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Sr. Manager, Sustainability & Compliance

| Greater Boston Area

Indigo improves grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes and agronomic insights, Indigo works with growers to sustainably produce high quality harvests. The company then connects growers and buyers directly to bring these harvests to market. Working across the supply chain, Indigo is forwarding its mission of harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. http://www.indigoag.com/

 

Responsibilities:

  • Outline clear deliverables for software, training, marketing, and any other relevant functions
  • Simplify complex protocol language into material that our growers and agronomists can easily execute
  • Ensure 90%+ of compliance and verification processes are successful
  • Write a compliance strategy plan; by the end of 2019, scour markets and policies within relevant global markets and prioritize protocols that we should build into software
  • Identify all carbon credit opportunities in the US and globally:
    • Prioritize protocols based on factors including launch timing, data requirements, and verification costs
    • Build and execute project plans to enable growers to comply with carbon protocols
    • Build specifications and requirements to data
  • Contribute to development of training materials for agronomists and account managers
  • Define a clear path to create two new carbon credit protocols with major registries
  • Play a crucial role enabling Indigo’s carbon credits trade and efficiency
  • Collaborate with agencies to flesh out operational aspects of protocols
  • Organize, implement, and lead a cross-functional team to begin building the carbon credit protocols

 

Competencies:

  • Highly structured and organized project manager:
    • Able to understand project requirements
    • Able to independently develop project plans based on requirements
    • Able to look ahead and understand resource and input requirements
    • Able to manage many workstreams in parallel
  • Eager to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Very mission-focused
  • Works cross functionally and cross regionally throughout Indigo’s global geographic footprint
  • Thrives in an ambiguous environment
  • Able to create, manage and control the development, implementation and monitoring the carbon credits trade that is most efficient for Indigo’s business
  • Academic-orientation; willing to get deep into details of protocols to understand every element of them at an intuitive and comprehensive level
  • Solid understanding of agronomic practices
  • Smart and flexible thinker; is able to think about possibilities for developing new carbon credit protocols, including ones that have non-traditional structures
  • Task and detail oriented, excellent planner
  • Ability to be “visible”
  • Able to communicate with internal and external stakeholders across many functions
  • Must be reflective and able to come up with solutions that can solve complex problem

Qualifications:

  • Has created and/or interpreted many carbon credit protocols, including those from major registries
  • 5+ years in carbon credit markets
  • Has led carbon credit verification processes before
  • Technical/quantitative education
  • Degree in environmental science, sustainability or business, nice to have
  • Ag experience not required
  • Experienced to work with local authorities, national government bodies, consultancies, academic institutions
  • Boston based, willing to travel
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • GraphQLLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

On the edge of Charlestown, we are within walking distance to restaurants and bars. The Sullivan Square T and bus stop is also right next door!

An Insider's view of Indigo

What projects are you most excited about?

Our mission is to provide agronomists with unbiased real-time data we are collecting across thousands of acres at the ground level and from space. It's such a thrill to be working on the data and analysis perspective of this massively cross-disciplinary team that helps agronomists initiate data-powered conversations to provide substantial results.

Jyoti

Principal Data Scientist

What makes someone successful on your team?

A successful Indigo team member is someone willing to continuously learn and improve, regardless of experience or role. Whether you’re an Engineer, Account Manager, Business Analyst, or Scientist, successful team members keep the bigger picture in mind and bridge disciplines to solve problems facing the incredibly complex system that is agriculture

Hilary

Software Product Manager

What are Indigo Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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