Do you share our company's purpose: " Every generation has a right to safe food "?

Would you like to work closely with a CEO of an organization that is "supporting farmers to connect them to markets where they can sell their safely and sustainably produced agricultural products" to make this happen?

Do you look for the opportunity to apply your strong project management skills in a highly international and diverse team that shares your values and acts in concert "developing and implementing farm assurance systems that are based on facts and recognized across the supply chain"?

Then consider applying to allow me convincing you that we are THE organization and I am THE boss you have ever wanted to work for!

Looking forward to speaking with you,


GLOBALG.A.P. is a trademark and a set of standards for good agricultural practices (G.A.P.). FoodPLUS GmbH is a limited liability cooperation registered in Cologne, Germany. It manages all company’s activities worldwide from standard setting through services for its partners, marketing, certification management to integrity and serves as legal entity to hold the international GLOBALG.A.P. and GGN (consumer label for GLOBALG.A.P. certified farms) copyrights.

We are looking for a CEO Assistant with project management skills (m/f/d) in full-time (39 h/week).


  • A dynamic, passionate and multicultural working environment
  • Highly flexible working time with possibility for mobile office
  • Free use of local public transport (JobTicket) in the VRS district
  • Share in Interfit/Urban Sports Club fitness program
  • Central location in downtown Cologne

CEO assistance:

  • Assist in daily activities, including staying up-to-date on outstanding tasks and follow-ups, and preparing presentations and documents
  • Attend meetings, conferences, and trade fairs with the CEO, record minutes and complete follow-ups from these events as needed
  • Liaise with internal staff and external clients at all levels

Board assistance:

  • Coordinate all aspects of meetings
  • Work in close cooperation with the Chairperson and executive management to prepare agenda and document package for meetings
  • Record minutes during meetings, and follow-up with respective management to ensure resulting tasks and decisions are executed
  • Prepare monthly updates for the Board using information from all areas of the company

Project management:

  • Organizational-wide project lead: planning, organization, documentation, controlling
  • Work in project teams e.g. related to the GLOBALG.A.P. SUMMIT Conference
  • Project idea management – check project idea’s feasibility


  • Degree in agriculture or a related discipline or equivalent experience in agricultural economics, agribusiness management or a related field
  • Fluent in English; German or any additional language are a plus
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Minimum 3 years of practical experience on a similar job
  • Flexibility and ability to shuffle priorities on short notice
  • Ability to think critically and stay positive under pressure
  • Excellent coordination, organizational, and verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, while supporting team initiatives/objectives and meeting deadlines with a high level of attention to detail
  • Background in agriculture or standard setting is an advantage


If you are looking for a challenge in a multicultural team, we would be happy to receive your motivation letter, CV and salary expectation as one PDF document:

Kathrin Wirtz – Human Resources
Reference: AC 2020

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Incomplete applications cannot be considered. If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, please have a look at our website: