Global Senior Consultant, Social Compliance and Human Rights

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lobal Senior Consultant, Social Compliance and Human Rights

Acre is pleased to be partnering with leading German fashion retailer s.Oliver Group to identify an experienced Global Senior Consultant, Social Compliance and Human Rights, who will help shape and define the future direction of the group sustainability strategy.

Global Senior Consultant, Social Compliance and Human Rights

Reporting into the Global Head of Quality Management and Sustainability, the Global Senior Consultant will present to senior management, advising on continuous development of the Social Compliance Program to improve working conditions across the international supply chain. In this role the post holder will travel globally across the supply chain, implementing 360 degree training and management of Social Compliance and Human Rights mitigation; from robust auditing best-practices to capacity building and partnership development with local intergovernmental and NGO stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with senior executives to invigorate the strategy and redefine the best-practise approach to sustainable social compliance
  • Support and train global audit teams, production and buying teams, on implementing robust social compliance risk assessment
  • Develop and execute audits and capacity building for supply chain partners
The successful candidate will be able to develop the opportunity to eventually relocate to a sourcing country, if preferable.

Key Requirements:

  • SA8000 lead auditor qualification, ideally applied across the textile industry
  • Proven strong communication skills with the ability to influence and motivateÂ
  • Experience working for a commercial organisation and clear understanding how ethical compliance strengthens business relationships
  • Fluency in German and English
  • Flexibility to travel to sourcing locations across the Middle East and SE Asia
This is a rare and exciting opportunity to further develop and lead social compliance for a fast-growing global retailer committed to championing human rights and sustainability.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Georgie Beach +44 (0)207 400 5570

Job Ref. BBBH7355