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Ethical & Compliance Manager – Fashion (TGN4524) – Excellent Salary DOE

Ethical & Compliance Manager – Fashion (TGN4524) – Excellent Salary DOE

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Industry: Ladieswear

Job Ref: TGN4524

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Ethical and Product Compliance Manager to join our growing product team. You will be responsible for sustainability, ethical trade and product compliance. This role will be a key position within the management team and a great opportunity for someone looking to be a part of an exciting, fast-paced, growing brand.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Monitor, lead and review the supply base ensure ethical standards are maintained and continuously improved.
  • Ensure that all policies are enforced and maintained within the supply base.
  • Drive continuous improvement in data collection processes and engagement with suppliers.
  • Deliver training initiatives both internally and externally
  • keep informed of key sustainability trends in products and raw materials, keeping up to date with the latest innovations and developments
  • Highly analytical, able to interpret data from various sources and formats, drive insights and present results to support strategic thinking
  • Implement quality systems to ensure the company continues to meet and exceed expectations in relation to product safety, sustainability and quality in line with changing legislation
  • Monitor, measure and report on technical issues, ensuring necessary actions taken in a timely manner
  • Monitoring factory audit status, guiding factories and arranging audits when required in ETI SMETA, BSCI.
  • Ensuring that we are REACH/Proposition 65 compliant
  • Understanding our role with regards to sustainability and compliance, and driving the factories forward
  • Helping colleagues when required with testing and product queries
  • Work co-operatively with internal staff and factories to ensure Company policies, procedures and associated standards are maintained to exceptional levels in a safe manner. Where failings are identified, implement practicable steps, identify root cause and preventative measures
  • Ability to use customer specific tools and systems

Skills Required:

  • Experienced; You will be experienced in working with accessories or apparel, with a background in sustainability and a good knowledge of supply chains, products and raw materials.
  • Problem Solver: You will be a fast problem solver with the ability to react quickly.
  • Experience in Quality Control, ethical and product compliance
  • A strong understanding of garment construction and production lines.
  • Have a high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience communicating with factories and customers
  • Self-motivated
  • Product sustainability awareness
  • Overseas travel essential to the role

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Extra day of leave for your birthday
  • Core hours enable you to flex your working times around your needs on an ad hoc basis
  • Opportunity to make an impact in a fast-growing company with global ambitions
  • 33 days annual leave, inclusive of bank holidays
  • A fantastic working environment with open communication channels, autonomous high-performance culture, and a truly collaborative style
  • Learn from likeminded & talented team members
  • Opportunity to develop in various areas that you may take an interest in as part of your personal development
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 40% staff discount
  • Social events
  • Free snacks, drinks & treats
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