The Sector Lead will be responsible for defining clear sector plans and recommending impactful strategies for the banana sector toward the goal of sector transformation. As part of this, the sector lead will convene internal cross-functional teams in order to co-create organizational sector strategies and plans and facilitate alignment of these plans with individual department plans.
S/he will also manage select global key account in banana to identify and leverage concrete market opportunities that accelerate farm impact. The sector lead will articulate and drive strategy with key global multi-stakeholder platforms. The Sector Lead will also work to develop our program in other fruits and juices and will provide input into our evolving retail strategy. Finally, the banana sector lead will drive the banana sector strategy on behalf of markets and will work closely with other relevant departments such as Core Markets, Tailored Programs, Regions, Themes and Partnerships, Advocacy and beyond.
Convene a cross functional team to drive organization sector strategy and plan in bananas.
Drive opportunities with key global accounts and multi-stakeholder platforms to advance sector plans and work closely with leads in core markets to continue to identify other market-facing opportunities.
Build and drive the banana sector strategy for market transformation.
Position Rainforest Alliance as a thought leader on sustainability in the sector and cultivate change agents within the banana sector that can spearhead the structural changes needed to build a more sustainable industry.
Work closely with the retail strategy lead to develop and drive intervention strategies with retail partners.
Facilitate quarterly cross-functional sector working group review meetings
Ensure the growth of demand for Rainforest Alliance sustainability offerings in the sector
Continue to develop our program in other fruits and juices including working on development of the revenue and traceability systems for these crops.
Commensurate with experience.
Only candidates authorized to work in country of application will be considered.
Please send your application (max. 1 page motivation, max 2 page resume) no later than May 6, 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org, mentioning ‘Sector Lead Bananas and other Fruits & Juices’ in the subject line. For questions about this position, please contact Aparajita Bhalla.