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Certification Officer - Processor (Beauty)

Soil Association
Spear House, Victoria Street, Bristol BS1 6AD

Posted: 27/04/2021

Deadline: 10/05/2021

Compensation: £23,254 per year

Paid Full-time Permanent


Job description

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.

About the opportunity 

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to work on the processor team. This role will be focusing on the Health, Beauty and Cosmetics sector and will see you working with different brands and manufacturing businesses.  

The role main focus is on managing the organic certification of our clients to the COSMOS and Soil Association’s own Health & Beauty schemes, reviewing inspection outcomes, product information and labelling, and answering any general queries. 

This role is located in our Bristol office; there will be occasional travel expected to conduct account visits, accompany inspections and attend events. 

About you

This role would suit someone with experience in product development, quality or technical role within the cosmetics industry, with excellent organisational and administrative skills, and a strong customer service mindset. 

The ability to provide solutions within tight deadlines is essential as well as the ability to prioritise your workload.  

Important dates

Interviews are expected to take place: online, Thursday 20th May 2021 

Application information

Visit our website to submit your application form. Please note we look at applications on arrival and reserve the right to close this vacancy early.

Please check your junk/spam folder if you do not receive a confirmation email upon submitting your application. Correspondence regarding your application will be sent through Hireful, our applicant tracking system, so please mark this as a safe sender. All candidates will subsequently receive an email from Hireful to confirm whether they have made it through to interview stage.

For any queries, please contact recruitment@soilassociation.org

Please note we do not accept CVs or Cover Letters.

We know the value of diversity in nature and want it in our organisation. We recognize that diverse backgrounds and experiences will bring a fresh perspective to our work. If you're not sure about applying, please get in touch with us for a chat.

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About Soil Association

Our organisation started in 1946 to pioneer a better world – one where we can all farm, eat and live healthily in balance with the environment. Our team of around 250 employees have been working with this vision for positive change ever since. We’re farming, growing, buying, cooking and eating. We’re campaigning, lobbying and certifying. We’re running research programmes that pave the way for change. And we’re inspiring millions of people to take their own step towards a sustainable future.