Location England, United Kingdom
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Negotiable
Reference BBBH14020_1626709444

Bettercoal is working towards a global responsible coal supply chain. They were established in 2012 by a group of major European utilities buyers to promote the innovative and meaningful improvement of sustainability performance in their coal supply chain. Bettercoal does this by assessing the performance of coal mining operations against the ten principles of the Bettercoal Code through the Supplier Assessment Process. Responsible mining is essential to the sustainable growth of our societies and coal remains, for now, an important part of the energy and manufacturing mix.

Acre is delighted to support Bettercoal in the search for an Assessment and Assurance Coordinator.

As the Assessment and Assurance Coordinator, you will play a key role in ensuring Bettercoal's process is running efficiently, accurately and meeting their remit of promoting continuous improvement in the global coal supply chain.

In this role you will be:

  • Onboarding new Suppliers, updating the Supplier welcome pack and onboarding information and supporting the training of Bettercoal Lead Assessors and Assessment Teams

  • Coordinating the planning of Supplier Site-Assessments with the Lead Assessor, including the creation of an Assessment Plan and in-country logistics

  • The Bettercoal point of contact for all Supplier queries relating to the new online Assessment Platform

  • Working within Bettercoal's member groups, contributing to their work programmes, coordinating events and supporting with member engagement.

This is an opportunity to join a small, dynamic organisation in a complex space, driving international uptake of the standard and being the voice of responsible coal across the globe. As the Assessment and Assurance Coordinator, you will have a detailed, methodical approach supported by a high-level understanding of sustainability issues.

You will also have:

  • Experience working within ethical and sourcing standards

  • Experience working with multi-stakeholder groups

  • High proficiency in verbal and written English, able to communicate complex technical terms to all audiences

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Bettercoal is the only organisation focused on a responsible coal supply chain, working alongside buyers of coal, coal producers, civil society, trade unions and other standards organisations. Bettercoal is a UK-based organisation and flexible on location.

If you're interested in this exciting opportunity, send your CV to Samantha Calvey via samantha.calvey@acre.com or apply below.