Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


The Training Manager will be responsible to develop and administer training programmes targeted at improving the quality and delivery of Auditors and Assessors, and to coordinate, plan and design member related trainings in order to improve member understanding on specific RSPO requirements. 


Reporting to the Assurance Director, the Training Manager will be responsible  

  • To oversee the development of training programmes for Certification Bodies, in cooperation with internal and external parties, in order to ensure increased capacity and credibility of RSPO’s certification bodies;
  • To develop and periodically review and update RSPO training materials, determining appropriateness and relevance to all or any changes to the standard and system, ensuring the ROI on the effectiveness of the trainings;
  • Evaluate the performance and methodologies of current instructors whilst providing recommendations for improvement in methods and training approaches;
  • To build partnerships and cooperate with external like-minded stakeholders (i.e.  training institutions, government agencies, universities), to ensure the trainings reflect local realities;
  • To collaborate with the RSPO Assurance & Standard Development teams to assess needs and design training modules for RSPO members to improve understanding of RSPO certification requirements; 
  • To work with the Smallholder unit and assist on improving the RSPO Sustainability College and Smallholder Academy content and delivery; 
  • To look into the logistics & to manage the cost and budgets;


  • You should have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Science or Environmental Management.
  • 3 to 5 years working experience in designing & developing training / instructional curriculum. 


  • Track records in designing and executing successful training programmes
  • Familiarity with traditional and modern training methods (monitoring, coaching etc)
  • Ability to plan, multi task and manage time effectively
  • Excellent communication skills, including writing, proof reading skills and speaking. 
  • Excellent organization skills and experience with project management.
  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects and work assignments from a variety of divisions. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and by phone with high professionalism. 
  • Ability to accomplish projects with little supervision. 
  • Fantastic customer service ethics and high expectations for quality. 
  • Ability to lead others by influence and develop strong relationships across the organization


We believe that the success of a company rests on the expertise of its people. They are the real brains who engineer its evolution into exciting phases of development, who create, strategize and mastermind. It all begins with new ideas and the ability and instincts to bring it to realisation.

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.


Qualified applicants are invited send in their most updated CV giving comprehensive details of education with emphasis on related achievements to [email protected]

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