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 5,000 members from 101 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 members and staff. They are the ones who drive our organisation to new heights and guide us through the next phase of our development.

The Executive, Shared Responsibility will assist the Shared Responsibility Unit in implementing the activities outlined in the ‘Shared Responsibility (SR) Requirements and Implementation’ document meant to drive uptake and demonstrate sustainability leadership within the RSPO membership.

The location of this role is Malaysia.


Duties include but will not be limited to the following:

  1. Coordinating the SR Working Group (SRWG) and other SR related meetings by organising meetings, coordinating between meeting invitees and minutes writing.

  2. Responsible for updating SR content on the RSPO website.

  3. Assist in monitoring & evaluating the implementation of the SR based activities, ensuring compliance to the Theory of Change (TOC) strategies related to SR.

  4. Coordinate with the relevant units to gather SR performance data, quality check the data, analyse and produce results on member’s performance.

  5. Coordinate with the IT team and manage projects to improve the data collection, monitoring and reporting on SR performance through the existing IT tools (Eg. Salesforce, Website).

  6. Member support and engagement.

  7. Apart from the duties stated above, to perform any duty or duties reasonably assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant discipline with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the field of sustainability, preferably with implementing certification standards.

  • Experience in organising and coordinating meetings.

  • Experience in database management.

  • Proficiency in data management and analysis tools such as Tableau.

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications(Excel, Powerpoint, Word etc.).


  • Ability to prioritise tasks, is detail-oriented and has good organisation skills.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.

  • Project management skills.


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.


Qualified applicants are invited to send in their updated CV giving comprehensive details of educational background, work experience, and related achievements to [email protected]. Please state "Job Application – Executive, Shared Responsibility " in your email subject line.

**RSPO is an equal opportunity employer. Due to the volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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