The SAC is a global, multi-stakeholder non-profit alliance for the fashion industry. It is made up of over 250 leading apparel, footwear and textile brands, retailers, suppliers, service providers, trade associations, non-profits, NGOs, and academic institutions working to reduce environmental impact and promote social justice throughout the global value chain.
The Sustainable Apparel Coalition's vision is of a global consumer goods industry that gives more than it takes - to the planet and its people.
A radical change of the industry can only happen if all sectors, private and public, work together to make the consumer goods industry truly sustainable, with policymakers, civil society and other stakeholders identifying and recognising the work of the SAC and standardised tools, such as the SAC's Higg Index as robust, credible and trusted solutions to enable transformational change.
SAC is looking for someone responsible for driving growth and value of the suite of product transparency claims supported within the Higg Index. This position is preferably based in India.
Use project management skills to drive operational excellence within the Transparency Program workstreams
Collaborating with SAC members and ecosystem partners to iterate and evolve the Higg Transparency Program over time
Supporting industry stakeholders and SAC ecosystem partners submit and implement data in the Higg Transparency Programs
Helping introduce the Higg Transparency Program to the industry
Work with SAC's technical partner Higg Co to implement changes and assist with complementary goals, such as tool linking and member engagement
Working with the entire Higg Index Team toward achievement of the SAC Strategic Plan
Meet with SAC members to explain Higg Transparency Program purpose, value, methodology, data, and use cases
This is a unique opportunity to drive industry-wide impact and change, improving the way businesses operate within the textile and apparel sector globally.
Experience in the apparel/footwear/home textiles sector, doing specific functions and duties related to the role
Experience with consumer-facing sustainability claims from a marketing, legal, and / or technical perspective
Organisation, communication, and prioritisation in situations with a large number of actors and significant deadlines
Product creation, materials, and supply chain management in apparel, footwear, and broader industries
Technology assisted workflows that reduce human effort in business processes - including skills with excel and automation
Consumer communication and education - particularly in the sustainability domain
Fluent in the English language, verbal and in writing
If you have the skills and experience above and you are interested in joining a leading non-profit on their exciting mission, please apply or contact Sufia Hasbullah for more details on firstname.lastname@example.org.