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Standards & Technical Officer

Role summary

Are you a dedicated chemist with a passion for making a positive impact on our planet? Join us at GECA as we embark on a transformative journey, offering a range of groundbreaking services to shape a more sustainable future. At GECA, we foster a dynamic, collaborative, and nurturing work environment prioritising your wellbeing.

We’re seeking a driven individual with a background in chemistry to play a pivotal role in our team. As a Standards & Technical Officer, you’ll be at the forefront of advancing sustainability through your expertise in evaluating and developing chemical requirements embedded in our standards.

The role will address technical or standards-related inquiries, particularly those related to chemical and hazardous substances. Beyond this, you will have the unique opportunity to authenticate environmental claims and shape the criteria for future claims. You will also be part of critical projects to upgrade existing products and processes to ensure they stay best-in-class.

As a vital member of the GECA standards team, you will be responsible for crafting and managing crucial documentation and reports that underpin our standards development. Your role will also involve revising and enhancing guidelines and policies while supporting and occasionally leading other activities vital to our sustainability mission.

If you are a chemistry enthusiast looking to make a real difference, this role is your chance to join a passionate team dedicated to building a greener, more sustainable world. Your expertise will be the driving force behind our efforts to create a brighter future for all.

How to Apply

(1) Download and read the full position description, including responsibilities and qualifications.

(2) Email your CV and a cover letter (maximum two pages) to indicating:

(a) Why do you want to work at GECA?
(b) How do your skills and experience align with this role?
(c) What are your salary expectations?

We celebrate diversity and encourage applicants from all genders, cultures, language groups, and abilities to apply.

Expressions of Interest for Non-Executive Directors

GECA operates a skills-based board comprising volunteer directors with extensive commercial and industry experience, a passion for sustainability, and a desire to impact our communities positively.

GECA is currently seeking expressions of interest from suitably skilled people who are interested in joining the Board of Directors to help grow our impact at a time when the nation is grappling with a broad range of sustainability challenges – ranging from decarbonisation to reducing landfill to eradicating use of products made with inhumane or unfair employment practices.

Positions available

GECA is looking for up to four new Directors to plan for the succession of several Directors whose terms will conclude in the coming 6-12 months. All applicants should be committed to sustainability and have relevant commercial experience at the senior executive or Board level.

Team GECA celebrates diversity, and we encourage applicants from all genders, cultures, language groups, and abilities to apply.

In addition, GECA is explicitly seeking applicants with the appropriate skills and experience required to fill two key Board positions:

Board Finance Representative (Finance Committee role)

Sustainability – Technical and Scientific (Standards Committee role)

For further information about GECA or the Director roles, please get in touch with Josh Begbie, GECA CEO, in the first instance at Alternatively, you can directly email your resume and expression of interest.

Expressions of interest close on 23 October 2023 – Your application should include your resume and a response of at most one page detailing your passion and interest and the skills and experience you would bring to the GECA Board.

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