(Senior) Manager Ethical Responsibility

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
10 Nov 2021
Closes
17 Feb 2022
Ref
3518214
Level
Manager
As a Senior Manager Ethical Responsibility at Zalando you act as a center of excellence for sustainability expertise, drive project success on topics you own, liaise with key external stakeholders, and support internal teams with the sustainability knowledge that they need.

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WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
  • Supporting the implementation of Zalando's overarching raise the bar sustainability strategy across all business areas and product types including fashion, non-textile and new category groups
  • Leading project work related to ethical responsibility topics, including human rights, sourcing policies, social standards and risk mitigation tactics
  • Understanding monitoring and remediation approaches and leading work around business alignment on these topics across all business units
  • Providing expert guidance to internal stakeholders on our progress towards our 2023 goal to Raise the Bar by continuously increasing our ethical standards
  • Monitoring emerging global sustainability trends, innovation and regulation directions with a special focus on due diligence and supply chain
  • Deriving meaningful guidance and insights from data, clearly communicating them to various audiences and effectively leveraging our impact for external communication opportunities
  • Supporting internal and external reporting as required, including customer-facing sustainability reports and its assurance
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
  • 5+ years' experience in supply chain standards and due diligence in value chains, or a related field
  • Experience driving and implementing new standards around ethical requirements in supply chains
  • Preferred experience working with consumer goods, specifically in the space of human rights
  • Exposure to policy-making networks
  • Proven stakeholder engagement, project management and communication skills
  • Ability to move quickly and balance multiple tasks at once; calm under pressure
  • Ability to connect key sustainability knowledge to business outcomes
PERKS AT WORK
  • A workplace run on trust, empowerment and feedback; positive, inspiring working atmosphere
  • Competitive salary, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, centrally located offices, public transport discounts, municipality services, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings
  • Mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.
ABOUT ZALANDO
Zalando is Europe's leading online platform for fashion, connecting customers, brands and partners across 23 markets. We drive digital solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 45 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.

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