Join our dedicated global team supporting safe and responsible Good Agricultural Practices around the world.

 

Technical Key Account Manager – South East Asia

Reporting to: Team Leader – Technical Key Account Manager

Location: Office in Bangkok

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support to the GLOBALG.A.P. team operating in the region (e.g., General Regulations, Control Points and Compliance Criteria, National Interpretation Guidelines, guidance documents, etc.)
  • Provide technical support to the GLOBALG.A.P. team for the development of customized solutions to be delivered through the GLOBALG.A.P. system. (e.g., combined audit tools with partnering non-profits and retailers, training programs, etc.)

Customer service

  • Address technical questions from growers, certification bodies, Farm Assurers and other stakeholders regarding the implementation of the GLOBALG.A.P. standard and certification.
  • Process and follow up on complaints and integrity issues.

Training

  • Achieve and maintain thorough technical proficiency in the GLOBALG.A.P. standard system in order to serve GLOBALG.A.P. as a trainer. 
  • Organize and deliver formal GLOBALG.A.P. public and private trainings to growers, certification bodies, Farm Assurers, and others in collaboration with the head office.

Other

  • Establish new and/or support the different National Technical Working Groups in the region
  • Represent GLOBALG.A.P. at events, trade shows, conferences and other meetings.
 

Job Specifications

1. Qualifications:                     

BSc/MSc required in food, agriculture, or related field

In-depth knowledge of agricultural standard systems and certification in the areas of food safety, environmental sustainability and social accountability, particularly for crops

Knowledge in the areas of livestock and aquaculture is an advantage.

Training in the areas of HACCP, food hygiene, plant protection, fertilizer and IPM desired

2. Skills:                                       

Native Thai speaker. Excellent written, technical and verbal communication skills. English is necessary to communicate with the HQ in Germany. Other regional language will be appreciated.

Excellent coordination and organizational skills

3. Experience:                            

At least 5 years of professional experience in the agricultural industry.

Strong applied technical background in agriculture related to crops.

4. Requirements:                     

Ability to communicate effectively with growers, the public sector and others in the agricultural industry

Ability to work well in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team

Results oriented

Must be flexible to travel extensively domestically and internationally

Driving license is necessary

 

Please send your CV in English to Jessica Wigram at wigram@globalgap.org.