Program Scientist

Permanent employee, Full-time · Denmark

About the Role

Want to be an instrumental part of helping farmers across Europe to transition into sustainable practices? 

Want to make a real impact that can actually be visible from the moon?

Join us, and you’ll add your talent and imagination to help decarbonise agriculture and build a digital food chain for sustainable produce.

About the role: 
As a Program Scientist you will investigate the potential for carbon and natural capital technologies to integrate to our existing program of work.

The Agreena Program involves investigating the science required for on farm activity and data measurement that can support verification by independent standards. The team comprises the Science, Standards, Data Operations and Agricultural group. You will be a part of the Program team which is focused on Science and will be working closely with fellow scientists to build the Agreena methodologies to meet international carbon standards. 

We are looking for someone who has a scientific background with experience in academic and corporate sectors. This person will have a knowledge of climate, environmental or carbon sciences combined with an ability to communicate and effectively include this knowledge in the Agreena Program. An ideal candidate is mission-driven, with a deeply rooted ambition to transform scientific insights and understanding into a solution with real impact.

This position is located in our HQ in the centre of Copenhagen.

Your responsibilities:

  • Executing research of relevant literature and discussion with key stakeholders (e.g third parties, farmers, others) to determine best technologies that can be incorporated on farms to reduce emissions, increase sequestration or have an overall impact on natural capital.

  • Collaborating with the wider Agreena teams to translate your research into activities and logic that go along with for the wider business objectives;

  • Communicating new practices and overseeing streamlined processes to integrate into the Agreena program;

  • Building and maintaining strong relationships and partnerships with leading Universities and Institutions in this field to jointly build and improve a solid backbone and taxonomy for the decarbonization of agriculture.


Requirements to succeed in the role:

  • Minimum 3 years experience working in relation to climate change, carbon and/or the environment following studies;

  • Proven experience as a researcher/scientist with focus on organic carbon capture, biogeochemistry and/or soil (agriculture focus is a plus) and practising this in the corporate sector;

  • Scientific knowledge of research and relevant literature in climate change, carbon and/or the environment with focus in the agricultural and agroforestry sectors;

  • Up to date knowledge of the research and factors impacting complex biogeochemical processes that affect carbon sequestration and GHG emissions;

  • Peer-reviewed publications, articles or other material which documents working within environmental sciences including carbon, soil biogeochemistry, GHG emissions or other related disciplines;

  • Minimum Masters degree in Agronomy, Biology, Engineering or similar;

  • Proactive mindset that is willing to identify problems and seek solutions on their own initiative;

  • Fluency in English.

Bonus points if you:

  • Have experience with research for private business and/or academia;

  • Have experience in data analytics;

  • Have excellent analytical and problem solving skills;

  • Are passionate about collaborating with different teams;

  • Are detailed-oriented with the ability to produce well-presented, error-free results.

What’s in it for you:

What's in it for you:

  • A unique opportunity to join and help shape a fast-growing tech scale up with the determination and ambitious mission to reverse climate change;

  • A truly global environment where you can collaborate and socialise with diverse and passionate colleagues;

  • Competitive salary;

  • Centrally located modern office in Copenhagen and the option to work from home a couple days a week.

Want to become a fellow Agreenian?

If you read until this point, we'll assume that you would like to join us. If that's the case, send us your CV which includes a short description of your profile and motivation. 

Because of the GDPR reasons, we do not accept CVs via email, so please apply via the link below.

For any additional questions regarding this job position, please contact Jolanta, our Talent Attraction Partner, at

About us

Agreena is an exciting, dynamic and purpose-oriented organisation united in a mission to drive impact for farmers and the climate. While we’re rooted in agriculture, finance and technology, our team of experts range from soil carbon scientists and software developers to market strategists and regulatory affairs experts. More than 30 nationalities are gathered under the common Agreena flag – either working from our headquarters in Copenhagen or remotely across Europe.

Our company offers a supportive and inspiring work environment with opportunities for learning, leading and growth no matter where you are in your professional journey. We believe in giving our employees a lot of responsibility, and we encourage new thinking, innovation and fun.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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