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Senior Ethical Trade Executive - Labour Rights

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
22 Jun 2024

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Senior Ethical Trade Executive - Labour Rights
Reports to: Senior Manager (Labour Rights)
Location: London

Our specialists within the Social Impact Team are at the heart of defining and shaping our approach to human rights due diligence across the supply chain.
You will have the chance to build and apply your specialist knowledge through developing and managing global thematic workplans on issues across labour rights, gender rights, and the inclusion of vulnerable people. You will be working very closely with our implementation teams on the ground in sourcing countries; wider stakeholders across the business and external partners.

What You'll Get
The world is changing and it's important we support our colleagues. People are at the heart of what we do at Primark so it's essential we provide the right environment for you to perform at your best. That's why we offer benefits that put you first.

Some of our benefits are:
27 days of leave, plus bank holidays and if you want, you can buy 5 more.
Flexible Working, opportunity for an early Friday finish, and a subsidised cafeteria.
Primark Perks - Discounts with some local partner business to our offices

What You'll Do:
Establish Global Strategies and Approaches
  • Draft relevant supply chain policies and integrate policy implementation plans into the work described below.
  • Map and define nature of vulnerability in the supply chain.
  • Undertake a gap analysis to assess how vulnerability is currently addressed by Primark programmes.
  • Lead creation of thematic workplans, strategies and roadmaps, on the following labour rights issues: Child Labour, Gender Sensitive Due Diligence, Worker Voice, Vulnerable workers (e.g., precarious work, agency workers, contract workers, informal sector, etc.), Migrants and Refugees.
  • Developing and managing external partnerships
  • Relationship management across the wider business
  • Develop narratives of Primark's approach across HRDD thematic areas for internal and external comms and reporting; integrating qualitative and quantitative data for effective communication.
  • Support country teams to prepare quality comms materials for internal and external communication.

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 of working on programmes in the global on at least two of the technical issues covered by this role
  • Ability to understand technical and legal information and develop positions which support the practical application of these in supply chains
  • Strategy development, programme design and third-party partnership management experience.
  • Knowledge of the garment sector and global supply chains involved with the industry
  • Work experience in at least one country relevant to Primark's supply chain

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: 125340BR


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