Head of Sustainability

Nufarm Americas

Location: Other

Job Type: Full time


  • Position Summary
  • As Nuseed continues to be on the forefront of the most innovative agricultural technologies , the Head of Sustainability will continue to pioneer our efforts to build our position as a leader in low-carbon renewable energy feedstock. Partnering with international and multicultural stakeholders will be crucial as they advance low carbon solutions, build a high impact team and drive policy change and brands recognition across the industry. This role will partner with senior leadership to drive the trajectory for future agriculture technology innovation, while leading our current low carbon value proposition.

  • Position Objectives & Primary Responsibilities
  • Lead an internal team and build industry wide coalitions to influence gov’t renewable energy policy for sustainable ag solutions
  • Positioning Nuseed as agriculture-based sustainability leaders to target end use customers and NGOs
  • Develop effective relationships with key customers, partners and third parties to further Nuseed’s renewable energy objectives, industry influence and regulatory leadership
  • Leveraging sustainability to identify opportunities for strategy evolution for Nuseed and our partners
  • Building an industry leading capability in compliance of all current and anticipated regulations and standards
  • Partner with commercial team to create a competitive advantage with advanced understanding of carbon modeling and data-led sustainability models and metrics.
  • Develop and lead a team of strong gov’t relations and regulatory affairs professionals to enhance strategic positions and positively influence outcomes to the Nuseed renewable energy business
  • Contribute to sustainability reporting efforts at Nuseed, including the support of annual sustainability reports and the tracking of key performance indicators, using carbon modeling and life cycle analysis to inform reporting and to identify areas for improvement
  • Provide Leadership Across Key stakeholders at Nuseed and beyond including NGOs, regulatory agencies, and other organizations involved in sustainability issues related to renewable energy
  • Contributing leadership to the development and implementation of the 10 yr Nuseed Renewable Energy Long Range Plan( LRP)
  • Understand competitive landscape and identify opportunities for Nuseed to win in the marketplace


  • Position-Specific Skills & Experience
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong background in sustainability, with experience in the clean energy/biofuel industry or a related field ideally in a global role with experience working across multiple regulatory jurisdictions.
  • They will have expertise in carbon modeling and life cycle analysis, and the ability to use these tools to inform decision-making and strategy development
  • Experience and a proven track record of success in building and leading teams, with a demonstrated ability to mentor and develop team members.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills, and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively communicate, motivate and lead in a remote environment
  • Demonstrated ability to scope, develop, and execute long term structural opportunities
  • Think big picture across regulatory and commercial to leverage negotiation skills; economic understanding and risks in opportunity evaluation
  • Ability to travel 30% of the time, both domestically and internationally.
  • Multiple languages a plus.
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