Expert in Alternative Organic Quality Assurance & Certification Systems (m/f/d)

Naturland - Verband für ökologischen Landbau e.V.


Naturland – Association for organic agriculture.

Naturland is an international organic farmers’ association based in Germany that supports the development of organic farming on a regional, national and global scale, together with its partner organizations and farmers. Founded in 1982 in Bavaria, it developed in the region before extending its membership in Germany, Europe and even globally. With over 140,000 farmers in about 60 countries, it is one of the leading international organic farmers’ associations.

We are looking for a full-time position as

Expert in Alternative Organic Quality Assurance & Certification Systems (m/f/d)

Your tasks:

  • Piloting/Development of alternative certification and quality assurance systems based on Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS) and eventually Internal Control Systems (ICS) for local and regional development projects outside Germany       
  • Establishment and development of regional and local Naturland quality assurance and certification independent of the EU organic regulation in the target countries (current focus on Southeast Asia/Africa)
  • Supervision of local freelancers and/or staff in the field of quality assurance      
  • Participation in and implementation of international funded projects in the area concerned
  • Possible educational work within the Naturland Academy in the field of Naturland standards, PGS, ICS and quality assurance

Your profil:

  • At least two years experiences in the area of organic standards, certification, quality assurance preferable with focus on PGS (and ICS)
  • Completed university studies in a relevant field, e.g. agriculture/nutrition systems
  • Conceptual and analytical skills as well as very good expression and communication skills     
  • Sound knowledge of English. Other languages are an advantage, German highly desirable            
  • Experience in project management        
  • Experience in organic farming and/or tropical permanent crops and/or mixed crops/agroforestry        

We offer:

  • A varied job with an innovative organic association
  • Work place preferably in Gräfelfing near Munich. Home office/flex office subject to negotiation.
  • A two years contract with good perspective for an open-ended employment contract in a dynamic, motivated and committed team
  • Short communication channels and a friendly working atmosphere with enthusiastic colleagues
  • Attractive additional employee benefits, e.g. Ticketplus, company pension scheme, sports offers

We look forward to receiving your CV and detailed application, stating your possible starting date and your salary expectations, by latest 31.05.2022, preferably by e-mail to:

Ms Martina Weber, Naturland - Verband für ökologischen Landbau e.V.-

Applications will be scanned as soon as they come in.

82166 Gräfelfing
Naturland - Verband für ökologischen Landbau e.V.

Martina Weber
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