Sustainability Project Officer

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We are looking for a Sustainability Project Officer who will develop new project initiatives and partnership proposals to drive sustainable business development across Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia.

Key Responsibilities:

Project Administration:

  • Compile comprehensive overviews of sustainability initiatives across Business Units.
  • Contribute to designing and implementing a project KPI framework in collaboration with the data management team.
  • Administer key sustainable business opportunities and conduct literature research to support project development.
  • Facilitate integration of digital data tools into sustainability projects across Business Units.

Project Fundraising:

  • Conduct market research to identify potential funding sources for sustainability projects.
  • Draft proposals in partnership with Business Units, encompassing Project Rationale, Budget Overviews, Theories of Change, and Business Cases.
  • Coordinate with external consultants to enhance project proposals.
  • Ensure seamless handover of approved projects to Business Units for implementation.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences, sustainability, or natural resources management.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in project development in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, or Southeast Asia.
  • Proficient in project writing, with a focus on sustainability.
  • Familiarity with carbon accounting, social and environmental supply chain issues, climate change, deforestation, gender empowerment, and farmer capacity building.
  • Previous experience in a commercial environment, preferably in corporate sustainability.

How to apply

Applications and updated CVs should be submitted to [email protected] under the title: DRS Sustainability Project Officer – Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia*. Due to the high number of applications received via the DevelopmentAid website, we can reply to shortlisted candidates only. Please note that the above requirements can be modified during the recruitment process according to the client’s procedures.*

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