Corporate Responsibility Manager

Salary Description:
Competitive
Sector:
Carbon & Climate Change Jobs
Function:
Policy and Legislation
Location:
London
Area:
Central, City, East London, North London, South London, West London
Location Description:
London
Posted:
9th October 2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Burberry
Job Ref:

Department: Corporate Affairs
City: London
Location:
INTRODUCTION
Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.

JOB PURPOSE
Burberry has consistently stood at the forefront of the fashion industry when it comes to Corporate Responsibility. We established our Responsibility team over 15 years ago and since then have built widely recognised industry leading programme.

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Corporate Responsibility Manager to be based out of our Head office in Westminster, who will build lasting partnerships with internal and external stakeholders across the globe to develop and deliver high profile corporate responsibility programmes.

The team has a wide remit, reaching communities worldwide and the role will feed directly into our global strategy.

This is a chance for a passionate individual to drive our social responsibility programme. If you’ve got a demonstrable track record in this space, have worked in global organisations and have a genuine passion for what we do, we’d love to hear from you.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Consulting across a variety of business functions to facilitate delivery of multiple work streams

Engaging and motivating key global colleagues and external partners on their approaches to responsible and sustainable supply chains

Coordinate the company’s approach to ethical trade, supply chain wellbeing, capacity building, diversity and inclusion programmes and support the regional implementation.

Maintain awareness of key developments externally in relation to Responsibility

Represent Burberry in external working groups and forums in order to feed information back to the business and drive partnership development in line with brand strategies

PERSONAL PROFILE
Experience within the manufacturing/supply chain space

Experience and good understanding of ethical trading, wellbeing, capacity building, diversity and inclusion

Strong data management and analytical skills

Great stakeholder engagement capabilities

Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling projects

A passion and understanding of sustainability issues and relevant stakeholders

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