Chief Commercial Officer

Ref: 5605

myAgro

Dakar, Senegal

Role Managed by:

Henry Atkin

Research Associate

t: +44 (0)20 7340 6229

e: Henry.Atkin@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Social Impact and Environment

Salary & Benefits: The salary is commensurate with the seniority of the appointment.

Closing Date: 18/05/2022

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myAgro is an award-winning US-based non-profit social enterprise with operations in West    Africa. We have pioneered a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own funds in high-quality seed, fertilizer, and agricultural training to increase their harvest and income by 50-100%. myAgro is at a pivotal moment in its history as it gears up to scale.

Our mission is to move smallholder farmers out of poverty. Our North Star is to increase the incomes of 1 million smallholder farmers by $1.50 a day by 2026. We are now seeking to appoint a Chief Commercial Officer, to join our dynamic and growing team and to lead us towards our mission.

Reporting into the Managing Director Africa, the Chief Commercial Officer (a newly created role) will drive myAgro’s mission to serve 1 million farmers in West Africa. You will define the partnerships, strategies and team required to deliver our innovative layaway model at scale. You will drive our thinking to deliver a consistent, superior customer experience across every customer touchpoint. You will combine your customer-oriented approach and experience with scaling a sales organization to deliver a differentiated operating model which focuses on creating customer value across multiple sales channels, moving bottom of the pyramid customers towards self-service products/service, while delivering engagement, loyalty and happiness.

You will bring significant experience of leading multi-country sales teams and scaling teams to success in Africa. You will be highly entrepreneurial - motivated to build and sell, as well as analytical with strong complex problem-solving skills. You will be dedicated to excellent customer service and to improving quality of life among families and rural communities experiencing poverty.

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter, detailing how you fulfil the role description and personal specification to https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference 5605. The deadline for applications is 9am EST on Wednesday 18 May.

The role is based in Dakar, Senegal and the salary is commensurate with the seniority of the appointment.

myAgro provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, national origin, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, and genetics. myAgro complies with all applicable federal, provincial and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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