Jul 27, 2011

Rainforest Alliance Agriculture Auditing Services Coordinator, Asia Pacific

Advertised: 15-7-11 | Closing Date: 14-8-11

Position Summary:
The Rainforest Alliance Agriculture Auditing Services Coordinator, Asia Pacific, will provide coordination and oversight in the implementation of Rainforest Alliance agriculture auditing services in the region, with a primary focus on Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam, China, the Pacific Islands and the Philippines. S/he will provide assistance to the Associate Regional Manager to expand the Rainforest Alliance agriculture auditing services in the region.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a regional strategy for client, area and certified volume targets for certification in Asia Pacific with theAssociate Regional Manager and the Sustainable Agriculture Division
  • Facilitate the execution of agriculture assessments and audits in the Asia-Pacific Region to include budgeting, service contracts, team identification, logistical planning, support to consultants, report review, liaise with clients and finalize reports for approval
  • Develop and implement audit schedules and ensure timely and efficient completion of audits
  • Ensure efficiency, quality control and adherence to appropriate agriculture technical and administration certification protocols for all jobs directly under his/her responsibilities
  • Recruit and manage qualified consultants and auditors and provide for their training, including cooperation with auditing bodies in the region
  • Ensure that invoices are issued for all activities related to auditing in region and follow up on pending payments.
  • Provide monthly expense and progress reports to the Associate Regional Manager, including tracking of payments from clients and tracking of invoices from consultants/auditors
  • Act as lead auditor on selected audits, incorporating and evaluating trainee auditors
  • Provide first response to complaints and disputes related to audits
  • Provide input for agriculture certification policy development and technical improvements to the certification system
  • Supervise the Customer Service Associate for Asia Pacific and Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Bachelor's Degree in agronomy or related field
  • 3-5 years of agriculture sector experience in Indonesia
  • Must be familiar with agricultural certification, supply chains, agriculture production and activities both large-scale and small-scale
  • Proven ability to work effectively in cross-cultural situations
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Office and Internet)
  • Familiarity with certification/verification issues and systems, involving agriculture and scale producers preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English, verbal communication in Indonesian, written skills in Indonesian preferred, other Asia Pacific languages are an advantage
  • Must have strong planning, analytical, and client relationship management skills, with ability to juggle multiple activities simultaneously while adhering to deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively in cross-cultural situations
  • Willingness and ability to travel extensively in Indonesia and other countries in South East Asia up to 40% of the time and to spend significant periods in rural areas.

To apply : Send resume, cover letter & salary history to

PT Rainforest Alliance
Griya Alamanda Blok No. 17, Jl. Kapten Cok Agung Tresna
Denpasar 80234
or by email to asia_pacific@ra.org

Only candidates authorized to work in Indonesia will be considered for this role
The Rainforest Alliance is an equal opportunity employer

"Only short-listed candidates will be invited via e-mail/phone for Test and Interview"