Freelancer-Sustainable Agriculture (Europe)

Date Published
Location

Switzerland

Company

South Pole Group

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Addressing environmental challenges in agricultural supply chains is of growing concerning for corporations moving forward in improving their environmental stewardship. South Pole Group is working on implementing sustainable agriculture solutions in corporate supply chains to address this issue. We are looking for freelancers with expertise on specific commodities, such as dairy, cocoa, coffee, sugar, palm oil, cattle, soy or cotton to support our projects team. In addition, you have experience on working on topics in either ch as smallholders, financing, capacity building, certification and sustainable production, carbon emission reduction, deforestation or water management in relation with the above commodities.

To support our project team with expertise on specific commodities, such as dairy, cocoa, coffee, sugar, palm oil, cattle, soy or cotton among others we are looking for freelancers with expertise on either of these commodities. In addition, experience on working on topics such as smallholders, financing, capacity building, certification and sustainable production, carbon emission reduction, deforestation or water management in relation with the above commodities is needed.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Support South Pole Group’s team of international experts during the implementation of mandates for corporate and public clients, as team members and/or senior experts
  • Work remotely with our team in Europe, Latin America and Asia
  • Occasional travels for site visits, client meetings or workshops as required by the relevant mandates

Your profile

  • A university degree, ideally in Agronomy, Environmental Science, Animal Science, Organic Agriculture or Sustainable/Rural Development
  • At least 5 years working experience in one of the following topics: smallholders, financing, capacity building, certification & sustainable production, carbon emission reduction, deforestation or water management in relation with specific commodities, such as dairy, cocoa, coffee, sugar, palm oil, cattle, soy, cotton and others
  • Awareness of current developments in the field of expertise related to Sustainable Agriculture
  • Proven knowledge and network in the relevant fields
  • Experience with working on site locations directly
  • Extensive coordination, project management, proposal writing and presentation skills

We offer

  • Collaboration in challenging and exciting mandates around Sustainable Agriculture for corporate clients 

  • Work with highly dedicated and motivated experts of South Pole Group’s dynamic team 


Why this is a green job

South Pole Group is an energetic, global company offering comprehensive sustainability solutions and services. With offices spanning all six continents, we strive to create a sustainable society and economy that positively impacts our climate, ecosystems and communities. With our solutions we inspire and enable our customers to create value from sustainability-related activities.

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