Manage and lead contract grower relationships while collaboratively engaging with all CF departments to maximize communication and efficiency within and external to the company. Source company-owned and contract production site leads and convert into completed projects that meet CF production flow, financial, and biosecurity needs. Focus on meeting mid and long-term pig space needs to ensure the success of the entire production system. Reinforce and enhance CF’s positive reputation within the swine industry and within the communities that CF conducts business.
Minimum formal education required: BS or BA degree with an agriculture-based major is preferred
5+ years of progressive and varied business management, sales, contract negotiation, real estate, finance, agronomy and/or marketing experience.
Solid negotiating skill and knowledge to interact effectively with facility owners, 3rd party service providers and government agency representatives.
Knowledge of and/or experience in swine production is preferred
Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel, and demonstrate adequate computer skills to communicate effectively.
Ensure ethical and honest representation of Christensen Farms
Self-motivated with an ability to apply independent judgment in contract negotiation, sales and recruitment process.
Ability to act responsibly in a fast-paced, changing environment
Must be highly organized with ability to multi task and set weekly schedules to progress company objectives.
Strong interpersonal skills including being comfortable and proficient at conflict resolution.
Display high level of professionalism
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