Public Procurement Specialist (gn)

Global Standard gGmbH


The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is the worldwide leading textile processing standard for organic fibres, including ecological and social criteria.

We are a non-profit organization and are looking for a 

public procurement specialist 

(part-time) who will operate from home with occasional travel.

Key responsibilities include

  • Represent GOTS in legislative/administrative bodies involved in making/formally interpreting rules for public procurement relevant for textiles.
  • Develop information material for public procurement officials on all administrative levels on proper legal and administrative ways to require GOTS certification in public tenders.
  • Identify relevant officials and develop plan for distribution of such info material.
  • Plan and organize such distribution and seminars/webinars for public procurement officials
  • Develop information/training material for suppliers of GOTS certifies products to enable them to successfully participate in public tender processes, and conduct respective training events
  • Develop GOTS internal information and training material for activities of GOTS personnel globally on promoting use of GOTS in public procurement.

Qualifications and experience

  • Familiarity with latest EU and relative member states‘ national legal situation and procedures, in particular pertaining to use of Voluntary Sustainability Standards, in public procurement.
  • Sound experience in the field of public procurement preferably in textiles
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and German, preferably also knowledge in other European languages.

We offer

  • A challenging, multifaceted, work-from-home position at a world leading, internationally recognized standard.
  • The chance to support the national and international movement towards sustainable textile production.
  • Growth potential based on performance and requirement.
  • A highly motivated, worldwide team and harmonious work environment

Unser Bewerbungsverfahren

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in the position, please email your resume and cover letter to Jacqueline Schneider

Global Standard gGmbH
Rotebuehlstr. 10
70178 Stuttgart
Jacqueline Schneider
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