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Director of Assurance

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Malaysia - Asia & M East
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Company Name Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil
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Directory Entry : Since 2004, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has been transforming the palm oil industry in collaboration with the global supply chain, to put it on a sustainable path. Discover who we are and how we work.
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The successful candidate will be fully responsible for building a trusted and credible Assurance System for RSPO, which is fit for purpose, transparent, consistent and  facilitates increased productions of CSPO, whilst driving the support and increased uptake of sustainability requirements as well as serve as a channel for system improvement and learning.


  • Lead the operational activities of the Assurance Department which include management of certification processes and the CSPO trading platform and ensure sufficient resources to deliver a credible and RSPO certification scheme.
  • Provide quality management systems of assurance and oversight processes including continuous improvement through data analytics.
  • Ensure sufficient allocation of resources to deliver a credible and RSPO certification scheme, which results in strengthened accountability with stakeholders and increased adoption of P&C (more growers, hectares and volumes).
  • Enhance the performance of service providers that include accreditation and certification bodies to deliver competent and credible service under the RSPO certification scheme, via trainings, analytics and interpretation platforms that lead to continuous improvement of the implementation of the assurance systems
  • Facilitate stakeholder engagement in the assurance process, participation, and decision-making processes affecting them, which aims to reduce incidents through more consistent and streamlined processes.


  • You should have at least Bachelors Degree in Conservation/ Environmental Management or any related field with a minimum of 8 years in a Management role experience in sustainability, audits, and/ or certification OR
  • A minimum of 15 years working experience in a Management role specific to palm oil cultivation, conservation, certification or related industries and involved in work related to sustainability, audits, and/or certification


We believe that the success of a company rests on the expertise of its people. They are the real brains who engineer its evolution into exciting phases of development, who create, strategize and mastermind. It all begins with new ideas and the ability and instincts to bring it to realisation.

Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with an opportunity to work in an international multi stakeholder organisation, where making a difference to People, Planet & Profit is not just a statement but what we passionately believe in.

Operating within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, you will enjoy functioning within a role which offers the opportunity to broaden your skill set and develop your capabilities.


Qualified applicants are invited send in their most updated CV giving comprehensive details of education with emphasis on related achievements to careers@rspo.org

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