Vacancies

Head of Regenerative Agriculture

Activity
Peterson and Control Union
Location
London

JOB SUMMARY

Control Union UK has an excellent opportunity for a Head of Regenerative Agriculture to join our sustainability team in the United Kingdom to support the development of our sustainability services.

The Head of Regenerative Agriculture will be working within the sustainability services department support agricultural supply chains in developing more sustainable practices.  This position will focus on the development and delivery of agricultural programs such as regenerative agriculture and sustainable sourcing. The aim of the role will be to develop and deliver sustainable agriculture strategies with areas of interest including reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, carbon programs and modelling of impact of farm operations.

You will be part of an enthusiastic team supporting companies to achieve their sustainability goals!

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Develop plans & strategies for sustainable agricultural projects and programs
  • Oversee the implementation of projects and programs
  • Improve processes and policies in support of our mission and our goals
  • Conduct stakeholder meetings and workshops
  • Develop proposals with the responsible account managers and technical staff
  • Support the team in business development
  • Collect, verify, analyse and present data to clients and colleagues
  • Monitor and coordinate the delivery of services

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Knowledge of sustainability issues in the agri-food sector and understanding of practices on farms
  • Knowledge of agricultural production (crops or livestock) and their supply chains
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a proactive approach to finding solutions
  • A strong blend of operational and commercial skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to interact with staff at all levels
  • Genuine interest in sustainable agriculture
  • Strong computer skills in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

 EXPERIENCE 

  • Degree in a relevant field such as international development, land economy, agronomy, or undergraduate degree plus minimum 3 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience and knowledge of regenerative agriculture criteria, GHG measurements and carbon accounting.
  • 3+ years technical experience within the agricultural sectors, preferably within a farming environment and in a multi-geographies context
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a proactive approach to finding solutions

ABOuT OUR COMPANY

 Control Union is a leading global organization supporting business to achieve their sustainability targets. Control Union operates across a range of sectors, from renewable energy, sustainable materials to food products. We provide certifications, auditing and sustainable programs.  With a presence in more than 70 countries, Control Union is uniquely placed to manage sustainability challenges with today's global marketplace.

HOW TO APPLY

 Please provide a CV, Covering Letter (outlining your suitability for the role) to Clawie@onepeterson.com.

All candidates will be required to confirm eligibility to work in the UK before starting employment

 

 

 

Craig Lawie | clawie@onepeterson.com
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