Acre is excited to be working with a leading, award-winning supplier of ambient food products to major UK retailers in their search for a Sustainable & Ethical Sourcing Co-ordinator.
With an international supply base in over 20 countries, and exponential year on year growth, this is an exciting time to join a business looking to deepen responsible sourcing and ethical trading standards further down tiers within multiple food supply chains.
Reporting into the Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring that all products supplied are sourced, packaged, and distributed sustainably and ethically.
Monitoring sustainable & ethical practices within the supply chain, supporting suppliers to implement best practice and improve standards
Updating the organisation's Ethical Trade policy on a regular basis, and ensuring all suppliers meet this standard
Establishing credible relationships with customers and suppliers, promptly responding to their various requests
Maintaining relationships with key partners such as Sedex & BSCI
Developing and maintaining databases to track and report on our ethical and environmental performance
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to travel internationally to visit suppliers, gaining first-hand experience of audit procedures and other on-the-ground challenges in the supply chain.
Previous experience within a responsible sourcing/sustainability/CR role, ideally in food or FMCG sectors
Excellent stakeholder engagement and interpersonal skills, able to influence and engage both internally and externally
A strong passion for ethical and sustainable sourcing
Ability to prioritise, multitask and meet deadlines, with a strong project-driven approach
If you have the tenacity and desire to join an organization heavily investing in personal development and at the forefront of improving sustainability and ethical standards in sourcing countries, then please apply for this Sustainable & Ethical Sourcing Co-ordinator role below.