Research Manager (Better Chicken) Food Business
Contract: Full time, fixed term (until March 2025)
Location: Ideally HQ based (hybrid flexible working model- at least 2 days in office/week)
(Candidates in France, Italy, or Netherlands may be considered )
Compassion in World Farming International is the leading international farm animal welfare charity, campaigning to improve the lives of millions of farm animals through advocacy, lobbying for legislative change, and positive engagement with the global food industry. Our established international Food Business programme aims to raise baseline standards for farm animals by securing commitments, ensuring compliance and facilitating implementation of higher welfare policies and practices. In addition, we aim to drive corporate meat reduction strategies and targets in line with planetary health requirements, via our newly launched Rethinking Food workstream.
Our work is based on scientific evidence and best practice and as such we are recognised as the credible partner on farm animal welfare to the major food retailers, food service companies, manufacturers and producers.
We are now looking for a skilled farm animal welfare scientist to join our Food Business team. The Food Business Research Manager (Better Chicken) will contribute to the further development of our technical resources and assets on broiler chicken welfare, in support of the corporate asks of the European Chicken Commitment (ECC) and their implementation. You will play a central role in strengthening the technical credibility of the European Food Business team via supporting food business managers in their external meetings and with knowledge transfer, as well as participating in external broiler fora and working groups.