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General Manager

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ForeFinance™
Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands
Last Date: December 31, 2010

Are you an experienced international business developer

looking for a challenge in global sustainability? 

We are looking for a General Manager ForeFinance™ 

ForeFinance™ is a new, global credit scoring and profiling organization with the aim to enable mainstream agri-finance for sustainable agricultural producers. ForeFinance™ is an innovating concept with strong potential for market transformation. To strengthen our ForeFinance™ team located in Utrecht we are looking for a 

ForeFinance™ General Manager 

You have extensive international business experience and through the years you have also come to lead and facilitate diverse teams and processes. You are a charismatic, energetic manager with an open and flexible mind. Business development is your passion, you love to represent ForeFinance™ externally and engage stakeholders in this promising business adventure. Natural authority and excellent interpersonal skills enable you to partner with NGO’s, banking partners and businesses. You support and build your team with sensitivity, focusing on both impact and personal development, enabling future growth. Business excellence and sustainability are your drivers and you are familiar with the various methodologies therein. 

Qualifications 

·      Relevant education and/or level; Masters degree (f.e. Business Administration, Social Sciences, Economics)

·      International business experience at least 8 years, preferably also in finance

·      Committed to sustainable development, believer in the ForeFinance™ concept

·      Quite familiar with business realities in Africa, South America and/or Asia

·      Proven business development skills, external focus

·      Affinity with certification and quality management

·      Experienced people manager

·      Good eye for detail and care for people

·      Impeccable command of the English language (other languages are a strong plus)

·      Ability to travel abroad and work irregular hours 

Responsibilities 

·      Daily management of the ForeFinance™ operation

·      Expand the business

·      Active development, facilitation and support of staff

·      Lean and mean international operations

·      Business planning

·      Financial administration and control 

The General Manager ForeFinance™ reports to the Director of NewForesight™ holding.   

ForeFinance™ offers you a challenging, full-time (40 hours) position in a dynamic, innovating and international working atmosphere.  Be at the frontline in the world of sustainability and join ForeFinance™! 

If you are more than interested in this opportunity and you meet  our qualifications, we kindly invite you to apply as soon as possible, and in any case before December 31, 2010, through application@duurzaamheidwerkt.nl indicating ForeFinance™ General Manager in the subject line, along with your name. We will exclusively consider candidates who have a work & residency permit for the Netherlands/EU. First round interviews will take place end of week 1, second round in week 2. For questions please contact Linda Holtz from Duurzaamheid Werkt through email or at +31 (0)6 553 44 482 .  

Visit our website for more information: http://www.newforesight.com 

ForeFinance is an initiative from NewForesight.

Founded in 2008, NewForesight™ is a successful, international operating, strategic consultancy company. Our expertise is in sustainable market transformation processes, sustainable (commodity) supply chains, multi-stakeholder processes, certification programs and strategic marketing.

 

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