Maintain up to date detail on storage, processing, transport opportunities.
Develop investment proposals for storage, ginning, pressing, transport, seed oil extraction and refining, pulses processing and other value addition activities.
Fundraising for equity and long term loans with various funds and banks.
Coordinate implementation of infrastructure development for storage, ginning/pressing, transport and other processing activities according to the company strategy.
Follow up legal requirements and obtain permits with local government agencies.
Select machinery suppliers for gin/press + other units and negotiate for best service for lowest cost, finalise and enforce service contracts with machine suppliers.
Develop and implement performance measurement procedures and quality control protocols in all processing units.
Assist CEO of Zameen Organic, Program Manager, Regional Managers and AOFG staff members to ensure that all are aware of the commercial requirements in terms of quality production, post harvest management and transport.
Manage procurement and processing of raw cotton. Develop and implement procurement, storage, transport and ginning strategy.
Coordinate with CFO and CEO for settlement of all procurement and processor accounts, communicate with QC manager to ensure quality control and compliance with certification and buyer specifications.
Manage the supply base and develop contract terms to optimize quality, reliability, price, delivery and availability. Maintain relationship with farmer associations and processing partners.