Rainforest Alliance Recruitment 2021

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Rainforest Alliance Recruitment 2021.

The Rainforest Alliance is an international non-governmental organization based in New York City and Amsterdam, with offices throughout the world, it operates in more than 60 countries. It was founded in 1987 by Daniel Katz, who serves on its board of directors and is currently led by CEO Han de Groot.
We are recruiting to fill the position below;

Job Title: Associate Member Monitoring

Position summary:

At Rainforest Alliance we are looking for motivated and results oriented Associate – Member Monitoring (Assurance).

  • The Associate Member Monitoring will be part of the Rainforest Alliance Ghana team.
  • The Associate Member Monitoring is responsible for conducting regular field monitoring of Rainforest Alliance Certificate Holders (members) to understand their progress in implementing Rainforest Alliance standards requirements.
  • The Associate Member Monitoring will use monitoring visits to identify members’ needs for additional support or further investigation of key issues including traceability, payment of premium, deforestation, and child labor.
  • The Associate Member Monitoring will provide regular reporting on field visits conducted.
  • This position reports to the Manager Team Member Monitoring.

Associate Member Monitoring Responsibilities:

  • Conduct regular visits to Certificate Holders (Members) to monitor progress on the implementation of improvement recommendations to close Non-Conformities identified in Audit reports;
  • Analyze information collected during field visits to :
  • Identify deviations and ongoing risks in members’ implementation of improvements
  • Identify members’ needs for further training and support
  • Identify observations that are inconsistent with the finding of Audit reports and signal the need for further investigation
  • Provide regular reports, including through IT-based reporting methods and providing related documents and photographs, on each visit
  • Schedule and implement regular follow-up visits based on the progress and needs of individual members
  • Support Certificate Holders in the development of their geolocation and farms mapping strategy
  • Collaborate with the Assurance Manager, Country Team, Standard & Assurance department and any other relevant departments to ensure the quality of implementation of Rainforest Alliance standards and certification procedures and processes;
  • Collaborate with the Assurance Manager, Country Team, Standard & Assurance department, Reimagining Certification teams and any other relevant departments to propose, design, and implement improvements to the certification process and assurance system, and to support the rollout of the new standard and its related procedures;
  • Develop strong trust relationships with members;
  • Represent Rainforest Alliance at the local level as required at relevant meetings and events with members and Certification Bodies;
  • Maintain contact and/or develop relationships locally with authorities (local administration offices and local regulation boards offices) and partners; and
  • Report regularly on interesting stories (successes and achievements, challenges and actions taken);
  • Report regularly on Key Performances Indicators defined together with the management;
  • Propose areas of improvement of RA’s assurance strategy, work plan and tools.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should click HERE to apply.

Application Deadline: 4th March 2021.


  • Only candidates authorized to work in Ghana will be considered.
  • The Rainforest Alliance is an equal opportunity employer.

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