Fair Trade USA has an opportunity for a Standards Manager. The role is based in Oakland, California. The Standards Manager will support and project manage the revision of Fair Trade USA Standards, compliance criteria, and implementation guidelines across a range of categories with a focus and expertise in Apparel and Home Goods supply chains. The Manager will work across the supply chain, on Standards related to traceability and chain-of custody as well as those that apply at the producer level.
The Manager writes clear, unambiguous standards and associated policies in line with the objectives of Fair Trade, facilitating stakeholder outreach processes on standard content, facilitating public consultations, and ensuring balanced decision making in determining the final standards. The Manager also ensures Standards are appropriately interpreted by stakeholders and develops training materials and guidance documents. Acting as the subject matter expert, the Manager handles a centralized Standards Help Center and will be responsible for website updates and research projects as requested.
About Fair Trade USA
Fair Trade Certified™ enables sustainable development and community empowerment by cultivating a more equitable global trade model that benefits farmers, workers, fishermen, consumers, industry, and the earth. They achieve their mission by certifying and promoting Fair Trade products. From far-away farms to your shopping cart, products that bear their logo come from farmers and workers who are justly compensated. They help farmers in developing countries build sustainable businesses that positively influence their communities. They teach disadvantaged communities how to use the free market to their advantage. Visit fairtradecertified.org for more.Apply now