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Programme Assurance Coordinator

Are you a pro-active Assurance Coordinator looking to make a difference?

Full Time, remote role based in Vietnam or Southeast Asia. Applicants should hold right to work status in this region to apply.

Circa 25,000 Euros / 667,665,590 VND per annum varying based on location and experience/skills.

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is driving the world’s leading certification programme for responsibly farmed seafood and we are looking for a pro-active Assurance Coordinator to join us in making a positive impact on our planet and people.

Vietnam is an important producing country on the world seafood map. All ASC certified pangasius and about half of ASC certified shrimp farms are in Vietnam. We are looking for a Programme Assurance Coordinator to provide locally focused assurance and work effectively with partners and stakeholders in the country on all aspects of work. You will work within the Supply Chain Assurance team to play a central role in ensuring our programme is credibly implemented in Vietnam.

  • Do you have experience and knowledge of the Aquaculture sector with good understanding of how sustainability certification schemes work, including seafood supply chains?
  • Can you speak fluent English as well as have a basic understanding of Vietnamese to support a global programme assurance team in collaborating with local authorities, institutions, labs, buyers and various stakeholders?
  • Are you looking for a role where you are the primary contact within this region supporting our ASC supply chain integrity and oversight of full supply chain compliance?
  • Are you capable to undertake site visits to ASC certificate holders in Vietnam (factories and farms) to support integrity investigations and to collect samples for analysis?
  • Are you passionate about supporting our ASC Supply Chain and Conformity Assessment Body (CAB) integrity, as well as adopting best-in-class Assurance tools?
  • Have you lead or supported development of similar programme assurance projects within the Vietnamese region?

Did you answer yes to the above? Then we would love to hear from you!

This assurance expert and supply chain assurance champion will have a dynamic, hands-on approach to protect the credibility of the ASC programme and its logo. You will play a key role in contributing to a growing trust in what the ASC programme brings in making aquaculture more responsible for generations to come.

You will need to be keen to develop in-depth knowledge of standards and requirements including for specific species, detailed and tailor-made assurance tools, training materials and be highly confident in your ability to act as the face of ASC in the region.

Please send your CV and cover letter application, in English, to Your application will be considered and we will make a shortlist of candidates to invite to interview. Sometimes you may be asked to prepare additional written materials, past work examples and / or a presentation. Interviews will generally be held via Teams.

ASC take data protection seriously. We will only use any personal information in connection with your application for this position. If your application is unsuccessful, we will keep your personal information for 6 months. For more information, please read our privacy policy which can be found here:  

We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of choice, reflecting the global community and therefore particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.

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