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Certification Body Administrator (m/f/d) - Job Köln, Home office - Jobs - GLOBALG.A.P.

Certification Body Administrator (m/f/d)

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 Certification Body (CB) Administration & Benchmarking team we are looking for a Certification Body Administrator (m/f/d) in full-time (39 h/week) to start immediately. The team is responsible for onboarding the CBs into the GLOBALG.A.P. world. A CB is an independent third-party organization attesting farmers that the requirements of GLOBALG.A.P. are met. We are the first contact for new interested CBs and accreditation bodies, guiding the CBs through the process to receive approval for our standards and add-ons including invoicing, signing of contracts and granting access to our database. We answer GLOBALG.A.P. standard related questions and support CBs to maintain and improve their status.

Your responsibilities

  • Support the CB evaluation and approval process for all our owned or managed standards and products
  • Update and maintain all CB-related data and approval states in our digital archives and systems
  • Exchange with several international CBs simultaneously
  • Assist with and respond to questions about our standard and the CB approval process
  • Cooperate closely with team members and also cross-functional regarding CB operations

Your profile

  • Degree in Agriculture, Food Science or equivalent
  • Initial practical experience in the area of certification or GLOBALG.A.P. systems
  • Proficient in English (level C1) and intermediate German skills (level B1-B2)
  • Very good command of MS Office
  • Proactive and open-minded character understanding a strong team spirit as a natural component of success
  • Very thorough, committed, and detail-oriented way of work

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 within Germany is alternatively possible)


If you strive to be part of a purpose-driven organization we will be happy to read your motivation letter and your CV. Please apply via our online form.
Certification Body Administrator (m/f/d) - Job Köln, Home office - Jobs - GLOBALG.A.P.