Consultant/Senior Consultant Sustainable Supply Chains (London)

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Location

London United Kingdom

Company

South Pole

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As part of the Sustainable Supply Chain team within the Consultancy and Services unit, you will work with global agricultural supply chains where we support clients to take concrete action in order to manage and mitigate their impact on climate, water and forest resources. Assignments include development of supply chain strategies in order to achieve climate targets through emission reductions and insetting, improve water stewardship or achieving deforestation free supply chains. This is a fast growing and dynamic business area with global market potential; if you are ready to take the challenge, then we are looking for you!

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Manage the deliveries of corporate consulting mandates on sustainable supply chains and agriculture, interacting closely with our clients
  • Plan mandates with necessary know-how and skill set to ensure the most efficient and highest quality implementation
  • Develop proposals with the responsible Key Account Managers and Senior Consulting staff
  • Assist in developing further sustainable supply chains and agriculture offerings
  • Thought leadership and marketing materials

Your profile

  • A University degree, ideally in Environmental Sciences, Agronomy, Environmental Engineering or related disciplines
  • 3-7 years of relevant work experience in the corporate sector of which at least partly in corporate consulting
  • Experience in working in international teams
  • Sound understanding of environmental sustainability challenges in multinational companies, especially with the integration of sustainability in supply chains and agriculture
  • Specific consultancy experience in sustainability and corporate supply chain risks with particular focus on climate, water and forests in agricultural supply chains
  • Experience in monitoring and quantification of environmental impacts along the supply chain on climate, water and forests
  • Experience in project management in a multi-stakeholder and multi-geographies context
  • Commercial skills and good business sense to be able to identify and seize opportunities in a challenging and competitive market environment
  • Practical experience with agricultural supply chains in tropical countries and project development / program management is desirable
  • Practical experience in sustainable procurement, change management and sustainability strategy development is desirable
  • Proven knowledge and network in the relevant fields
  • Excellent oral and written command of English
  • Professional proficiency in French and/or German is of advantage
  • National, or holder of a valid work permit in the host country


We offer

  • Work in a growing global profit for purpose company with a real commitment to sustainability and fighting climate change
  • Excellent team spirit, work within a large and international team of sustainability passionate professionals
  • A clear career development potential as part of the Sustainable Supply Chains team
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