, Ukraine; Full time position
Donau Soja (DS) is establishing a legal entity – representative office in Kiev and is seeking for Country Director who will be responsible for further development of the organization in Ukraine. DS is a non-profit association which has subscribed itself to increase the production, processing and use of soya in Europe. DS currently has more than 270 members in 21 European countries who are all devoted to increasing cultivation and use of high-quality non-GM soya in Europe. More information about DS here – http://www.donausoja.org/en/home/
Tasks: The DS Country Director shall coordinate for the DS Organisation all necessary tasks in relation to the activities of DS Organisation in Ukraine, which include (but are not limited to): Servicing, maintaining and increasing DS business activities; Development and implementation of strategic plan for Ukraine; Introducing of existing and/or new partners and business associates to the Donau/ Europe Soya quality standards and quality system; Increasing number of new DS members; Networking with the agricultural and business leaders, government, associations and NGO sector, research and scientific institutions; Monitoring the situation in the areas of the DS relevant topics; Building up association image in the country.
Qualifications: 10 years of experience in related industry sector (agro and /or food/feed sector); 7 years of proven working experience at senior/leading positions; experience in business development and trade/sales, planning and strategy development, process improvement; Good network in Ukraine and experience in work with agriculture/food/feed companies, Ukrainian institutions and organisations; Prior knowledge and experience in food, agribusiness or trade-related activities; Representative person with integrity, result oriented, with business developer/entrepreneurial and communication skills; Very good knowledge of English language; Advanced computer user.
Deadline for applications – May 31, 2017; firstname.lastname@example.org; + 38 073 481 20 08 (Inna Ilienko)