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Global Farm Metric (GFM) Trials Officer

Salary: £28k+ based on experience

Employment type: FIXED term contract to 31 December 2025 

Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Location: Remote working/home working in the UK. Travel required to the office in Bristol and other UK locations and potentially attending events or meetings in the EU

About Us

The Sustainable Food Trust (SFT) is a forward-thinking non-profit organization dedicated to advancing sustainable food and farming practices. Our mission is to promote a world where sustainable agriculture is at the heart of global food systems, ensuring environmental resilience, equitable supply chains, and access to nutritious food for all. 

Position Summary 

This is an exciting opportunity to work at the interface of research, farming and policy working as part of the GFM team (www.globalfarmmetric.org) to support the development of the GFM framework and its application on farm, in the food supply chain, for education and learning, policy and finance.   

Reporting to the Head of Research of the SFT, you will join the GFM team responsible for a wide range of trials, in the UK and internationally. These include Defra ELMS pilots, farm cluster groups, supply chain trials, and international trials delivered as partners of Regen10. Our trials test the application of the framework and the use of the GFM by other stakeholders.

You will work collaboratively with the trials team managers supporting the design, evaluation and timely delivery of trials. You will lead the quantitative and qualitative analysis of results and the design and reporting of feedback from participants, working with project partners, our trials team, and the wider SFT team to achieve and communicate outcomes. You will provide technical support to the team for the current GFM assessment and work with them and other project partners on the continuing development of sustainability assessments and data collection methodologies for application nationally and internationally. 

The postholder will also have the opportunity to contribute to related work on the conceptual development and application of the framework in different contexts. 

Download the full job description here.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV along with a covering letter outlining your skills and experience that are relevant to the role to anneke@sustainablefoodtrust.org

Please note that we will review applications as they come in on an ongoing basis and close applications when we have found a suitable person for the role.

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Contact us with any queries about our work or to find out more about how to get involved.

Email: info@sustainablefoodtrust.org

Phone: +44 (0) 117 987 1467 Please note that the office is not constantly staffed, so please email in the first instance.

Address: 38 Richmond Street, Totterdown, Bristol, BS34TQ

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