Sustainability Program Manager for Palm business (open to be based across APAC) at Cargill
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Sustainability Program Manager for Palm business (open to be based across APAC)

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Job ID 230878 Date posted 09/02/2022 Location : Jakarta, Indonesia | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Job Purpose and Impact

The Sustainability Program Manager will provide input and drive implementation of our sustainability strategy and programs. In this role, you will work in the palm oil supply chains, with businesses, corporate team members, outside industry groups and with downstream customers with a goal of delivering practical sustainability solutions that enable our business to grow. The role will hold specific responsibility for compliance and grievance management in our Indonesia supply chain, plus regional and global responsibilities in selected strategic initiatives. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide insights and input into sustainability strategies and incorporate emerging opportunities and expectations of our customers as well as corporate goals.
  • Gain expertise and an understanding of various external programs, sustainable production schemes and digital technology solutions and common sustainability programs that the industry is using to decrease risks.
  • Collaborate in the development of programs to engage producers around sustainability practices, tools and technology, metrics or certifications that are economically sound, scalable and drive value for all stakeholders across the supply chain.
  • Drive the execution of project plans, working directly with suppliers, consultants and internal stakeholders to build engagement and trust with the business
  • Track key metrics around sustainability strategy and business goals to ensure the value and progress is transparent to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Implement and maintain a process to track actual results against commitments and report program performance outcomes to key stakeholders.
  • Partner with the marketing and communications teams to optimally position sustainability to tell the story of our efforts across the supply chain.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 4 years of related work experience 
  • Other minimum qualification may apply

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in Bahasa Indonesia is advantageous
  • Experience in palm oil supply chain, particularly in supplier management
  • Experience supervising a team
  • Experience in the development of processes as it relates to sustainability
  • Experience with project or program management, particularly with NGO and start-ups

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