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Biodiversity Specialist - Regenerative Agriculture

Biodiversity Specialist - Regenerative Agriculture

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Position Snapshot

 

Location: Nestlé Research, Lausanne, Switzerland
Company: Société des Produits Nestlé S.A.
Act. Rate: Full-Time Act. Rate 100% 
Type of contact: Permanent contract
 

What we offer at Nestlé
 

Flexible work policies in terms of core hours and working from home. Please talk to us during the recruitment process about what flexibility could look like for you! 
Genuine opportunities for career and personal development 
Modern “smart office” locations providing agile & collaborative workspaces 
Dynamic international working environment 
Attractive additional benefits  
 

Position Summary

 

Nestlé Research is based in Lausanne, Switzerland, employs approximately 1000 people and is comprised of five Nestlé Institutes: Material Sciences; Health Sciences, Food Safety & Analytical Sciences, Packaging Sciences and Agricultural Sciences. Please have a tour of our facilities using this link or read more about Nestlé Research at our website.  Please follow us on Nestlé R&D on LinkedIn.  

 

As a Biodiversity Specialist – Regenerative Agriculture, you will lead and execute biodiversity science research and innovation - in line with the overall Agricultural Sciences strategy

 

We offer a dynamic, inclusive, and international working environment with many opportunities across different companies, functions, and regions. Don’t miss the opportunity to join us and work with different teams in an agile and diverse context. 
 

A day in the life of Biodiversity Specialist – Regenerative Agriculture

 

  • Gather, interpret and evaluate information about the impact of the transition to regenerative agriculture production systems on biodiversity, including their spatial and temporal variability across the agricultural production system landscape
  • Using the information obtained from this analysis, you'll inform and influence on diverse issues such as the impact of the operational integration of new technologies and approaches on biodiversity as well as their alternatives in different agro-ecological and socio-economic contexts
  • Research reports and make presentations on findings, including scientific and non-scientific reports
  • Interpretation of biodiversity science to inform company policy
  • Integration of biodiversity knowledge into aspects of agricultural production, role of agronomic practices in ecosystems and the transition to regenerative agriculture
  • Keep up to date with developments in biodiversity and regenerative agriculture science and related areas, as well as other environmental issues and legislative changes
  • Attendance at conferences to keep abreast of the latest developments and to network with people in the profession and in related industries
  • Proposals and bids for new research projects and funding, make presentations, and give seminars
  • Liaison and collaboration with members of the NIAS and other NR institutes
  • Build an effective network of agricultural R&D organisation and other partners and supervise the implementation of R&D workplans and KPI delivery
  • Liaise, coordinate and align on Nestlé's agricultural research projects' strategy with the project leads on Agricultural R&D and ensure the required reporting
  • Support the implementation of Nestle's agricultural R&D projects globally and support and facilitate external trials with farmers, governmental organisations and other partners
     

What will make you successful

 

  • Minimum MSc level 
  • Biodiversity specialist with global experience in the development and implementation of R&D in annual or perennial plant production systems or general agriculture
  • At least ten years’ experience in biodiversity sciences and agriculture
  • Degree in biodiversity or related discipline. Additional experience in the following subjects may increase your chances: plant science, environmental science, and agricultural production systems
  • Good understanding of global biodiversity / regenerative agriculture science issues. Proven scientific track record an advantage
  • Experience with partnership and stakeholder interaction
  • Fluent in English, Spanish and/or French would be a plus
     

 

At Nestlé, we want to help shape a better and healthier world, inspire people to live healthier lives and deliver impact at a scale and pace that makes a difference. We do this by fostering a diverse, friendly, supportive, and collaborative environment, that creates positive disruption, embraces innovation, and empowers people and teams to win.
We aim to hire friendly, respectful, inspiring people who care about the people’s lives that we touch every single day.
Be a force for good. Join Nestlé and visit us on www.nestle.com.

    .

Position Snapshot

 

Location: Nestlé Research, Lausanne, Switzerland
Company: Société des Produits Nestlé S.A.
Act. Rate: Full-Time Act. Rate 100% 
Type of contact: Permanent contract
 

What we offer at Nestlé
 

Flexible work policies in terms of core hours and working from home. Please talk to us during the recruitment process about what flexibility could look like for you! 
Genuine opportunities for career and personal development 
Modern “smart office” locations providing agile & collaborative workspaces 
Dynamic international working environment 
Attractive additional benefits  
 

Position Summary

 

Nestlé Research is based in Lausanne, Switzerland, employs approximately 1000 people and is comprised of five Nestlé Institutes: Material Sciences; Health Sciences, Food Safety & Analytical Sciences, Packaging Sciences and Agricultural Sciences. Please have a tour of our facilities using this link or read more about Nestlé Research at our website.  Please follow us on Nestlé R&D on LinkedIn.  

 

As a Biodiversity Specialist – Regenerative Agriculture, you will lead and execute biodiversity science research and innovation - in line with the overall Agricultural Sciences strategy

 

We offer a dynamic, inclusive, and international working environment with many opportunities across different companies, functions, and regions. Don’t miss the opportunity to join us and work with different teams in an agile and diverse context. 
 

A day in the life of Biodiversity Specialist – Regenerative Agriculture

 

  • Gather, interpret and evaluate information about the impact of the transition to regenerative agriculture production systems on biodiversity, including their spatial and temporal variability across the agricultural production system landscape
  • Using the information obtained from this analysis, you'll inform and influence on diverse issues such as the impact of the operational integration of new technologies and approaches on biodiversity as well as their alternatives in different agro-ecological and socio-economic contexts
  • Research reports and make presentations on findings, including scientific and non-scientific reports
  • Interpretation of biodiversity science to inform company policy
  • Integration of biodiversity knowledge into aspects of agricultural production, role of agronomic practices in ecosystems and the transition to regenerative agriculture
  • Keep up to date with developments in biodiversity and regenerative agriculture science and related areas, as well as other environmental issues and legislative changes
  • Attendance at conferences to keep abreast of the latest developments and to network with people in the profession and in related industries
  • Proposals and bids for new research projects and funding, make presentations, and give seminars
  • Liaison and collaboration with members of the NIAS and other NR institutes
  • Build an effective network of agricultural R&D organisation and other partners and supervise the implementation of R&D workplans and KPI delivery
  • Liaise, coordinate and align on Nestlé's agricultural research projects' strategy with the project leads on Agricultural R&D and ensure the required reporting
  • Support the implementation of Nestle's agricultural R&D projects globally and support and facilitate external trials with farmers, governmental organisations and other partners
     

What will make you successful

 

  • Minimum MSc level 
  • Biodiversity specialist with global experience in the development and implementation of R&D in annual or perennial plant production systems or general agriculture
  • At least ten years’ experience in biodiversity sciences and agriculture
  • Degree in biodiversity or related discipline. Additional experience in the following subjects may increase your chances: plant science, environmental science, and agricultural production systems
  • Good understanding of global biodiversity / regenerative agriculture science issues. Proven scientific track record an advantage
  • Experience with partnership and stakeholder interaction
  • Fluent in English, Spanish and/or French would be a plus
     

 

At Nestlé, we want to help shape a better and healthier world, inspire people to live healthier lives and deliver impact at a scale and pace that makes a difference. We do this by fostering a diverse, friendly, supportive, and collaborative environment, that creates positive disruption, embraces innovation, and empowers people and teams to win.
We aim to hire friendly, respectful, inspiring people who care about the people’s lives that we touch every single day.
Be a force for good. Join Nestlé and visit us on www.nestle.com.

Lausanne, CH

Lausanne, CH

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