Vacancy Regional Representative Japan

Due to rapid expansion of operations a vacancy has arisen for an experienced Regional Representative based in Japan. Do you want to be part of the world leading ambitious and fast growing food safety and quality certification Scheme? You will be responsible for market development and to realize growth in number of certificates in Japan. The Regional Representative reports to the Management Board.


Support the local FSSC 22000 licensed certification bodies and training organizations, coordinating their common FSSC 22000 interests with the aim to develop market opportunities

Representation towards and cooperation with relevant large market players and trade organizations

Representation towards relevant public authorities, governmental institutions and accreditation bodies

Close cooperation with the local/regional GFSI focus groups

Monitoring all relevant economic, social, political / legislative and business developments, with the aim to ensure timely FSSC 22000 anticipation and adaptation



More than 10 years of experience in food safety auditing/certification as auditor and/or in market development

In-depth knowledge of relevant Scheme, ISO and GFSI requirements

Proven network with relevant stakeholders such as ABs, CBs, TOs, government and industry

Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills

Works independently and as a team player

A self-starter who demonstrates a positive attitude and has the desire for personal development


You work as independent consultant and secures all relevant official/tax permissions needed for the job. An attractive salary package will be negotiated in line with the skills and experience of the successful candidate.


More information

If you are interested in the above role please send your CV and cover letter before 28 February 2018 to Cornelie Glerum at