Project Manager, Sustainable Food Group

Website IPM Institute of North America

Full-time project manager position available with a growing independent non-profit organization working to improve sustainability in agriculture and communities. The project manager will be responsible for overseeing several projects of IPM Institute’s Sustainable Food Group, focused on supporting companies in the food and agriculture sector to create high-impact outcomes for their business, people and the environment.

Responsibilities include project management, data analytics, communications, training, program evaluation and reporting. Key projects include the Potato Sustainability Alliance, a unique alliance of potato processors, farmers, distributors and restaurant chains focused on defining, measuring and advancing potato sustainability using robust metrics to drive improvements in productivity and profitability while protecting the environment.

The individual in this position will work with project teams, project partners, clients and project scientists to manage, develop and evaluate activities that help advance sustainable agriculture.

The ideal candidate will have excellent (data) analytical skills, strong attention to detail, project management experience and knowledge in and demonstrated commitment to sustainable agriculture. Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office are essential. Experience in R data analysis and Spanish language proficiency a plus.

Flexible schedule, 35- 40 hours per week, hourly compensation commensurate with skills and experience. Our growth provides for excellent opportunities for long-term advancement. Benefits include health insurance, retirement plan, and paid vacation and holidays. Located on the Isthmus and near bus routes.

The IPM Institute of North America, Inc. is a non-profit organization formed in 1998.  Our mission is to improve sustainability in agriculture and communities by using the power of the marketplace. Our Sustainable Food Group team works on more than a dozen projects to increase adoption of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and other sustainability best practices by companies in the food and agriculture sector.

Please send a resume, cover letter, salary history and three professional references to Ariel Larson at alarson@ipminstitute.org.

To apply for this job email your details to alarson@ipminstitute.org