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We’re on a mission to transform global supply chains to be more sustainable and responsible. If you’re looking to make a difference, we’re looking for you!

Current Vacancies

We’re looking for a General Manager of Standards who will be responsible for the provision of expert technical support, direction, and interpretation of its current and emerging standards. Reporting to the Operations Director, this is a critical appointment that will ensure the highest levels of credibility and relevance of the RJC Standards.


To be considered for this specialised role, it is likely that you will be a sustainability expert with a track record of setting and interpreting standards. Experience in precious metals or the jewellery industry, such as diamonds, gold, platinum, or silver, would be highly welcomed.


As the General Manager of Standards, you will be:

  • Leading, overseeing and providing technical expertise, solutions, recommendations, and management on the current and emerging standards of the RJC. This includes interpreting and setting the technical requirements of the standards and their scope.

  • Providing swift strategical responses on the RJC’s standards in relation to: current and potential implementation challenges; global emerging developments in the industry including legislative changes; current and potential overlapping voluntary standards schemes.

  • Constant monitoring of the future standards horizon affecting the RJC’s members.

  • Working collaboratively with the RJC’s working groups, committees, and the standards team to safeguard trust in their current and new standards.

  • Proactively seeking opportunities to externally represent the RJC standards, public speaking at relevant conferences, events, industry panels, technical working groups and task forces.

Equal Opportunities

The RJC believes one of the fundamental ingredients of running a successful organisation is the provision of a working environment which is truly representative of all sections of society and for each employee to feel respected and to be able to bring their true and unique selves to work. The RJC’s policy is to provide equality, fairness and respect for all in our employment and provide equal opportunities in all aspects of employment. The RJC is committed to the fair and equal treatment of applicants. The RJC is an equal opportunities recruiter and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, national or ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, social or economic background, age or any other protected characteristic.

Right to work in the UK

We have a legal responsibility to ensure that all our employees have the legal right to live and work in the UK. If we make an offer of employment, we will need to check that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start work.

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Shaping a Sustainable Future

RJC is the world’s leading standard-setting organisation for the entire jewellery and watch industry. Together with over 1,600 member companies in more than 70 countries, we are transforming supply chains to be more responsible and sustainable.