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Head of Crop Production (Field Production &Procurement)

10 - 26 (in years)
₹ - ₹
Job level - Senior Management
Organic Agri Commodity company

About Job

We are looking for a Head of Crop Production who has expertise and knowledge in developing Agronomic SOP’s to advice farmers. The individual must be a techno-commercial professional who can set direction and strategy in Crop Production. He will be responsible for 60-80k MT ~ INR 200CRof annual procurement of agri-produce/output/commodity-like spices, staples, millets, cereals, oilseeds, herbs, vegetables, etc across the country through a farmer base engaged in contract farming with the company.

Job Description

People management

  • Handling pan India multi-linguistic teams of 150 Agri professionals / subject matter experts

Field Production

  • To lead a team of 150 Agri Procurement staff and oversee the general management of the production, developments, and defect identification for improvement of operations.
  • Ensure that farmers are given proper training & products for the best quality products.
  • Facilitate a team approach to achieve organizational objectives, increase productivity & developed employee morale.
  • Preparing annual operating plans for contract farming.
  • To compile the annual farming operation budget in time, a quantity of produce procured from each crop area from registered farmers, and commercial procurement and update the same period as required.
  • Review and recommends revisions to processes and procedures to ensure maximum efficiency.

Agri Produce Procurement

  • Procurement of quality Agri commodities like staples, spices, sugar, etc. and implement quality systems and procedures to ensure strict adherence to quality parameters and reduce process rejections.
  • Implement and tweak negotiation tactics & ensure procurement at the right price.
  • Should be able to discover the right price points in a timely manner for cost-effective procurement operations of agri-commodities.
  • Establishing Vendor relationships in different geographies to improve purchases.
  • To prevent malpractices or unethical practices in procurement of agri produce


Job Details

Food, Agribusiness & Allied
Job Level
Senior Management
10 - 26 (in years)
Reporting To
Company Name
Organic Agri Commodity company
Company Size

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