The FSSC Foundation is a non-profit organization and independent Scheme Owner with a mission: to give confidence and make an impact in the consumer goods industry.

More than 30,000 organizations worldwide, including premium A-brands, are certified to the FSSC 22000 Scheme for Food Safety Management Systems. The FSSC 24000 Social Sustainability Scheme was published about a year ago. Both Schemes contribute to FSSC’s vision to create a better world by helping organizations contribute to the SDGs.

The Market Development Manager is responsible for market development in the social sustainability area specific to FSSC 24000 Social Management Systems.

FSSC will only be processing applications from candidates who have the right to work in the European Union.

Key Results Areas


  • Support the global Industry Specifiers, Certification Bodies and partners, in market development opportunities.
  • Represent and cooperation with key consumer goods industry market players and trade organizations.
  • Represent relevant public authorities and (international) governmental institutions.
  • Monitor all relevant economic, social, political / legislative and business developments for trends, risks and opportunities.


  • Network with industry to drive adoption of FSSC 24000.
  • Organize information and insights gained from activities.
  • Ensure awareness across FSSC of key issues, challenges and opportunities in the marketplace.
  • Monitor marketplace and internal reporting.
  • Track levels of engagement with FSSC 24000 across geographies and sectors.
  • Support for event management.


  • Active approach to outreach activities to ensure high-quality engagement with key stakeholders that drive adoption of FSSC 24000
  • Development of knowledge and insights relating to themes across the industry
  • Proactive and continuous create and maintain information relating to the marketplace
  • Oversee KPIs relating to market development of the FSSC 24000 scheme
  • Support the Market Development Team and Marketing & Communications Team to ensure that the FSSC 24000 scheme increases market acceptance
  • Align with other departments to ensure a market-driven approach

What We Offer

The Foundation offers a healthy work-life balance in an international environment through agile working. They ensure excellent work is recognized and rewarded and additional benefits are:
•    A market conform salary
•    Provision of resources and support for personal training and development in line with FSSC’s values: Transparency,  and Care.
•    Open and diverse culture within a flexible organization since you get to choose where you want to work most of the time.

FSSC will only be processing applications from candidates who have the right to work in the European Union.

ICT Career is our partner for finding the best possible candidate for this role. They will be responsible for the initial recruitment procedure of the Market Development Manager vacancy. The application procedure consists of one video call with ICT Career and two rounds of interviews with FSSC.