Location Eindhoven
Job-type Permanent
Salary €Competitive
Reference 20444

Are you experienced in project management and seeking a role in sustainability?

Our client is a global leader when it comes to agri-food commodity trading. They are building on this reputation to become a leading responsible value chain partner with ambitious, measurable targets. Their focus is driving greenhouse gas reductions in the agri-food value chain at a global scale. They adopt science-based methods, empower local perspectives, and speak the language of innovation. Their company culture is built on transparency and integrity. They play a leading role in many platforms and initiatives designed to promote sustainability in the food industry. Equally, they partner with notable companies and professionals to continuously improve traceability and the sustainability standards of food supply chains.

This forward-thinking client is looking for a Sustainability Program Manager to drive their ambitious vision forward.

The role:

In this role, you will be leading a boots-on-the-ground approach by collaborating with on-farm specialists. You will be situated in our client's rapidly growing sustainability function. You will have responsibility for the oversight of all projects in projects in several European countries at the moment, with plans to expand globally.

What you will be doing

  • You will collaborate with project partners to make a meaningful impact and drive forward best practices in the industry

  • You will develop an implementation approach, monitor the results, and lead the adaption of projects

  • You will innovate, with the help of a Climate Change Manager, both the approach and methodology used to place our client ahead in the industry

  • You will build a global network of customers, developing and sharing new knowledge on agri-food sustainability

  • You will support the sustainability product owner in both the development and implementation of their disruptive carbon calculation tool

What you should bring

For this role, our client is looking for someone who is result-driven, innovative and has strong people skills. You need to have an ambition for sustainability and the drive to work in an ambitious, forward-thinking company. You must have:

  • 5+ years of work experience in project management

  • Expertise in agriculture and farm sustainability

  • A collaborative approach so you can co-create success in a dynamic and scale-up environment

  • An ability to deliver successful projects, bringing an agile mentality and innovative solutions

Acre is supporting the hiring process for this position. If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please get in touch with Declan Murphy at declan.murphy@acre.com.