Southberg Holdings UK Ltd: (Jr.) Investment Analyst & Project Manager

Southberg Holdings UK ltd is a London based investment company focused on the agricultural sector. They see a commercial opportunity in producing high value crops and Southberg Holdings UK ltd is a London based investment company focused on the agricultural sector. They see a commercial opportunity in producing high value crops and commodities in a long-term perspective, using innovative and sustainable systems. The focus is on creating value through generating superior yields of high-quality products, while preserving soils and making optimal use of water resources in favourable climates.

Southberg Holdings UK ltd has a buy-and-build strategy, growing commodity crops and permanent crops in different countries and climates. This requires a long-term perspective on the global market dynamics of each specific crop. They research and analyse the market and economic aspects as well as the technical agricultural aspects in depth to support the investment decisions. When they do not have the knowledge in-house, they work with experts and first-class research institutions such as Wageningen University and the University of California, Davis, to assist in better understanding the complex environment in which Southberg Holdings UK ltd operate.

The current projects include the development of intensive certified organic crops (walnuts, almonds, pecans, wool) on 5,000 hectares in South America and the production of commodity crops (wheat, barley, corn, soya, sunflower) on 8,000 hectares in Eastern Europe. They continuously evaluate new long-term opportunities.

(Jr.) Investment Analyst & Project Manager

The job

We are looking for someone to join the team in central London who can grow into the role of identifying, analysing and project managing these buy-and-build investments.

Tasks range from technical research (e.g. water, soils and plant varieties) and financial modelling to market analysis and project management.

Who are we looking for?

  • Affinity with the agricultural sector, with a university degree in agriculture or related to the environmental sciences or food sector;
  • Interest in building a long-term career in the agricultural sector;
  • Excellent analytical and project management skills;
  • Able to operate autonomously with a broad variety of tasks and to structure a project;
  • Willing to work in London with a small team of people;
  • Foreign language skills are a plus;
  • Previous work experience is not a requirement;
  • Willingness to travel.

If you want more information, please do not hesitate to contact Aron Stroop, Talent Manager HuizingHarvest at info@huizingharvestrecruitment.com or +31 (0) 88 427 83 78. If you are interested and suited for the job, please apply with a CV and written motivation to info@huizingharvestrecruitment.com