Are you our new Executive Director? The application process is open.


The Cherry Pickers have been exclusively retained to recruit an Executive Director for the Sustainable Agriculture Network.

About The Sustainable Agriculture Network

 The Sustainable Agriculture Network is an international network of NGOs focused on building a world where agriculture delivers biodiversity conservation and sustainable livelihoods. The organization develops programs, systems and tools for their members to more effectively work with farmers, companies and donors to accelerate and deepen the positive impact they can make as partners on a journey of change.

Based on almost 20 years’ experience working with agricultural supply chains, SAN has learned that the most effective way to advance sustainability is to focus on impacts, tailoring the work to the local needs and supporting farmers to continuously improve. SAN designs programs and customized solutions that enable transparency along supply chains, support farmers on the ground, deliver on sustainability goals and manage sustainability data and the communication of impacts.

Summary of the role

 The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for proposing and implementing the strategic direction of the Sustainable Agriculture Network and managing the operations of the organization to ensure that its goals are achieved.

 The ED leads SAN’s institutional representation and works closely with SAN members to strengthen and grow its network.

 The role will ideally be based in Western Europe or the United States.

 Remuneration: US$120,000

 For a full Job Specification please click on the following link: Job Specification

To apply for this role please send your CV as a word document of not more than 3 A4 pages and a cover letter, of not more than 2 A4 pages, to summarise how your experience and skills are a match to this role to: 

The closing date for applications is 10th February 2019.