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Technical Expert (m/f/d) Crops - Job Köln, Home office - Jobs - GLOBALG.A.P.

Technical Expert (m/f/d) Crops

GLOBALG.A.P. is a brand of smart farm assurance solutions developed by FoodPLUS GmbH in Cologne, Germany, with cooperation from producers, retailers, and other stakeholders from across the food industry. These solutions include a range of standards for safe, socially, and environmentally responsible farming practices. The most widely used GLOBALG.A.P. standard is Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA), applicable for fruit and vegetables, aquaculture, floriculture, livestock, and more. This standard also forms the basis for the GGN label: The consumer label for certified, responsible farming and transparency.

For our Product Development team, we are looking for a Technical Expert (m/f/d) Crops in full-time (39 h/week) to start immediately.

Your responsibilities

  • Support the development and maintenance of the GLOBALG.A.P. standards for crops for processing and feed, including combinable and industrial crops
  • Contribute to performance indicator/metrics development on environmental sustainability
  • Support on technical matters interdepartmental
  • Offer GLOBALG.A.P. public and certification body training as needed
  • Participate in relevant trade shows, conferences, etc. as needed

Your profile

  • Degree in Agronomy, Agricultural Sciences, or Crop Management
  • Practical experience in production of crops such as corn, soybeans, palm oil, sunflowers, etc.
  • Experience in standard setting; GLOBALG.A.P. standard knowledge is beneficial
  • Climate-smart agriculture experience is beneficial
  • Technical work in a multi-stakeholder environment with standard development or auditing experience
  • Proficient in English (C1/C2 level); working knowledge of German, Dutch, or Spanish is a plus
  • Team player with good communication, strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High level of attention to details

Our offer

  • Integration into a multicultural, diverse team with shared values and the motivation to have a positive impact on the world and our future
  • Possibilities to grow professionally and personally by encouraging to take ownership for your working area and by a culture of continuous learning
  • Highly flexible approach in working time and possibility for mobile office to ensure an optimum work-life balance
  • Free use of local public transport (JobTicket), share in Urban Sports Club fitness program, discount program for shopping (Corporate Benefits), free coffee, tea, and water
  • Central office location in downtown Cologne (remote work is alternatively possible)

If you strive to be part of a purpose-driven organization, we will be happy to read your motivation letter and CV in English language. Please apply via our online form.

Technical Expert (m/f/d) Crops - Job Köln, Home office - Jobs - GLOBALG.A.P.