Our Client is a successful supplier of Fresh Produce to the Retail sector. As their partnership with their customer grows, they offer the exciting opportunity for an Ethical Sourcing Manager to join them in this new key position.
This role is at the heart of what they do; it is the key link between their growers for all aspects of ethical sourcing. It is critical that they establish excellence in this area to deliver industry leading standards and customer satisfaction.
The position of Ethical manager will lead in ethical trade, human rights and modern slavery strategies. This new position is of high importance within the business, with global awareness of individuals working to grow, pack and supply the world’s finest produce. Define policies, Implement programs, Raise awareness and work as an integral part of the team to ensure that everyone working in the supply chain of the group is treated in accordance to their high standards.
Working closely with suppliers, this position will;
Manage the Ethical audit programme alongside the technical team & colleagues
Lead/manage third-party responsible sourcing audits such as SMETA
Ensure suppliers meet customers codes of practice
Assess current ethical sourcing status
Previous experience in a comparable Ethical Trade / CSR position
Ethical policies; Modern Slavery Act, SEDEX, SMETA
Human Rights / Ethical Trade / Corporate Social Responsibility
International Labour standards
Passion for relationship building internally
Confidence and drive to build relationships with suppliers
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to work at all levels with an approachable manner
Languages would be highly advantageous
Travel will be required overseas, so a Driving Licence is essential.
Salary; £40-45k + Car & Fuel card
Location; South East of England / Kent
Please call Aimi or Louise to discuss the role of Ethical Manager / Human Rights Manager / Ethical Trade Manager / Corporate Social Responsibility / CSR / Ethical Trade Executive
on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send a CV in application to firstname.lastname@example.org