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31.08.2020

Zimmermann

Sustainability, Environmental and Social Compliance Manager

company: Zimmermann
job title: Sustainability, Environmental and Social Compliance Manager
location: Rosebery
work type: Full-time
level: Senior

Role Description

Based in Rosebery and reporting into our COO and Head of Production, this role will be responsible for ensuring the company’s core strategic compliance, environmental and social goals are met through alignment with and inclusion of the company’s stakeholders across functional teams.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate’s areas of responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Be responsible for the delivery and execution of our core values as documented in our Sustainability Statement
  • Take control of the development, implementation, promotion and monitoring of environment strategies within the organization and lead the way of process that helps to uphold environmental standards and innovate for future benefits
  • Work closely and engage with stakeholders to ensure the business is in line to meet corporate social and environmental impact goals and communicate plans to directors, colleagues, vendors and customers
  • Risk Assessment: Identify areas of improvement and collaboratively build roadmap for the next steps of mid and long-term goals
  • Identify opportunities of positive impact: people, planet, talent
  • Work with sourcing team to identify risks and opportunities within the supply chain around social impact and the environment
  • Review global Restricted Substance List (RSL) testing requirements to ensure minimums are to industry and legal standards
  • Compile training materials for suppliers to ensure their execution is in line with company’s sustainability objectives
  • Monthly and Annual sustainability tracking and reporting for each business function
  • Manage yearly submission of company Australian Modern Slavery Statement
  • Continually research and be abreast of new standards, sustainability innovations and changing industry standards
  • Regular review of relevant certifications such as BREEAM and ISO 14001 Environment Management standards

 

SKILLS & SPECIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Environmental Studies
  • Extensive experience working within the sustainability field, ideally gained within a Fashion, FMCG or related organisation
  • Excellent communication skills, with a high level of emotional intelligence and passion for your field
  • Strong project management skills, a hands-on approach, good problem-solving skills, a strategic thinker and extremely organised
  • Understanding of garment material and finished goods manufacturing
  • Understanding of best sustainability procurement practices
  • Knowledge of the ISO 20.400.org Sustainable Procurement methodology guidelines

 

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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