Beyond Beans Foundation Job Recruitment 2022 Online Application Portal

Latest Beyond Beans Foundation Recruitment 2022 Application Form Portal Update. Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified applicants to fill the vacant positions at Beyond Beans Foundation.

This page covers the Beyond Beans Foundation Job Vacancies 2022 overview, positions, how to apply, application form, requirements, recruitment portal, shortlisted candidates, closing date, and more.

Beyond Beans Foundation Recruitment 2022 Overview

Recruiter: Beyond Beans Foundation

Location: Akure, Ondo

Application Mode: Email Application Method

Salary: Salary packages will be in accordance with remuneration policies.


About Recruiter:

Beyond Beans Foundation is dedicated to developing, organizing and implementing projects across ETG’s commodity supply chains in collaboration with other companies, NGOs and government agencies. We aim to boost innovation and deliver maximum benefits for the farming communities and landscapes that form the backbone of our rapidly expanding supply chains.

We believe that the world of today has the knowledge, people, and tools in place to build profitable and self-sustaining cocoa communities, where farming is regarded as a respected profession and sustainable entrepreneurship is the norm. Beyond Beans aims to be a catalyst in achieving this vision, by connecting the right stakeholders and introducing innovative solutions from other sectors to the cocoa supply chain.

To be selected for the job, you need to possess all the required qualifications and meet all requirements before applying for Beyond Beans Foundation Recruitment 2022.

Beyond Beans Foundation is recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Standards & Assurance Manager

Employment Type: Full-time

The Job

  • Beyond Beans team in Nigeria has been operating for over 4 years with a series of sustainability activities.
  • We are looking for a Standards & Assurance Manager to oversee activities on Rainforest Alliance (RA) and our internal standard.
  • You will be working with a dynamic team of 30+ members, coordinate activities relating to agricultural standards/certification and work together with team members in other units on Certification+ activities.

Key Activities and Responsibilities

  • Monitoring of and internally updating on performance and progress of activities of (RA/internal BB standard) certification compliance of IMS teams of suppliers, through:
  • Monitoring the progress of all steps of the certification processes of IMS teams of suppliers
  • Updating the internal Certification Status overview on a weekly basis and ensuring key updates are shared with the Country Representative
  • Conducting risk assessments per IMS team on ‘certification readiness & risk’, timely indicating challenges to the Country Representative and the Global Standards and Assurance Manager
  • Collecting and updating all documents relating to the certification process, such as: pre-audit reports, audit reports, non-conformity reports, certificates

Standardizing processes across suppliers’ IMS teams to ensure aligned deliverables, through annually reviewing and updating the following guidance documents for implementation, guided by the Global Standards and Assurance Manager:

  • Multi-level (IMS staff, Field Trainer, Farmer) training curriculums to meet RA and internal training requirements, ensuring integration of additional training topics for client reporting on i.e. Climate Smart Cocoa, Child Labour.
  • Farmer Profile survey to ensure all necessary indicators for the Farmer Registry for both RA and client reporting purposes are captured
  • Farm Inspection survey to include all necessary indicators for both RA and client reporting purposes
  • Traceability form capturing farmer purchases at the community level
  • Updating the list of necessary additional documents for RA certification and creating templates for these assisted by the relevant BB staff (example: environmental management plan with the CFI team, Assess & Address system with the Community Development team)

Monitoring standardized data collection activities by all suppliers’ IMS teams and supervising data organization efforts with documentation officers/data analysts, to create the following full population databases:

  • Farmer registries compliant with RA and containing all internal indicators necessary, through Farmer Profile Surveying done by Field Trainers
  • First-step collection of GPS polygon files, through farm mapping done by GPS mappers
  • Traceability database, through traceability recordkeeping done by Field Officers
  • Farmer training attendance database, through training attendance record-keeping done by Field Trainers training

Working closely together with the M&E & Information Management Team within Beyond Beans, in order to:

  • Develop, pilot and scale best practices on digitizing standardized data collection, with the following ambitions for 2022:
  • Full population digital data collection for Farmer Profile Surveys to collect data for the Farmer Registries & for GPS mapping
  • Piloting digital data collection for Inspection Surveys, Training Attendance, Traceability
  • Coordinate setting up and training on tools & data collection methods for surveyors (Field Trainers, GPS mappers) collecting data digitally
  • Coordinate training on data review, cleaning, analysis and file management for documentation officers and data analysts
  • Address any technical issues arising during the digital data collection processes with the relevant service providers and/or Head Office

Being in continuous communication with Certification Standards / the Standards and Assurance team at Head Office, to:

  • Remain up to date on any developments or changes to the RA 2020 standard and on communication on the implementation of the RA standard or RA certification processes in Nigeria
  • Support with and provide consultation on the development of internal standards, as well as developing implementation guidelines

Requirements

Qualities we are looking for:

  • A Master’s Degree in Agricultural Development, Environmental Science or other related disciplines.
  • At least 5 years of experience in managing agricultural-related standards in cocoa, coffee or cashew (preferably cocoa).
  • Experience in the RA certification programme is an advantage
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Innovative and driven to continuously improve our projects and procedures
  • A passionate and ambitious worker
  • Self-starter and all-round mentality; willing to execute simple tasks as well as manage big portfolios
  • Fluency in English; fluency in French is an advantage.

What We Offer You

  • You will be part of a fast-growing organisation and broad network with excellent future career opportunities.
  • We offer substantial freedom in your work, engagement in a broad range of sustainability topics, and personal development opportunities.
  • You will learn about the newest tools and programs to bring a positive change to cocoa farmers’ livelihoods and the environment.
  • Work status 40 hours per week. Based in Nigeria.

How to Apply for Beyond Beans Foundation Recruitment

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and motivation letter to: funminiyi.babasale@beyondbeans.org using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Closing Date

The Beyond Beans Foundation Recruitment Closing Date is June 15, 2022 - Ends in: -20 days

Shortlisted Applicant Update

After submitting your application, the next phase is to wait to be shortlisted or contacted by the recruiter. Depending on the recruiter, you may be contacted via phone, SMS, Email, and other means you provided in your application.

The next employment phase will be communicated to you when contacted by the recruiter.

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