Earthworm Foundation is an international dynamic non-profit organization which helps companies transform their supply chains across the world for the benefit of people and nature.
Earthworm Foundation is seeking a motivated Field Project Manager, based at les Hauts-de-France, to replace a vacant position (the contract will start at 50% over June (and July), then on a full-time basis).
The successful candidate has experience in project management in the field of agro-ecological transition, excellent communication and writing skills, is passionate about working with farmers and suppliers to generate value, and is interested in a career with a dynamic non-profit that builds relationships with companies, suppliers, retailers, farmers with the aim of accelerating the transition to sustainable agriculture and the development of the Living Soils initiative.
The Field Project Manager will be based into the Hauts-de-France region, in order to be a part of the ground situation and the strategy part in Lille. She/He is keen to drive innovation at the national level by working collaboratively with farmers and suppliers to understand their business, to improve their collaboration with the Living Soils initiative.
The Living Soils initiative has 2 main objectives:
The Field Project Manager will continuously seek new opportunities and present ideas to increase the development of regenerative agriculture in existing supply chains. He/she should be a self-starter and innovator who have very good relationship with the agricultural environment to create new partnerships.
The Field Project Manager will work in a team, in close collaboration with the Project Manager and the Project Officer of the Living Soils initiative. A very large place is left to the autonomy of the team members but cohesion will be the key for high quality of deliverables. The supplier support strategy will likely evolve, the field coordinator will have to co-construct it with the other members of the team.
About Earthworm Foundation
Earthworm Foundation currently has presence in 19 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
Development of partnerships with training organizations/technical partners
BAC +5 - specialty in agronomy / environmental management.
More than 2 years - Experience in project management in the field of agro-ecological transition.
Working conditions / Physical effort:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV via email to email@example.com by 17/07/2020. Please put your last name and Soil2020 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.