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Project Officer/Manager - Value Chain Development (M-F-D)

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Main Roles & Responsibilities

  • To manage multiple projects simultaneously and report project progress.
  • To support eCommerce market development expansion and FSC market impact evaluation (including the following activities): deepen the collaboration with existing key partners in eCommerce; market development & business development with key players in the eCommerce space; project coordination & operations for already-launched sustainability programs; and impact analysis on FSC current business model.
  • To support/lead the establishment and rollout of sustainability shopping solution (including the following activities): short- term self-service solution enhancement; mid-term minim viable solution implementation, pilot and rollout. 
  • To coordinate and produce eCommerce and Retailer sector specific marketing and communication materials in collaboration with the responsible departments.
  • To manage the implementation and coordination of partnerships/relationships between FSC and relevant eCommerce and Retailer sector players.
  • Additional tasks as agreed with the Value Chain Development Programme Manager.

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

Education and Training:

University degree in a relevant field or equivalent (e.g. Business Administration, Marketing, Economics, Computer Science, Informational Technology, Forest Products, etc.).

 

Working Experience, Style and Skills:

  • At least 5 years of project management or consulting experience in one or more of the following: sales/market/business strategy, global market development, strategic key account management, product management and/or related fields.
  • Proven track record in managing market development partnerships, working on sustainability in value chain development.
  • Experience in leading cross-functional project teams and managing complex projects.
  • Experience in working with international organisations and international project teams.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
  • Knowledge of eCommerce/Retail industry, market, value chain, and trends is a plus.
  • Experience in forest-based industries would be an advantage.
  • Experience with agile product management would be an advantage.
  • Experience with technical solution development would be an advantage.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and be ready to deal with uncertainty/ambiguity.
  • Networking skills.
  • Strategic thinking and business mindset.
  • Good time management skills: ability to perform well while handling simultaneously a number of functions.
  • Service and solution-oriented attitude to work.

Communication Skills:

  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills that contribute to cohesive team efforts and decision making.
  • Active-listening skills.

Computer Skills:

  • Standard Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools.

Main Roles & Responsibilities

  • To manage multiple projects simultaneously and report project progress.
  • To support eCommerce market development expansion and FSC market impact evaluation (including the following activities…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Application Deadline
    August 16, 2022
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Experience Level
    Mid-level/Managerial

Level of Language Proficiency

Languages

  • Fluency in English (spoken and written).
  • Other language proficiency is a plus (e.g. German, Spanish,…).

Languages

  • Fluency in English (spoken and written).
  • Other language proficiency is a plus (e.g. German, Spanish,…).

Location

On-site
Bonn, Germany

How to Apply

Please apply via our website by submitting your CV in English.

Please do not send any photos of yourself.

The deadline for applications is 16th August 2022.

We will confirm receipt of your application. However, only candidates shortlisted for an interview will be further contacted and will receive notice of the outcome of the selection process. Should you not receive a confirmation of receipt please check your spam filter and if you cannot find it there contact us at recruitment@fsc.org

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.  

Please be informed, that by applying for this position you automatically accept our Data Protection Information on processing your personal data.

We are looking forward to your application!


Please apply via our website by submitting your CV in English.

Please do not send any photos of yourself.

The deadline for applications is 16th August 2022.

We will confirm receipt of…

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