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Cargill Social Sustainability Impact Manager (Open to remote) in Wayzata, Minnesota

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Social Sustainability Impact Manager will enable the company's efforts to scale and accelerate adoption of sustainable business practices that support our ability to achieve our goals. In this role, you will develop and manage the process of impact modeling and data collection and analysis relevant to our social sustainability programs including in the areas of human rights and farmer livelihoods.

Key Accountabilities

  • Establish best practices in modeling methodology, target setting, data collection, analysis, and reporting for social sustainability programs

  • Lead the process in collaboration with the businesses and key internal stakeholders, for tracking and reporting on progress toward social sustainability targets. Develop business intelligence solutions to enable data driven decision making.

  • Implement and operationalize a consistent process for impact quantification methodology being applied within company, providing coaching, process support and oversight to internal practitioners as they apply this process for social sustainability targets.

  • Establish and maintain a portfolio of tools and resources.

  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

  • Experience collecting, analyzing, and reporting on social sustainability data and metrics in the areas of human rights and farmer livelihoods.


  • Experience in agriculture and food industry

  • 8+ years of sustainability work experience

  • Experience with the relevant external frameworks and globally recognized methodologies in human rights and farmer livelihoods

Position Information

Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.

Open to remote US wide, except Wayzata, MN which will be in-office

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

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US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.