CAREERS

Executive ~ Outreach & Engagement

Job description

The main responsibility of the Outreach & Engagement Executive is to inform, engage and motivate stakeholders to increase demand for certified sustainable palm oil and help transform the global supply chain. 

 

EVENTS

Coordinate and/or support coordination of RSPO events in Europe (annual RSPO EU Roundtable and a variety of smaller events); planning and logistics, managing speakers and delegates, producing marketing materials, social media content and multi-media reports

COMMUNICATIONS

  • Coordinate and/or support production and dissemination of RSPO EU communication materials and localised materials for key countries - across formats and channels.
  • Support planning and implementation of media/communication campaigns to promote RSPO trademark and the uptake of CSPO in European countries, in alignment with RSPO’s global activities.
  • Gather, organise and draft information to enable RSPO to respond to media requests and crisis/issue management in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Assist with research and production of materials for presentations and/or interviews by the RSPO spokesperson.
  • Commissioning of editorial content for rspo.org.
  • Manage a European inventory of RSPO communication assets

STAKEHOLDERS/MEMBERS                                                                                  

  • Support in responding to general enquiries from members, potential members and media in Europe.
  • Ensure members are supported with timely and accurate information and services.
  • Maintain and regularly update stakeholder database for key countries in Europe in accordance with the strategic plan for outreach and engagement.
  • Support activities to engage and build rapport with target stakeholders in key countries.
  • Supporting activities to promote RSPO and engage new members in Tier 1 markets, with a focus on new markets of Italy, Spain and Poland.

MISC

  • Attend external meetings as needed to represent RSPO.
  • Support EDOE attendance at conferences and events.

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Assistant Manager ~ Technical

Job description

The Assistant Technical Manager will assist the Technical Manager in outreach activities to RSPO members in Europe.

 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide helpdesk support on membership, supply chain certification, and communication and claims;
  • Be the liaison between members and the head office (Kuala Lumpur);
  • Develop technical communication materials;
  • Active technical outreach to European and National industry associations, NGOs, politicians to share information and to present at meetings;
  • Schedule meetings, book meeting rooms, make travel arrangements;
  • Coordinate program for National Commitments, schedule calls and meetings, take minutes;
  • Feed information into the AskRSPO, RSPO Interpretation Forum, and website;
  • Assist in the organization of the annual Round Table conferences in Europe;
  • Update the events calendar;
  • Any other duties that are reasonably assigned by the Technical Manager or his/her designate.

 

Desired skills and Experience

Academic qualification:

Master degree in Environmental Sciences, Biology, (Tropical) Agriculture, Conservation, International Development, or related field.

 

Experience:

Minimum of three years of working experience in an international multistakeholder setting, preferably experience with voluntary sustainability schemes, certification, and stakeholder engagement. Knowledge of the palm oil industry or other commodities is a plus.

 

Skills:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proactive
  • Result driven attitude
  • Capable of engaging with the companies in a lively and active manner
  • Good communicator
  • Available on short notice
  • Fluent in English. Italian or Spanish would be an advantage
  • Work between 32 and 38h per week.

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Internship Attachment with RSPO

Job description

DURATION OF INTERNSHIP

The successful incumbent will be offered a full time internship for a duration of six (6) months

 

AREAS OF INTERNSHIP

TECHNICAL DEPARTMENT 

Smallholders Unit / Green House Gas Unit / Biodiversity Unit / Certification Unit

IMPACTS DEPARTMENT 

Complaints & Grievances Unit / Dispute Settlement Unit / Data Analysis / Research

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Undergraduate Degree in Environmental Science & Management / Forestry Studies / Agricultural Science / Sociology / Law / Conflict & Dispute Management
  • CGPA of 3.0 & higher
  • Strong Communications & Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to work well with diverse group of people
  • Comfortable in making presentations to all levels of addressees

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work on projects as designated by individual department heads
  • Assist teams in identifying process improvements
  • Create flow charts and spreadsheets in support of projects
  • Planning and logistics for workshops and meetings

 

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified applicants are invited send in a short essay giving comprehensive details of education and projects done with emphasis on related achievements together with a recent resume to careers@rspo.org

 

NOTE:

Internships are offered throughout the year


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RSPO Smallholder's Support Fund (RSSF) Executive

Job Description

The RSSF Executive will assist the Smallholder Program Manager in overseeing and executing the RSPO Smallholders Support Fund (RSSF)

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To receive and process all RSSF applications
  • To maintain communication with all potential applicants and/or recipients of RSSF
  • Manage and maintain the RSSF database in Salesforce
  • To monitor progress and performance of projects funded by RSSF according to project’s workplan
  • To promote RSSF among RSPO members and wider stakeholders
  • Develop training and awareness materials on RSSF
  • Organise workshops and events to build capacity of members on RSSF
  • To assist in managing RSSF Panel meetings and related activities
  • Any other duties that are reasonably assigned by the Smallholder Program Manager or his/her designate

Preferred Academic Qualifications & Skills

Academic Qualification

A Bachelor Degree in any discipline. Background in Project Management would be an advantage.

Experience

Minimum 3 years of working experience preferably in areas relating to fund management/ smallholders/ project management.

Fair understanding on environmental sustainability and the oil palm sector.

Skills

Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills along with strong organizational ability; must be able to obtain, analyze and evaluate a variety of information, organize, interpret and present it in meaningful oral or written form for varied audiences and provide solid analysis leading to sound decision-making.

Fluent in English and preferably Bahasa Malaysia/Indonesia.

 

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