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Team Leader GGN Label - Job Köln - Jobs - GLOBALG.A.P.

Team Leader GGN Label

Every generation has a right to safe food, and we support farmers to connect them to markets where they can sell their safely and sustainably produced agricultural products by developing and implementing farm assurance systems that are based on facts and recognized across the supply chain.

GLOBALG.A.P. is a trademark and a set of standards for good agricultural practices (G.A.P.). FoodPLUS GmbH is a limited liability cooperation registered in Cologne, Germany. It manages all company’s activities worldwide from standard setting through services for its partners, marketing, certification management to integrity and serves as legal entity to hold the international GLOBALG.A.P. and GGN (consumer label for GLOBALG.A.P. certified farms) copyrights.

For our GGN Label we are immediately looking for a Team Leader in full-time (39 h/week). To get a first impression, please see the video below this posting!

The GGN Label stands for certified, responsible farming and transparency. It is designed to help guide consumers in their day-to-day grocery shopping. Promoting safe and responsible farming that benefits farmers, retailers, and consumers around the globe, the GGN Label supports worldwide sustainable development for the good of future generations and our planet.

Your responsibilities

Technical tasks:
  • GGN Label brand building
  • Grow GGN Label adoption at retailers and brand owners
  • Manage relationships with relevant stakeholders
  • Maintain high system integrity (vs. claims)
  • Review, improve and maintain a clear and transparent licensing system (contracts, label fees, sanctions)
  • Cooperate with other departments to promote the GGN Label (e. g. Marketing for fairs and publications, PR)
Leadership tasks:
  • Supervise the execution of the various activities within the team and support possible internal process improvements
  • Being responsible for budgeting and reporting
  • Execute feedback talks with team members
  • Organize onboarding of new staff members
  • Follow the guidelines for team leaders and the Best Leadership Practice, live and incorporate the core values and be a role model to others

Your profile

  • Degree in a job-relevant field
  • Minimum 5 years of operational commercial experience (marketing & sales)
  • Business fluent in English and German
  • Strong, proven working experience in driving business growth in a dynamic B2B/B2C environment
  • Sound key account and project management skills with track record of on-time, on-budget delivery with limited resources
  • Analytic mindset able to deal and base decisions on complex and articulated data sets
  • First leadership experience
  • Previous start-up experience, knowledge of food supply chain dynamics or role of third-party certification schemes/consumer labelling is a plus

Our offer

  • Integration into a dynamic, passionate, and multicultural working environment
  • Company with a flat hierarchy
  • Flexibility in working time is one of our highest principles
  • Free use of local public transport
  • Free coffee and water
  • Share in Urban Sports Club fitness program
  • Central location in downtown Cologne


If you are ready for a new challenge, we would be happy to receive your motivation letter and CV in English via the "Submit application" button below.

This job advertisement is addressed to applicants of all gender identities. Thank you for your understanding that incomplete applications cannot be considered.