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Ethical and Compliance Officer

Leicester, Leicestershire
Job Type
6 Jan 2021

The Client

Our client is a family owned, Licensed Garment supplier to the high street and they have a fantastic opportunity for an Ethical and Compliance Officer to join them. The company supply a range of products to high street retailers and supermarkets.

Ethical and Compliance Officer - The Role:

  • Working with factories to ensure they have or obtain all required certification.
  • Working with fabric mills managing certification of specific fabrics, checking traceability and validation of all paperwork.
  • Forming close relationships with both suppliers and customers.
  • Observe all Company Rules, Standard Operating Procedures and Company Policies, particularly in relation to Health and Safety, Harassment, Disciplinary and ICT Security.
  • To understand and work with the in-house systems – to help improve any of the procedures.
  • Support the business with the ethical compliance programme for the group, undertaking investigations into potential ethical compliance issues.
  • Manage the customer specific requirements from the compliance point of view and attend regular meetings.
  • Great understanding of ethical audit programs (ETI, SMETA, BSCI, WALMART).
  • Knowledge of sustainability programs: GOTS, BCI, Higg Index etc.
  • Work throughout the organisation to ensure the company is at the forefront of ethical trade both for the business and its suppliers
  • Monitor the supply base through pro-active management of our audit programme & drive improvement through ongoing work with suppliers and with the support of the in-country teams.
  • To maintain customer relationships and resolve any issues that arise which involve audits.
  • Conduct factory visits/ audits.

    Ethical and Compliance Officer - The Candidate:

  • At least 1 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of factory auditing processes
  • Excellent planning / prioritising/organising skills
  • Can work on own initiative
  • Meticulous/pays attention to detail
  • Willing to travel as and when required.
  • Full Clean driving licence


Ethical and Compliance Officer - The Package:

- Competitive depending on experience

Please note that due to the anticipated interest in these roles only short listed candidates will be contacted

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  • Job Reference: 00000158-1
  • Date Posted: 6 January 2021
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment Ltd
    u&i Recruitment Ltd
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  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations, Retail & Consumer Products, Sales & Marketing, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent