Senior Officer Cb Training job from Rainforest Alliance in Costa Rica, MS, Brazil

Friday 6th, May 2022

Rainforest Alliance

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Costa Rica, MS


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Rainforest Alliance is a reputed company based in Costa Rica, MS. We are looking for talented professional from the field of Delivery / Driving / Transport to join our team as Senior Officer Cb Training.

The Rainforest Alliance is creating a more sustainable world by using social and market forces to protect nature and improve the lives of farmers and forest communities. To achieve our mission, we partner with diverse allies around the world to drive positive change across global supply chains and in many of our most critically important natural landscapes.

Our alliance spans 70 countries and includes farmers and forest communities, companies, governments, civil society, and millions of individuals. Together we work to protect forests and biodiversity, take action on climate, and promote the rights and improve the livelihoods of rural people.

As an international nonprofit organization with more than 30 years of experience in sustainability transformation, we understand that the social and economic well-being of rural communities is tightly connected to ecosystem health. This knowledge has shaped our rigorous programs to advance sustainable land-use and commodity production.

At the Rainforest Alliance we combat climate change, protect forests and biodiversity, promote human rights, and improve livelihoods. The enormity of the social and environmental challenges we are facing requires working together in a broad alliance. This is why we bring farmers, forest communities, companies, and consumers together to change the way the world produces, sources, and consumes.


To protect nature and improve lives it’s becoming increasingly urgent that we approach the way we use our land and produce food and other products in more sustainable ways. For this to succeed we need to fundamentally change the way that businesses operate and source, and the choices we all make as consumers.


Our growing global alliance aims to transform our relationship with our natural resources and each other, to create a better future for people and nature together.

The Rainforest Alliance encourages diversity and inclusion across the global organization. With this commitment to diversity, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ages, disability and any other protected group.

Position summary:

The Rainforest Alliance is seeking a creative and highly organized Senior Officer, Certification Body (CB) Training. With experience in developing training programs and project management, the Senior Officer defines the vision for the CB training program and ensures its alignment and integration in the Rainforest Alliance Certification Program. They are responsible for developing, overseeing and continuous improvement of the CB training strategy, ensuring its feasibility and impact, and timely delivery of products.


  • The Rainforest Alliance’s Core Values are Impact, Change, Collaboration, Openness and Trust and as such they form the basis of the behaviours we demonstrate;
  • Develop and improve the CB training strategy, and design annual plans that are aligned with SA objectives and address the regional training needs;
  • Coordinates all learning interventions for the CBs, including budget management, evaluation of needs, allocation of capacity, planning of trainings, and review of training effectiveness.
  • Keeps track of the status and performance of trainees and auditors, and their compliance with RA requirements.
  • Coordinates the development of training material (e-courses in the online training platform) by internal content owners or external specialists, for timely and accurate delivery of training material of consistent quality and format;
  • Explore innovative ways to build knowledge capacity within CBs’ staff;
  • Proactively communicates with CBs on matters related to training and CB staff’s rules;
  • Use the feedback from the CB monitoring, CB management and Quality of Implementation teams to further improve the CB training plans and strategy; and
  • Periodically adjust the rules for CB personnel, based on feedback of its implementation.


  • BA or BS degree in the fields of natural resources or social sciences, or equivalent working experience in this area;
  • Experience in administrative processes;
  • Knowledge of project management and training;
  • Experience working with certification systems;
  • Written and verbal proficiency in English. Knowledge of Spanish, Portuguese or French, a plus;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook;
  • Strong organizational skills to manage multiple priorities in a time sensitive manner;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to interact culturally, linguistically, and diplomatically with diverse internal and external individuals; and,
  • Is proactive and demonstrates ability to use initiative, be self-motivated, resourceful and dependable.


Commensurate with experience.

May 6, 2022


Only candidates authorized to work in Amsterdam, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica and Guatemala will be considered.

If you have any questions about the job vacancy, please contact the HR department:
[email protected]

Skills required

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