Strategic Lead: General Merchandise

Ethical Trading Initiative
£40,000 - £50,000
Salary commensurate with skills and experiences. Benefits include 7% pension, 25 days holiday, cycle-to-work scheme, childcare vouchers and interest free travel loan. For further information and an application form please go to our web site No CVs or agencies
Closing date: 6 October 2019
Job Type: Paid
Location: Central London
Amazing opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for an exceptional Strategic Lead for General Merchandise (electronics, furniture, rubber, stone, and more).

The Strategic Lead will provide leadership and expert insight within the General Merchandise 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.

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 working collaboratively with diverse groups of clients or stakeholders, including for company representatives, NGOs and Trade Unions
  • 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 NGOs

Any previous applications will still be considered and there will be two interview dates 

Region: London and the southeast
Location: Central London
Sector: Projects and programmes

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