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Sustainability Analyst, Agricultural Commodities - Malaysia or Indonesia

Deadline: 30/06/2024

About Earthworm

With most of our staff operating directly on the ground where the issues are, we work with our members and partners to make value chains an engine of prosperity for communities and ecosystems.

We see a world where forests are a boundless source of materials and a home for biodiversity; communities see their rights respected and have opportunities to develop; workers are seen as productive partners, and agriculture becomes the instrument to feed a hungry planet and keep our climate stable.

Your Role

This role will be part of a passionate team working to resolve critical social and environmental issues globally, transforming supply chains of agricultural commodities. The scope of support that the Sustainability Analyst - Agricultural Commodities has is across all relevant supply chain solutions Earthworm Foundation is providing to each company. For example, supporting companies in their scope with grievance follow up, No Deforestation work, and a range of supply chain survey and transformation solutions implements.

As the Sustainability Analyst, you will be primarily responsible for:

  • Develop strategies to guide companies working on agricultural supply chains to implement actions that measurably impact people and nature and in turn support the company to achieve their commitments and goals (for example No Deforestation targets);
  • Analyse data available to feed those strategies and to identify pathways to attain the goals;
  • Ensure the implementation of those strategies within the regional scope, for example by coordinating meetings and activities with supply chain partners, in order to attain the goals;
  • Lead key external stakeholders’ relationships, in particular procurement teams and suppliers within Earthworm Foundation members’ supply chains (including the preparation and presentation of reports as needed, project site visits when required) to ensure progress is made;
  • Act as regional referent in providing key inputs and recommendations to Members for the development of reports based on supply chain knowledge and commodity specificities;
  • Provide expertise in agricultural commodities supply chains (palm oil, cocoa, and others), sustainable procurement and No-Deforestation topics to other internal team;
  • Be an active, engaging, and innovative team player, representing Asia on the global Sustainability Analyst - Agricultural Commodities team;
  • Collaborate with coalitions and industry peers, representing Earthworm Foundation on working groups as needed (e.g. No-Deforestation approaches, HCV/HCS, recovery plans etc).

Your Profile

Genuinely motivated to contribute your skills to a cause that generates positive impact to the global challenges of our time you have experience in engaging with commodities’ downstream companies and upstream suppliers. You also demonstrate a good understanding of environmental issues related to agricultural commodities (No Deforestation, Peat and Exploitation (NDPE) concept and implementation, especially for palm oil supply chain) corporate sustainability, and supplier engagement.

Your ability to identify key issues and risks combined with your appetite for finding creative, though pragmatic solutions when facing new challenges makes you a valuable asset to your team. Your excellent public speaking skills and the strength of your recommendations, enables you to present argu-ments and analysis in a structured, accessible and succinct manner to varied audiences.

Proactive, and well organized in your work you enjoy working independently while maintaining a high sense of country and organization’s goal. Value driven, hands-on and committed to effective collaboration in a dynamic organization and within multicultural team you will play a critical bridging function regarding the exchange of information and data between Global team and local teams, ensuring alignment and continuity.

Working Conditions

  • University Degree in relevant field preferable
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • To start as soon as possible
  • Full-time position
  • Fixed-term, 2 years contract
  • Fluent in Bahasa & English (written and spoken)
  • Office Based role in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Semarang or Jakarta (Indonesia)
  • Citizenship or valid work permit in the country

Joining us

If you are in search of having a meaningful impact, with a desire to innovate and act for the environment, this offer is for you! The team you would join is truly committed to and passionate about finding concrete solutions to improve relationship between People and Nature and regenerate ecosystems.

To join this adventure, apply by sending your application (resume and cover) at Sustainability Analyst, Agricultural Commodities Job in Jakarta - Jobstreet by 30/06/2024.

Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Good Luck !