Ethical Trade Executive, Solutions – Turkey


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Posted 1 month ago

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Acre is working with a leading, global high street retailer to add capacity to an expanding, progressive Turkey and Eastern Europe Ethical Trade team. The business has a long-term commitment to Ethical Trade and are recruiting for an Ethical Trade Executive, focussed on solutions and remediation to ideally be based in or near Istanbul.

Reporting into the Ethical Trade Manager, Solutions, and working closely with the existing Turkey team, this is a stimulating and challenging new opportunity to work closely with regional partners to develop a remediation and solutions portfolio delivering continuous improvement and ownership of social compliance across the region.


  • Assisting in the development of a proactive and reactive solutions workplan based on global and local needs and priorities
  • Building relationships with existing and new third-party remediation and solutions partners
  • Supporting remediation through regular monitoring, communication and reporting with all stakeholders internally and externally
  • Engaging with workers and building relationships with suppliers and factory management, including the provision of training
  • Managing risks; both specific cases and partner-related cases, escalating to management if appropriate

The successful candidate will be a self-starting team-player, with strong communication, engagement and reporting skills.

In addition, you will have:

  • Strong exposure to social auditing, ideally having worked closely with, or for, a leading global brand
  • Working knowledge of local and regional labour issues and/or legislation
  • Excellent communication and engagement skills, able to engender trust and foster collaboration
  • Knowledge of the relevant local NGO partners/3rd parties to support with solutions and remediation initiatives
  • An analytical and detail-focussed approach, proficient in MS Office applications; experienced in working with and reporting from databases

This is an incredibly exciting and impactful opportunity to proactively support factories and suppliers around solutions that improve the lives of those working with global consumer goods supply chains.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Liam Goldsworthy 0207 400 5570

Job Ref. BBBH9123