CAREERS

DISPUTE & SETTLEMENT FACILITY MANAGER

LOCATION OF POSITION

Kuala Lumpur

 

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The successful candidate will be responsible to accomplish the strategic objectives of the RSPO Dispute Settlement Facility towards facilitating the fair and lasting resolution of disputes raised against RSPO members by affected parties with the objective of promoting a better relationship. 

 

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Head of The Evaluations & Impacts Department, the incumbent will be responsible for

  • Managing and ensuring the efficient delivery of the DSF Program and implementation of the DSF business  plan/annual work plan including planning, budgeting, and monitoring and reporting
  • Managing, coordinating and monitoring all dispute settlement processes and cases according to the RSPO DSF Protocol and operational guidelines, from pre-mediation assessment through to post-mediation monitoring of settlements
  • Supporting, participating and managing member events if relevant and to build ties with the various stakeholders involved
  • Reaching out and institutionalize communications on DSF inside and outside the RSPO

 

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

You should have at least a Bachelors’ degree in Sociology, Law, Development, Conflict/Dispute management or any relevant field, with a minimum of 5 - 7 years’ experience in handling relevant issues.

 

WHAT’S ON OFFER

Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with a highly lucrative remuneration package. Operating within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, you will enjoy functioning within a role which offers the opportunity to broaden your skill set and develop your capabilities.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified applicants are invited send in their most updated CV giving comprehensive details of education with emphasis on related achievements to careers@rspo.org 


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SOCIAL MANAGER

LOCATION OF POSITION

Kuala Lumpur

 

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The Social Manager will be responsible to advise the Secretariat/Technical Director on social related issues, events and research relevant to oil palm sector for their consideration. This will involve communicating the Secretariat needs to the RSPO internal establishment (e.g Human Rights Working Group) and other relevant experts for their consideration; and raising emerging issues and recommendations to the Secretariat/Technical Director based on the feedbacks made by the group

 

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Technical Director, the incumbent will be responsible for

  • Focal point for social - related issues in the RSPO for internal and external stakeholders. This will include regular report back on Working Group (WG), Task Forces, Standing Committee activities, discussion and meetings to the Secretariat/TD; representing the RSPO at selected events or forums.
  • Coordinate meetings and other activities of internal establishment (such as the HRWG). This will include facilitating meetings and related logistics; reporting on meetings to the Secretariat / Technical Director; coordinating work undertaken by group or selected external parties on behalf of the RSPO.
  • Implement selected projects as approved by the Secretariat/Executive Board, These may include production of technical documents, presentations and other required outputs as well as technical and financial monitoring of the project.
  • Take lead in implementing social related matters, in particular the elements in the P&C, enforcing the requirement and monitor its progress.
  • Apart from the duties stated above, you are required to perform any duty or duties reasonably assigned by the Technical Director.

 

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

You should have at least a Bachelors’ degree in the related science, with a minimum of 5 - 7 years’ experience in handling relevant issues.

 

WHAT’S ON OFFER

Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with a highly lucrative remuneration package. Operating within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, you will enjoy functioning within a role which offers the opportunity to broaden your skill set and develop your capabilities.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified applicants are invited send in their most updated CV giving comprehensive details of education with emphasis on related achievements to careers@rspo.org


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NEW PLANTING PROCEDURE (NPP) MANAGER

LOCATION OF POSITION

Kuala Lumpur

 

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The successful candidate will be responsible to manage and process NPP submission made by members. Ensure that the quality and content of the submission made follows the requirements. Maintain records of NPP submission, particularly the relevant information and conduct analysis of the data gathered. Develop and implement improvement strategies of the NPP in line with progress and new knowledge.

 

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Technical Director, the incumbent will be responsible for

  • Provide support to Technical Director and Head of Certification to implement programmes and meet objectives set in the RSPO Roadmap and other management plans and decisions.
  • Support and keep track of technical developments related to the NPP including the development, fine tuning and maintenance of the relevant RSPO documents.
  • Monitor activities and maintain communication with Certification Bodies involved in NPP verification.
  • Review, approve and upload NPP notification, reports and other documents received from CBs following the necessary processes. Also monitor CB’s performance in terms of compliance to RSPO system and standard operational  procedures requirement.
  • Maintain records of NPP submission together with the relevant information contain therein and conduct analysis of the data gathered. This includes compilation and maintenance of relevant records and data making it available for internal and external communications. Manage and maintain information and record keeping through implementation of Salesforce programme.
  • Work closely with other technical team members and those in other divisions in supporting the development, implementation and maintenance of the RSPO system, procedures and operation.
  • Develop, fine tune and maintain the RSPO website related to RSPO NPP certification.
  • Apart from the duties stated above, you are required to perform any duty or duties reasonably assigned by the RSPO CEO, Technical Director and Head of Certification.

 

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

You should have at least a Bachelors’ degree in Environmental Science / Agriculture / Forestry or its equivalent, with a minimum of 5 - 7 years’ experience. Experience in certification, palm oil industries, data management is an added advantage.

 

WHAT’S ON OFFER

Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with a highly lucrative remuneration package. Operating within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, you will enjoy functioning within a role which offers the opportunity to broaden your skill set and develop your capabilities.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified applicants are invited send in their most updated CV giving comprehensive details of education with emphasis on related achievements to careers@rspo.org 


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HEAD OF QUALITY ASSURANCE

LOCATION OF POSITION

Kuala Lumpur

 

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The Head of Assurance will be responsible to establish system and ensure that RSPO has a solid Quality Management system to comply with international best practices. The position will report to COO and work with other divisions in terms of establishing quality control, implement standardization process, continuous improvement, handles internal and external audits as well as liaise and cooperate with other organisations

 

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for

  • Develop and implement Quality Management System (QMS) for the organisation
  • Spearhead implementation of quality control system and processes based on checklist for all data and document prior to entering into RSPO IT/IS System to ensure data accuracy and completeness.
  • Provide support to other division in data and documentation update, including the performance of editorial checks prior to publishing approved content and technical announcement onto website and RSPO IT system.
  • Take lead and support to other division in system enhancement project.
  • Apart from the duties stated above, the incumbent is required to perform any duty or duties reasonably assigned by the COO and the CEO.

 

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

You should have at least a Bachelors’ degree in any discipline, with a minimum of 5 - 7 years’ experience in Quality Assurance handling document, quality control, and/or project coordination.

 

WHAT’S ON OFFER

Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with a highly lucrative remuneration package. Operating within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, you will enjoy functioning within a role which offers the opportunity to broaden your skill set and develop your capabilities.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified applicants are invited send in their most updated CV giving comprehensive details of education with emphasis on related achievements to careers@rspo.org


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HR EXECUTIVE

LOCATION OF POSITION

Kuala Lumpur

 

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The successful candidate will be responsible to provide HR services across the full spectrum of HR functions.

 

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Head of HR, the incumbent will be responsible to:

  • Assist in implementing human resources programs by providing human resources services, including talent acquisition, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, succession planning.
  • Working with individual department Heads to update job requirements and job descriptions for all positions
  • Monitor scheduled absences such as holidays or travel and coordinate actions to ensure the staff absence has been adequately covered off to ensure continuity of services
  • Coordinate staff recruitment and selection process in order to ensure a timely organized and comprehensive procedure is used to hire staff
  • Assist in organisisng in house and /or online training programmes
  • Process employee requests for outside training while complying with polices and procedures

 

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

You should have at least a Bachelors degree in HR / Admin Management or it’s equivalent, with a minimum of 3 years working experience in HR functions. Excellent communication skills is a must in order to develop and establish cooperation and rapport with respective users and teams at working levels and of different nationalities.  

 

WHAT’S ON OFFER

Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with a highly lucrative remuneration package. Operating within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, you will enjoy functioning within a role which offers the opportunity to broaden your skill set and develop your capabilities.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified applicants are invited send in their most updated CV giving comprehensive details of education with emphasis on related achievements to careers@rspo.org


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RESEARCH & ADVISORY MANAGER

LOCATION OF POSITION

Kuala Lumpur

 

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The successful candidate will be responsible to evaluate and promote independent research initiatives on the impacts of RSPO to demonstrate continuous improvement.

 

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Head of Impacts, the incumbent will be responsible for

  • To define key research priority areas for RSPO impacts
  • To coordinate, promote, monitor and evaluate external independent research on impacts of RSPO 
  • To document lessons learnt, keep records in internal database on research work carried out
  • To screen independent research proposals for its relevance to RSPO impacts and possible funding and support
  • To leverage on research outcomes to uncover insights for improvement of existing RSPO standards
  • Identify gaps in knowledge of impacts of RSPO and encourage research by external partners
  • Working closely with HR Department, to organize career talks at universities, colleges to promote RSPO

 

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT 

You should have at least a Bachelors’ degree in Environmental or Social Science or its equivalent, with a minimum of 5 - 7 years’ experience. Experience in the Palm Oil industry will be advantageous.

 

WHAT’S ON OFFER

Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with a highly lucrative remuneration package. Operating within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, you will enjoy functioning within a role which offers the opportunity to broaden your skill set and develop your capabilities.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified applicants are invited send in their most updated CV giving comprehensive details of education with emphasis on related achievements to careers@rspo.org 


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DATA ANALYST

LOCATION OF POSITION

Kuala Lumpur

 

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The successful candidate will be responsible to import, clean, transform and validate internal and external data with the purpose of understanding or reaching conclusions from the data for better decision making purposes.

 

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Head of Impacts, the incumbent will be responsible for

  • To design and build relational or geo-databases for collecting data that interfaces with all areas of RSPO Impacts related work
  • To analyse in-house data on certification, new plantings to support the long term goals for the M&E system
  • To analyse and verify the membership Annual Communication of Progress data, maps and other membership submissions
  • To be responsible for all Impacts related data that is published on the website
  • Work with collaborating partners on ensuring ​member mapping requirements are in in compliant with RSPO’s Principle & Criteria

 

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

You should have at least a Bachelors’ degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or it’s equivalent, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in dealing with statistics.

 

WHAT’S ON OFFER

Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with a highly lucrative remuneration package. Operating within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, you will enjoy functioning within a role which offers the opportunity to broaden your skill set and develop your capabilities.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified applicants are invited send in their most updated CV giving comprehensive details of education with emphasis on related achievements to careers@rspo.org 


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MONITORING & EVALUATION MANAGER

LOCATION OF POSITION

Kuala Lumpur

 

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The successful candidate will be responsible to evaluate and monitor the impact of RSPO’s standards and policies to demonstrate continual improvement.

 

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Head of Impacts, the incumbent will be responsible for

  • To develop and implement the M&E system for RSPO and provide recommendations for standards review
  • Define, develop and implement scope and long term goals for the M&E system
  • Develop Impact monitoring system for certification of members and smallholders on environment, social and economic variables
  • To ensure RSPO is compliant to the ISEAL code of good practice
  • To Develop KPIs for member organisations in order to allow oganisations to carry out self assessments

 

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

You should have at least a Bachelors’ degree in Environmental Science or it’s equivalent, with a minimum of 5 - 7 years’ experience in M&E environment or social programs. Experience in the Palm Oil industry will be advantageous.

 

WHAT’S ON OFFER

Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with a highly lucrative remuneration package. Operating within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, you will enjoy functioning within a role which offers the opportunity to broaden your skill set and develop your capabilities.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified applicants are invited send in their most updated CV giving comprehensive details of education with emphasis on related achievements to careers@rspo.org


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OUTREACH & ENGAGEMENT ~ USA

LOCATION OF POSITION

New York

 

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The successful candidate will be responsible to manage and execute RSPO’s outreach, engagement and communication activities in the United States.

 

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Global Outreach & Engagement Director, you will be responsible for

  • Engagement & Outreach with Key stakeholders – Government Agencies, Manufacturers, Retailers and Media

  • Development of communication materials & platforms

  • Deal and coordinate with communications partners

  •  Lead and support the RSPO in identifying key areas of potential threats to the organisation in the specific market

  • Device and deploy a marketing plan for the Trademark based on in-market conditions

  • Identify and participate in conferences and platforms that are strategic to the RSPO mandate

  • Be the spokesperson for the RSPO with all stakeholder engagements from members, media, policy markers, conferences etc.

 

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

You should have at least a Bachelors degree in Communications / International relations or it’s equivalent, with a minimum of 12 - 15 years experience in External communications function. Preferably you should have experience working in Not-for-profit/ Agribusiness industries. With excellent communication skills, you should also have a proven track record of working with international stakeholders and should have a very good understanding of Online and Social media platforms.

 

WHAT’S ON OFFER

Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with a highly lucrative remuneration package. Operating within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, you will enjoy functioning within a role which offers the opportunity to broaden your skill set and develop your capabilities.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified applicants are invited send in their most updated CV giving comprehensive details of education with emphasis on related achievements to careers@rspo.org 


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GREEN HOUSE GAS MANAGER

LOCATION OF POSITION

Kuala Lumpur

 

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The successful candidate will be responsible to advise the Secretariat / Technical Director on emerging GHG-related issues, events and research relevant to the Oil Palm sector.

 

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Technical Director, you will be responsible to 

  • Be the focal point for Green House Gases (GHG) - related issues in the RSPO for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Coordinate meetings and other activities of internal establishment (such as technical working groups and task forces.
  • Be responsible for the effective implementation of greenhouse gas emission requirements in the RSPO P&C 2013 by executing recommendations from the ERWG, coordinating       related awareness and capacity building activities, and providing guidance and technical support  to members and certification bodies.
  • Coordinate activities for the smooth operation and uptake of the RSPO-RED scheme under the guidance of the Technical Director and the RSPO-RED TF.
  • Effectively work with other RSPO Secretariat staff, particularly the Technical Team, in standard setting, system development, implementation, monitoring and improvement .
  • Manage the Greenhouse Gas Executive in successfully implementing his/her tasks in overseeing the development and use of the PalmGHG calculator
  • In addition to the above, implement selected projects and duties reasonably assigned by the Technical Director/Secretariat.

 

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

You should have at least a Bachelors degree in Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management or it’s equivalent, with a minimum of 5 – 8 years working experience the field of conservation and environmental sustainability. Preferably the incumbent should have prior working experience in the plantation sector, climate change or carbon assessments.

 

WHAT’S ON OFFER

Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with a highly lucrative remuneration package. Operating within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, you will enjoy functioning within a role which offers the opportunity to broaden your skill set and develop your capabilities.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified applicants are invited send in their most updated CV giving comprehensive details of education with emphasis on related achievements to careers@rspo.org 


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