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Corporate Engagement Lead (Japan)

Global Food Partners Consulting, Pte. Ltd. is seeking a Corporate Engagement Lead to support its work with food and hospitality corporations in Japan.

Global Food Partners (GFP) is a Singapore-based multinational consulting firm that works with leading food and hospitality businesses to implement and maintain high animal welfare and responsible sourcing policies to improve their profitability and sustainability, with a focus on cage-free egg sourcing and production.

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About the role

The role of the Corporate Engagement Lead (Japan) is primarily to assist GFP's corporate policy team, engaging and working with food and hospitality industry leaders to implement their cage-free sourcing policies in Japan.

Scope of work

Key job responsibilities of the Corporate Engagement Lead include:

  • Lead outreach to and work with food and hospitality businesses (including food retailers, food processors/manufacturers, restaurant groups, food service providers, and hospitality companies) to source cage-free eggs and implement their cage-free policies in Japan.
  • Build and maintain long-term partnerships with above-mentioned stakeholders, working with decision-makers, sustainability, procurement, and other relevant departments at these companies, to help them implement their cage-free policies.
  • Proactively and creatively identify and develop new and existing opportunities for strategic partnerships with above-mentioned food businesses.
  • Work with the food and hospitality industries to ensure they have appropriate guidance and resources to successfully transition to higher welfare supply chains, with a focus on cage-free egg sourcing.
  • Work with egg producers to ensure they have appropriate guidance and resources to successfully transition to higher welfare production practices, with a focus on cage-free egg production, when requested by GFP’s Science & Extension team.
  • Develop GFP’s brand in terms of corporate interest and raise its profile and reputation as a sought-after corporate partner and a leader in the field.
  • Serve as a point of contact for corporate contacts and other stakeholders in the country.
  • Assist in the organisation of corporate-focused workshops, events, and other engagement initiatives.
  • Provide language support when necessary, including translation and interpretation of materials, and at events, and meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned by the corporate engagement director and/or the country lead.

Requirements

We are a small, dynamic team seeking a highly motivated individual to contribute to our work. The successful candidate will:

  • Have a strong commitment to advancing higher welfare farm animal production.
  • Have excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Work well in a team as well as independently.
  • Be fluent in business English and Japanese, both written and spoken.
  • Have corporate policy and project management qualifications or experience, ideally in CSR, sustainability, responsible sourcing, or animal welfare and supply chains.

Details and How to Apply

  • Position type: Consultant/Independent Contractor
  • Hours of work: Up to 40 hours per week
  • Rate of pay: The rate of pay will be calculated on an hourly basis and will be based on, among other things, a candidate’s experience, education, and geographic location.
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan. You will mainly be working remotely with regular virtual team meetings.
  • Application Deadline: 29 February, 2024, 11.59pm SST. We will be assessing candidates on a rolling basis, so please apply now.
  • Application process: Please send the following to apply@globalfoodpartners.com with the Subject “APPLICATION: Corporate Engagement Lead Japan”:
  • Your CV and cover letter including what motivated you to apply for the role and why you would be a good fit for the role (of 1-2 pages); and
  • Optional – other materials you think would be relevant to your application such as samples of your previous work.

Global Food Partners is committed to creating the most diverse and inclusive environment possible, free from bias and discrimination both during the application process and on the job. We simply seek out the best talent who share in our mission and vision. We prioritise hiring people from underrepresented groups and strongly encourage people of every colour, orientation, age, gender, and origin to apply.

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