Strategic Lead, Apparel and Textiles


£Highly Competitive + Benefits


Posted 8 months ago

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Strategic Lead - Apparel and Textiles - ETI

Acre is delighted to be working with ETI to identify an exceptional Strategic Lead for Apparel and Textiles. The Strategic Lead will provide leadership and expert insight within the Apparel and Textiles sector to drive and manage the design, development and implementation of key global supply chain programmes and other related initiatives to better protect the rights of workers around the world.

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ETI is a leading alliance of companies, trade unions and NGOs that promotes respect for workers rights worldwide. ETI's company members include major high street retailers, luxury fashion labels and supermarkets and it works together with the membership and international partners to drive long-lasting change for workers in global supply chains.

Key responsibilities include:

  • To provide leadership to members in applying robust due diligence systems to prevent, manage and mitigate risks of workers' rights abuses and access to remedy for workers in global supply chains
  • To promote and enable tri-partite, multi-stakeholder dialogue to support local actors to develop local solutions to build self-sustaining platforms which will create the conditions for sustainable improvement in workers' rights
  • Promote and facilitate multi-stakeholder dialogue and to assist in the development of self-sustaining local ETI platforms to improve workers' rights
  • Represent ETI at national and international conferences and events, engaging and influencing governments
Required experience:
  • Degree-level education and subject matter expertise in International Labour Standards and human rights
  • Experience developing and leading Ethical Trade programmes involving project management, partnerships, grant making and programme development deliverables
  • Expertise working with and analysing supply chains in the Global South
  • Excellent communication skills and experienced in engaging a diverse range of stakeholders including business, government, trade unions and NGO's
ETI has positioned itself as a global leader in offering multi-stakeholder and long-term solutions to complex and challenging issues, striving to achieve respect for workers worldwide. This is an exciting opportunity to positively influence multiple major businesses too have a truly positive impact on the lives of workers in the global garment supply chain.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Georgie Beach +44 (0)207 400 5570

Job Ref. BBBH7629