GPM Coffee Coordinator

FLO - Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International

GPM Coffee Coordinator

FLO - Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International

Bonn, Germany

UNIT: Global Products, Programs and Policy (GPPP)
REPORTS TO: Director of GPPP

OVERVIEW:

Fairtrade is an alternative approach to conventional trade and is based on a partnership between producers and consumers. Fairtrade offers producers a better deal and improved terms of trade. This allows them the opportunity to improve their lives and plan for their future. Fairtrade offers consumers a powerful way to reduce poverty through their everyday shopping.

Fairtrade International is the international non-profit, multi stakeholder body that is responsible for the strategic direction of Fairtrade, sets Fairtrade standards and supports producers.

PRINCIPAL ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the definition and implementation of the global category plan;
  • Evaluate, quantify and communicate the level of progress of the global category plan across the wider Fairtrade system;
  • Coordinate meetings and webinars with Fairtrade internal stakeholders;
  • Coordinate the participation at trade fairs and other industry relevant fora;
  • Analyze relevant statistics on industry and markets (Fairtrade and non-Fairtrade);
  • Coordinate the setting up and maintain the online platform for sharing information and learnings across the Fairtrade system;
  • Contribute to the development and distribution of B2B communication materials for product category;
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of customer relationship management tools for main accounts;
  • Analyze data used for the creation of bespoke supply chain communication for main accounts;
  • Analyze data for the creation of case studies of best practice in the Fairtrade system related to programmatic and partnership approaches;
  • Contribute to the work on relevant projects/programs at Fairtrade International (standards and pricing revisions, thematic areas, MEL);
  • Monitor, analyze and contribute to reports of supply chain risks.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Level of education

  • Undergraduate Degree in Agriculture/Environmental Science/Business management/Economics/Development, Masters/Post Graduate qualification highly desirable.

Knowledge/Job Specific Competencies (E= Essential; D=Desirable)

  • 1 year of professional experience in the agribusiness sector (E);
  • Specific product knowledge and experience of coffee industry (E);
  • Experience working in or with Fairtrade coffee supply chains or with related standards, certification or development programs (D);
  • Experience in working in cross-functional teams and groups (E);
  • Competent in MS Office (Excel/PPT/Word) (E).

Professional Skills

  • Outstanding communication and relationship management skills (E);
  • Track record of meeting deadlines (E);
  • Proven experience of project management (D);
  • Experience within Fairtrade system is an asset (D).

Personal Qualities

  • Ability to work in teams and independently (E);
  • Self-starter/highly motivated (able to work without close supervision) (E);
  • Desire to work in a multicultural environment (E);
  • Enjoy working with numbers, spreadsheets (E);
  • Shows strong empathy with aims and ways of working in Fairtrade (collaborative/empowering).

Languages

  • Fluency in English and Spanish (E), French will be a plus (D).

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

  • This is a full-time position;
  • This is a temporary position for one year initially;
  • The office language is English;
  • Salary Group V as per the Collective Bargaining Agreement for the Wholesale and Foreign Trade Industries for North Rhine Westphalia and Fairtrade International Company Agreement on wages and salaries;
  • Starting date as soon as possible;
  • 30 days of holidays per full year of employment.

APPLICATIONS:

  • Please consult www.fairtrade.net for more information on Fairtrade International and the Fairtrade system;
  • Please apply by email only, in English, with Curriculum Vitae and motivation letter to applications@fairtrade.net, citing “GPPP coffee coordinator” in the subject line;
  • Deadline for applications is 31st January 2019.
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