Senior Agriculture & Climate Consultant - Phnom Penh

Part time
Localisation Phnom Penh, Cambodia
No remote
5 yrs of exp.
Posted on 03-09-2024

Sevea Cambodia

Providing strategical & operational support to corporates, organizations and social enterprises in the development of their social impact strategies in emerging markets worldwide.

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  • Job title: Senior Consultant
  • Department: Agriculture, Rural Development, Climate Change Adaptation & Mitigation (or any other relevant sectors to Sevea)
  • Reporting to: Head of Department and/or CEO
  • Location: Phnom Penh (Cambodia) | Aquation Office (Koh Pich)
  • Type of contract: Local Contract | Full-time or Part-time
  • Starting date: ASAP in 2024
  • Gross Salary: 1,500 – 3,000 $/month

We are eager to exchange with you to see where you could bring the most added value to our team!


Our Mission is to catalyse change by supporting transitions towards sustainability.

Sevea is a team of passionate consultants committed to supporting all actors in the development sector, including Development Agencies, Corporations, NGOs, Governments, Investors, and SMEs. We have over 12 years of experience developing innovative programs, conducting sectoral studies, mentoring entrepreneurs, acting as experts in national or international development projects and advising private sector in their transformation. Our expertise spans across various sectors, including Agriculture, WASH, Energy, Environment, Climate Change & Sustainability, Business Mentoring & Change Management, Access to Finance & Green Finance.

Our team comprises entrepreneurs, experts, consultants, managers, project coordinators, admin, finance, and operation managers. We have a diverse team with an equal gender distribution women and men, and an equal representation of Cambodians and internationals.

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Agriculture & Rural Development Department: Supporting sustainable agriculture and agro-processing in Cambodia

  • 7 sub-sectors: Climate Resilient Agriculture | Forestry | Horticulture | Aquaculture | Agroecology | Value chain development | Transition Financing
  • Services: Training, Capacity building & change management | Program design, implementation, management | Study and assessment: feasibility. baseline and impact | Project evaluation & impact assessment | Innovation & Pilot project | Financial Analysis & Modelling | Market, sector & policy analysis


As a Senior Agriculture & Climate Change Consultant at Sevea in Cambodia, you will play a crucial role in providing strategic guidance and technical expertise to empower the agriculture & climate industry as a whole (private & public sector) in addressing climate change challenges and promoting sustainable practices. Working within our team, you will support impact-driven agricultural SMEs by assisting them in accessing finance, implementing climate-smart solutions, and developing resilient business models. Your knowledge and leadership will be instrumental in driving project success, fostering sustainable agricultural practices, and facilitating departmental growth.

As a Senior Consultant, you will work as a team leader overseeing the delivery of projects with a team of local and international consultants. Depending on the projects, you will work alone, in teams, or with the support of the CEO. The level of responsibility and autonomy will be adjusted based on the consultants’ profiles.

1/ Act as a key consultant

  • Undertake and develop a wide range of consultancy work. The work may include contributing to studies, cost-benefit analyses, sector knowledge reports, participating in productive project meetings, leading field surveys and data collection activities, organising training for beneficiaries or any relevant stakeholders, ensuring quality reporting to the CEO/Head of Department of Sevea and playing an active role for the implementation of the project.
  • Lead the development of knowledge and technical expertise of the company in one or several sector of your expertise

2/ Project management

  • Lead projects, ensuring quality project delivery and assistance to clients
  • Supervise the project team and consultants of Sevea, ensuring their up-skilling, coaching and development
  • Be accountable for relationship management with both the client and other external stakeholders throughout the project
  • Ensure project KPIs are met (client satisfaction, timeline, costs, invoicing and profitability)

3/ Business development

  • Manage and supervise commercial proposals
  • Manage client relationships to understand their needs, identify opportunities for value creation, as well as promote Sevea’s expertise
  • Pro-actively seek and help secure new business through ongoing client relationships and through building and maintaining professional networks
  • Achieve internal KPIs for business development and revenue delivery

4/ Internal development

  • Contribute to the company's internal development by leading or participating in internal committees such as knowledge management, commercial development, new offers or services development, sustainability department, culture and gender management, communication and marketing, digital transformation, and collective intelligence.
  • Take responsibility for finding and recruiting resources needed for each mission, including interns, full-time or part-time employees, and short-term consultants. Manage onboarding, staffing, succession planning, and related HR tasks.
  • Take on other internal responsibilities as necessary to support the growth and success of the department and Sevea as a whole.

You’ll have the opportunity to evolve from Senior Consultant position to Manager and Head of Department and even as director/partner if you stay on long term with us.



  • A Master's Degree in fields such as agriculture, environmental sciences, climate change, or a related discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in the agriculture or development sector, with a focus on climate change and sustainable agriculture.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of climate-smart agriculture practices and climate change adaptation strategies.
  • Familiarity with regulatory frameworks and policies related to agriculture, climate change, and sustainability, particularly in South East Asia and Cambodia.
  • Proven experience in leading and managing projects, ensuring timely and high-quality deliverables in the agriculture and climate change sectors.
  • Demonstrated track record of successful business development, including securing new clients and cultivating strong relationships with key stakeholders in the agriculture and climate change domain.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to conduct market, sector, and policy analysis effectively in the context of agriculture and climate change.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex information clearly and concisely for diverse audiences.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and data analysis tools, with experience in financial analysis and modelling in the agriculture sector.

It would be a strong plus if you have:

  • Experience working for development agencies or donors such as AFD, GiZ, UNDP, Asian Development Bank, World Bank, or similar institutions, with a focus on agriculture and climate change.
  • Capability and network to drive business development and originate contracts in the agriculture and climate change sectors.


Application process

  • If you are interested, please submit your resume and a cover letter following this application form:
  • If you encounter any issues during the application process, please send us an email at: Cliquez sur candidater pour accéder aux informations.

Before leaving this page, if you were interested this far, check our working environment & policy!

  • Sustainability Lab inside Sevea
  • Friday opened for remote working
  • Combine holidays & remote working to extend your stay abroad
  • 5 working days per week + You can take back your days when you work during weekends or a night to meet our client’s deadline!
  • 25% of the team matching their schedules with their own rhythm
  • Valuing multi-culturality, diversity and intergeneration
  • 360 Evaluation systems for staff development
  • Aquation office: Swimming Pool + Green areas
  • For expats: visa & working permit are covered by the company
  • Public holidays and Annual Leave in accordance to Cambodian Labor Law

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