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Nuveen Investments Farm Operations Manager in Santiago, Chile

The Agronomist will be responsible for supervising all the farming operations of the horticulture portfolio managed by NNC in Chile. Act as a trusted advisor and responsible for the company farming operations, conducted by third party crop managers. NNC Chile is in a growth process, and need some seniority to make sure the crop management is conducted correctly.

This position will be ultimately responsible for the farm operations in Chile.

Key accountabilities

  • Supervise the farm operations of a portfolio of primarily custom operated Chilean permanent crop properties in order to maximize their income returns and value

  • Work closely with local consultants, crop managers and other third parties in overseeing properties in the portfolio.

  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of on-site property managers and crop marketers.

  • Bridge between farm operations and fruit distribution.

  • Comptrollership of horticultural project development.

  • Elaborate farm reports in a monthly basis for management purposes.

  • Collaborate with the investment management area in identifying new crops an regions with investment potential.

Key requirements

  • A hands-on approach.

  • Significant similar and relevant experience

  • Native Spanish and Fluent English

  • Being resilient and flexible.

  • Having ownership, responsibility and accountability.

  • Knowledge of Cherries, Table Grapes, Avocados, Citrus, Walnuts and/or Hazelnuts is desirable.

  • Past exposure in fruit distribution / exports is a plus.

Related Skills

Business Development, Client Relationship Management, Collaboration, Data Analysis, Financial Modeling, Investment Reporting Oversight, Investments, Market/Industry Dynamics, Natural Capital Investments, Nuveen Products/Services Acumen, Relationship Management, Story Telling

Company Overview

Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, listed equities and alternatives. Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future. For more information about the firm please visit our website at

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