Business Development Manager

A newly created role for an individual who is looking for the opportunity to take ownership, drive growth and be part of a global team while leading the development of new services and income opportunities.

The Business Development Manager role will be required to work closely with respective Regional Directors and program delivery managers in identifying, developing and delivering toward priority new services and products seen as providing value to the members.  The position can be based anywhere within the general confines of a sugarcane producing region or be based at Bonsucro’s central office in London, UK.  The role does require a moderate amount of global travel for new business development and oversee successful regional delivery.

The role is focused on growing and diversifying Bonsucro’s overall revenue from programmes, products and services. The key focus of new business delivery is aligned with Bonsucro´s vision as a platform for change based on providing valuable services and products to our members supporting attainment of continuous improvement in farming and milling operations.

The role will be instrumental in turning Bonsucro’s value proposition into income streams, leading partnerships from inception to full execution and retention. The Business Development Manager will also identify funding opportunities from public and private donors and develop and write appropriate proposals in close liaison with colleagues and members, overtime creating and managing a pipeline.

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Deadline for applications: rolling

Finance & Administration Executive

Bonsucro is looking for a Finance & Administration Executive.

In this newly created role, the successful candidate will take ownership of Bonsucro’s bookkeeping and provide additional support to the Finance & Risk Manager on a wide range of finance, HR and administrative matters. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who is looking to build on existing skills, support a growing organisation and be part of a small and dynamic team at the heart of global sustainability.

Reporting to the Finance and Risk Manager, you will provide support with finance, administration, payroll and basic accounts management, as well as supporting the CEO and teams with other administrative requirements as needed. You will also be responsible for maintaining and improving the effective functioning of the London office space, and supporting the organisation of logistics in regard to board and committee meetings, staff meetings, corporate level workshops and team-building events.

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Deadline for applications: 28 September

Regional Coordinator Brazil

A newly created role for someone who would like to support Bonsucro’s Brazil-based members.

Reporting to the Regional Director for Latin America, you will be responsible for supporting member engagement in Brazil and provide regular updates to members on Bonsucro operations. Playing a key conduit role for information flow from regional members back to Bonsucro, you will channel aspirations, wants and needs from members back to Bonsucro. The role will actively work with the Membership Manager in driving member recruitment and retention. It is envisaged the role will be a key support in resolving issues between Bonsucro and its members, and between members, in regard to sustainable sourcing and its promotion.

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Deadline for applications: 31 August

Consultancy: Revising the Bonsucro Mass Balance Chain of Custody Standard

Bonsucro Chain of Custody Project

Bonsucro is looking for a consultant to revise our Mass Balance Chain of Custody Standard. The Consultant will be responsible for managing the standard review process and for developing a revised Chain of Custody Standard and supporting guidance document. The ultimate objective is to create an accessible/auditable standard to increase uptake of Bonsucro certified sugarcane-derived products.

To complete the project, the following activities will be required:

  1. Standard review – based on desktop research on best practice/key learnings of similar peer schemes and input from stakeholder survey on suitability of current standard.
  2. Revised Standard and Guidance development – based on findings from the review (and guided by the working group), a draft of the revised standard will be issued for public consultation with feedback used to create the final revised chain of custody standard and supporting guidance document.
  3. Stakeholder engagement – regular consultation with a Working Group (organised by Bonsucro) will be required throughout, along with a stakeholder survey and public consultation.

Please send application to with ref: Chain of Custody Revision in subject heading. Closing date for submissions is 27th August 2018. 

Deadline for submissions: August 28, 2017

All work to be completed and finalised by mid-December 2018.

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