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Climate change, food security, biodiversity and people are all inter-related.

Paving the way towards environmental, economic, and social resilience cannot be achieved by one business alone: at Livelihoods, we bring together a coalition of actors who join forces to restore degraded natural ecosystems, build sustainable supply chains and improve the livelihoods of millions of rural communities who are the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change. 

                                                                                                      OUR MISSION?

Is to support the efforts of agricultural and rural communities to restore the natural ecosystems that are the foundations of their livelihoods, food security and income.

And the good news is, we are reaching scale: to date, we are the exclusive investment advisor of 3 impact funds (Livelihoods Carbon Fund 1, created in 2011, Livelihoods Carbon Fund 2, created in 2017 & The Livelihoods Fund for Family Farming, launched in 2015 to build sustainable supply chains with pioneering brands). A third carbon funds is under structuration to bring climate action at scale!

OUR ACTION?

Is strictly driven and governed by the principles defined in our Livelihoods Charter: we focus on creating the economic models that deliver results for farmers, business and the environment in a holistic approach.

These principles strike a chord in you? Be part of our intercultural team of agronomists, engineers, finance, carbon experts who share a common passion: drive a positive change for rural communities and natural ecosystems, together with a strong network of committed partners.

Current Job Openings

Monitoring & Evaluation – ESG Lead Officer

We are opening a new position in Livelihoods and are looking for our future M&E and ESG Lead Officer.

Fully integrated in the operational teams and reporting directly to the company’s COO, you will work with internal (Fund leaders, Project Managers…) and external (investors, implementing partners (NGOs), consultants…) stakeholders. You will embark on the journey towards streamlining relevant internal practices and processes, deploying the necessary tools and disseminating Livelihoods’ culture to make sure the projects’ mission is fulfilled.

We are looking for a passionate and result-driven professional with a strong technical background as well as a first-hand field experience in M&E, including managing the Environmental Social & Governance (ESG) dimensions.

Editorial & Digital Communication Officer

Are you passionate about ecology, agriculture, and social justice? Do you prefer action with impact to long talks? Are you perfectly fluent in English and have excellent written, digital, and oral communication skills? 

We’ll be happy to welcome you in Livelihoods Venture team! Within our Communication Department, we are looking for an Editorial & Digital Communication Officer, as a replacement of a maternity leave, for a full-time
6-month contract (beginning of April to early October 2022).

You will join a fast-growing and innovative team which shares a common passion: restore the natural ecosystems which are the foundations of life on earth, and support smallholder farmers be positive actors of change.

Senior Project Manager – Southeast Asia

Are you ready to make a change for the livelihoods of smallholder farmers while preserving natural resources?

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager who will source, co-create, and co-manage impactful agricultural and/or forestry projects with our civil-society field partners. Please note that the candidates must be based close to a South-East Asian Hub to travel to the field seamlessly (e.g., Jakarta, Medan, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok etc.). Each Senior Project Manager will manage a portfolio of projects from Southeast Asia. 

Senior Project Manager – West Africa

We are looking for experienced, hands-on agricultural and forestry project management professionals with practical field experience. Within a talented, committed, and agile team and with our private and civil society partners, the successful candidates will actively help us drive change towards regenerative agriculture.
This job post is for a Senior Project Manager who will source, co-create, and co-manage impactful agricultural and/or forestry projects with our civil-society field partners. Each Senior Project Manager will manage a portfolio of projects from the West Africa Region. We are looking for a Professional(s) to cover West Africa (Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria etc.), to be located in a place in the Region with a good regional air-traffic hub.

Senior Project Manager – East Africa

We are looking for experienced and talented hands-on agricultural and forestry project management professionals to drive a positive change for rural and agricultural communities, in East Africa.

This job post is for a Senior Project Manager who will source, co-create, and co-manage impactful agricultural and/or forestry projects with our civil-society field partners. Each Senior Project Manager will manage a portfolio of projects from the East African Region. We are looking for Professional(s) to cover East Africa (Kenya, Madagascar, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda etc.) to be located in a place in the Region with a good regional air-traffic hub.

Senior Project Manager – Latin America

We are looking for experienced,hands-on agricultural and forestry project management professionals with practical field experience, based in Latin America.

This job post is for a Senior Project Manager who will source, co-create, and co-manage impactful agricultural and/or forestry projects with our civil-society field partners. Each Senior Project Manager will manage a portfolio of projects from the Latin American Region: we are looking for professional(s) to cover Latin America (from Mexico to Patagonia) to be located preferably in Colombia or in a place in the Region with a good regional air-traffic hub.

Talent acquisition & development manager

Are you ready to be part of a passionate and growing team who acts daily to implement projects with strong environmental and social impact? We are looking for our future Talent Acquisition & Development Manager (« TADM »), a new position within our social business!

As the Talent Acquisition & Development Manager, you will play a pivotal role in identifying, hiring and developing an outstanding group of hands-on, impactful bunch of people across the globe. Your role will also be strategic, to contribute to and support the development, implementation, promotion, and monitoring of talent management solutions.

Are you passionate about talent management, social, environmental impact and development? We’ll be happy to welcome you to the team!

Carbon Operations Manager

In Livelihoods, we use carbon as a mean to better support rural and agricultural communities restore the natural resources which are the foundations of life on Earth.

We are looking for a Carbon Operations Manager, who will play a key role on the carbon management of our projects, from early, pre-feasibility modelling to offset issuances. But also, more globally, by being our inhouse expert identifying the ever-evolving standards and methodologies of the carbon market. You will play a pivotal role working closely with our Project Managers in the design and implementation of impactful projects around the globe.

This position may be based at the HQs in Paris, France, the European Union or, for outstanding candidates, in Asia, Africa or Asia. Livelihoods is a boots-in-the-ground company: the position will involve travel abroad to project sites.

Senior Project Manager: Regenerative Agriculture

Are you ready to make a change and accelerate the transition to regenerative agriculture for the benefit of farmers, soil health and natural ecosystems? 

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to embark on a regenerative agriculture journey in Europe! The following opportunity is for an experienced, hands-on agricultural and agroforestry project management professional with practical field experience. Within a talented, committed, and agile team and together with our private & civil society partners, the successful candidate will actively help us drive change towards regenerative agriculture.

Spontaneous Application

We are constantly looking for motivated team members who share our vision for resilience. If the above job openings don’t fit your profile but are interested in joining us, you can still contact us at:

JOBS@LIVELIHOODS.EU

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