GreenBridge is looking to expand its core team and is in need of an experienced technical team member to help with the purchasing and selling of equipment for CEA operations throughout the Middle East and North African region. There will be no physical office in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for the first six months and GreenBridge will use temporary spaces as needed. Physical offices will be considered once sales and business accelerates. GreenBridge will have their offices in Egypt and Beirut available to employees when touring.
Daily tasks will include managing equipment inventory and sales, exploring and pursuing potential suppliers and available equipment in the region, and communicating with and managing sales leads and accounts. As one of our technical engineers, you will research and assess optimal equipment solutions for greenhouse and vertical farming operations that use hydroponics and other similar growing methods.
Applicants must be dynamic, eager, and trustworthy. They must be currently based in the United Arab Emirates, Oman, or Kuwait as most clients and business relations will be based in the region. Employees will be expected to travel frequently during their employment at GreenBridge.
Responsibilities will include:
Researching and analyzing available controlled environment agriculture equipment
Building upon current business development pipeline
Managing sales leads and clients
Pitching and selling suitable and optimal technical equipment to existing CEA companies
Managing current accounts with equipment suppliers and CEA clients
5+ years of experience selling products to existing CEA companies
BS and/or MS degree in Marketing, Sales, Business Administration, Agriculture, Horticulture, Plant Sciences or a closely related discipline, or a combination of education and experience
Able to legally work and live in the United Arab Emirates, Oman, or Kuwait Fluent in Arabic and English Knowledge of and experience with the GCC/MENA agricultural market
A demonstrated knowledge of and experience with operating controlled environment agriculture systems, specifically hydroponic productionKnowledge of plant growing, disease prevention, and pest remediation, and IPM principles
Past experience in equipment purchasing and procurement Well-versed in HVAC, Electrical and Plumbing systems
Past experience in inventory management and sales Excellent communication and accounts management skillsStrong business development skillsExceptional attention to detail and follow-through