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Chief Executive Officer

Navajo Agricultural Products

Farmington, NM
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Navajo Agricultural Products Industry (NAPI), located just south of Farmington, NM, is seeking a star performer to join the team as the Chief Executive Officer. We are a fast paced organization and need someone who enjoys setting the pace in this type of environment while providing leadership in establishing and maintaining a profitable and sustainable agriculture-based business. It is critical that this person has the ability to accomplish tasks while providing Leadership in managing all operations of NAPI.

Under the direction of the NAPI Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is primarily responsible for managing the overall operations and resources of the Navajo Agricultural Products Industry (NAPI), a large multi-faceted tribally-owned agricultural business enterprise engaged in the production and marketing of agricultural commodities, and acting as the main point of communication between the NAPI Board of Directors and corporate operations. The CEO is responsible for setting strategy and direction for NAPI in accordance with its purpose, modeling and setting NAPI's culture, values and behavior, building and leading the NAPI Management Team, and allocating capital to NAPI's priorities.

The person we are seeking for this position must have a proven track record in Leadership (operational, financial, etc.), must understand commodities trading and risk management, and possess some knowledge/experience in food processing, production and sales. This position is full-time, and the successful candidate will be someone who can work with and take direction from the NAPI Board of Directors, be self-sufficient in developing and executing initiatives and work with a close team of management professionals to assist in operating a profitable agricultural business.

Education, prior work experience, and specialized skills and knowledge:

Bachelor's Degree required (Master's Degree preferred) in Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, or directly related discipline.

Ten (10) years progressive experience in agri-business, agronomics, marketing, logistic, and administering contracts; managerial experience in an agricultural environment highly preferred.

NAPI is an enterprise of the Navajo Nation. Hiring will be done in accordance with the Navajo Preference in Employment Act ("NPEA"). No phone calls. Serious inquiries apply with resume and applicable documented experience attached. Compensation based on qualifications. All applications can be submitted to Navajo Agricultural Products Industry, ATT: Human Resources Dept. P.O. Box 1318 Farmington, NM 87499.

Please also visit our website at to view details of the position and download an application form.

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