Certificate Manager

Posted By: Grameena Vikas Kendram Society For Rural Development




Agriculture & Fair Trade

Job Description

We are looking for the position of Certificate Manager


Certification regimes

1.Organic (NOP, NPOP and other standards deemed relevant in due course)




5.Ecological credits

Roles and responsibilities

- Design relevant certification systems as part of the overall strategy

of the organization which is dynamic and iterative.

- Design, test and implement participatory verification methods

- Develop SOPs – entire supply chain level

- Develop and implement conversion plans - entire supply chain level

- Training staff on certification activities

- Liaison with certification bodies and other relevant agencies

- Maintenance of trace net and other relevant database

- Handling audits

- Off farm approvals

- Organism internal inspections and internal audits

- GMO, chemical, soil and other testing

- Ensuring issuance of Transaction and Scope Certificates and at all


- Scheduling and conducting approval committee meetings

- Design, test and implement innovative/efficient mechanisms for the

emergent ecological credits markets (carbon, biodiversity, water and


- Technical report writing

- General project management activities including people and finance

related to the certification department

- Travel, activities planning, work done reports, KPIs, budget/expenses

related reporting

- Any other relevant activities related to certification

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - B.Sc

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Grameena Vikas Kendram Society For Rural Development
  • About Organization:About Us Grameena Vikas Kendram Society for Rural Development (GVK Society) is an innovative Indian NGO based in Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, South India. We strive for the upliftment of small and marginal farming communities, tribals and women in India while regenerating their environment. We design and implement community-driven initiatives that optimize value for peasant farmers and other downtrodden rural households by nurturing producer organisations, value addition, infrastructure, up marketing and perpetual innovation. GVK Society’s models propel collectivism, collaboration and co-creation to build futuristic value chain communities. We are a new generation non-profit organisation that blends entrepreneurship with social responsibility. Key projects within GVK Society’s portfolio are: Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF): We support farmers to shift from chemicals to low cost, climate resilient natural farming. Within 3 years we will be reaching out to 10.000 farmers.