Sustainability Consultant

Recruiter
Q HQ Limited
Location
Central London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1253451022
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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.

Sustainability and CSR Technologist 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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