REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer
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.
The Senior Legal Counsel provides legal advice to the Board, Chief Executive Officer, senior managers, governance bodies and units of Fairtrade International in all areas of the association’s affairs. The function will work in close cooperation with the Compliance Unit.
The Senior Legal Counsel (Syndikusrechtsanwalt/anwältin) reports to the Chief Executive Officer and will provide legal advice to and examine legal questions of the Board, CEO and senior management of the association in all strategic and operational matters. S/he will:
Please note that Fairtrade International is strict on compliance with the required qualification criteria mentioned above, and only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.