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Careers

Position 005: Head of ESG/SDG

NatureGrowth Incubator, a large-scale tech incubator in Sderot that will focus on Agtech, is looking for an experienced ESG consultant to lead our ESG/SDG strategy.
We are expected to be the world's largest Agtech incubator, as we will launch no less than 80 globally disrupting cutting-edge innovation startups in agriculture by 2030, all based on Israeli science.    

The position includes two parts - helping us set up our policy as an independent contractor and possibly full-time employment

from January 2023.

Job Description
Stage 1
•    Preparation of a draft policy.
•    Working with the Board and Investors on the Final Policy.

Stage 2
•    Preparation of a training/guidance system and working with our 80 portfolio companies on their independent preparation of ESG / SDG policies.
•    Preparation of an annual report on compliance with our policy.

Job Requirements
•    Bachelor's degree in business administration/ economics/ sustainability/ environment or another relevant field.
•    At least one year of experience in leading and managing ESG and sustainability projects
•    Understanding of and familiarity with ESG global standards and platforms
•    Excellent writing and phrasing skills in Hebrew and English- a must
•    Willingness to work initially in exchange for equity.

Please send your resume to hofit@nature-growth.com
 

 

Position 006: Chief Business Officer
       

NatureGrowth, a large-scale tech incubator in Sderot that will focus on Agtech, is looking for a Chief business officer to lead our technology deal flow. 
We are expected to be the world's largest Agtech incubator, as we will launch no less than 80 globally disrupting cutting-edge innovation startups in agriculture by 2030, all based on Israeli science.    

 The position is full-time, based in our innovation center in Sderot.

  

Job Description
•    Leading NG's investment committee    
•    Being responsible for NG's deal-flow of Agtech innovations    
•    Working with agriculture research and academic institutes, scientists, and entrepreneurs    
•    Creating and leading a team of industry and academic experts in agricultural-related categories, to professionally screen and choose portfolio companies    
•    Effectively leading and managing a complex deal-flow process, covering hundreds of technologies and innovations and including applications, interviews, screening, grant requests, and initial setup.    
•    Periodically creating a shortlist of technologies to be presented to the board    
•    Working with the Chief Growth Officer on supporting incubated portfolio companies in their business development.    
    
Job Requirements
•    Minimum four years of experience in a business operation role in Agtech/Foodtech industries    
•    Outstanding written and spoken English and Hebrew    
•    Proficiency and strong network in the Agtech/Foodtech ecosystem in Israel    
•    At least one academic degree in science, management, or related fields    
•    Experience in managing and filtering deal-flow in a VC/Incubator - an advantage    
•    Experience in managing or leading business development of an Agtech/Foodtech startup - an advantage    
•    Strong interpersonal and managerial skills, proficiency in Microsoft/Google environment, high level of personal responsibility, and leadership.    
Please send your resume to hofit@nature-growth.com    

 

 

Position 007: Chief Scientist
 

NatureGrowth, a large-scale tech incubator in Sderot that will focus on Agtech, is looking for a Chief Scientist to provide scientific support to our investment committee and portfolio companies, and to lead our laboratories.

We are expected to be the world's largest Agtech incubator, as we will launch no less than 80 globally disrupting cutting-edge innovation startups in agriculture by 2030, all based on Israeli science.    

 

The position is full-time, based in our innovation center in Sderot.     

    

Job Description

  • Responsibility for the scientific elements of the incubator    

  • Assisting the Chief Business Officer with the scientific needs of the investment committee    

  • Assisting the Chief Growth Officer with the scientific needs and intra-networking of portfolio company scientists    

  • Leading and managing the incubator laboratory facilities, including procurement, maintenance, and calibration of scientific equipment.    

  • Leading and managing relationships with external laboratories.    

    

Job Requirements 

  • At least one Ph.D. degree and general knowledge in related scientific fields (agriculture, food science, biology, chemistry, genetics, and environment)    

  • Outstanding written and spoken English and Hebrew    

  • Proficiency and strong network in research and academic institutions in Israel - an advantage    

  • Experience in similar positions in the past - an advantage    

  • Strong interpersonal skills    

    

Please send your resume to hofit@nature-growth.com 

Position 008: Chief Growth Officer

NatureGrowth, a large-scale tech incubator in Sderot that will focus on Agtech, is looking for a Chief Growth officer to lead the business development of our portfolio companies.
We are expected to be the world's largest Agtech incubator, as we will launch no less than 80 globally disrupting cutting-edge innovation startups in agriculture by 2030, all based on Israeli science.    

 

The position is full-time, based in our innovation center in Sderot.   
 

Job Description
 
•    Being responsible for the incubator's portfolio companies' holistic growth
•    Collaborating, measuring, and providing support for growth initiatives
•    Observing daily operations of the portfolio companies to identify new opportunities for initiatives
•    Developing a strategic plan by collaborating with the leadership team and executives
•    Ensuring suitable metrics are in place to measure performance and progress
•    Setting up goals and targets
•    Monitoring execution of business initiatives

    

Job Requirements
•    Minimum three years of experience in a similar role in Agtech/Foodtech industries  
•    Ability to possess a vision for growth and share this vision with the rest of the organization
•    Excellent ability to analyze the needs of the portfolio companies and respond accordingly
•    Outstanding written and spoken English and Hebrew    
•    Proficiency and strong network in the Agtech/Foodtech ecosystem in Israel 
•    At least one academic degree in science, management, or related fields    
•    Strong interpersonal and managerial skills, proficiency in Microsoft/Google environment, high level of personal responsibility, and leadership

    

Please send your resume to hofit@nature-growth.com