Director of Field Trial Development

Posted 2 weeks ago

Location: Remote with travel as needed

Compensation: Commensurate with experience plus full welfare benefits 

Reports to: Chief Technology Officer

 

How to apply: Visit our careers page at www.pebblelabs.com/careers to apply

 

About this opportunity: 

Pebble Labs is an agri-biotechnology company dedicated to creating safe, sustainable solutions for global food security issues. Our mission is to develop breakthrough disruptive technologies that address the greatest agriculture, aquaculture, and environmental challenges facing the globe. We are rapidly growing and are looking for enthusiastic and driven contributors to join a multicultural and diverse scientific team. 

The Director of Field Trial Development will work closely with the Science team to develop, collaborate with science team the management of,  and implement field trial development processes for the US and Internationally. This role is for someone who takes what is developed in the lab and moves it into the field while working with our commercial partners. 

Learn more at pebblelabs.com 

 

What we’re looking for:

The Director of Field Trial Development role is focused on delivery of data and results of the application of our technology from field and pond trials conducted outside of the lab and then working with the business team to take it into the marketplace. This role will be a key member of the project management teams to ensure all projects, relationships, and commitments are fulfilled in a timely manner. 

  • 8+ years of experience in leading and managing all field trial development in agriculture or aquaculture  
  • Capable of improving nursery and trial success, timing, and productivity
  • Product development experience including working with project teams including science, regulatory and business teams to meet milestone results and deadlines
  • Experience planning cost-effective and safe field trials domestically and internationally
  • Lead and implement operational improvements in facility and agronomy management 

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of industry related experience 
    • Preferred Masters or Phd in in Agronomy or Agriculture
  • A solid knowledge in Engineering/Agriculture technologies including emerging trends and in-farm agriculture practices
  • Proven track record of success and experience in operations and management of field trials
  • Demonstration of innovative science productivity
  • Communication Impact – excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Demonstration of excellence in directing collaborative research efforts and teams
  • Demonstration of capability to work well collaborative and to transition efficiently to new and emerging projects 
  • Proficiency in writing and oral presentations
  • Willing to travel and remain as needed at field trial locations which will be both within the U.S. and internationally
  • You want to contribute by having personal impact on product innovation encompassing new agricultural technologies

 

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