About our organisation
The Soil Association, formed in 1946, is the only UK charity which works across the spectrum of human health, the environment and animal welfare. That’s because we cannot tackle these issues in isolation.
We campaign for change, we support farming innovation, we serve healthy food in communities, we support and grow the organic market, and we protect forests.We couldn’t do any of this without our supporters, partners, donors and dedicated staff. We make a difference in the world where it’s needed the most.
Soil Association Certification is the UK’s largest organic certification body, responsible for certifying over 70% of all organic products sold in the country. We certify organic food and farming, organic textiles and organic beauty products. Since 1973 our team has built up extensive practical experience and provide unrivalled support before, during and after certification.
About the opportunity
This is a fantastic opportunity to work in our expanding forestry technical team as a Senior Technical Officer. This role will support our work delivering forest and chain of custody certification globally. This will include providing technical advice, helping manage our accreditations, and supporting the delivery of the busy forestry training programme.
You will have a good understanding of forest or chain of custody certification and relevant auditor qualifications and/or experience. You will have an eye for technical detail and be able to communicate clearly to a wide range of audiences. You will have excellent organisation and team working skills, as well as being adept at taking responsibility and building good working relationships. You will also be be Chartered or working towards ICF Associate or Chartered status.