GLOBALG.A.P. is looking for:

Director of Operations (m/f)

Department:          Operations
Job location:           Cologne/Germany (required)
Reporting to:          Managing Director
Type of job:             Full-time Position
Date of entry:         1 July 2013  - 1 November 2013

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

As a member of the Executive Management, you will be responsible for preparing the financial and organizational structure of our company (including IT) to support our goal of being the global leader in providing solutions for farm assurance worldwide, in particular by:

  • Planning and executing all Board resolutions in that respect
  • Fulfilling all financial and legal reporting requirements
  • Leading the operations and administrative team that provides all agreed organizational and technical support to the Marketing/Key Account and Compliance Directors as well as to the U.S. Office
 

Job Specifications:

1. Qualifications: BS/BA required

2. Skills: Languages: German and English - Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Spanish/French is an advantage.

3. Experience: 5+ years of related work experience with personnel responsibilities (5 or more people).

4. Requirements:    

  • A born leader with strong interpersonal and intercultural skills and a high level of organizational capabilities.
  • A strong decision maker with the ability to prioritize complex objectives and meet aggressive timelines.
  • Financial reporting and IT knowledge is critical.
  • A team player and strong listener, who knows how to partner with the other directors as well as motivate and enlist our internal team to excel while supporting our overall objectives.

Send your CV and covering letter to Brigit Thelen-Coco via email: thelen-coco@globalgap.org