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Chief Growth Officer

Full time
Apply by 23 February 2021

Job description

Who is the Chief Commercial Officer at Sistema.bio

Reporting directly to the CEO, you will be responsible for leading all Commercial growth at a global level, from designing a commercial strategy to growing local teams in our Sistema.bio countries.

You’ll be in charge of:

  • Designing a Commercial strategy at the global level for Sistema.bio, including both for our B2B and B2C lines, in collaboration with the CEO
  • Building new commercial concepts and identify commercially attractive opportunities and solutions
  • Building a commercial culture of data driven decisions and processes improvement
  • Implementing the strategy together with both global and country level teams
  • Developing a strategy to grow and scale across multiple new markets
  • Collaborating with Global Marketing teams to ensure effective execution
  • Manage and grow the team through coaching and identification of appropriate development opportunities
  • Enhance and maintain the team’s positive work culture and commercial culture

More about YOU

  • You are passionate about creating social and environmental impact through social business in rural markets
  • You have 8-12 years’ proven commercial and business development experience, preferably in rural markets or the agricultural sector
  • You are excellent at managing people, especially across a broad range of cultural and geographic ranges, being able to coach and empower your team
  • You have worked in new technology / innovative products that require building market demand
  • You are a very self-driven and a creative problem solver in a fast-moving environment, and are driven by data and developing and executing commercial strategies

Location, travel and start date

  • Ideally based in Mexico City, but we are open to locations in other Sistema.bio regions
  • Traveling to Sistema.bio countries (especially Kenya and India and partners countries up to 25% of your time)
  • Starting date: Q1 2021


About Sistema.bio

Sistema.bio is a leading social enterprise operating in Latin America, India, and Africa by bringing technology, training and financing to farmers. Headquartered in Mexico City, Sistema.bio promotes a world where waste is a resource, and farmers are empowered and productive. We manufacture, sell, install and finance our patented biodigester systems for small and medium scale farmers to convert their waste into economic, health and environmental benefits.

By the end of 2021, our goal is to have installed biodigesters for over 200,000 people in 15 countries where they lack access to clean, renewable and cost-effective energy. 

Sistema.bio is the 2019 Ashden Clean Cooking Awards winner and the 2017 Buckminster Fuller Institute Finalist.

You can be a part of this impact story! 

What it is like to work at Sistema.bio

  • Entrepreneurial cultureYour ideas matter. We believe in empowering people to own their projects and be able to take responsibility for them.
  • Passion and purposeWorking at Sistema.bio, you will work with a very passionate team that believes strongly in working for the social and environmental impact they want to see.
  • A growing team with growing opportunities: Sistema.bio is on its way to double in size in the coming years. This growth will open new roles, new countries and a world of new opportunities! We have a roll-up-your-sleeves culture where we offer new opportunities for our team members’ careers based on their skills, interests and aspirations.
  • Time in the field with the small and medium-scale farmersAt Sistema.bio, we are passionate about understanding and serving our customers: small and medium-scale farmers. Working with Sistema.bio, we will make sure that regardless of your background, you get to spend time in the field with farmers and genuinely understand their challenges and their everyday concerns.
  • We care about your career progression: We have a strong culture of training and investing in developing our people. As a Sistema.bio employee, you’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to training programs, and clear tracking of your performance and career development twice a year. 
  • Work-life balanceAt Sistema.bio, we know you’re at your best when you’re rested and healthy. We therefore give you generous holidays options, parental leave, we pay for your health protection and give you options to work remotely when needed and possible.
  • Gender EqualitySistema.bio is committed to gender equality in the workplace. Thanks to our Gender policies and efforts women represent 57% of the Global team for example, and 27% of our overall workforce. We have flexible hours and expressing spaces for lactating mothers.


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