17 Feb 2021

Full-Time Agri-Platform CEO by Mezzanine

Mezzanine – Posted by JobdirectaSouthAfrica Staff Gauteng

Job Description

The Agri-Platform CEO will lead the building of a multi-sided agricultural marketplace to improve the efficiency of smallholder farmers in Africa and thus delivering benefit to all stakeholders.

The Agri-Platform CEO is responsible for developing and leading the business plan based on the business model and case, orchestrating the configuration of the ecosystem to promote uptake of the marketplace, and develop long term strategies and short term tactics for growth. The Agri-Platform CEO will drive stakeholder engagement, guiding the stakeholder proposition development and evaluating stakeholder success. The Agri-Platform CEO will provide leadership and strategic direction to the business’s overall performance, inclusive of managing the annual approved budget and Profit & Loss.

The ideal candidate will be a creative, visionary leader with entrepreneurial drive and excellent communication skills. The individual will be a detail oriented planner that can still be adaptive and responsive when required. The individual will have a comprehensive understanding of how to generate cross platform value for all stakeholders. The individual will have Africa work experience in a platform/marketplace environment and a proven track record in working with businesses of all sizes.

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  • 5+ years’ C-level experience
  • Experience in building a marketplace business
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or any other relevant field, or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent presentation, elicitation, negotiation, and communication skills
  • Keen understanding of the fundamentals of financial analysis, business modelling and budget processes
  • Strong business acumen, strategy development and systems thinking to deal with complex systems


  • Experience with upscaling digital platforms that are used to support agricultural activities in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Masters degree

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