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Director of Operations

Brazil · Full-time

About The Position

Taranis is a leading precision agriculture intelligence platform that uses sophisticated computer vision, data science, and deep learning algorithms to effectively monitor fields. Taranis offers a full-stack solution for high precision aerial surveillance imagery to prevent crop yield loss due to insects, crop disease, weeds, and nutrient deficiencies.

Overseeing millions of acres of farmland, by aerial and satellite imagery acquisition, in North America, South America, Russia, CIS, and Oceania, Taranis targets high-volume commodity crops which account for 70% of the global crop market and give farmers and agronomy retailers the tools to address issues in real-time, increasing yields and cutting costs.

Founded in 2015, Taranis raised over $60M from leading VC investors and is being led by a founding team with deep experience in both agriculture and technology.

Taranis is looking for a highly motivated and outstanding Director of operations in Brazil to join our team. Come to work with the most advanced frameworks that exist today and help farmers and retailers grow and maximize their business.

We are looking for a super energetic leader to deliver operational excellence and relentlessly focus on meeting our SLA to customers and margin. 


Responsibilities

  • In charge of all flight operations in Brazil. 
  • Ensure sufficient flight capacity and readiness in terms of flight operations - airplanes and drones. 
  • Maintain interactions with internal stakeholders, end-users, customers, and aviation regulatory agencies.
  • Equipment certification and assure all local flight regulations are met and kept.
  • Ensure policies and procedures are followed, manage workflows, and develop programs to scale the team’s technical skills
  • Hire, train and manage flight service providers. 
  • Local and international Supply chain - including procurement, logistics, and storage. 
  • In charge of fixed assets management. 
  • Ongoing evaluation of existing contracts while striving to minimize costs and services optimization.
  • Preparing operational reports on a daily basis
  • Proactively identify and address operational issues  


Requirements

  • Top executer, highly capable of performing under pressure, problem solver with a “can do” attitude; highly organized and passionate about flight operations 
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in flight operations and the drones industry, including imagery
  • 5+ years of direct service, operations, or customer support management
  • 5+ years of managerial experience
  • Mechanical experience with high technical skills
  • Exceptional communication, writing, and teamwork skills
  • Solid computer skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, demanding environment and demonstrate the ability to juggle and prioritize multiple tasks

 

To maintain and cultivate our unique DNA in Taranis, we look for people who

  • Love what they do and are passionate about making an impact
  • Able to adapt quickly in an intensive, fast-paced environment
  • Own strong attention to detail and sense of accountability
  • Quick learner, organized and personally dedicated to accomplishing objectives
  • Master multitasking, Hands-on, own high work ethic, and prioritize workload
  • Have excellent analytical skills combined with impeccable business judgment
  • Have great communication skills.


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