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Job: Sustainability Programme Manager, FAI Farms, Remote, UK

FAI farms

Advertiser's description (via FAI Farms)

As a Sustainability Programme Manager at FAI, you will bring value to FAI's clients and drive sustainability in the food sector through initiating and building client relationships, as well as shaping the development, delivery, and expansion of FAI's data and strategic consulting services.

You will be an exceptional client-facing individual capable of delivering project management, client value and technical expertise that helps drive sustainable and regenerative food systems.

Working alongside our international team of strategists, scientists, data analysts, software developers and supply chain experts, your role will include:

  • Client account and programme delivery: support the planning, delivery and implementation, monitoring and evaluation of FAI's multi-stakeholder programmes and key client accounts, including budgeting and communications
  • Product delivery: including attendance at client meetings, management of the delivery process from specification to development and delivery and preparation of technical client reports and presentations
  • FAI data systems and product offer development: scoping of new development needs, specification input, and communication of development needs that deliver for our team and clients.
  • New business sales: identifying new opportunities and effective solutions to existing and new client challenges as part of wider FAI team

We’re keen to hear from a range of applicants with applicable experience. You should be able to demonstrate that you can meet some, or all, of the following requirements:

  • Highly self-motivated and autonomous with effective time management abilities
  • 'Can-do' attitude with a proactive approach to solving problems and a drive to get things done
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships and work collaboratively at all levels
  • Able to deliver high-quality work that aligns with FAI’s mission and business objectives
  • Excellent communicator with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to deliver quality work on time for multiple, simultaneous projects
  • Comfortable with working remotely and with colleagues in a variety of international locations

Please also demonstrate how you meet some, or all, of the following requirements:

  • Proven experience in building client relations and working collaboratively with team members and partners to understand and deliver value to our partners. (Please note this is an essential requirement)
  • Demonstrable skills in project management, including proposals, project planning, budgeting and monitoring.
  • Proficiency in new business development and sales targeting.
  • Knowledge of Data Systems, Environmental Science, Sustainability, Agriculture or a similar related discipline, as either Degree-level qualification or equivalent practical and industry experience.
  • Working technical knowledge and experience in the application of data tools in agriculture or supply chain management.
  • Knowledge of livestock production systems.
  • Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Office, and data handling competency, business intelligence packages.


Read more here. The closing date is 31 March 2023.