Area Program Manager, West Sulawesi (to be based in Mamuju, Sulawesi)


Bandung, JB, ID, 40256

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

About the role


The position is responsible for the implementation of the project defined in each program in West Sulawesi. This includes controlling cost for the activity executed under his responsibility, managing staff, performance management of programs and standard operations, managing relationship with the customer(s) and partner(s), supporting M&E, client relation(s) and R&D.The implementation of program activity in West Sulawesi aims at creating positive return for the company, fulfill bean sourcing sustainability specs and volumes, fulfilling client and donor contracts and achieving positive impact for the performance of farmer organization performance and livelihoods of individual farmers.


You will be responsible for:

  • Develop, plan, manage and supervise the end-to-end implementation of the program(s) in West Sulawesi by the regular site(s) weekly field visits & monitoring
  • Prepare, monitor, and control sustainability program(s) on the ground, to ensure that the goal(s) of the program(s) is on track
  • Coordinate with program partner(s) to align the objective(s) and GAP to be passed on to farmers.
  • Initiate communication with the government or third parties related to the Sustainability program(s) and initiatives to identify farmers-related information
  • Develop, plan, manage, and supervise the overall Farm Services program implementation in West Sulawesi program(s)
  • Ensures the program(s) deliver tangible results for the customer(s) and farmers.


About you

  • Bachelor's degree in Agriculture Science. Agriculture/Business Administration Management
  • Fieldworker who has minimum 2-3 years experience managing and leading sustainability programs on the ground (palm oil, coffee, cocoa, others) and with experience to develop certification programs (RA)
  • Good understanding in:
  • Business management, field team management
  • Agricultural sector
  • Sustainability in agriculture, certification Rainforest Alliance or others
  • Business processes in cocoa farming (preferably)
  • Extensive knowledge in the agriculture sector, preferably in cocoa
  • Has good leadership & communication skill and ability to work together with various parties with different backgrounds
  • Posses analytical skills to draw recommendations for project development
  • Willing to be placed in Mamuju, Sulawesi Barat

At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong. #oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.

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