Location:  Solihull, West Midlands, UK

Full time

Gymshark is looking for a candidate passionate about sustainability and corporate responsibility. Gymshark is at the beginning of their sustainability journey with the short term aim to be aligned with the current best practises in the industry. This candidate will be working in a fast moving environment with highly motivated individuals. The role will be responsible to create and drive forward the sustainable roadmap for product and supply chain. 

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WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:

  • Identify product-level impacts and impact reduction opportunities.
  • Evaluating opportunities to develop the brand into a leader in ethical best practice business with high attainable goals
  • Ensure (and course correct where necessary) that brand is true to the sustainability mission
  • Influencing and informing key stakeholders and leadership  around an initiative and its impact
  • Managing the implementation of sustainable initiatives and communication with participants and 3rd parties
  • Finding solutions to accommodate for changing business requirements, evolving ethical standards and new/global legislation
  • Managing and collating data (HIGG, certification) and implementing corrective action where needed
  • Managing excellent relationships with third party verifiers and service providers
  • Networking and maintaining relationships with industry partners. 
  • Execute the company’s yearly transparency report.  Work out solutions to gain ground long term sustainability goals
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
 
MUST HAVE’S:
  • Project management skills
  • Highly competent with data, IT systems and processes
  • Willingness to travel 
  • Analytical and critical thinking
  • Ability to work across multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong networking skills
  • Collaborating with a range of internal and external stakeholders to strict deadlines
NICE TO HAVE'S:
  • Proven knowledge of sustainability within an organisation with complex supply chains
  • A solid understanding of certification systems
  • Previous experience working on the Higg Index
  • Knowledge of ZDHC’s goals and progress
  • Great speaking and presentation skills

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