Roles and missions of the labelling officer
The role of the labelling officer is very varied. They are generally attached to a department and are in charge of developing and monitoring the certification and labeling of products and services.
Here is a list of the main roles and missions of a certification officer:
- Define the certification and labeling plan for products and services based on the analysis of customer needs and/or certification procedures;
- Carry out studies and follow-up of procedures and associated standards;
- Participate in the implementation and updating of procedures and performance indicators;
- Write and update certification and labeling documents;
- Identify and analyze risks related to the certification and labeling of products and services;
- Ensure the follow-up and control of operations related to certification;
- Provide technical advice to clients and partners;
- Participate in technical meetings and internal audits, and produce technical reports;
- Ensure the monitoring and follow-up of new regulations and standards;
- Ensure internal and external communication (customers and partners) and represent the company at trade shows and conferences;
- Train employees and partners in the labelling and certification procedures;
- Ensuring the reporting of certification and labeling activities.
These different missions and responsibilities require a great deal of expertise and a good knowledge of certification procedures and standards. They also require a good ability to communicate and negotiate with clients and partners.
Salary and career development of the labelling officer
The salary of a labelling officer is relatively diversified depending on the level of experience and the region. On average, the gross annual salary of a certification officer can vary between 28,000 and 57,000 euros.
List of gross annual salary changes in France according to the years of experience of a labeling manager:
- 0 to 2 years: 28 000 to 35 000 euros
- 2 to 5 years: 35 000 to 45 000 euros
- 5 to 10 years: 45 000 to 50 000 euros
- 10 to 15 years: 50 000 to 55 000 euros
- More than 15 years: 55 000 to 57 000 euros
Once in the position of Labeling Manager, career development can take the following directions:
- Compliance manager,
- Quality manager,
- Labeling Manager,
- Quality/Compliance Director,
- Compliance/Labeling Manager.