Somerset West, South Africa
Organic agriculture

Job description

Job description
We are hiring a Certification Intern that will be based in our Somerset West office. You will report directly to the ​Certification Manager​. This position offers the opportunity to gain valuable experience through working in the organic agriculture sector in developing decision-making skills through the knowledge of the organic scheme’s regulations as offered. The internship is for 6 months, after which the intern will have a very high probability of permanent employment within the company.

Your tasks
You will be responsible to carry out the following duties:
  • Perform report reviews
  • Make certification decisions
  • Attest certification status
  • Collect and analyse information questioning the validity of our certification
  • May include additional office responsibilities


  • Technical and/or bachelor’s degree in agriculture, environmental management or other relevant qualification. Any experience in certification will be advantageous.
  • High level of computer literacy – Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent English spoken and written competency with the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Behavioural skills: 
    ·        Independent and self-motivated
    ·        Honest and trustworthy
    ·        Self-confident
    ·        Organized to the point of perfection
    ·        Willing and eager to self-learn
    ·        Keen interest in sustainability
What’s in it for you?
Remuneration: This is a paid internship. Market related salary and dependent on experience and qualifications
Type of contract: Internship (6-month contract)
But also:
Should the internship succesfully lead to a permanent position the following will be applicable:
60% medical aid contribution for you and your dependents + life- and disability insurance. When working more than 6 months you will become eligible for a performance bonus based on the level of achievement of your annual objectives. Partial remote working is part of the current company policies. 

If you wish to join us, please submit your application (CV + cover letter) before 22 May 2023.

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