Posted on 
May 20

Manager, Corporate Strategy India

About Terviva

Headquartered in Alameda, CA, Terviva is a growth-stage global company aiming to plant millions of trees to feed billions of people. We are transforming food and agriculture by partnering with farmers to sustainably cultivate and harvest the crop of an ancient Asian legume tree called pongamia. Our unique technology allows us to manufacture and sell carbon negative vegetable oil and protein from the pongamia tree. Pongamia differs from other oil and protein crops in both its sustainability and in its significantly higher yield per acre.

Learn more at www.terviva.com

Job Overview

We are seeking a junior Manager level professional (0-5 years of post-MBA experience) to shape the India Strategy & drive key projects across functions and learning our business, hone their skills, and find the right permanent place in our growing organization. The role will provide an individual with broad exposure to the various business departments and operational areas at Terviva.

You will report to the SVP & Country GM - India Business Unit and provide project management support for the company's strategic planning and other corporate operations projects.

Job Responsibilities
- Strategic Planning: You will be primarily responsible for creating & managing updates to the India Business Unit Plan Tracker, producing different business scenarios, sensitivity analysis including preparing for and helping to facilitate monthly and quarterly strategic planning reviews with the Executive Team.
- Sales & Marketing Strategy: You will be responsible for estimating the market potential for oil, protein & by-product sales in India & creating launch strategy for the same.
- Support the development of business plans and financial models in service of emerging and existing business geographies,
- Collect, classify and interpret intelligence, related to agriculture and environmental markets, from primary and secondary sources,
- Communicate findings to the team that influence decision-making and business outcomes, and
- Support project managers with robust analytics on long term planning projects and ad hoc requests.
- You will be responsible for managing key external stakeholder relationships with regulators, industry bodies, future customers.
- Key Stakeholder relationship management including the Global Executive Committee.
- Support the SVP in drafting and distributing a quarterly board update,
- Manage shareholder requests via our ticketing system, and partner with appropriate team members across the organization to fulfill requests as needed.
- Advisory Board and Board of Directors relationship management:
- Working with the SVP to prepare an agenda and meeting materials for tri-annual advisory board meetings.
- Support SVP in preparing an agenda, board deck and supporting materials for quarterly board meetings.
- Manage any advisory board/board meeting scheduling and ad hoc requests.

Requirements, Education and Experience
- 0-5 years of post-MBA work experience.
- Experience with financial modeling and competitive market research.
- Demonstrably excellent project and process management skills.
- Experience with internal and external stakeholder management (investor relations is a plus).
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
- Capacity to manage and prioritize work volume while being responsive regarding turnaround times.
- Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills required.
- 2+ years of experience in strategy, venture capital, food industry would be an advantage.

Working at Terviva offers you:
- The opportunity to make a difference in a fast-growing, mission-driven company making an impact on climate change and inequality by partnering with farmers to plant millions of trees to feed billions of people!
- Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
- Potential annual bonus.
- Stock options, commensurate with role and experience.
- Medical and Term Life Benefits.
- Generous leave package.

COVID-19 Recruiting Process in Place
- Remote interview process will be followed.
- Personal protective equipment will be provided according to current safety guidelines.
- Temperature screenings will be required for all in-person interviews.
- Social distancing guidelines will be implemented.
- Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures are in place.
- Terviva requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 before reporting for work.

Next Steps:

To apply, please respond to the company position below. In addition to a resume, a cover letter telling us about yourself is required. Please tell us about your relevant experience and why you are well suited for this specific job with Terviva.
Terviva is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status or characteristic. Our leadership team is dedicated to this policy and all employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit and business need.

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About Terviva

Headquartered in Alameda, CA, Terviva is a growth-stage global company aiming to plant millions of trees to feed billions of people. We are transforming food and agriculture by partnering with farmers to sustainably cultivate and harvest the crop of an ancient Asian legume tree called pongamia. Our unique technology allows us to manufacture and sell carbon negative vegetable oil and protein from the pongamia tree. Pongamia differs from other oil and protein crops in both its sustainability and in its significantly higher yield per acre.

Learn more at www.terviva.com

Job Overview

We are seeking a junior Manager level professional (0-5 years of post-MBA experience) to shape the India Strategy & drive key projects across functions and learning our business, hone their skills, and find the right permanent place in our growing organization. The role will provide an individual with broad exposure to the various business departments and operational areas at Terviva.

You will report to the SVP & Country GM - India Business Unit and provide project management support for the company's strategic planning and other corporate operations projects.

Job Responsibilities
- Strategic Planning: You will be primarily responsible for creating & managing updates to the India Business Unit Plan Tracker, producing different business scenarios, sensitivity analysis including preparing for and helping to facilitate monthly and quarterly strategic planning reviews with the Executive Team.
- Sales & Marketing Strategy: You will be responsible for estimating the market potential for oil, protein & by-product sales in India & creating launch strategy for the same.
- Support the development of business plans and financial models in service of emerging and existing business geographies,
- Collect, classify and interpret intelligence, related to agriculture and environmental markets, from primary and secondary sources,
- Communicate findings to the team that influence decision-making and business outcomes, and
- Support project managers with robust analytics on long term planning projects and ad hoc requests.
- You will be responsible for managing key external stakeholder relationships with regulators, industry bodies, future customers.
- Key Stakeholder relationship management including the Global Executive Committee.
- Support the SVP in drafting and distributing a quarterly board update,
- Manage shareholder requests via our ticketing system, and partner with appropriate team members across the organization to fulfill requests as needed.
- Advisory Board and Board of Directors relationship management:
- Working with the SVP to prepare an agenda and meeting materials for tri-annual advisory board meetings.
- Support SVP in preparing an agenda, board deck and supporting materials for quarterly board meetings.
- Manage any advisory board/board meeting scheduling and ad hoc requests.

Requirements, Education and Experience
- 0-5 years of post-MBA work experience.
- Experience with financial modeling and competitive market research.
- Demonstrably excellent project and process management skills.
- Experience with internal and external stakeholder management (investor relations is a plus).
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
- Capacity to manage and prioritize work volume while being responsive regarding turnaround times.
- Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills required.
- 2+ years of experience in strategy, venture capital, food industry would be an advantage.

Working at Terviva offers you:
- The opportunity to make a difference in a fast-growing, mission-driven company making an impact on climate change and inequality by partnering with farmers to plant millions of trees to feed billions of people!
- Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
- Potential annual bonus.
- Stock options, commensurate with role and experience.
- Medical and Term Life Benefits.
- Generous leave package.

COVID-19 Recruiting Process in Place
- Remote interview process will be followed.
- Personal protective equipment will be provided according to current safety guidelines.
- Temperature screenings will be required for all in-person interviews.
- Social distancing guidelines will be implemented.
- Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures are in place.
- Terviva requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 before reporting for work.

Next Steps:

To apply, please respond to the company position below. In addition to a resume, a cover letter telling us about yourself is required. Please tell us about your relevant experience and why you are well suited for this specific job with Terviva.
Terviva is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status or characteristic. Our leadership team is dedicated to this policy and all employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit and business need.

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