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SCS Global Services/Emeryville, CALocated in Emeryville, CA, Scientific
Certification Systems is a global leader in third-party environmental,
sustainability and food quality certification, auditing, testing and standards
development. We are positioned for growth and are looking for a positive,
energetic and organized individual who is excited about being a part of our team
and looking for an opportunity to help us promote sustainability.
The position of Coordinator, Sustainability, in the Food and Agriculture
Division involves working directly with client-specific responsible/sustainable
sourcing programs, the Fair Trade USA and Veriflora certification (including
Certified Greenhouse Farmers) programs, and other programs under development.
The primary responsibility of the Coordinator is managing administrative tasks
related to communications, expense reports, invoices, audit scheduling, trip
planning, report review and application processing. The Coordinator is also
responsible for documentation of all the aforementioned activities on an ongoing
basis in SCS's database.
Roles and Responsibilities
â Manage daily email and telephone communications in English, Spanish
and/or French and/or Portuguese with:
o auditors based in Latin America, Africa, Asia Pacific;
o clients; and,
o SCS program personnel and contractors.
â Plan audits and trip itineraries for Sustainability staff and Regional
â Travel booking and logistical arrangements.
â Review all expense reports for Sustainability staff and Regional
â Prepare work orders and invoices for clients.
â Ensure program compliance with SCS quality system.
â Ongoing maintenance of all new, existing and archived program files in
accordance with SCS' Quality Assurance system.
â Support Associates to develop program guidance updates, audit reports,
and letters as needed.
â Development, translation, and editing of program materials, reports, and
â Support Associates to develop training programs and related materials
for third-party auditing organizations.
â Research third-party auditing initiatives and responsible sourcing
programs and prepare summary reports in support of Sustainability staff.
â Additional tasks as requested by the Director and Manager.
â Bachelors' Degree in a related field
â Minimum of one year of professional experience in relevant applied
social and/or environmental fields, or other applicable work experience.
â Minimum strong proficiency or fluency in Spanish and/or French and/or
â Overseas work or study experience, applied experience in the cocoa and
coffee industry, and/or applied experience working with agricultural or
manufacturing production systems ideal.
â Excellent writing and communication skills
â Excellent organizational skills
â Initiative and ability to work independently; responsive and adaptive
â Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Microsoft Word and Excel,
Outlook, Power Point, FileMaker Pro, and Vizio.
â Basic understanding of CSR programs and third-party certification
â Ability to complete time-sensitive projects and to provide realistic
Additional Preferred Skills
â Proficiency in Database Management Systems.
â Preference for candidates with additional applicable language skills.
If you meet the above qualifications and would like to be considered for this
position, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary expectations
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SCS recently earned B Corporation Certification. Being a B Corp allows SCS to be
publicly recognized for our efforts to incorporate environmental, social and
employee benefits into our mission. SCS currently provides services under 16
internationally recognized accreditations. In addition, SCS was named in both
2010 and 2011 as one of Inc. Magazine's 5000 fastest growing companies in the
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