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SMALLHOLDER PROGRAMME MANAGER ~ CERTIFICATION

LOCATION OF POSITION

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The Smallholder Programme Manager – Certification, will be responsible for developing, managing and executing programs and activities related to certification of smallholders within the RSPO system via strong partnerships with the entire palm oil supply chain and related stakeholders.

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties include but will not be limited to the following:

  1. Coordinating and facilitating the decision-making process on any issues related to certification of smallholders.
  2. Collaborate with other units/departments within the secretariat to ensure the interest of the smallholder is secure.
  3. Develop appropriate guidance documents and training for implementation of the standard for all smallholders.
  4. Develop programs/IT tools to simplify the certification process for smallholders.
  5. Manage, maintain and monitor data on certification and impact of smallholders.
  6. Develop & foster relations with relevant stakeholders of the Smallholder’s certification program to ensure that targets are met.
  7. Establish and set up linking and learning platforms that promote Smallholder exchange of knowledge and information.
  8. To manage and ensure that the Smallholder certification program is line with the RSPO Smallholder Strategy’s goal and objectives including planning, budgeting, reporting, monitoring and supervision of staff and external consultants

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

This role will suit an enthusiastic professional with a passion in developing and enriching the lives of the Smallholers and sustainability and is looking to pursue a career that will help make a difference to People, Planet and Profit.

Should have a Bachelors Degree in Sociology, Environmental Management or Community Development. The candidate should also have a minimum of 7 years working experience at the managerial level in a relevant organization.

WHAT'S ON OFFER

We believe that the success of our organisation is determined by our people. They bring us into exciting phases of development, who create, strategize and mastermind. It all begins with passion, and the willingness to contribute to solutions that really matter. Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with an opportunity to work in an international multi stakeholder organisation, where making a difference to People, Planet & Profit is not just a statement but what we passionately believe in. 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. But most importantly, you will have the chance to contribute to positive change, globally. It won't be just a job. 

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

**RSPO is an equal opportunity employer and due to the volume of applicants only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

LIAISON CONSULTANT

LOCATION OF POSITION

Kuala Lumpur

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The Japanese Liaison Consultant will be responsible to interact with and socialise RSPO’s key processes to Japanese stakeholders and members of the RSPO.

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

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

  • To interact with Japanese stakeholders via electronic media platforms;
  • To support membership application and queries from Japanese members and stakeholders;
  • To socialise RSPO key processes i.e. supply chain certification to Japanese members and stakeholders including conducting training in Japanese language;
  • To build partnerships with Japanese members and stakeholders to promote uptake of certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO) in Japan;
  • To assess and report on situation in Japan pertaining to the market of sustainable palm oil leading to Tokyo Olympics 2020;

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

This role will suit an enthusiastic professional with impeccable language skills in both English and Japanese looking to pursue a career that will help make a difference  to People, Planet and Profit.

The successful applicant will have a Bachelors degree, be fluent in English & Japanese, have excellent interpersonal & communications skills, be well presented and client focused and be a dedicated team player. 

WHAT’S ON OFFER

We believe that the success of our organisation is determined by our people. They bring us into exciting phases of development, who create, strategize and mastermind. It all begins with passion, and the willingness to contribute to solutions that really matter. Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with an opportunity to work in an international multi stakeholder organisation, where making a difference to People, Planet & Profit is not just a statement but what we passionately believe in. 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. But most importantly, you will have the chance to contribute to positive change, globally. It won't be just a job.  

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

**RSPO is an equal opportunity employer and due to the volume of applicants only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

SALESFORCE SPECIALIST

JOB STATEMENT  

The Salesforce Specialist will play a key role to maximise and leverage on the use of Salesforce capabilities and features to provide improvement and efficiency to business processes, including solving problems unique to RSPO.

Main Tasks:

  • Configure Salesforce.com organisation including development of custom objects and transition to the use of lightning components to enhance user experience. 
  • Customise and manage dashboards, reports, templates, page layouts workflows, create and maintain custom object relationships, formulas, standard and custom fields.
  • Manage and resolve support requests related to Salesforce.com to provide best solutions and practices on Salesforce usage including training and documentation.
  • Manage and coordinate projects related to Salesforce.com and be responsible for delivering and deploying completed work, and ensuring proper documentation related to configuration and deployment of applications.
  • Take initiative to understand the business processes of RSPO and recommend process improvements by translating the business requirements into solutions in Salesforce, including integration with FinancialForce and RSPO web applications.
  • Stay current on new releases and updates to Salesforce.com and other latest industry trends and changing technologies. 
  • Have a good understanding of the Communities Cloud to manage the implementation of best practices and leverage the platform for collaboration with external users e.g. RSPO members and for employee

Education:

  • The candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems or other relevant degree or qualification and have an in-depth understanding of Salesforce.com data structures and who understands how to meet complex processes and reporting requirements

Working Experience:

  • The candidate have at least 3 to 5 years of experience in Salesforce administration and development and a good amount of understanding in Apex and Visualforce pages to extend existing features and writing Apex test cases to deploy new triggers and/or classes to production is preferred 

Technical & Professional Knowledge:

  • Detail oriented and self-starter with strong written and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Proficiency in English with good communication skill.

​WHAT’S ON OFFER

We believe that the success of our organisation is determined by our people. They bring us into exciting phases of development, who create, strategize and mastermind. It all begins with passion, and the willingness to contribute to solutions that really matter. Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with an opportunity to work in an international multi stakeholder organisation, where making a difference to People, Planet & Profit is not just a statement but what we passionately believe in. 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. But most importantly, you will have the chance to contribute to positive change, globally. It won't be just a job.  

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

**RSPO is an equal opportunity employer and due to the volume of applicants only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

STANDARD DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (INDONESIA)

LOCATION OF POSITION

Jakarta, Indonesia

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The Standard Development Manager will be responsible to assist in the development and implementation of sustainability standards, procedures and guidelines for RSPO in Indonesia.

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Support and keep track of standard development activities and review on RSPO Principle and Criteria and Supply Chain Certification in Indonesia including the necessary National Interpretation or harmonization documents.
  2. Develop industry thought leadership from various sources such as Government Agencies, Palm Oil Association, Educational Institutions for knowledge sharing of best practice to the members and general public.
  3. Communicate and engage with relevant stakeholders, including companies, government offices in relation to RSPO’s multi-stakeholder model for standard development process.
  4. Ensure adequate communication and socialization of newly developed and/or revised RSPO standards, procedures and guidance to RSPO members and other relevant stakeholders in Indonesia.
  5. Support and organize RSPO events that relate to standard development process including the development of Indonesia National Interpretation and similar document that support RSPO standard document.

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

  • Minimum a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Management, Agribusiness or Agriculture industry; Forestry or Environmental science or it’s equivalent. 
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience, with sound experience in a standard development organization with good communication skills. 

WHAT'S ON OFFER

We believe that the success of our organisation is determined by our people. They bring us into exciting phases of development, who create, strategize and mastermind. It all begins with passion, and the willingness to contribute to solutions that really matter. Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with an opportunity to work in an international multi stakeholder organisation, where making a difference to People, Planet & Profit is not just a statement but what we passionately believe in. 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. But most importantly, you will have the chance to contribute to positive change, globally. It won't be just a job.

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

**RSPO is an equal opportunity employer and due to the volume of applicants only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

BIODIVERSITY EXECUTIVE

LOCATION OF POSITION

Kuala Lumpur

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The successful candidate will support the Biodiversity Manager in the implementation of activities and facilitate RSPO members’ compliance on the Remediation and Compensation Procedure (RaCP).

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Biodiversity Manager, you will be responsible for

  1. Serve as the point of contact for remediation and compensation related issues in the RSPO.
  2. Deliver high quality and effective service to RSPO grower members to process all remediation and compensation related documents.
  3. Collect, check and ensure the completeness of the submissions made (Disclosure, LUC Analysis and Compensation Plan) and take pro-active actions to follow-up on progress of clarification submission, reviews/evaluations and endorsement of compensation projects.
  4. Develop and maintain strong intra and inter-departmental functional relationship in the RSPO Secretariat on matters related compliance in LUCA and/or Compensation matters (e.g. Assurance unit, Membership Unit, Smallholder Division).
  5. Coordinate external service providers for compensation related activities.
  6. Meets timeline for the delivery of reviews / evaluations.
  7. Analyze data and assist in the preparation of reports related to remediation and compensation activities and share updates with the Secretariat and Biodiversity and High Conservation Value Working group (BHCVWG)
  8. Assist in the compilation, design and dissemination of information materials including for posting on the RSPO website.
  9. Assist Biodiversity Manager in the management and operation of BHCVWG and relevant Task Forces/ panel established.
  10. Assist in the research and collation of inputs to the RSPO Secretariat / Biodiversity Manager / Standard Development Director and the BHCVWG on emerging issues, events and research relevant to oil palm sector.
  11. Apart from the duties stated above, Compensation Executive is required to perform any duties assigned by the Biodiversity Manager or the Standard Development Director.

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

  • Minimum a Bachelors’ Degree in relevant fields e.g. environmental science/management, GIS, natural resource management
  • Minimum 1 - 3 years experience and have knowledge and understanding of GIS, environmental management issues, biodiversity/conservation management, and/or community development projects.

WHAT'S ON OFFER

We believe that the success of our organisation is determined by our people. They bring us into exciting phases of development, who create, strategize and mastermind. It all begins with passion, and the willingness to contribute to solutions that really matter. Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with an opportunity to work in an international multi stakeholder organisation, where making a difference to People, Planet & Profit is not just a statement but what we passionately believe in. 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. But most importantly, you will have the chance to contribute to positive change, globally. It won't be just a job.

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

**RSPO is an equal opportunity employer and due to the volume of applicants only shortlisted applicants will be notified.