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Managing Director


Lead the transformation of our pioneering organic food business
Zsamboki Biokert was set up in 2010 to build an organic market garden in Zsambok to
supply organic vegetables to customers in Budapest and Godollo. Our goal is to create a
thriving venture which grows healthy foods while enriching soil and biodiversity and
strengthening the community.
Today we run a popular box scheme which delivers to 10 pick-up points in and around
Budapest and runs a well-established stall at the organic market in Budapest with a loyal
base of customers.
We see an opportunity to grow our box scheme business significantly and create a
financially strong venture with a strong committed community and bringing about ecological
improvements to the Hungarian countryside and beyond.
We are hiring a Managing Director to lead the transformation of our box scheme business
and grow it substantially.


The role


The Managing Director is responsible for the venture’s success. Working with the owners,
the Managing Director will be responsible for putting our vision and strategy into practice.

         The role includes:
- Creating the right organisational structure to ensure effective operations
- Building a great team, motivating and empowering them and maintaining a positive
- Building the popularity and reputation of the business
- Creating a great commercial operation, focussed on increasing the customer base by
an order of magnitude and providing them with a high quality service
- Building and maintaining our network of reps and collection points
- Building and running efficient fulfilment and logistics
- Building a procurement operation ensuring quality product, reliable supply and
fostering strong relationship with current and new suppliers
- Ensuring the business is run in an efficient and disciplined way and implementing
appropriate policies and procedures
- Putting in place management reporting to the owners
- Ensuring fiscal and legal compliance

Capabilities, experience and personality

The successful candidate is likely to be someone who has worked in a bigger business with
a strong consumer focus and is now looking for a challenge in a small business with a very
strong social and environmental purpose. This is not a requirement but we think it’s the right
kind of experience we are looking for.
They should be experienced at building up a business or business line. We are looking for
someone who is particularly strong in consumer marketing. They will be commercially astute
and entrepreneurial.
They should be strong operationally, with a focus on process and getting things done.
They should be strongly committed to sustainability and good quality nutrition.
And they should be a caring person, a good listener and honest, with a high level of integrity.
Package to be agreed. Ownership in the business is available.
Please send your application to

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