with experience in project management, excellent communication and writing skills, passionate about working in supply chains to generate value and interested in a career with a dynamic non-profit that builds relationships with companies, governments and civil society organizations to bring responsible products to market.
The Project Lead is office- based but flexible to travel and is keen to drive change across supply chains. They will work collaboratively with a range of supply chain actors & industry stakeholders to understand their business, identify incentives for forest conservation & promote collaboration among actors.
The Project Lead will continuously seek innovative solutions to support palm oil industry actors to meet commitments of zero deforestation linked to palm oil supply chains. They will strive to identify & support implementation of changes which meet these commitments yet also meet economic needs of independent farmers, local governments, and other actors. He/she should be a self-starter and innovator who understands the complexity of implementing private sector sustainable supply chain commitments.
The Project Lead will work in a team, in close collaboration with the Earthworm Foundation Project Supervisor and also participate in the implementation of the project: supplier engagement, mill engagement & capacity building, field verification visits, integration of data platforms, consolidation, synthesis & analysis of a wide range of data to advise strategy on deforestation approach
About Earthworm Foundation
Earthworm Foundation currently has presence in 20 countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, India, and several locations within West Africa, Europe and the Americas. We employ more than 200 people worldwide and work with big and small companies, communities and producers of raw materials to create compelling cases of transformation. With an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, we work on the ground with people to create inspiring transformation stories. We focus on creating value, engage without judging and carry hope and a positive vision of the future.
What Makes Us Unique
Beyond providing advice on policy set up based on our strong technical expertise, we see the world through interactions and relationships. Operating between two worlds (NGO-Companies/Buyer-Supplier), we encourage our partners to look inside, and are not only their environmental conscience. In addition to traceability and assessments, we create and innovate solutions to the challenges companies and communities face.
What We Offer
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Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV via email to email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org the 6th of February 2020. Please put your last name and RDVProjectLead2020 in the subject line of the email. Successful candidates will be contacted by email for an initial interview. The position will be open until filled. Only candidates who send a full application will be considered. Only selected candidates will be contacted.