Senior Strategy Consultant

Overview

Soil & More Impacts BV (SMI) is a specialized advisory firm that develops sustainable strategies for Food, Farming & Finance clients globally. We have offices in Amsterdam (NL) and in Hamburg (DE); www.soilandmore.com

You are a visible professional working hand in hand with a dedicated small team of agronomists and IT experts. This role is a unique opportunity to put your consulting expertise into play for really transforming interesting clients. We mostly work with frontrunning agri & food companies worldwide, who have a clear vision on their responsibility towards natural (and other forms of) capital. In particular, you will further develop our True Cost Accounting (TCA) approach, based on your expertise with similar methodologies such as Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), and our primary data.

Your base is either Amsterdam or Hamburg. Much client interaction will be with Dutch or German clients, but assignments can be more international.

Key activities

Most projects are in some way related to making impact via TCA, the sustainable future of farming and the complex interplay with different value chain actors and (sustainable) agricultural practices. Our TCA angle provides clients with tooling and content to take transformative action from field to strategic management level.

As senior strategy consultant, key activities will be:

  • Lead strategy / TCA projects
    • Responsibility for designated projects
    • Develop client solutions based on clients’ and SMI’s proprietary data, your analytical skills and conceptualization of solutions
  • Developing client relationships
    • Developing commercial relationships with clients and prospects
    • Connecting dots between measuring, managing, monetizing and marketing impacts and actively connecting touch points
  • Skilled external representative of SMI
  • Responsibility for the overall development of the company as senior
     

Required skills/experience

  • Pure business consultant with LCA knowledge and a clear link to and/or Agriculture, Business Economics, Accounting, Nature or Social sciences (academic level)
  • Demonstrable working experience with (multinational) corporate clients and track record in and/or: strategy, TCA (or similar methodologies), sustainability, impact measurement
  • Knowledge of agriculture and/or food systems and/or soil
  • Relevant working expertise: 7+ years
  • Both analytical/numerical & pragmatic/solution-oriented thinking skills
  • Structured worker with managerial/coordination skills
  • Commercial attitude, delivering client-centred solution, self-starting
  • Fluent in English & German. Understanding of Dutch or other language skills are a plus
  • Prepared to travel internationally
     

We offer:

  • Great possibility to perform an impactful job in the Food & Agri sector
  • Opportunity to be part of a young, innovative company
  • High visibility to clients at all levels and other stakeholders in the industry, engaging in positive projects
  • Room for steep personal development, creativity and making real impact
  • International work environment
  • Compensation package in line with our company profile

 

For more information, visit our website or contact Niels Dijkman (+31 6 30447404); niels.dijkman@soilandmore.com

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