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VERVULD - Corporate Affairs Officer





Afriflora Sher possesses the largest rose farm in the world in Ethiopië. Sustainability has been the benchmark ever since Afriflora was founded in 2005. Afriflora Sher’s main objective is to grow and sell roses that have been sustainably cultivated. This is done while respecting people and the environment.

Afriflora focuses on the European Retail Market since 2005, and especially on orders based on long-term contracts. Around 90% of the roses arriving at Afriflora Sher in Aalsmeer are sold directly to customers and delivered to customers. The current size of Afriflora in the Netherlands is 60 permanent employees and 30 flexible staff.

Functie omschrijving VERVULD - Corporate Affairs Officer

The Corporate Affairs Officer is a trusted advisor to the CEO and supports the organization in its corporate image externally (NGO’s, certification bodies etc) and is managing risks related to communications, accountmanagement and reputation in relation to Corporate Social Responsibility.


  • External spokesperson and company representative towards external stakeholders like NGO’s, Certification Bodies, Dutch and Ethopian government and other relevant parties.
  • Participate in steering committees and projects related to topics such as Living Wage (IDH), IMVO Convenant and Floriculture Sustainability.
  • Maintain contact with press, related questions and drafting press releases.
  • Managing the content of the website.
  • One of the key management members in the Netherlands directing and managing Ethiopian Management.
  • Drives improvement changes throughout the organization.
  • Sparring partner for CEO in relation to organizational business topics.
  • Operating internationally (regular visits to Ethiopia)


  • Joint accountability for Dutch and Ethiopian legal entities in their organizational performance
  • Assure (and correct if necessary) working methods in line with Quality Handbook (ISO 9001) and other certifications
  • Alignment with Certification Bodies and related communications (in- and external)


  • Statutory Director of Afriflora - Sher Holland

Functie eisen VERVULD - Corporate Affairs Officer

  • Master Degree in Marketing/ Communications/ Journalism/ Political Science or related
  • At least 5 years of experience in a comparable role
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • Experience with labor and wage issues in low wage countries would be a plus
  • Affinity with Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development Goals

Arbeidsvoorwaarden VERVULD - Corporate Affairs Officer

Arbeidsvoorwaarden zijn passend voor rol en sector. Voor meer informatie over de functie kunt u contact opnemen met drs. Jan Visser (janvisser@hoekconsultants.nl).

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