Full-time (39 hours, initially temporary employment), position available immediately

GLOBALG.A.P. is the brand of FoodPLUS GmbH, a private-sector, international organization that develops and implements voluntary standards for the certification of agricultural production processes worldwide. In order to ensure maximum transparency, FoodPLUS operates a web application in which the certification of each participating producer is displayed. This web application is being developed for our specific needs and therefore constantly adapted to new market requirements. The business language at FoodPLUS is English and the company is based in Cologne, Germany.

The IT Support / Administration (m/f) Team Member takes over key responsibility in supporting the FoodPLUS staff in daily IT business. Furthermore, the Team Member is a key figure in further development of the FoodPLUS  IT landscape and reports to the CTO.

Key Responsibilities

  • Actively support the international staff of FoodPLUS in all relevant IT issues arising in the daily business operations.
  • Take support input further and work conceptually in order to develop the future FoodPLUS IT landscape
  • Routine hard- and software administrative tasks to support our current applications
  • Create internal manuals for end users and your fellow IT team members
  • Share your expertise and knowledge on support and administrative tasks with the IT team
  • Increase the level of in-house IT services with your expertise in IT administration

 Job Specifications

1. Qualifications

  • Successfully completed a degree in computer science or comparable training (IT specialist, IT systems electronics technician, etc.), and have ideally already gained professional experience
  • Profound knowledge of Microsoft Business Solutions, Contao, Linux and AWS or be able to familiarize quickly with these topics

2. Skills

  • Enjoying the combination of ad hoc customer orientated problem solving as well as mid and long term-oriented planning and shaping of the IT infrastructure
  • Supportive attitude and a high level of customer and service orientation
  • Characterized by a good conceptual and analytical understanding as well as a strong capacity for abstraction
  • Desire to actively impart knowledge instead of making you indispensable as an expert
  • Able to evaluate a variety of tasks with regard to their priority and to work independently according to set priorities
  • No reservations about English as a business language

3. Experience

  • Young professionals welcome

4. Requirements

  • A residence and work permit for a full-time job in Germany
  • Physical presence in the Cologne office

Job Offer

FoodPLUS offers you

  • a very broad, interesting and varied field of activity in IT,
  • flexible working hours and a central location in downtown Cologne,
  • integration into a small and highly motivated team with flat hierarchies and short decision-making paths,
  • leeway and creative freedom for your own ideas,
  • free use of local public transport through the JobTicket.

Please submit your electronic application (in English or German) including:

  • letter of motivation
  • curriculum vitae
  • desired salary

to FoodPLUS GmbH

HR Department
E-Mail: jobs@globalgap.org

Incomplete applications will not be considered.