Type of job: Full-time
Type of contract: Freelancer 
Availability: Immediately
Job location: Based in Europe (partly home office with regular visits to Cologne office, Germany)
Reports to: Chief Integrity Officer and Chief Standards Officer

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

As a member of the Integrity Team your duties are:

  • Development, implementation, promotion of the GLOBALG.A.P. Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard
  • Providing trainings about the GLOBALG.A.P. CoC Standard
  • Providing technical support for the development of the CoC system behind the GLOBALG.A.P. B2C label (GGN.ORG).

Job Specifications:

1. Qualification and knowledge requirements:            

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in agriculture or food or in a related discipline
  • Knowledge of CoC certification and traceability systems

2. Language requirements:                           

  • Excellent written, technical and verbal communication skills in English.
  • German language knowledge is preferred. Additional language(s) are an advantage (esp. Spanish)

3. Work Experience:                

  • Minimum of 5 years practical experience in a related field (supply chain management, traceability, chain of custody, certification).
  • Lead Assessor Training and auditing experience is preferred
  • Previous working experience with a GLOBALG.A.P. standard is preferred

4. Skills:            

  • Managing a multi-stakeholder environment
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and Power Point)
  • Strong customer orientation
  • proactive, self-motivated, resourceful, detail-oriented, dependable
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Driving license
  • Ability to travel 50% of the time, both domestically and internationally


We are looking forward to receiving your documents (in PDF) via e-mail and containing:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Salary expectations and earliest starting date
  • Any applicable references


Valentin Radoslavov
Junior Manager / Certification Body Compliance & Integrity
E-Mail: radoslavov@globalgap.org

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Incomplete applications cannot be considered.

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