Sustainability and CSR Technologist

London (Central), London (Greater)
up to £40k
02 Oct 2019
30 Oct 2019
Job Type

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sustainability and CSR Technologist to join the Technical & Sustainability Function or a leading Heritage Brand

This is a varied role working across CSR, Sustainability and the development & management of branded items for the product range.

A really unique opening to work with a desirable Brand. This role would suit a Technologist with experience of the end to end product development cycle and production processes, who is passionate about Sustainability & CSR and wishes to broaden their role.

This is currently a 1 year contract but our Client is dedicated to making the position a permanent role.

Role Responsibilities

  • First point of contact for all nominated packaging and label supplier queries, dealing with day-to-day queries from brand and external factories. Resolving or escalating to the Head of Department where necessary.

  • Maintaining communication with the ST responsible for Product Presentation Handbooks to ensure information remains accurate.

  • Liaising with design PD on new development to ensure timely development of new branding

  • Managing brand forecasting and delivery of the items to the required items to the correct location to facilitate bulk production.

  • Managing and delivering Brand protection objectives within all items of labelling and packaging

  • Managing and collating data (Audits, Certifications) & collaborating on Corrective Action Planning

  • Working on solutions and strategies for long term sustainability goals

  • Keeping up with industry standards and initiatives and building brand awareness

  • Liaising with external retail partners and distributors to ensure the required CSR standards for our global markets

Knowledge Required

  • A good understanding of our Brand and brand product across all categories

  • Thorough working knowledge of the end to end design, product development, production and retail processes

  • A sound working knowledge of the main Audit bodies & sustainability tools available within our sector

  • A proven track record in the integration of the best sustainability practices into a Brand’s sourcing and buying model

    Skills & Behaviour

  • Analytical thinking, with the Ability to effectively research and analyse externally

  • Networking & maintaining relationships within the industry

  • Able to take responsibility and can be trusted to get things done

  • Able to manage multiple projects and developments simultaneously

  • Understand packaging and labeling lead times and challenges, seeking to continually improve the efficiency of the packaging and labeling function to support the brand

  • Proactive and positive, always looking to support and collaborate

    Ref: 101092

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