SCS Global Systems

SCS Global Services (SCS) has been providing global leadership in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development for three decades. Our programs span a wide cross-section of industries, recognizing achievements in green building, product manufacturing, food and agriculture, forestry, retail, and more. We are accredited to provide services under a wide range of nationally and internationally recognized certification programs. Consistent with our mission, we are a chartered benefit corporation, reflecting our commitment to socially and environmentally responsible business practices.

SCS Global Systems Toronto, ON, Canada
Jan 19, 2018
Full time
Job Overview The Senior Forester is responsible for the day-to-day management and growth of the SCS Forest Conservation Program services in Canada. Areas of responsibility include new business development, account management and operations, and auditing.   Relevant Services/Schemes Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) and PEFC endorsed schemes (SFI and CSA) Green House Gas verification standards, such as British Columbia Forest Compliance Offset Protocol, Climate Action Reserve, Verified Carbon Standard Other as assigned   Roles and Responsibilities Business Development   Identify business development opportunities for SCS program services in Canada Work with Manager Director to develop and implement a business plan for Canada Undertake outreach and marketing to recruit new clients for existing services and development of new business areas Develop client proposals Prepare and provide reports on program metrics and business development opportunities to the Managing Director and externally Attend trainings, trade shows, conferences, and meetings as approved by Managing Director       Account Management and Operations   Work with the Managing Director and Program Directors to oversee program services in Canada Serve as a primary interface for forestry clients in Canada Prepare documentation related to assessments and auditing (e.g., work orders, contracts, proposals) Organize and maintain records, client database, and Program quality system to ensure conformance with internal and external ISO/scheme-owner (e.g. FSC) requirements Schedule and coordinate assessments/audits Ensure client retention and strong client relations by providing high quality client support  Auditing  Conduct high quality audits as lead auditor or audit team member, and perform technical reviews, in accordance with applicable standards and guidelines Oversee the performance of local auditors Ensure audits are conducted in a timely and thorough manner   Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline and graduate degree or equivalent professional work experience in relevant discipline Exceptional organizational, writing, presentation and verbal communication skills Initiative and ability to work independently; responsive and adaptive personality Excellent technical writing and/or copy-editing skills; detail-oriented personality Ability to handle complex and varied tasks, while working independently Ability to complete time-sensitive projects and meet realistic deadlines Fluent English: reading, writing, speaking Fluency in Word, Excel, Outlook, and FileMaker Pro, with proficiency in other programs and database management systems preferred   Additional Preferred Skills Registered Professional Forester Experience in international forestry Working knowledge of ArcGIS and familiarity with remote sensing applications Proficient French: reading, writing, speaking SCS Global Services is an EEO employer and participates in E-Verify. Remember to say you found this opportunity at