Open Positions

Cocoa Project Manager

Support the operative business of 12Tree in Latin America. The Project Manager helps with project operations and existing projects and supports the COO in monitoring projects and reporting. It maintains regular contact with the service providers and monitors compliance with social and ecological standards within the framework of the sustainability guidelines. The Project Manager regularly exchanges information with other project managers from the region in accordance with a Best Practice approach.


  • Participate in landscouting missions and report findings

  • Give technical support in the preparation of new project proposals for institutional investors

  • Prepare and execute annual budgets / budget control

  • Collaborate with the sales and sustainability departments

  • Contribute with ideas and measures for the development of value-chains

  • Monitor progress regularly and asses whether the measures taken are in accordance with the company's objectives.

  • Report on project progress, achieved goals or non-achieved goals and provide justifications

  • Monitor establishment and operastional costs of projects

  • Propose efficient organizational and operational structure

  • Report of potential risks to Country Manager and COO/ Risk Control



  • Academic degree in forestry or agriculture or many years of experience

  • At least 5 years of experience in agricultural operations

  • Professional competence in Latin American countries, country-specific knowledge, agricultural and forestry network, cultural knowledge

  • Technical knowledge in the use of agricultural machinery

  • Fluent English and Spanish mandatory

  • Load capacity and multi-tasking

  • Team player

  • Attention to detail

  • Flexibility for internal and international traveling

  • Organizational talent

  • Reliability

  • Comfortable in multi-cultural working environments

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Entrepreneurial thinking


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