Integrity Officer (m-f-d)

FSC - Forest Stewardship Council

Integrity Officer (m-f-d)

FSC - Forest Stewardship Council

Bonn, Germany


This position contributes directly to ensuring the integrity and credibility of the FSC system. The Officer supports the delivery of targeted solutions to address FSC supply chain integrity. The employee assists the team by working on incoming supply chain integrity requests and case management with internal and external parties, and carries out other investigative, analytical and administrative tasks.


  • Manage incoming internal and external requests to Supply Chain Integrity Team: in particular conduct their initial analysis, propose solutions aligned with the FSC normative framework and relevant best practices, if needed seek support from FSC units, communicate with requesters and follow-up on solution implementation with responsible internal and external parties;
  • Conduct analysis of supply chain integrity related records in the FSC database and follow-up on the results in coordination with the Supply Chain Integrity Team;
  • Assist with and carry out integrity investigations and prepare relevant materials and documentation;
  • Maintain, update and improve Supply Chain Integrity’s databases;
  • Draft, send and monitor the receipt of blockage and blockage lifting letters;
  • Develop and update internal operating procedures;
  • Support the development of different forms of communication materials, including texts, presentations, graphs and Excel tables, related to integrity investigations and the overall work of the Supply Chain Integrity Team;
  • Participate in internal cross-unit project groups as a representative of Supply Chain Integrity Team;
  • Build and maintain effective contacts and good relations with internal and external parties involved in supply chain integrity activities, including Assurance Services International, certification bodies, FSC regional and national offices;
  • Analyse media items and liaise with impacted parties as necessary;
  • Provide administrative assistance and general day-to-day operations support to the Supply Chain Integrity Team;
  • Any other task as assigned by formal supervisor and project work as assigned according to special organizational needs.


Working Education and Training:

  • University/technical college degree or equivalent training or experience in a field of, for example, political sciences, history, law, management, economics, sustainability, or other relevant specialization.

Working Experience, Style and Skills:

  • At least 2 years of professional experience related to the roles and responsibilities of this position;
  • Proven ability to plan, organize and complete work tasks;
  • Good time management skills;
  • Analytical and structured approach to problems;
  • Solution-oriented attitude to work;
  • Attention to details;
  • Solid research, writing and oral communication skills and ability to explain complex issues in clear and simple terms;
  • Work ethics to maintain good relationships with internal and external parties.


  • Fluency in English (spoken and written);
  • Other languages are a plus;
  • Sound verbal and written communication skills and ability to explain complex issues in clear and simple terms.

Computer Skills - good skills in the use of/experience with:

  • Standard software packages (MS Office), in particular experience with analysing data in Excel and solid experience with Power Point are a plus.


  • Experience in working in a multi-cultural, multi-lingual, global team;
  • Commitment to FSC’s mission and values;
  • Demonstrated cultural awareness and sensitivity to the diversity of values, views and approaches to issues relevant to the FSC program by stakeholders around the world;
  • Familiarity with FSC certification, other certification schemes, auditing and compliance practices is a plus;
  • Ability to represent FSC through his/her work with exemplary personal and professional authority and conduct.


Why Join FSC in Bonn, Germany?

  • Be part of a globally recognized organization at the forefront of sustainable forestry and contribute to the mission to help protect the world’s forests;
  • Play an active role in the FSC global community of 400+ forest stewards who come together in-person at least once a year;
  • Benefit from cross-cultural collaboration and networking opportunities by working in a dynamic, inclusive, and diverse international culture with over 60 nationalities represented under one roof;
  • Enjoy comprehensive benefits, including relocation assistance if needed, and investment in training and development opportunities (e.g., LinkedIn Learning, Learning Lunches and more) to advance your career;
  • Explore the vibrant federal city of Bonn, home to Beethoven, Haribo, and the beautiful Rhein River promenade including many urban parks and close access to nature. As Germany's UN City and second capital, Bonn is an international city with a rich cultural heritage, recently celebrating its 2000th anniversary. Learn more about the city or take a virtual stroll;
  • Embrace work-life balance: beyond Bonn's borders, unlock Europe's wonders with 30 working days of vacation at your disposal. Whether it's skiing in the Swiss Alps or basking in the sun on Mediterranean shores, your European adventures await.

Ready to make a difference? Join FSC and help shape a sustainable future. Apply now with your resume and cover letter, showcasing your achievements and how you can contribute to FSC's mission.


Terms and Conditions:

  • Location: Bonn, Germany;
  • Working Hours: Full time - 40 hours per week;
  • Duration of Employment: Temporary contract - 2 years (extension possible, subject to satisfactory performance);
  • Starting Date: As soon as possible.

How to Apply

Ready to make a difference? Join FSC and help shape a sustainable future. Don't delay - apply now!

  • Please apply by submitting your CV in English;
  • Please do not send any photos of yourself;
  • The deadline for applications is 28 July 2024.

For FSC, inclusiveness and diversity are important values. As such, we welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds and are entirely committed to consider all qualified applicants regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age and disability.

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We are looking forward to your application!


Welcome to FSC!

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is a globally recognized non-profit organization at the forefront of promoting sustainable forestry. With over 150 million hectares of certified forests and a trusted reputation among NGOs, consumers, and businesses, FSC is leading the way in ensuring the long-term health and resilience of the world’s forests.

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