Jobs at ETI

Treasurer to the Board

The Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) is a leading alliance of companies, trade unions and voluntary organisations working together to improve the lives of workers in international supply chains. We are seeking to recruit some financial expertise as our Treasurer is leaving after 5 years.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in a vibrant initiative that seeks to make a difference to the lives of poor workers around the world. In 2015 we launched our ambitious 2020 Strategy to demonstrate the value of multi-stakeholder engagement in increasing workers’ access to their rights and providing evidence of the UN Guiding Framework on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) in practice.

Applicants should have: 

  • Significant experience of acting as a Treasurer or senior financial advisor in an international development or in a global commercial organisation
  • Ideally someone with an NGO / not-for profit background
  • Good understanding of the current accounting rules and regulations with reference to not for profit organisations
  • Experience of addressing a Board on financial matters
  • Experience of drafting and presenting complex financial information to a variety of audiences in a clear and accessible way

The Board meets four times a year and meetings are held at our offices from 9.30 to 4.30, although you will not be required to attend the whole meeting. You would also be required to meet with the Chair, Executive Director and Finance Manager three weeks before each meeting to discuss the accounts and what the Board needs to be made aware of.

We will pay reasonable expenses, and although we would like this to be a voluntary post we would discuss the possibility of a small stipend if needed.

If you feel you have the appropriate skills and experience to support our Board and would like more information on how to apply, please contact the Company Secretary Angela Byer at Angela.Byer@eti.org.uk or on 020 7841 4350. Or please send your CV and an expression of interest to Angela.

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Closing Date is 1 March 2017 at 4 pm

No agencies.

Senior Industrial Relations Advisor

The Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) is a leading alliance of companies, trade unions and voluntary organisations working together to improve the lives of workers in international supply chains. We are seeking to recruit an exceptional Senior Industrial Relations Advisor to be responsible for the provision of high quality industrial and employee relations advice and services to ETI and its members which delivers on the ETI 2020 Strategy commitment relating to Freedom of Association, Collective Bargaining and Worker Representation.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in a vibrant initiative that seeks to make a difference to the lives of poor workers around the world. In 2015 we launched our ambitious 2020 Strategy to demonstrate the value of multi-stakeholder engagement in increasing workers’ access to their rights and providing evidence of the UN Guiding Framework on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) in practice.

This is a senior role and requires someone with global understanding and proven experience of working with companies, trade unions, NGOs, policy makers international labour rights organisations and the international industrial relations community

Applicants should have: 

  • A degree or post graduate qualification in a relevant area (international relations, law)
  • Experience of working in a senior role in a trade union, international development or global commercial organisation
  • Experience of leading development and implementation of strategies and plans
  • Knowledge of international development/global trade/international labour rights
  • Good understanding of the current political landscape both nationally and internationally
  • Experience of drafting and presenting complex information to a variety of audiences in a clear and accessible way

This is a full time post of 37.5 hours a week, with a salary of between £37,000 to £47,000 per annum commensurate with skills and experience

Closing date: 4pm on 22nd February 2017

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Interviews will be held in the week commencing 6th March 2017.

CVs will not be accepted. No agencies

Human rights due diligence training

ETI seeks a consultant to develop an existing skeleton curriculum into a 3-day training programme, which will enable participants to operationalise the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights in their supply chains in a practical and efficient way, based on ETI’s experiences, resources and multi-stakeholder initiatives.

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