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Business Implementation Manager

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Location Germany (West) - Europe
Town/City Bonn
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 15/07/2009
Company Name FLO-CERT GmbH
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Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : We are 24 organizations working to secure a better deal for producers. From our headquarters in Bonn, Germany, we set international Fairtrade standards and support Fairtrade producers
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Fairtrade is a trading partnership, based on dialogue, transparency and respect. FLO-CERT, an independent international certification company provides the credibility, trust and transparency behind the Fairtrade Label.

With over 2000 clients in more than 70 countries, FLO-CERT has become one of the worlds leading social certification bodies –empowering over one million farmers and wage workers and their families in the global south through access to the Fairtrade market.

FLO-CERT is now at the point to offer additional certification services in order to combine Fairtrade certification with other certification schemes.

Under this light FLO-CERT GmbH currently has a vacancy in its Technical Services department for an experienced, service driven, energetic new staff member with an interest in FAIRTRADE:

Business Implementation Manager (m/f)

The Business Implementation Manager will design and implement new certification services for FLO-CERT.

• Manage the Business Implementation Team
• Manage the implementation of new certification services for FLO-CERT
• Manage the implementation of new Fairtrade Standards
• Manage the internal FLO-CERT advisory services

• Development of business and project strategies for new certification services
• Conduction of feasibility studies for new certification services
• Project Management of the piloting and implementation of new certification services
• Project Management of the implementation of new or revised Fairtrade Standards before they go “live” in certification
• Liaison with the Certification Department on new certification services and Fairtrade Standards
• Manage the communication and internal consultation processes with the Standards Unit of FLO e.V.
• Manage the standard interpretation service of FLO-CERT
• Manage the environmental advisory service of FLO-CERT

Trade Certification Director


• University level education (or equivalent) in a relevant subject (Business, Agronomy, Law, Economics etc.).
• At least 3 years experience in consultation, implementation or certification of one of the following standards: organic, Globalgap, SA8000 or BSCI
• Fluency in English oral and written.
• Experience in managing a team.
• Motivation for Fairtrade.

• Experience with one of the following standards: FSC, MSC, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 etc.
• Proficient knowledge of Spanish and German.
• Environmental background.
• Business experience in international trade.
• Experience with Customer Relationship Management Tools.

• Job Share: 100%.
• Position is based in the FLO-Cert Office in Bonn, Germany.
• Start as soon as possible.
• Salary is paid according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement Category (Tarifvertrag Gross- und Aussenhandel, Nordrhein-Westfalen), Salary Range VI plus an attractive benefits package.
• The office language is English.
• 30 days of holidays.

• Please consult www.flo-cert.net for more information on FLO-CERT GmbH and the Fairtrade movement.
• Please apply by email (Re: TC Manager Technical Services) only, in English, with Curriculum Vitae, motivation letter and salary indication to David Holzwarth: d.holzwarth@flo-cert.net
• Deadline for applications: 20th of April.

Please note that only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

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