Recruiting

Farmforce is recruiting and we are looking for two new members to our team:
Proposal and Marketing Manager
Financial Controller

If you are triggered by either of these positions and have the right profile, please submit a cover letter and CV to info@farmforce.com no later than 31st of January.

Proposal and Marketing Manager

Farmforce, an impact driven tech start-up, is looking for a hands-on proposal manager interested in marketing to lead the company’s RFP responses, bid applications with large commercial organizations as well as grant providers. Our proposal and marketing manager will also support various company marketing efforts and contribute where needed.

Job description: Farmforce is looking for an individual passionate about identifying and leading proposal efforts aimed at deploying ICT innovative solutions that link smallholder farmers in emerging markets with formal value chains to have more transparent and sustainable food systems.

Farmforce works with some of the largest multinationals in the food industry as well as international NGOs and investment organizations.
You will be part of a diverse, international and dedicated team of professionals that are committed to scaling up ICT solutions that bring value to our customers as well as to the farming communities where we operate and the rest of the food value chain.

You will be part of a diverse, international and dedicated team of professionals that are committed to scaling up ICT solutions that bring value to our customers as well as to the farming communities where we operate and the rest of the food value chain.

Position: full time

Location: Oslo or Bangkok and required to travel from time to time (note – you must have work permits in either of these locations to apply for this position)

Responsibilities:

• Proactively identify and prioritize relevant grant and RFPs based on a good understanding of market opportunities and Farmforce product
• Be the project manager of our proposal effort ensuring effective coordination with team members that need to contribute and a high quality end product
• Independently conduct big and small marketing and social media tasks from contributing to the company’s marketing strategy to developing and posting content online.
• Report progress weekly to the head of Sales and Marketing
• Other small and big tasks as needed

Your profile:

Minimum requirements –

• 5-year experience in managing successful grants and RFPs
• Excellent communication skills, fluent written and spoken English.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
• Attention to detail and willingness to contribute where needed
• Passion to work in a value based start-up environment and build our business
• Candidate is already based in Oslo or Bangkok and has a valid work permit

Nice to have –

• Fluency in Spanish, French or Portuguese
• Marketing and social media experience
• Experience or knowledge of agriculture/food value chains
• Knowledge of team collaboration tools (e.g. Dropbox, Slack…)

What we offer:

• An international environment where there are plenty of opportunities to shine and gain valuable work experience
• A team of highly qualified and experienced professionals that work to advance a commercial solution that has enormous impact potential for those that most needed in developing countries
• Travel opportunities
• Flexible working environment
• Opportunity to buy shares

Financial Controller

Farmforce, an impact driven tech start-up, is looking for a result driven, hands-on financial controller, passionate about numbers and finding efficient and effective ways of monitoring our business.

Job description: Our financial controller shall ensure the company runs as effectively and efficiently as possible. Our controller enjoys a fast paced, demanding and exciting startup environment.

Farmforce works with some of the largest multinationals in the food industry as well as international NGOs and investment organizations.

You will be part of an international and dedicated team of professionals that are committed to scaling up ICT solutions that bring value to our customers as well as to the farming communities where we operate and the rest of the food value chain.

Position: full time

Location: Oslo

Responsibilities:
• Keep oversight of company accounts, develop budgets and financial plans and create monthly financial reports highlighting results, trends, and financial forecasts as well as analysis for how to improve
• Generate invoices
• Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports
• Report to the CEO with timely and accurate financial information
• Take on certain HR management tasks as necessary

Your profile:

Minimum requirements –

• Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in accounting, business, economics, finance, or a related field;
• Experience as analyst/financial controller or similar
• Advanced XL user and fluent in English
• Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
• Attention to detail and willingness to contribute where needed
• Passion to work in a startup environment and to contribute to build the business

Nice to have –

• Knowledge of other languages
• Interest for how technology/IT can support solving big challenges

What we offer:

• An international environment where there are plenty of opportunities to shine and gain valuable work experience
• A team of highly qualified and experienced professionals that work to advance a commercial solution that has enormous impact potential for those that most needed in developing countries
• Flexible working environment
• Opportunity to join the employee shares scheme programme

 

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