Sr. Director – Portfolio Management (REMOTE)Job ID: 7530 Save Job
Our client is revolutionizing the fresh produce industry by leveraging technology, finance, and agriculture to build trust and transparency in the produce supply chain. They are dedicated to supporting farmers in achieving financial sustainability and contributing to the global food supply by providing access to capital, financial education, and market intelligence. Through this support, they empower farmers to make informed decisions about their agricultural operations, with the goal of creating a sustainable and efficient agricultural industry that can meet the needs of the world’s growing population while also providing financial stability for farmers.
We are seeking an experienced Sr. Director – Portfolio Manager (Credit) to oversee the management and growth of our client’s international portfolio of financing to farmers. The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of agricultural financing and credit risk management and will be responsible for developing and implementing loan strategies that optimize returns while managing risk in the agriculture sector.
- Develop and implement financing strategies that align with our mission of supporting farmers and building a more transparent and sustainable produce supply chain
- Proactively monitor agricultural financing portfolio performance and identify areas for improvement
- Work closely with other departments, including risk management, field ops, customer service, and sales, to ensure that loan strategies meet the company and regulatory requirements
- Manage a team of agricultural financing professionals and provide guidance and leadership to ensure the team is working effectively and efficiently
- Collaborate with the executive team to develop and implement long-term growth plans for the company’s agricultural financing portfolio
- Provide regular reporting on agricultural financing portfolio performance to senior management and external stakeholders
- Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends and developments in agricultural financing, and adapt strategies accordingly
- Build relationships with key players in the agricultural industry and maintain a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing farmers
- At least 5+ years of experience in loan portfolio management, with a focus on lending and credit risk management
- Deep understanding of the Agricultural sector in Latin America
- Ability to succeed in a hyper growth environment: action driven, resilient, adaptable, and resourceful.
- Bilingual (English / Spanish)
- Strong leadership and management skills, with experience leading teams of loan professionals
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
- Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate complex financial concepts to both internal and external stakeholders, including farmers.
- Deep understanding of regulatory requirements and industry best practices in agricultural lending
- Ability to work collaboratively with other departments to achieve company objectives.
- Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, or a related field; advanced degree preferred
Remote/Hybrid. Preferred if based out of CDMX