Supervisor : Senior AFOLU Advisor
Type of Appointment : Full time, local hire position
Organization : Pact
Location : Bangkok, Thailand
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance and more. This expertise is combined in Pact’s unique integrated approach, which focuses on systemic changes needed to improve people’s lives.
Pact strives for a world where all people are heard, capable, and vibrant. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities. The USAID Green Invest Asia project helps realize this objective by working to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by catalyzing private sector finance to upscale and drive investment in the agriculture, forestry, and other land use (AFOLU) sector toward low-emission yet profitable business models. To achieve this, the project is:
The Sustainable Business Manager will be based in the Bangkok office and have a lead role in managing the project’s sustainable, climate-smart agriculture and forestry business development pipeline. The position will work in collaboration with other team members to assess investment opportunities, build and manage corporate partnerships, and assist in delivering technical assistance to companies designing and implementing sustainable landscapes activities that are profitable, enhance sustainable land management, and contribute to reducing GHG emissions. He/she will contribute to ensuring successful functioning of project activities, including working with the Senior AFOLU Advisor and team members to ensure overall quality of project planning, production of annual work plans, operating budgets, etc. Occasional travel to/in Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam is expected for this position.
The ideal candidate has a passion for, and knowledge of, environmental sustainability in the agriculture-forestry sector, experience working with private sector businesses, solid understanding of land use and climate change issues in the Southeast Asia region, and excellent management and communication skills. S/he will be responsible for supporting the development and management of a pipeline of investment projects in sustainable land management in the AFOLU sector in Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam, and the Philippines. The Sustainable Business Manager reports to the Senior AFOLU Advisor and collaborates with other team members as appropriate. Key responsibilities include:
Partnership management and coordination
How to Apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and CV to Pact Thailand Human Resources Unit via " Apply Now" to subject the position “SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MANAGER”. This position will remain open until filled.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.
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