System Performance Manager (m/f/d)

FSC / Marius Čepulis
Level: Manager
Location: Bonn, Germany
Deadline: 12 December 2022
Old oak trees in a circle
FSC / Marius Čepulis

The Mission

FSC works to take care of our forests and those who rely on them: by protecting plant and animal species, Indigenous Peoples’ rights, forest workers’ safety, and much more. We achieve this through FSC certification, ensuring forests around the world are responsibly managed. For more information on FSC, visit our website at

To effectively meet the challenge of protecting the world’s forests, we are committed to ensuring we have the world’s most skilled people working with us. This commitment extends to everyone that works in FSC around the world: from those that lead the design of policies and standards, to those that roll out those same policies and standards on the ground, and to those that provide us with backbone to do our work.

We are looking for an engaged System Performance Manager (m/f/d) who brings solid expertise and a passion for FSC’s mission, to work with us in a multinational environment.


The Scope

To support/oversee the implementation of FSC’s revised standard setting procedure and activities to streamline the normative framework. 


Main Roles and Responsibilities

  • To support/coordinate the implementation of the revised FSC’s standard setting procedure, related documents and templates with the aim to enhance effectiveness and efficiency of processes within the Performance and Standards Unit.
  • To advise/manage the development and maintenance of the normative framework schedule.
  • To support/manage the development, review and revision of other core requirements within the FSC normative framework as agreed with the supervisor
  • Additional tasks as agreed with the supervisor.


Qualification, Experience and Skills

  • Education and Training:
    • Master’s degree 
  • Working Experience, Style and Skills:
    • At least 5 years of applicable professional experience (for example, in development of procedures, standards, guidelines and strategies for ISEAL members or other standard setting organisations, FSC).
    • At least 2 years of project manager experience.
    • Proven record of high-quality deliverables or project completions.
    • Quality management experience is an asset.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • A strong sense for diligence and accuracy.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Proven ability to plan and organize work.
  • Languages and Communication Skills:
    • Fluency in English (spoken and written)
  • Computer Skills - good skills in the use of/experience with:
    • Standard software packages (MS Office).
    • Database applications.


Terms and Conditions

  • Location: Bonn, Germany.
  • Working Hours: Full time - 40 hours per week.
  • Duration of Employment: Temporary contract - 2 years (extension possible).
  • Starting Date: As soon as possible.


How to Apply

Please apply by sending an email to, with your CV in the attachment.

Please do not send any photos of yourself.

The deadline for applications is 12 December 2022.

We will confirm receipt of your application. However, only candidates shortlisted for an interview will be further contacted and will receive notice of the outcome of the selection process. Should you not receive a confirmation of receipt please check your spam filter and if you cannot find it there contact us at

For FSC inclusiveness and diversity are important values. As such, we welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds and are entirely committed to consider all qualified applicants regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age and disability.  

Please be informed, that by applying for this position you automatically accept our Data Protection Information on processing your personal data.

We are looking forward to your application!       

One file only.
4 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf.
Make sure all mandatory fields have been filled in.