Corporate Responsibility Advisor

Istanbul, Türkiye
Closing date
7 Jul 2023

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Full Time

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About PVH

With a history going back over 130 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest global apparel companies. We have over 30,000 associates operating in over 40 countries with over $8 billion in revenues. We own the iconic Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger and market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands.

We are looking for talented people to be a part of our team and help us build upon our 130-year legacy. Design your future at PVH!

Summary of Duties

The CR Advisor, Turkey manages the CR, Compliance and Sustainability Programs for PVH in EMEA, with specific emphasis on Turkey. She/he provides support for the holistic CR program at the vendor and factory level (including coordination of social and environmental assessments), ensures that all vendors/factories comply with PVH's CR requirements and provides support and strategic guidance on Remediation and Capacity Building Programs in-region.

You will become part of a truly global team, consisting out of highly motivated and passionate team members who are all committed to make our supply chains and products more sustainable by driving Fashion Forward - for good!

Coordinate general Management of Operational Excellence Activities in Turkey
  • Monitor performance against the annual CR assessment plan for Turkey and ensure all factories in the supply chain are being monitored in adherence with global SOPs.
  • Monitor Elevate performance and provide support and guidance where needed
  • Support the onboarding process of new vendors and/or factories in Turkey through coordinating with respective business divisions.
  • Review the assessment reports, where needed and for special cases, and evaluate the findings and escalate any alerts. Recommend and approve CR ratings for the facilities according to applicable SOPs.
  • Schedule meetings with vendors where needed to discuss progress on remediation and any challenges.
  • Coordinate and, where applicable, develop capacity building and remediation initiatives with vendors in Turkey.
  • Coordinate PVH CR Strategy (Forward Fashion) programs with the respective focal people, e.g. Workplace Communication program and P.A.C.E. program at selected vendors in Turkey.
  • Be a dedicated CR advisor to Turkey Sourcing Hub team to help build a strong supply network in Turkey.
  • Develop effective partnerships with other internal stakeholders (e.g. supply teams, raw materials team, Quality Assurance teams).
  • Work with the corporate CR team and other regional CR teams to ensure alignment on SOP's and drive global consistency.
  • Only when necessary and approved by CR Manager, to conduct onsite assessments to facilities.

Issues Management
  • Manage IM inquiries as appropriate and escalate where required.
  • Work alongside the CR Manager EMEA and relevant sourcing teams to close out issues on a timely basis.
  • Manage on a weekly basis the IM log and Escalation Briefing Bulletin for Turkey

Internal Engagement
  • Frequent communication with CR Corporate and Offshore team members / peers for factory engagement, assessments, report, CAP development, compliance issues and Training & Capacity Building program, identify challenges and provide suggestions
  • Regular contacts with Elevate Outsourcing Support Team (EVT OT) for factory assessment arrangement and CAP development & engagement
  • Regular contacts with PVH Turkey Sourcing Office to share updates and seek support where needed.

External Engagement
  • Frequent contacts with vendors and factories for both Social and Environmental compliance issues and Capacity Building/Training arrangement.
  • Irregular contacts with other stakeholders, e.g. Peer group and service providers for collaboration / assessment / Capacity Building/ Training arrangement / local trade unions and NGO's (where appropriate).

Decision Making
  • To influence all key decisions in Turkey with direct manager and regional CR leader
  • To manage exceptions in CR Assessments, Ratings, Programs, Timelines and Processes for Turkey
  • To decide whether to raise alerts and concerns to the management and sourcing regarding factory situation
  • To make recommendations for Training & Capacity Building programs to direct manager and regional CR leader

Resourcefulness / Creativity
  • Self-motivated and willing to seek ongoing self-improvement.
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks and/or projects under pressure at the same time to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to adapt to changing environment; Ability to think quickly, produce deliverables in a timely manner, respond to changing demands, anticipate future problems, and recommend preventive courses of action.
  • Able to demonstrate the core value of our Leadership Behaviors.
  • Strong interpersonal and People Management skills and ability to foster and maintain collaborative relationships with external business partners and with other teams within the organization.
  • Knowledge of supply chain sustainability/CR in the apparel sector.
  • Attitude: positive, team player, proactive, strong work ethic, effective stress management.
  • Aptitude for collaboration and teamwork with all contacts.
  • Ability and willingness to prepare and deliver effective presentations to both small and large audiences.

  • Travel is required.
  • Unsocial working hours are possible.

Position Requirements
  • 5+ years of relevant working experience.
  • Applied science or University degree; Master's Degree an advantage.
  • Background in CR or related discipline.
  • Knowledge of Turkish Labor Code, and other local regulations related to social compliance issues, i.e. trade unions, occupational health and safety, etc.
  • Passion for sustainability, innovation and making a change.
  • Strong English and Turkish communication skills, including both written and verbal communication
  • Great team player and people motivator.
  • Ability to build open and transparent work relations.
  • Eye for detail and accuracy.
  • Sensitive to delicate issues.
  • Good decision-making and problem-solving abilities.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Flexible and capable of handling multiple tasks under pressure to meet deadlines.



About PVH Corp.
PVH is one of the most admired fashion and lifestyle companies in the world.

We power brands that drive fashion forward – for good.

Our brand portfolio includes the iconic CALVIN KLEIN and TOMMY HILFIGER brands.  We market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands. PVH has over 40,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and $9.9 billion in annual revenues. That's the Power of Us. That’s the Power of PVH.



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