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Head FPP (Field Production & Procurement)

Sresta Natural Bioproducts Pvt Ltd.

Last Updated: 7/13/21

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Position Title : Head FPP ( Field Procurement & Production)

Location: Hyderabad

Reports to: Managing Director

Areas Covered: up to 20 States

Direct Reportees: Manager / Sr. Manager / Executives (Up to 10)
Total Team Size: Up to 150

Job Purpose : Oversee FPP function (along with certification). Responsible for Farm Extension Services, sustain and expand Area under Organic Contract Farming, Procurement of Agricultural Commodities and responsible to Maintain Organic Integrity and Procurement price.

Internal Working Relationship :

  • All Functions

  • Partner with Processing and Quality functions to meet overall Business Goals

External Working Relationship:

  • Farmers/Grower Groups

  • Certification bodies

  • Government/Other Agencies – related to Agriculture production/ Processing

  • Other NGOs – relevant to area of operation:

Qualification: Graduate – Desirable - [Register to View] (Ag) from a reputed institute, Postgraduate – Mandatory; [Register to View] (Agri) or (MBA is desirable)

Experience: Minimum 15 years work experience in Managing Teams that are into Agriculture Production, Contract Farming, Procurement from Farmers / Traders, Farm Extension Services, Organic Product Sourcing & Certification

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for FPP Strategy

  • Ensure Farmer Advisory Services are carried out by the team – Contract Farming, engagement programs with Growers / Farmer to Promote Practices in Organic Agriculture

  • Responsible for Sourcing Agriculture Commodities as per Plan and parameters (quality and pricing)

  • Responsible for Area Expansion/Farmer membership Expansion of organic cultivation as per targets

  • Work with Manager / Sr. Manager FPP to develop and ensure execution of State-wise Business Plan to meet KRAs viz., targeted Area, Volume, Buying Efficiency, Documentation compliance

  • Responsible to Partner with other agencies present in the Project Areas towards meeting Sresta’s FPP objectives

  • Review Team’s Performance on Key Indicators and take steps to meet the Organizations Goals & Objectives

Competencies:

  • People Agility: Ability to collaborate with multiple stake holders. Team player with good interpersonal skills.

  • People Leadership: Ability to Motivate, Guide, Mentor Teams to delivering results continuously

  • Result Agility: Strong focus on delivery of results with drive, high energy levels and hands on working style.

  • Change Agility

  • Customer Orientation

  • High Level of Business Acumen

Additional info about the Role:

  • As the role demands the individual to travel regularly across India. The incumbent should be willing to travel.

  • Able to speak in Minimum 1 south Indian language and 1 north Indian language.

Age: 45 years



Company Details

Hyderabad, Telangana, India
In the backdrop of excessive and harmful usage of pesticides began the story of Sresta. In 1992, when our founder, Raj Seelam was working in an agricultural products company he observed the alarming use and spread of chemical usage on farms,and the deep impact it had on rural indebtedness. Investment in pesticides and synthetic fertilizers meant farmers had to borrow money, which in turn was affec...