Sustainability Manager
Arcadia Group Limited
GB
30d ago

THE ROLE

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
  • MUST HAVES

  • 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.

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