Global Technical Manager at SGS North America Inc. in Los Angeles, California

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

Job Description:

Company Description

We are SGS - the world's leading testing, inspection and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for sustainability, quality and integrity. Our 97,000 employees operate a network of 2,650offices and laboratories, working together to enable a better, safer and more interconnected world.

Job Description

Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Obtaining and managing the accreditation with NABCB for ISO 14065 - VCS Scope

  • Identifying opportunies to leverage the accreditation for programmes in addition to the VCS

  • Work in close collaboration with the Global Sales Manager in identifying validation and verification opportunities and prospecting to clients

  • Development and management of a team of Lead Auditors through both internal trainings and recruitement

  • On occasions, act as Lead Auditor and/or Technical Reviewer

  • Support with technical and compelling content commercial proposals

  • Collaborate with the wider climate change programme team and marketing teams to define customer targets and marketing campaigns

  • Geographical responsibility: Global


Responsibilities will include but not limited to the following activities:

  • Development and management of the the validation and verification of offset and removal projects' Business

  • Proactive identification of carbon markets programme and scheme together with the accreditation requirements

  • Development and management of technical teams of Lead and local auditors to ensure delivery across regions

  • From time to time act as Lead Assessor and Technical Reviewer

  • Management of accreditations

  • Support sales through technical learship and spractical sales tools



  • Degree in STEM discipline or equivalent professional experience

  • 7+ yars experience on carbon offsets programmes with a VVB (Validation and Verification Body)

  • Heavy and high complexity industries knowledge to ensure broad knowledge of applicable methodologies

  • Demonstrated experience in managing and developing teams

  • In depth understanding of internationally recognised offsets and removal programmes and schemes

  • Experience in managing accreditations

  • Project management skills to enable seameless delivery and management of projects under different programmes and schemes

  • Proficiency in MS Office

  • Fluent English + other languages would be a plus

  • Able to be flexible in response to work demands, including international travel globally

  • Flexible location

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