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The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is a not-for-profit, international membership organisation that is working to transform markets to make sustainable palm oil the norm. To do this, we have united stakeholders from all sectors of the palm oil supply chain and civil society to develop and implement global standards for sustainable palm oil production and procurement.
Since its inception in 2004, RSPO has enjoyed rapid growth and today has close to 5,000 members from 100 countries, including oil palm producers, processors, traders, consumer goods manufacturers, retailers, banks, and non-governmental organisations. Thanks to the commitments and actions of these members, nearly 20% of the global supply of palm oil has already been certified as sustainable.
At RSPO, we believe that a not-for-profit organisation is made successful by the passion, skills, and expertise of its people. They are the ones who drive our organisation to new heights and guide us through the next phases of our development.
The Deputy Director Malaysia and Thailand will be fully responsible for managing the RSPO operations and coordinating Secretariat activities in Malaysia and Thailand, with other global offices. S/he will ensure that RSPO’s regional direction is coherent and fully aligned with the organisation’s global positioning and engage with key stakeholders and policy makers to ensure RSPO achieves its vision to make sustainable palm oil the norm.
The Deputy Director is also responsible for setting annual targets on market transformation in terms of membership growth and increased production and uptake of certified sustainable palm oil, and enhance the relevance of RSPO in the region RSPO’s reputation in the region. The Deputy Director will manage a team of specialists and work as part of a global team to deliver the strategic plan.
The preferred location of this role is Malaysia.
KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties include but will not be limited to the following:
THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT
TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE
WHAT’S ON OFFER
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 and Prosperity 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 that offers the opportunity to broaden your skill set and develop your capabilities.
HOW TO APPLY
Qualified applicants are invited to send in their updated CV giving comprehensive details of educational background, work experience, and related achievements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please state "Job Application - Deputy Director of Malaysia and Thailand" in your email subject line.
**RSPO is an equal opportunity employer. Due to the volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.