Auditor EUROPE – Freelancer (m/f/div)

Vollzeit FLOCERT GmbH in Weitere Branchen
  • Bonn, 53129 Bonn Nordrhein-Westfalen Auf der Karte ansehen
  • Veröffentlicht am: 17. Dezember 2021
  • Bewerbung möglich bis zum: 16. Januar 2022

Auditor EUROPE – Freelancer (m/f/div) bei FLOCERT GmbH in 53129 Bonn

FLOCERT is a leading global certification body. Besides providing sole certification to Fairtrade, FLOCERT also offers an array of services to support companies in sourcing on Fairtrade principles, where no Fairtrade Standard applies.
Founded in 2003, FLOCERT remains mission-driven and dedicated to working with all types of organisations, from small producers to internationally recognised brands, in order to promote fairness in global trade. Our accreditation as a “Social Enterprise” demonstrates our commitment to social business values.
With six international offices conducting business in over 120 countries, FLOCERT specialises in offering global reach with local expertise. For more information, visit us at

FLOCERT is currently looking for

Auditor EUROPE – Freelancers (m/f/div)

  • Freelance[1] based on mutual agreement and number of available audits
  • Location of audits: France, Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom
  • Assignments in the country where the auditor is based, possibly also all over Europe depending on language requirements
  • Communication languages: office language is English, audit language depends on assigned location
  • The audit fee and benefit package depends upon qualifications and experience
  • Starting date: as soon as possible
  • Training will be provided by FLOCERT

[1] All auditors of FLOCERT have to be free of any commercial or other interests which could possibly influence or be seen to influence their motivation to always act in the best interest of FLOCERT and would hence have to sign a Conflict of Interest declaration.


  • Schedule audits as per agreed annual audit plan, in coordination with Fairtrade customers
  • Conduct FLOCERT Fairtrade trader audits[2] against Fairtrade Trader and Product Standards in Europe: Netherlands, Germany, France, United Kingdom
  • Identify possible non-compliances and write comprehensive audit reports within given timelines
  • Participate in regular mandatory trainings

[2] Trader audits include audits of importers, processors/manufacturers, distributors and licensees


„Must haves“

  • At least 2 years of experience in auditing (e.g. Fairtrade, organic, ISO 9001: 2008, SA8000, ISO 14001, Financial audits, UTZ/Rainforest Alliance, CoC or other schemes).
  • Affinity to numbers and data analysis
  • Business experience in the trading sector
  • Fluent in English and in the official language of the country of auditing, both verbal and written
  • Excellent communication skills and customer orientation
  • Ability to work independently and to be assertive, unbiased, and impartial
  • High flexibility, reliability and availability to travel in the relevant region
  • Supportive of Fairtrade

„Nice to have“

  • Background in economics/accounting
  • Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Power BI
  • Experience in working with Fairtrade, small producer organizations, manufacturers/processors, exporters, importers
  • Background in agriculture, food science or food technology
  • Technical knowledge of the products: Coffee, Cocoa, Sugar, Fruits, Herbs&Spices etc.

How to apply

Please apply by clicking the button and submit your application documents in English, with curriculum vitae, reference letters or reference contact data as well as a motivation letter with salary indication.

Please do kindly note: we only accept online applications and only those applicants invited for an interview will be contacted.

Bonner Talweg 177 • 53129 Bonn • Germany

Be the future of Fairtrade

As ethical awareness grows across the world, so does Fairtrade. In conjunction with the Fair­company Initia­tive and German dual vocational training system Berufs­aus­bildung, we’re proud to welcome the upcoming generation into this extraordinary sector. Our appren­tice­ships are designed to give the freshest talent in our sector a rounded intro­duction to Fairtrade.

To make sure we’re always doing the best by our team, we partner with prestigious institutions including GreatPlaceToWork and Audit Berufundfamilie.

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