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Supply Chain Auditor, Germany

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Germany (Central) - Europe
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 15/08/2022
Company Name Preferred by Nature
Contact Name Anna Yavlianska
Email ayavlyanskaya@preferredbynature.org
Website Further Details / Applications
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We are now looking for a Supply Chain Auditor to join our team in Germany.

What you will do  

As a Supply Chain Auditor, your main tasks will be to:

  • Plan and execute audits according to accredited certification schemes, such as Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC). The number of audits will be 1 to 1.5 audits per week on average, after the accreditation stage
  • Support the coordination and execution of evaluations in Germany, Switzerland and Austria – this could include logistical planning, supporting consultants, liaising with clients and finalising and reviewing reports
  • Ensure efficiency, quality control and adherence to Preferred by Nature’s technical and administration certification protocols for all jobs directly under her/his responsibilities
  • Monitor and maintain the status of the certificate client portfolio (activations, suspensions, terminations, changes in scope, updating customer data, etc.) 
  • Develop and maintain strong technical expertise in FSC/PEFC and Preferred by Nature policies, standards and protocols
  • Manage questions and disputes relating to active certification evaluations and clients consistent with Preferred by Nature and certification scheme policies, client portfolio administration (app. 50 clients)
  • Support business development and assurance sales in cooperation with the Market Development Representative in Austria, Switzerland and Germany

Who you are  

  • You have university degree in forestry, biology, geography, environmental management or related field, or vocational education from the timber processing or timber trading industry 
  • You have at least 2-3 years of relevant experience 
  • You are fluent in English and German languages, French is an advantage
  • You have knowledge of FSC and/or PEFC is an advantage  
  • You are comfortable travelling nationwide (and internationally) as part of your job role
  • You have a high level of integrity to carry out your role ethically whilst addressing clients’ needs
  • You are comfortable making independent decisions. The nature of the job requires you to work independently and often remotely
  • You believe in Preferred by Nature’s mission and want to contribute to it 
  • You have a valid driving license 

If you have these qualities, we look forward to hearing from you and discussing the position further. 

This is what we offer 

  • An in-depth onboarding and professional training to equip you with the right skills and knowledge to thrive in this role 
  •  An exciting and challenging position within a dynamic and innovative international organisation with a mission-driven and passionate team 
  • Excellent opportunities for growth and professional development? 
  • Potential future international travel opportunities 
  • A friendly, international team of colleagues, with a pleasant and flexible work environment 
  • Work time: full time
  • Working location: travel 50% of the time mostly in Germany and occasionally in Austria and Switzerland, 50% working from home
  • Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience 

Additional information: 

  • The position holder reports to Senior Manager, Supply Chains, Europe & Russia
  • Expected starting date: as soon as possible 
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