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Food Sustainability Manager

Employer
hireful
Location
Godalming, Surrey
Salary
£33,000-40,000 (Depending on experience)
Closing date
25 May 2022

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Function
Management
Sector
Environment / Conservation
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

They are now looking for an experienced Sustainability Manager to join their Food Business team.

Our client is the leading international farm animal welfare charity, campaigning to improve the lives of millions of farm animals through advocacy, lobbying for legislative change and positive engagement with the global food industry. Their established Food Business programme aims to raise baseline standards for farm animals by securing commitments, ensuring compliance and facilitating implementation of higher welfare policies and practices. Their work is based on scientific evidence and best practice and as such they are recognised as the credible partner on farm animal welfare to the major food retailers, food service companies and manufacturers. In their mission to end factory farming of food animals, they are developing an ambitious plan to drive systemic change for a Sustainable Food System at the global level. This includes a new objective to reduce the over reliance on animal-sourced foods, whilst encouraging a move towards regenerative nature-positive farming. Their approach will be to engage with food companies and major corporations via a two-prong approach:

i. High level engagement at CEO level with influential corporations in support of systemic change
ii. Food Business engagement with leading food companies to drive change in production and consumption patterns (as well as welfare)

About the role:

The Food Sustainability Manager will be responsible for the on-going management and further development of global tools and resources that will inspire and drive corporate reduction strategies.

These tools and resources will be appropriate for food businesses, aligned to corporate ESG initiatives and will be in line with their target to reduce consumption of meat, fish, dairy and eggs and will support the broader sustainability agenda. Responsibilities will also include tracking developments in the global protein diversification market. By providing a framework for change, this role offers a unique opportunity to make a lasting impact for farmed animals and sustainable food production within a dynamic team and influential organisation. The right candidate will have proven experience of sustainability reporting and/or/benchmarking systems to drive change and will be commercially astute. The candidate will also have proven knowledge and experience in an area of food sustainability, ideally with a strong understanding of supply chain management and/or regenerative agricultural systems

Our client is located in bright, modern offices; just 2 minutes’ walk from Godalming mainline station (45 minutes from London Waterloo).

How to apply:

Please complete the online application form and upload your CV and covering letter detailing how you meet the person specification of the job description.

They  would like applications as soon as possible as these will be reviewed regularly and interviews may take place on a rolling programme.

In order to comply with legal requirements, as part of their selection procedure we ask all potential employees to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.

Why work for them?

For animals, people and planet: They are on a mission to end factory farming and create a world where fresh air and sunshine are natural parts of any farming system.

To expand your current skills, develop your career and make a difference to the lives of billions they offer 25 days paid holiday

45 minutes by train from London Waterloo, their international headquarters are in Godalming near Guildford, a picturesque market town on the banks of the River Wey.

They occupy modern, bright open plan offices just two minutes walk from Godalming station

Free parking

Location: HQ Based, Godalming, Surrey (Hybrid flexible working available, with at least 2 days in the office per week)
Job type: Full time, Permanent
Hours: 37
Salary: £33,000-40,000 (Depending on experience)

Closing date for applications: 31st May 2022

You may have experience of the following: Campaign Manager, Sustainability Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Food Business Manager, Account Manager, Project Manager, Commercial Manager, Food Business Project Manager, Partnership Manager, Charity, Project Management, NFP, etc.

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