Project Manager (Agrifood)

Temporary, Full-time · Amsterdam

About the Role

We are currently looking for an experienced Project Manager for our Agrifood and Biodiversity consulting team. For this role we are looking for someone who would like to apply their knowledge to help solve key challenges for the agrifood sector relating to nature and climate. 


We are looking for someone with strong experience in consulting and project management, ideally in agrifood or related sectors. You should be comfortable with external-facing client engagements, participation in business networks, and have a passion for digesting the latest developments in the fields of biodiversity and climate action and placing them in the context in which we work. You should have a strong network in the sector, a keen sense for relationship building and business development generally.  A strong understanding of systems thinking and sustainability concepts are key.


You should see yourself:

  • Assessing business impacts and dependencies on nature,

  • Making convincing recommendations on how companies and other stakeholders can take action,

  • Shaping emerging frameworks such as the SBTN and the TNFD

  • Keeping up to speed with developments in global biodiversity and nature policy,

  • Growing relationships with clients, leading project teams,

  • Developing further opportunities for Metabolic in the space.

Your profile
  • Fluency in English required,

  • 4+ years of experience in consulting and project management,

  • Education to the level of Bachelor's degree in the fields of sustainability, environmental sciences, sustainable development, conservation biology, or similar,

  • Demonstrated experience of working with key sustainability approaches such as systems thinking, corporate impact assessments,

  • Demonstrated experience in developing sustainability strategies,

  • Experience and passion for B2B sales and account management,

  • The ability to draw conclusions from quantitative and qualitative information,

  • Excellent communication skills,

  • For non-EU/EEA applicants: The role is dependent upon obtaining a visa to live and work in the Netherlands. Metabolic is a recognised visa sponsor and may support the successful candidate’s application for a work visa.

About us
Metabolic’s mission is to transition the global economy to a fundamentally sustainable state. We advise governments, businesses, and NGOs on how to adapt to a fast-changing global context. Combining systems thinking and data science, we map and understand local and global systems to assess where to intervene and develop solutions that can dramatically shift how the economy functions. 
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
Thank you for your interest working for Metabolic. Please fill out the following short application form. Should you have any difficulties please contact us ​via HR@metabolic.nl

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