Managing Consultant - Agribusiness

Posted 19 January 2023
Salary $DOE
Job type Permanent
Discipline Sustainability
Contact NameLouis Blaser

Job description

Job Description:

My client, a leading Sustainability Consultancy, are seeking an experienced Managing Consultant to be a senior member of their agricultural value chain practice. The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of the environmental and social impacts of agricultural value chains, and a track record of delivering sustainable solutions to improve their performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading and managing a team of consultants to deliver sustainable solutions to clients within the agricultural value chain space.

  • Building and maintaining relationships with key clients within the agricultural and consumer goods space industry, including farmers, processors, retailers, and NGOs.

  • Identifying and pursuing new business opportunities within the agricultural value chain space, and developing proposals for potential clients.

  • Developing and implementing sustainable solutions to improve the performance of agricultural value chains, such as certification schemes, supply chain mapping, and stakeholder engagement.

  • Providing expert advice and guidance to clients on sustainability issues within the agricultural value chain.

  • Collaborating with other teams within the consultancy to deliver integrated sustainability solutions.

  • Preparing reports and presentations to communicate findings and recommendations to clients.


  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in sustainability consulting, with a focus on agricultural value chains.

  • Proven experience managing teams of consultants.

  • Strong analytical skills, including experience with tools such as LCA, LCC, and life cycle assessment.

  • Proven experience in developing and implementing sustainable solutions within agricultural value chains.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders at all levels.

  • A degree in agriculture, environmental science, or a related field.

  • Knowledge of sustainability standards and certifications, such as Fairtrade, Rainforest Alliance, and UTZ.

  • Experience working with remote teams and in cross-cultural environments.

  • Proven experience in business development and building client relationships.