TFT is taking action all over the world to transform supply chains, creating change from boardrooms to forests and factories.

We’re constantly growing and we’re often looking for new people to join our team.

Our current vacancies are listed below. We’re always interested in hearing from people who have passion, skills and talent. If you’d like to join us but are not applying for an existing vacancy, you can submit a spontaneous or intern application via the link at the bottom of the page.

Current Vacancies

Senior Project Officer – China

Senior Project Officer – China Guangdong China

Deadline: 08/30/2018

The Forest Trust

TFT (The Forest Trust) is an international fast growing and dynamic non-profit organization which helps companies transform their supply chains across the world for the benefit of people and nature.

TFT is seeking a motivated

Senior Project Officer (Responsible Supply Chain)

based in Guangzhou, Guangdong China

with experience in international certification standards and the evaluation of supply chain traceability & legality. He/she also has excellent communication and writing skills, and is passionate about working with transforming supply chains to generate value and interested in a career with a dynamic non-profit that builds relationships with companies, governments and civil society organizations to bring responsible products to market.
He/she will conduct research and evaluate product supply chains against responsible sourcing procedures (e.g. legality and traceability systems) and International certification standards (e.g. Forest Stewardship Council – FSC, PEFC, CFCC, and RSPO). The primary focus will initially be in the Pulp and Paper sector, with possible expansion into Palm Oil and Rubber sector. He/she will also review highly complex product supply chains and undertake GAP assessments against the standards/sourcing requirements and compile findings into concise reports.

About The Forest Trust (TFT)

TFT currently has offices in 16 countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Ecuador, India, and several locations within West Africa, Europe and the Americas. TFT employs more than 250 people worldwide and work with large and small companies, communities and producers of raw materials to create compelling cases of transformation.

What Makes Us Unique

Beyond providing advice on policy set up based on our strong technical expertise, we see the world through interactions and relationships. Operating between two worlds (NGO-Companies/Buyer-Supplier), we encourage our partners to look inside, and are not only their environmental conscience. In addition to traceability and assessments, we create and innovate solutions to the challenges companies and communities face.

What We Offer

  • A unique work experience in a fast-growing and dynamic non-profit directly impacting the conservation of the environment and improvements in human rights and social equity through supply chains.
  • A dynamic environment with the chance to work in a multicultural team.
  • The opportunity to lead complex projects, build customer relationships and develop new business, with exposure to different tasks.

Responsibilities and Scope

  • Research and evaluate product supply chains against responsible sourcing procedures (e.g. legality and traceability systems) and International certification standards (e.g. Forest Stewardship Council – FSC, PEFC, CFCC, and RSPO). The primary focus will initially be in the Pulp and Paper sector, with possible expansion into Palm Oil and Rubber sector.
  • Review highly complex product supply chains and undertake GAP assessments against the standards/sourcing requirements and compile findings into concise reports.
  • Based on the findings of the reviews, highlight risks and prepare logical and workable action plans towards addressing non-compliance in the supply chain.
  • Provide guidance and support to businesses to reduce risks and drives sustainable value in the product supply chain.
  • Develop and implement management and training recommendations for companies working toward responsible sourcing, responsible production and product supply chain control.
  • Maintain a practical awareness of the challenges within the supply chains and be able to adapt the work plan as required to achieve the targets set.
  • Monitor and update supplier information for TFT members/clients regarding key commitments made towards responsible sourcing procedures, work plans or agreements.
  • Support the preparation of workshops, seminars or other events to raise awareness and address supply chain concerns related to pulp and paper.
  • Liaise with local organizations and consultants as required to promote and achieve TFT principles.
  • Draft regular reports and meeting records and maintain communications with TFT China, TFT clients and stakeholder as required.

Requirements – Candidate Profile Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree or higher in environmental science, natural resource management, forestry, agronomy, supply chain management or related field. An advanced degree would be an advantage.
  • Ideally at least five years’ professional experience working with supply chains in either pulp and paper, forests and extractive industries or other agriculture commodities. Preference for candidates that have proven business experience dealing with complex supply chain logistics and management with links to sustainability and legality requirements. Proven experience working with companies to achieve International 3rd party certification preferred, such as FSC CoC, PEFC, CFCC, RSPO.
  • Moderate understanding of current issues relating to natural resources, both globally and within China.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand technical, environmental, legal, and social requirements linked to agriculture product supply chain.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, GIS, supply chain mapping software, data analysis and presentation skills are desirable.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a small team.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize his or her own work schedule with minimum supervision.
  • Experience and knowledge in ESG reporting.

Language skills:

  • Chinese (mandarin) essential
  • Proficiency in English (speaking, writing and reading).

Personal characteristics:

  • Passion for working on issues related to sustainability, resilience, and supply chains.
  • Hands-on, practical, innovative.
  • Flexibility, takes initiative/proactive and positive attitude.
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary and multicultural team.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work autonomously.
  • Committed to TFT values:
    •  Focus on action and on-the-ground results;
    • Entrepreneurial spirit;
    • Client-focused;
    • Open collaboration and communication;
    • Humble;
    • Respect for each other.

Working conditions / Physical effort:

  • Based in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China.
  • Some business trips to client offices, forests and factories in remote and rural regions, which may include stays in rustic conditions.

Other information:

  • 1-year contract, extension possible subject to available funding.
  • Immediate start.
  • Chinese citizenship/valid work authorization required.

To Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV via email to china.recruitment@tft-earth.org by 30th August 2018. Please put your last name and ChinaSeniorProjectOfficer2018 in the subject line of the email.
Successful candidates will be contacted by email for an initial interview. The position will be open until filled.
Only candidates who send a full application will be considered. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

INTERN – Project Leader Assistant – France

INTERN – Project Leader Assistant – France Lille, France

Deadline: 09/20/2018

The Forest Trust

TFT (The Forest Trust) is an international fast growing and dynamic non-profit organization which helps companies transform their supply chains across the world for the benefit of people and nature.  

TFT is seeking a motivated

INTERN – Project Leader Assistant

based in Lille, France

 About The Forest Trust (TFT)

 TFT currently has offices in 16 countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Ecuador, India, and several locations within West Africa, Europe and the Americas. We employ more than 260 people worldwide and work with big and small companies, communities and producers of raw materials to create compelling cases of transformation. With an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, we work on the ground with people to create inspiring transformation stories. We focus on creating value, engage without judging and carry hope and a positive vision of the future.

 What Makes Us Unique

Beyond providing advice on policy set up based on our strong technical expertise, we see the world through interactions and relationships. Operating between two worlds (NGO-Companies/Buyer-Supplier), we encourage our partners to look inside, and are not only their environmental conscience. In addition to traceability and assessments, we create and innovate solutions to the challenges companies and communities face.

What We Offer

 A unique work experience in a fast-growing and dynamic non-profit directly impacting the conservation of the environment and improvements in human rights and social equity through supply chains.

  • A dynamic environment with the chance to work in a multicultural team.
  • The opportunity to lead complex projects, build customer relationships and develop new business, with exposure to different tasks.

 Responsibilities and Scope

 Under the responsibility of the different project leaders of Ocean, Palm Oil and Soils, the intern’s responsibilities will be the below:

  • Sectors studies
  • In-depth study of the distributors supplies
  • Implementation and follow up of traceability surveys on these sectors
  • Data analysis, risks prioritization, action plans recommendations
  • Participation in projects development in France
  • Support in research and information monitoring on the sectors (information monitoring on the sectors news, conferences, meets with producers on the ground)

Requirements – Candidate Profile Minimum Qualifications

 The candidate will have to demonstrate rigor and practical sense in the different database analysis that will be given to him/her. Good analysis, synthesis, editorial and organizational skills will be also required. Plus, the autonomy and initiatives shall guarantee a versatility in the missions.

Language skills:

  • Strong communication skills in English (speaking and writing)
  • Communication skills in French (speaking and writing) preferred

 Personal characteristics:

  • Passion for working on issues related to sustainability, resilience, human rights and supply chains;
  • Hands-on, practical, innovative;
  • Flexibility, takes initiative/proactive and positive attitude;
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary and multicultural team;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work autonomously;
  • Committed to TFT values:
    • Focus on action and on-the-ground results;
    • Entrepreneurial spirit;
    • Client-focused;
    • Open collaboration and communication;
    • Humble;
    • Respect for each other.

Working conditions / Physical effort:

  • Based in Lille, France
  • Alternate internship duration: 10 months

To Apply

 Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume via email to france.recruitment@tft-earth.org. The position will be open until the 20th of September 2018. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Mexico Project Manager – Mexico

Mexico Project Manager – Mexico Mexico City

Deadline: 09/30/2018

*For the English version of this advert, please skip down

The Forest Trust (TFT)

TFT (The Forest Trust) es una organización internacional sin fines de lucro de rápido crecimiento que ayuda a las empresas en transformar sus cadenas de suministro alrededor del mundo en beneficio de las personas y la naturaleza.
TFT busca un profesional experimentado y motivado para ser nuestro

GERENTE DE PROYECTOS DE MEXICO,

basado en la Ciudad de Mexico

El candidato seleccionado tendrá una pasión por los temas ambientales y sociales. Tendrá la capacidad para pensamiento crítico, solucionar problemas de forma pragmático, trabajar colaborativamente en equipo y será un emprendedor que puede prosperar en un entorno de trabajo dinámico y diverso: Mexicanos y no-mexicanos son bienvenidos a postularse. Debe tener permiso legal para trabajar en México.
 Posición a tiempo completo.
 Fecha de inicio en septiembre u octubre.
 Con base en la Ciudad de México, México.
 Viajes frecuentes dentro de México y América Central y potencialmente a otros países de América Latina y a los Estados Unidos.
 Capaz de trabajar horas flexibles (fuera de 9 am a 5 pm), según sea necesario.

Acerca de TFT

Actualmente, TFT tiene oficinas en 16 países, incluyendo Indonesia, Malasia, India, China y varias ubicaciones en África occidental, Europa y en las América. México es nuestra ubicación más nueva. Contamos con un equipo de más de 260 personas alrededor del mundo y nos asociamos con empresas grandes y pequeñas, comunidades y productores de materias primas para crear ejemplos convincentes de excelencia social y ambiental. Con un espíritu innovador y emprendedor, trabajamos en campo para crear casos de transformación inspiradoras. Nos enfocamos en crear valor, participar sin juzgar y compartir esperanza y una visión positiva del futuro.

Lo que nos hace único

Además de proporcionar asesoramiento técnico sobre el desarrollo y la implementación de políticas de abastecimiento responsable, fomentamos la vinculación, el diálogo y la colaboración entre diversos partes de interés. Fundamentalmente, somos una organización que está entre dos mundos (sociedad civil-empresas, compradores-proveedores, personas-naturaleza). Es en este espacio intermedio donde encontramos inspiración para innovar y resolver problemas para abordar los desafíos que enfrentan las empresas y las comunidades alrededor del mundo.

Lo que ofrecemos

 Una experiencia de trabajo única en una organización sin fines de lucro con la oportunidad de tener un impacto directo en la conservación del medio ambiente y las mejoras en los derechos humanos y la equidad social a través de las cadenas de suministro;
 Un entorno dinámico con la posibilidad de trabajar en un equipo multicultural;
 La oportunidad de adquirir experiencia en gestión avanzada de proyectos, relaciones con clientes, y temas ambientales, sociales y laborales;
 La oportunidad de trabajar con gerentes de alto nivel y expertos corporaciones líderes nacionales, regionales e internacionales.
 Nuestro trabajo en Centroamérica y México ha estado creciendo desde 2015 y este nuevo puesto desempeñará un papel clave para ayudar a nuestro pequeño equipo a aumentar nuestros impactos en la región.

Responsabilidades y alcance del trabajo

Las responsabilidades principales del Gerente de Proyecto son:
 Guiar a las empresas miembros de TFT en la implementación de programas de abastecimiento responsable;
 Apoyar a los miembros y socios en el análisis, mapeo y reporteo de la cadena de suministro;
 Desarrollar herramientas y documentos de comunicación relacionados con los miembros;
 Realizar visitas de campo a empresas agrícolas en apoyo de mejores prácticas ambientales, sociales y laborales;
 Desarrollar talleres centrados en el alumno en apoyo de mejores prácticas ambientales, sociales y laborales;
 Desarrollar propuestas y planes de trabajo en colaboración con los miembros, colegas y otras oficinas TFT;
 Comunicarse con las partes interesadas externas según sea necesario para la divulgación y la investigación, y para desarrollar relaciones sólidas con otras organizaciones y expertos;
 Apoyar el desarrollo de herramientas y procesos para nuestro trabajo local y global en aceite de palma, pulpa y papel y otros productos básicos.

Requisitos – Calificaciones mínimas del perfil del candidato

 Título universitario o superior en un campo relacionado con la gestión empresarial, la silvicultura, el desarrollo rural, el medio ambiente o la agricultura;
 4 o más años trabajando en o en colaboración con el sector privado, idealmente en las áreas de agricultura, gestión ambiental, o control de calidad;
 Buena comprensión e interés elevado en temas de responsabilidad ambiental y social;
 Excelente comunicación (escrita y verbal) y habilidades de relacionamiento;
 Excelentes habilidades de organización y atención a los detalles;
 Habilidades analíticas fuertes, incluida la capacidad de analizar sistemas e identificar problemas y riesgos clave;
 Competencia en el paquete de Microsoft Office, especialmente Excel;
 Interés y motivación por la visión y misión de TFT;
 Fluidez en el español escrito y hablado. Competencia avanzada en inglés escrito y hablado;
 Compromiso con la confidencialidad del cliente;
 Entusiasmado por aprender y desarrollarse continuamente como parte de un equipo.

Preferencias adicionales

 Conocimiento de materias primas, productos del sector alimentos, agricultura y / o certificaciones de sostenibilidad;
 Experiencia en iniciativas de Responsabilidad Social Empresarial;
 Experiencia de trabajo internacional.

Idiomas

 Fluidez en español;
 Competencia avanzada de inglés.

Características personales

 Pasión por trabajar con temáticas relacionados con la conservación y los derechos humanos;
 Práctico e innovador;
 Flexible, capacidad de mostrar iniciativa y actitud positiva;
 Fuerte capacidad para trabajar dentro de un equipo multidisciplinario y multicultural;
 Toma iniciativa / proactivo;
 Capaz de manejar tareas múltiples y trabajar de forma autónoma;
 Comprometidos con los valores TFT:
o Foco en la acción y resultados en campo;
o Espíritu emprendedor;
o Foco en el cliente;
o Colaboración & comunicación abierta;
o Humilde;
o Respeto por todos a su alrededor. en el cliente

Para aplicar

Los candidatos interesados que cumplan con los criterios obligatorios anteriores deben enviar una carta de presentación y un CV por correo electrónico a mexico.recruitment@tft-earth.org. Por favor poner su apellido y MEXPM2018 en el asunto del correo electrónico. Por favor, comprenda que, debido al volumen de solicitudes, aquellos que no tengan una carta de presentación no serán considerados. Los candidatos exitosos serán contactados por teléfono para una entrevista inicial. La posición permanecerá abierta hasta que sea ocupada. opuestas y planes de trabajo en colaboración con los Miembros, colegas y otras oficinas TFT.
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The Forest Trust (TFT)

TFT (The Forest Trust) is a fast-growing international non-profit organization that helps companies transform their supply chains across the world for the benefit of people and nature.
TFT is seeking an experienced and motivated professional to become our

MEXICO PROJECT MANAGER

based in Mexico City

The successful candidate will a have passion for environmental and social issues, be a critical thinker, pragmatic problem solver, a collaborative team player, and a self-starter who can thrive in a dynamic and diverse work environment.
 Mexicans and non-Mexicans are welcome to apply. Must have legal permission to work in Mexico.
 Full time position.
 Start date in September or October.
 Based in Mexico City, Mexico.
 Frequent trips within Mexico & Central America and potentially to other countries in Latin America as well as USA.
 Able to work flexible hours (outside 9-5 workday), as required.

About TFT

TFT currently has offices in 16 countries including in SE Asia, India, China and several locations within West Africa, Europe and the Americas. Mexico is our newest location. We employ more than 260 people worldwide and partner with big and small companies, communities, and producers of raw materials to create compelling examples of social & environmental excellence. With an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, we work on the ground to create inspiring transformation stories. We focus on creating value, engaging without judging, and embodying a spirit of hope for the future.

What Makes Us Unique

Beyond providing technical advice on the development & implementation of responsible sourcing policies, we foster bridge-building, dialogue, and collaboration between diverse stakeholders. Fundamentally, we are an organization that is between two worlds (civil society-companies, buyers-suppliers, people-nature). It is in this in-between space where we find inspiration to innovate and problem solve to address challenges faced by companies and communities around the globe.

What We Offer

 A unique work experience in a global non-profit with the opportunity to directly impact the conservation of the environment and improvements in human rights and social equity through supply chains;
 A dynamic environment with the chance to work on a multicultural team;
 The opportunity to gain experience in advanced project management, client relations, and environmental, social & labor issues;
 The opportunity to work with high-level managers and topical experts in leading domestic, regional and international corporations.
 Our Central America and Mexico work has been growing since 2015 and this new position will play a key role in helping our small team grow our impacts in the region.

Responsibilities and Scope

The main responsibilities of the Project Manager are to:
 Guide TFT Member companies in the implementation of responsible sourcing programs;
 Support Members and partners in supply chain analysis, mapping, and reporting;
 Develop member-related communication tools and documents;
 Conduct field visits to agriculture companies in support of better environment, social and labor practices;
 Develop learner centered workshops in support of better environmental, social and labor practices;
 Develop proposals and work plans collaboratively with members, colleagues and other TFT offices;
 Communicate with external stakeholders as necessary for outreach and research, and to develop strong relationships with other organizations and experts;
 Support development of tools and process for our local and global work in palm oil, pulp & paper, and other commodities.

Requirements – Candidate Profile Minimum Qualifications

 University degree or higher in a field related to business management, forestry, rural development, the environment or agriculture;
 4 or more years working in or in collaboration with the private sector, ideally in the areas of agriculture, environmental management, procurement or quality control;
 Strong understanding of and interest in issues of environmental and social responsibility;
 Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and relationship skills;
 Excellent organizational skills and keen attention to detail;
 Strong analytical skills, including the ability to analyze systems and identify key issues and risks;
 Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel;
 Interest in and motivation for TFT’s vision and mission;
 Commitment to client confidentiality;
 Eager to continually learn and develop as part of a team.

Preferred

 Knowledge of raw material, food products, agriculture and/or sustainability certifications;
 Experience in Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives;
 International work experience.

Language skills

 Spanish fluency;
 English advance proficiency.

Personal characteristics

 Passion for working on issues related to conservation and human rights;
 Hands-on, practical, innovative;
 Flexible, ability to show initiative and a positive attitude;
 Strong ability to work within a multidisciplinary and multicultural team;
 Takes initiative/proactive;
 Ability to handle multiple tasks and work autonomously;
 Committed to TFT values:
o Focus on action and on-the-ground results;
o Entrepreneurial spirit;
o Client-focused;
o Open collaboration and communication;
o Humble;
o Respect for each other.

To Apply

Interested candidates filling the above mandatory criteria should send a cover letter and CV via email to mexico.recruitment@tft-earth.org. Please put your last name and MEXPM2018 in the subject line of the email. Please understand due to the volume of applications those without a cover letter will not be considered. Successful candidates will be contacted by phone for an initial interview. The position will be open until filled.

Office Administrator – Ecuador

Office Administrator – Ecuador Quito, Ecuador

Deadline: 09/16/2018

The Forest Trust

TFT (The Forest Trust) is an international fast growing and dynamic non-profit organization which helps companies transform their supply chains across the world for the benefit of people and nature. TFT is seeking a motivated, dynamic, efficient, friendly and service-orientated

Office Administrator

based in Quito, Ecuador

About The Forest Trust (TFT)

TFT currently has presence in 19 countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Ecuador, Peru, India, and several locations within West Africa, Europe and the Americas. We employ 230 people worldwide and work with big and small companies, communities and producers of raw materials to create compelling cases of transformation. With an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, we work on the ground with people to create inspiring transformation stories. We focus on creating value, engage without judging and carry hope and a positive vision of the future.

What Makes Us Unique

Beyond providing advice on policy set up based on our strong technical expertise, we see the world through interactions and relationships. Operating between two worlds (NGO-Companies/Buyer-Supplier), we encourage our partners to look inside, and are not only their environmental conscience. In addition to traceability and assessments, we create and innovate solutions to the challenges companies and communities face.

What We Offer

A unique work experience in a fast-growing and dynamic non-profit directly impacting the conservation of the environment and improvements in human rights and social equity through supply chains.
A dynamic environment with the chance to work in a multicultural team.
The opportunity to lead complex projects, build customer relationships and develop new business, with exposure to different tasks.

Responsibilities and Scope

● Management of accounting and reporting required by Ecuadorian law, including payroll, local taxes, and reports for the Ecuadorian Financial System, for instance: SRI, IESS, UAE, BCE
● Financial planning including preparation and management of an annual budget
● Preparation of requests for funds and monthly financial reports for the finance team in Switzerland
● Management of cash advances and reimbursement prior to and following staff travel
● Control, monitoring and analysis of monthly expenses and cash flow
● Registration of contracts with Ecuadorian authorities: MRL, IESS, others
● Support with recruitment and selection of staff
● Support the orientation program of new employees
● Management of contracts including settlements, registry of accidents, medical control, and other issues that may arise
● Administration of the personnel roster and compliance with Ecuador laws
● Coordination and frequent communication with the HR team in Switzerland
● Management of local suppliers and purchasing
● Logistic support for the team’s travel
● Event organization
● Preparation of documents for financial audits
● Support to projects when needed: desk research, reports, proposal formatting

Requirements – Candidate Profile Minimum Qualifications

● Valid accountant’s license in Ecuador

● Degree in Administration, Finance or Human Resources

● Minimum 3 years of experience in accounting and administration
● Ability to communicate with colleagues from different countries, cultures and backgrounds

● Advanced Excel (Pivot table, graphics and functions)

● Advanced Word and Power Point for reporting and formatting of management report.

● Ability to multi-task and manage a variety of projects and activities.

● Committed to working in a team

● Experience in the administration of finances and human resources with an international non-profit – desirable

● Initiative to propose solutions to improve administrative/financial management of TFT – desirable

Language skills:

 Fluency in spoken and written English

Personal characteristics:

● Passion for working on issues related to sustainability, resilience, human rights and supply chains;
● Hands-on, practical, innovative;
● Flexibility, takes initiative/proactive and positive attitude;
● Ability to work within a multidisciplinary and multicultural team;
● Ability to handle multiple tasks and work autonomously;
● Committed to TFT values:
o Focus on action and on-the-ground results;
o Entrepreneurial spirit;
o Client-focused;
o Open collaboration and communication;
o Humble;
o Respect for each other.

Working conditions / Physical effort:

● Based in Quito, Ecuador
● Full time position
● Wage according to experience
● Immediate start

To Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume via email to: ecuador.recruitment@tft-earth.org with the subject: 2018ADMINQUITO. The position will be open until the 16th of September 2018. Only candidate sending CV and cover letter will be considered for selection. We will only contact shorlisted candidates.

Project Officer – France

Project Officer – France Lille, France

Deadline: 09/30/2018

The Forest Trust

TFT (The Forest Trust) is an international fast growing and dynamic non-profit organization which helps companies transform their supply chains across the world for the benefit of people and nature.

TFT is seeking a motivated

Project Officer

based in Lille, France

About The Forest Trust (TFT)

TFT currently has presence in 19 countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Ecuador, Peru, India, and several locations within West Africa, Europe and the Americas. We employ 230 people worldwide and work with big and small companies, communities and producers of raw materials to create compelling cases of transformation. With an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, we work on the ground with people to create inspiring transformation stories. We focus on creating value, engage without judging and carry hope and a positive vision of the future.

What Makes Us Unique

Beyond providing advice on policy set up based on our strong technical expertise, we see the world through interactions and relationships. Operating between two worlds (NGO-Companies/Buyer-Supplier), we encourage our partners to look inside, and are not only their environmental conscience. In addition to traceability and assessments, we create and innovate solutions to the challenges companies and communities face.

What We Offer

A unique work experience in a fast-growing and dynamic non-profit directly impacting the conservation of the environment and improvements in human rights and social equity through supply chains.

A dynamic environment with the chance to work in a multicultural team.

The opportunity to lead complex projects, build customer relationships and develop new business, with exposure to different tasks.

Responsibilities and Scope

In direct contact with Members, and working 40% of the time on ocean and 60% on cotton, the position will initially include the following responsibilities:

  • Direct contact and management of projects with members
  • Operational support of Gregoire Jacob in his work with members (retailers, brands, producers)
  • Supply chain data analysis, due diligence research and risk prioritization
  • Implementation and follow-up of questionnaires
  • Implementation and follow-up of action plans with supply chain stakeholders
  • Media watch
  • Participation and contribution to information meetings, conferences, exhibitions. Event organization
  • Scientific / technical studies and summaries (FR / GB) on several topics/commodities

Requirements – Candidate Profile Minimum Qualifications

  • Bac +4/5, type engineer or business school
  • A first successful experience in the field of quality or environment, or more broadly in the definition
  • Organization and implementation of methods and work processes related to the collection and processing of information and data
  • Recognized qualities of analysis, rigor and organization
  • A lot of practicality
  • A creative and inventive mind
  • Openness in a multicultural work environment
  • A good command of office automation tools (Excel in particular)

Language skills:

  • Fluent in English and French
  • Strong communication skills in Spanish or German – desired

Personal characteristics:

  • Passion for working on issues related to sustainability, resilience, human rights and supply chains;
  • Hands-on, practical, innovative;
  • Flexibility, takes initiative/proactive and positive attitude;
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary and multicultural team;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work autonomously;
  • Committed to TFT values:
    • Focus on action and on-the-ground results;
    • Entrepreneurial spirit;
    • Client-focused;
    • Open collaboration and communication;
    • Humble;
    • Respect for each other.

Working conditions / Physical effort:

  • Based in Lille, France
  • CDD 6 months

To Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume via email to france.recruitment@tft-earth.org. The position will be open until the 30th of September 2018. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

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