Project Manager Textiles

Zwolle, Netherlands

Control Union Certifications presents a wide range of programmes in agriculture, food, feed, forest products, textiles and bio energy. As a independent service provider we work with a large number of well-known companies, brands, manufacturers and retailers to assist them in their aim to develop sustainable operations throughout their supply chains. Next to certification, our activities have expanded to include sustainability risk management, legal verification and traceability (supply chain mapping). Through our international network of experts we provide the local expertise essential to not only establish a written sustainability policy, but also to implement it into daily business operations.

Within the textile industry there is a growing focus on sustainability performance within the full supply chain. Many initiatives are ongoing to ensure full traceability to secure a responsible and sustainable production and achieve a positive impact. As a Project Manager you will be in the middle of all these developments, and responsible to explore new business opportunities that will benefit to our global network and our clients. You will be working together with our team of experts and coordinate the global activities. Are you an ambitious, representative and ethical person and do you want to be part of our international network? Then we are looking for you!

Tasks and responsibilities 

  • Develop new business opportunities
  • Maintain and build customer relations
  • Develop sustainability solutions
  • Write and publish reports
  • Representing Control Union in conferences & fairs


  • Minimum BSc level or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge of the industry and sustainability programs
  • The ability to express yourself fluently in English
  • Preferably a minimum of two years’ work experience
  • Affinity with (sustainable) supply chains
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Live within daily travelling distance of the office in Zwolle, the Netherlands

Our Company

With its foundation in agriculture, Control Union Certifications has focused its efforts in developing services around the sustainability of the industry's supply chains which feed into the food, feed, bioenergy and textiles markets. With 'boots on the ground' in more than 70 countries, Control Union Certifications is uniquely placed to manage challenges with today's global marketplace. Control Union Certifications is the certifications division of Peterson and Control Union. From our roots in agricultural inspections, Peterson and Control Union have been operating for nearly 100 years in the field of logistics, quality, certifications and risk management. Our in-depth knowledge and experience covers all aspects of the supply chain in many industries including agriculture, energy, forestry, sustainability and textiles.

If you have any questions please contact;  Jan-Frans Bastiaanse at +31 38 4260100

Jan Frans Bastiaanse | 038 426 0100
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