Sustainability Manager Jobs - Touton


Job Title:    Sustainability Manager
Organization: Touton
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Sustainability Director Coffee, Geneva

About US:
Touton is a leading agro-industrial actor.  Our know-how builds on over 150 years’ experience of providing our customers with high quality commodities and services. n addition to delivering responsibly-sourced cocoa, coffee, vanilla and natural ingredients, we are now increasing our engagement in commodity-producing countries through processing operations in cocoa.

Job Summary: The Sustainability Manager will implement the company’s coffee sustainability vision providing a meaningful future for coffee growing communities and direct benefit to biodiversity.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
         Drive objectives and metrics for key programs of Touton Sustainability Plan in Uganda
         Develop and manage projects (e.g. impact assessments, budgets and reporting)
         Collaborate with partners to ensure efficient implementation of joint sustainability programs - Touton, suppliers, Governmental offices (UCDA, Narcori, NFA, etc), NGOs ( GCP, USAID, Solidaridad, aBi, GIZ etc)
         Through field presence, increase Touton voice in coffee policy discussions and enhance origin government relations
         Ensure the effective on-the-ground roll out and coordination of all initiatives, building local ownership by working closely with UCDA.
         Work across stakeholders to build and deliver Touton Service delivery model in Uganda - helping to establish local capabilities, liaise with relevant ministries to ensure partnership and project success, work with national and local governments on building an effective intervention strategy.
         Regular travel within Uganda to work with partners and abroad
         Support internal and external communications on Touton sustainability initiatives


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
         The applicant must hold an academic qualification in Business Administration, Food Science, Nutrition, Public Health or related field preferred; Master’s level desirable
         Five to eight years of relevant work experience
         The successful candidate will have a background or experience in the areas of rural development in Coffee growing communities, resilience & income diversification, food security, sustainable coffee farming (good farming practices, service provision, business development services, certification, deforestation & intensification), women’s/children’s issues, health & nutrition and other social issues.
         Ability to work both independently and on a large global team, show demonstrated success in working with governments’ agencies and NGOs, project development and management
         Excellent verbal, presentation and writing skills.
         Availability to travel (in-country) 20 - 30% of time
         Ability to obtain travel visa if needed
         Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including PowerPoint skills
         Proven communication skills in English and French is a plus

How to Apply:
All qualified and interested candidates should send in English, a cover letter with their motivation and an updated CV including references, to ug.merchant@touton.org

Deadline: Friday, 16th March 2018 by 5:00pm.

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