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Natural Capital Officer

Date:  10-Jan-2023
Country:  United Kingdom
Function:  Finance
Sub-Function:  Corporate Finance

The chances are you’ve already experienced a little of ofi today. One in five chocolate bars produced anywhere in the world use our cocoa beans and products. We supply enough coffee beans to brew over 90 billion cups of coffee and our nuts, spices and dairy products are used in millions of products around the world. But we don’t just source or grow the raw materials for these products: our team of chefs and food scientists are working closely with our customers, sharing our fresh ideas to inspire new concepts. Making it real at every step, from plant to palate.


Formed in early 2020, ofi is part of a strategic reorganization of Olam where a carve-out from Olam and listing on the UK stock exchange in planned in the second half of 2022.


ofi is a global leader at the forefront of food & beverage consumer trends. Through its complementary portfolio of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts and spices ofi delivers sustainable, natural, and plant-based ingredients & solutions to its global and diversified customer base.  ofi have 20,000+ employees, is in 51 countries and supplies food and raw materials to over 8,000 customers. 


We’re also driven by our Purpose – ‘Be the change for good food and a healthy future’. By working with ofi, you’ll be helping to create real impact on the ground. Sustainability is built into our business model - from our offices to our farming operations and supply chains, we’re acting across issues as diverse as farmer poverty, deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions.

Job Summary

A new role has opened within the Olam Food Ingredients’ Finance for Sustainability (F4S) team, reporting to the Department Lead - Finance for Sustainability (F4S), ofi. The incumbent will be responsible to implement projects focused on alignment and integration of Sustainability & Finance such as Multi Capital Accounting with key focus on Natural Capital Accounting, embedding Natural Capital in business decision making and Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD).

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (preferably in Environment / Sustainability / Social Studies). Finance background preferred but not mandatory.
  • 2-3 years of experience in areas such as Natural Capital Impact valuation, Environmental impact valuation, TNFD, Environmental sustainability, Environmental finance & economics, True cost accounting, Integrated capitals assessment etc.
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel and other data analysis tools.
  • Good power point presentation skills.
  • Prior Big 4 and/or Agribusiness experience is advantageous.


  • Identify and execute innovative projects related to Environmental impact valuation using relevant methodologies and guidance (e.g., Natural Capital Protocol, Value Balancing Alliance, TEEBAgri).
  • Work closely with ofi’s cross-function teams – Sustainability, AtSource, Finance and Operations departments and Business Units to collect, analyze and validate relevant Natural Capital related data.
  • Improvise and scale existing work on the Integrated Impact Statement (IIS) – focusing on Natural Capital Accounting.
  • Develop and draft the Integrated Impact Statement (IIS) to be published in the Annual Report
  • Work on IIS digital tool (Data automation) – to efficiently collate, drive, and track progress of Natural Capital accounting for the Business Units
  • Assist in delivering strategic value to various Business Units and to the Finance function to support the purpose of reimagining agriculture and supply chains.
  • Review any new or current external initiatives, standards, guidance released related to Sustainability & Finance.

ofi is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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