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Ethical Trade Executive

Dublin, Turkey
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17 May 2024

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Ethical Trade Executive ( Türkiye and Eastern Europe)

Reports to: Ethical Trade Manager
Location: Istanbul, Turkey

Our Ethical Trade team are right at the heart of what we do. Surrounded by some of the best specialists in the industry, you'll bring your own ideas to the business - helping to shape the future of our sustainable cotton programme supporting all our regional teams.
As an Ethical Trade Executive (TEE) will have various responsibilities in their role, such as: training, conducting audits, managing, maintaining, and improving the ethical performance of Primark's supply chains and supply chain relationships in the TEE region, with reference to the Primark Code of Conduct for suppliers. You will also support the implementation of the Primark Sustainable Cotton Programme.

What You'll Do:
  • Reviewing the audit and investigation reports, evaluating and rating sites according to Primark Code of Conduct by ensuring factories in a timely manner.
  • Management and oversight of the new factory approval process, including on-boarding, training, proactively remediating and scheduling.
  • Conducts onsite audits, investigations, visits etc in alignment with the Primark approach, reporting the status of the factories robustly.
  • Lead implementation of Turkey-focused elements of Primark's "Sustainable Cotton Programme" (PSCP) which trains farmers in good practice and traces their cotton through the supply chain.
  • Working closely with the Primark team in headquarters who manage the programme, the post-holder will oversee the external organisations implementing the programme.
What You'll Bring
Here at Primark, we want everyone to feel valued - so please bring your authentic self to work, of course with some other key experience and abilities for this role in particular:
  • Experience in Corporate Responsibility and Ethical Trade.
  • Factory audit and remediation process experience (minimum 5 years)
  • Knowledge of the cotton and / or agricultural sector and ethical challenges arising within it.
  • The ability to build excellent relationships with key stakeholders & across the business.
  • Able to cope with the complexity of Primark's suppliers' factories and buying departments.
  • Able to cope with the diversity of cultures across the Primark ET Field Team.

Ready? Good - because we can't wait to see what you can offer. You'll be joining a team of diverse, passionate, and talented individuals where you'll truly belong, collaborating on projects that will shape the future of our industry. If you're excited about this role but don't meet all the criteria, we encourage you to apply. You may be the right candidate for this role or another one, and our recruitment team Can determine where your skills may fit in at Primark.

Apply to be part of our future and we'll help you develop yours.

If you need any reasonable adjustments or have an accessibility requests, during your recruitment journey, such as extended time or breaks between online assessments, a sign language interpreter, mobility access, or assistive technology please contact your talent acquisition specialist.

All offers of employment are subject to background checks, including right to work, reference education and for some roles criminal, and financial checks. If you have any concerns please reach out to our talent acquisition team to discuss.

Job ID: 124850BR


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