TUV Austria Belgium

We have a one of a kind role at our client: TÃœV AUSTRIA Belgium, based in Kraainem is part of the TÃœV AUSTRIA Group that employs more than 1600 experts in more than 40 countries. TÃœV Austria Belgium provides certification services with decisive added value for sustainable and practical solutions for clients worldwide.

Fast depleting fossil resources, waste treatment & climate change due to greenhouse gas emissions are of continuously growing concern. Using biobased, biodegradable and compostable materials is an excellent way to help solving these major problems. However, there is one big stumbling block: How do we guarantee that such products are truly biobased, bio-degradable and compostable?

TÜV AUSTRIA Belgium have developed certification schemes that offer a comprehensive guarantee about the origin of biobased, compostable and biodegradable products officially confirmed by an independent “OK Biobased”/“OK Compost”/“OK Bio-Degradable” certification.

The organisation is growing as an increasing number of innovative manufacturers choose to certify their products and materials. In order to facilitate the growth of this organisation, we are looking for a:

Conformity Assessment Manager, OK Biobased, OK Bio-degradable & OK Compost

The Position

Using the standards of TÃœV AUSTRIA Belgium, you will be responsible for OK Biobased, OK Biodegradable & OK Compost certification processes. You manage a client portfolio of mainly international customers in accordance with their request for certification of their products and materials. It is a very versatile job as you manage the complete process of certification: ie quotation, technical evaluation of trials, monitoring of the certification and final reporting. In addition: you support the management with the development of novel certification schemes. Last but not least; we require you to built up and maintain a network in the field by attending conferences, join working groups and occasionally visit customers.


Previous experience as a contract manager Biobased/Bioplastics is not required for this role. TÜV AUSTRIA Belgium offers comprehensive training and education about certification processes, related standards  via TÜV AUSTRIA  Academy Trainings.

However: In order to make this role a succes, we ask you to recognise yourself in this profile:


  • Education: Bachelors or Masters degree in chemistry, bio chemistry, bio-engineering, chemical engineering or (polymer) materials engineering.
  • Fluent command French or Dutch + Fluent command of English.
  • Customer focussed and internationally oriented mindset
  • Entrepreneurial, good problem solving skills, self motivated and able to work under pressure
  • Well developed communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Self organized, accurate and eye for detail.
  • Contributing to the pleasant working atmosphere in the organisation

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  • Knowledge of any additional languages.
  • Few years of technical working experience.
  • Previous experience with (product) certification (eg ISO/IEC 17065).
  • Possession of a valid drivers license.
  • Living in the vicinity of Kraainem/willing to relocate to this area.

Apply or interested to learn more?

Does working on sustainable developments in an entrepreneurial and pleasant working environment appeal?

Is your background in line with the candidate profile and are you open to explore this career step?

If YES is the answer, we look forward to get in touch with you!

The application procedure for this role is outsourced to Chemploy Specialist & Executive Search. The responsible consultant is mr Gijs van der Zanden. In case of any questions, you may contact Gijs  via info@chemploy.be  or via +31(0)46-2060008. He is happy to answer your questions anytime.

The interview process consists of 1 interview round with a consultant of Chemploy at the Chemploy office or one of our flexible interview locations in Belgium followed by 1 or 2 interview rounds at TÃœV AUSTRIA Belgium. Albeit we, Chemploy are a consultancy company, usually employing consultants ourself; we know that this role is so appealing and the company so nice to work for that you want to do it for a very long time. Hence an employment contract is offered by TÃœV AUSTRIA Belgium directly rather than getting one from Chemploy.

Interested to apply? We welcome your resume and motivation letter before the August 1 2020 . You may sent it to info@chemploy.be attn. ‘your name & application Conformity Assesment Manager TÜV AUSTRIA Belgium. You may also use the application button below.