DIVISION/TEAM: Standards and Pricing Unit
REPORTS TO: Director of Standards
Fairtrade International (FLO) unites the producer-, market- and business-facing activities within the Fairtrade Labelling system. FLO develops the Fairtrade Standards; promotes the empowerment of Fairtrade-certified producers by supporting them in gaining and maintaining Fairtrade Certification and capitalizing on market opportunities; and facilitates global Fairtrade markets, to optimise benefits for producers.
The Standards and Pricing Unit seeks to bring social, economic and environmental benefits to producers and workers and to empower them to address the challenges of poverty and to achieve sustainable livelihoods. We do this through developing, monitoring and reviewing Fairtrade Standards and economic benefit mechanisms, including Fairtrade Minimum Prices and Fairtrade Premiums. The SU also provides standard and pricing support services, such as communication, guidance and training on Fairtrade Standards, Minimum Prices and Premiums.
The post holder will contribute to the development and management of Fairtrade standards and related standard setting methodologies.
Within FLO the position has primary working relationships with the Standards and Pricing Unit, the Producer Services Relations Unit, the Global Product Management, the Communications Team and other relevant Business Units.
On a project-basis, the Project Manager will develop relationships with external stakeholders including Fairtrade producers and their representatives; Fairtrade traders; staff at Fairtrade National Fairtrade Organizations; staff at FLO-CERT; consultants; and representatives of other relevant partner organizations.
Applications, in the form of a letter of motivation and Curriculum Vitae, should be submitted via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, citing Standards Project Manager in the subject field.
The deadline for completed applications is 26th July 2019.