Senior Technical Expert Job in GLOBALG.A.P. c/o FoodPLUS GmbH South Africa

Full Time

Website GLOBALG.A.P. c/o FoodPLUS GmbH

This Job Listing is about GLOBALGAP co FoodPLUS GmbH in South Africa 2022

About the job

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 Senior Technical Expert in full-time (39 h/week) to start 1 May 2022. This position can either be filled on-site in our Cologne office or fully remotely from Germany or South Africa.

Your responsibilities

  • Support the development and maintenance of the edible crops standards
  • Manage the process of Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) applications
  • (Co-)facilitate relevant technical committees or focus groups
  • Contribute to performance indicator/metrics development for food safety
  • Offer GLOBALG.A.P. public and certification body training
  • Participate in relevant trade shows, conferences, etc. as needed

Your profile

  • Degree in Agronomy, Agricultural Sciences, or Crop Management
  • Min. 5 years of technical work in a multi-stakeholder environment with standard development or auditing experience
  • Knowledge of standard setting; GLOBALG.A.P. standard knowledge is beneficial
  • Native level of English; 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 to ensure an optimum work-life balance
  • Free use of local public transport (JobTicket), share in Urban Sports Club fitness program, free coffee, tea, and water
  • Central office location in downtown Cologne


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.

Company: GLOBALG.A.P. c/o FoodPLUS GmbH

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Associate 

Job Location: South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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