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Thursday, 21 October 2021
Francisco J.

Francisco J.López

"Never forget that quality pays off."

Francisco LópezManager and Director of Certification

Telf.: 646 97 20 80
Email: francisco.lopez@riberadelguadiana.eu

Management Functions

  • Represent the D.O.R.C. Ribera del Guadiana of the Ribera del Guadiana Designation of Origin in the activity areas or fields entrusted or delegated by the Plenary of the D.O.R.C.Ribera del Guadiana.
  • The economic and administrative management of the D.O.R.C. Ribera del Guadiana.
  • Recommend the internal organisation of the D.O.R.C. Ribera del Guadiana to the President.
  • Draw up and present short, medium and long-term plans to ensure the development of the policies defined by the Plenary of the Ribera del Guadiana D.O.R.C. and the efficient management of resources.
  • Prepare, propose and manage annual budgets. The preparation of the annual plan of activities, budgets, annual report and any other documents to be approved by the Board in relation to the administrative activity of certification.
  • Propose to the President the hiring, suspension or renewal of D.O.R.C. Ribera del Guadiana personnel.
  • Guiding and supervising the work carried out by the entire workforce.
  • Attend the sessions of the D.O.R.C. Ribera del Guadiana D.O.R.C. Plenary, with the right to speak but not to vote.
  • It is also responsible for informing the D.O.R.C. Ribera del Guadiana about the functioning of the quality system, for its revision and as a basis for the improvement of said system.
  • Participate in the management review of the system.
  • Review and approval of the general documentation of the Quality System. Submission of these documents to the Regulatory Board.
  • Define, propose and supervise all those actions considered necessary or of interest for the promotion of the protected product and the image of the entity, including communication activities, public relations, direct marketing, sponsorship activities, etc.
  • Those entrusted by the Plenary of the D.O.R.C. Ribera del Guadiana or the President in relation to the preparation and implementation of matters within their competence.

Certification Manager Functions

  • Auditors’ evaluation.
  • Guide and supervise the work carried out by the auditors.
  • Inform the Plenary of the D.O.R.C. Ribera del Guadiana on matters within its competence.
  • Propose the minimum control requirements to which each certified operator must be subject at each stage of production, preparation and marketing of certified wines and, where appropriate, the minimum control requirements for the initial granting and maintenance of certification.
  • Those entrusted by the Plenary of the D.O.R.C. Ribera del Guadiana or the President in relation to the preparation and implementation of matters within their competence.
  • Direction, coordination and management of the certification system. He is responsible before the D.O.R.C. Ribera del Guadiana for the execution of the certification activities.
  • Oversee the review of the application for certification.
  • Review of the Certification files issuing the audit review report (FPG-GC-17).
  • The Certification Manager shall justify to the Committee of Parties the decisions taken and the activities undertaken in relation to the certification activity, making the necessary documentation available to it.
  • Decide, in the light of the outcome of the evaluation activities, if certification is to be granted, according to the criteria described in the certification reference documents. He is also responsible for deciding on the withdrawal, cancellation and suspension of issued certificates.
  • Ensure that certification assessment activities, both initial activities and periodic renewal or supervision and surveillance activities, are properly carried out.
  • Decision on ongoing sanctions.
  • Approval and signature of the wineries’ certificates of conformity.
  • Inform the Appellant of the receipt and outcome of the appeal.