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Organic Origination Coordinator

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Date: May 8, 2022

Location: Budapest, HU, 1134 Bucharest, RO, 077199 Warszawa, Masovian, PL, 02-146 Kiev, Kiev, UA, 01030

Company: Bunge

Are you willing to consolidate your career in seeds origination? Looking to make a difference in one of the biggest global companies in agri-business (you probably have heard about our brands, Oleina in Ukraine Floriol in Romania and Hungary or Venusz in Hungary, Kujawski in Poland), in one of the most stable industries at the time being ? How about applying for our role of Organic Origination Coordinator, which could be based in Kiev, Bucharest, Budapest or Warsaw ? Read the vacancy below and learn more about it ! 


What you will be doing as an Organic Origination Coordinator- CEE Region


The core focus of this role is to support the company’s participation in the organic oils market by building up and coordinating origination of organic seeds and full development of these supply chains from the countries which rely on sun flower value chaines, in close partnership with local origination teams.


This will be done through the following activities:

  • Support the Company’s entry, participation and growth in the organic seeds origination markets
  • Map and follow organic oilseed production and flows in the assigned countries (volumes, players)
  • Assess future potential of organic seeds production
  • Follow regulatory, legislative and market environment, initiatives and drivers related to organic agricultural production and processing
  • Identify solutions of accessing organic seed supply, build and support execution of effective strategies of market entry and participation
  • Cooperate with EU and local control bodies or authorities on organic certification process and with key suppliers to confirm that their products meet the organic standards
  • Agree with Government Affairs Dep to get the funds from EU supporting the conversion from conventional to organic farming
  • Build partnerships with key suppliers, complementary players, other collaborators
  • Handle ownership of new and established supply chains
  • Run spectrum of supply chain risks
  • Collaborate closely with organic oils team to align short-mid-long term commercial plan and strategy


The position is based part of a regional team. It will report to our Sunseed Value Chain Director, located in Hungary.


What else do we expect from this role ? 


  • University degree- preferably with a major in Agriculture studies
  • 1-2 year of experience in operations, supply chain, quality or innovation departments within agricultural products companies/ FMCG sector or organic certification entitities  
  • Highly motivated by a career in a organic agriculture area
  • Commercial oriented
  • English proficient
  • Excellent communication skills
  • MS Office- intermediate (especially Excel knowledge)
  • Project management knowledge and experience
  • Self-starter personality, willing to build a new origination line from the beginning
  • Travel time across the assigned region- about 30% of the total working time


What do we offer to our Organic Origination Coordinator?


A dynamic position, which can make the difference within an international organization, with multiple options to develop a career path. 


What else can you expect from Bunge?

  • A competitive salary and great benefits package (medical services, annual bonus included, business car)
  • Work within an international and experienced team
  • The freedom to supply in an impactful way to the business.

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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