The role of is to help deliver Fashion Footprint; Arcadia Group’s Ethical and Sustainability programme. Being a large business, we work with a significant number of suppliers and our supplier management team is responsible for building, monitoring and managing these relationships.
Our team makes sure everything we buy meets high standards. We work closely with sourcing and provide detailed supply chain information to the business.
The team is also responsible for setting the strategy and managing the delivery of our Fashion Footprint programme. Fashion footprint is our programme to monitor and manage our social and environmental impacts, to ensure we produce fashion products in an ethical and sustainable way.
DAY TO DAY
Support the Sustainability Controller on planning and delivering the Fashion Footprint strategy and managing the Fashion Footprint budget
Taking charge of the Fashion Footprint report, collecting and consolidating information throughout the year, tracking progress against 2020 targets.
In addition to producing the quarterly internal newsletter
Create, implement and review environmental policies for brands and suppliers to follow as well as ensuring compliance of the policies though training, tracking and monitoring
Manage product innovation pilots to success, harnessing the collective ability of multiple stakeholders to set clear objectives, timelines and see them through to scale up
Review our packaging and identify options for improvements to increase recycled content, reducing the use of plastics
Liaising and engaging with procurement, transport and logistics functions and the supply chain to ensure best available environmental options are used and tracked
Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience working in sustainability
Experience of managing retailer programmes coupled with a good understanding of linking the benefits of sustainability and ethical trade to the commercials of a business
Takes a proactive and energetic approach to problem solving
Relevant contacts within the Sustainability community
Crisis management skills
Ability to interact effectively at all levels within a business
THE EXCITING PART
Early finish Fridays throughout July & August we love Summer
25% discount across all our 8 brands so you can shop until you drop
Fab offices on Oxford Street with a restaurant, bar and beauty salon to always look and feel your best
Regular sample sales to refresh your wardrobe at fractional prices
Fun, inspiring and ambitious colleagues pushing the boundaries
Regular competitions to win amazing prizes
Charity days and events supporting wonderful and diverse charities
We regret, due to volume, only suitable applicants will be contacted.
You’ll find every Arcadia brand shares the same values. We all start with letting people be themselves. We are informal while professional, and we are all about mixing fun with commercial nous.
Throughout your career with us we will help you develop, and give you the chance to influence our future. It's not only our products but our people who drive our success.
Our people are at the heart of everything we do.