Job Opportunity, Auditor at Flocert Cape Town

By | February 7, 2018

Fair global trade everyone can believe in
FLOCERT is a leading global certification body, providing sole certification to Fairtrade and offering verification services for social, trade and environmental standards as well as private codes of conduct.
Founded in 2003, FLOCERT remains mission-driven and dedicated to working with all types of organizations, from small producers to internationally recognized brands, in order to promote fairness in global trade. Our accreditation as a ‘Social Enterprise’ demonstrates our commitment to social business values.
With four international offices conducting business in over 120 countries, FLOCERT specializes in offering global reach with local expertise. For more information, visit us at
FLOCERT is currently looking for a
Auditor Côte d’Ivoire
FLO-CERT is looking for a customer oriented person who is willing to conduct FLO-CERT Fairtrade audits against the Fairtrade Standards.
Job share: Freelance*
Place of work: Flexible
Job to be based in any of the countries in West Africa (Cote d`Ivoire)
Communication language: English/French
Payment: According auditors fee agreement
Starting date: As soon as possible
Training will be provided by FLO-CERT
To carry out FLO-CERT Fairtrade audits against Fairtrade Standards for various products in West Africa (Cote d`Ivoire)
Audits in West Africa(and other African countries if needed)
Audits of small producer organisations in the specified countries
Scheduling of audits as requested by FLO-CERT
Completion of audit reports, including identification of all relevant non-conformities in a clear and complete form
‘Must haves’
University level education or equivalent professional education in a relevant subject (Economics, Agriculture, Accounting, Food Science, Agronomy, etc.)At least 2 years experience in auditing (e.g. Fairtrade, organic, ISO 9001:2000, SA8000, ISO 14001, MSC, UTZ, RFA, Financial audits.)At minimum 2 years work experience in the regionFluent in French and English, both oral and written. Knowledge of other languages would be an advantageExcellent commercial skills & excellent communication skillsAbility to work independently and to be assertive, unbiased and impartialHigh flexibility and motivation to travel in the relevant regionMotivation for Fairtrade
‘Nice to have’
Business experienceExperience in working with small producer organizations, manufacturers/processors, exportersTechnical knowledge of the products: Coffee, Cocoa, Sugar, Fruits, Spices etc…Knowledge of one or more of the following certification schemes: Fairtrade, Organic, MSC, UTZ, RFA, ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001
*All auditors of FLO-CERT have to be free of any commercial or other interests which could possibly influence, or be seen to influence their motivation to always act in the best interest of FLO-CERT, and would hence have to sign a declaration.
How to apply
Please consult for more information on FLOCERT GmbH and the Fairtrade movement.
Please note, that only applications which are sent to the e-mail adress above, will be considered.
Deadline for applications: 25th February 2018.
Please note that only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

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