Jobs at ETI

Business Advisors

The Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) is a ground-breaking alliance of companies, trade unions and voluntary organisations working together to improve the lives of workers in international supply chains.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our expanding workforce. We are looking for two Business Advisors – one on a fixed term contract of 3 years and one on a fixed term contract of 2 years.

You will work in our Membership Services Unit and will be expected to engage with, develop and grow ETI membership. You will support members to build their capability and provide regular feedback so they can continuously improve their performance in impacting the lives of workers in their global supply chains.

You will have experience in compliance, business development or procurement in a commercial environment; have a degree in a business related subject and experience or knowledge of ethical trade; client relationship management experience (building and maintaining relationships) is essential as is experience of writing and/or analysing corporate reports.

Salary is between £28,000 and £37,000 plus benefits of 25 days’ holiday, 6% pension, flexible working and interest free travel loans.

Closing date for applications: 4pm Friday 22 July 2016

Interviews will be held the week commencing 25 July 2016 and you will be expected to give a 5-minute presentation on “why does ethical trade matter to companies?”

Download the application pack here

CVs will not be accepted.  No agencies please.

Call for tender: JETIs course framework: Human rights due diligence in global supply chains

The ETI's of Denmark (DIEH), Norway (IEH) and UK (ETI) (collectively referred to as the Joint Ethical Trading Initiatives - JETIs) are jointly commissioning a framework curriculum for training businesses on human rights due diligence in global supply chains.

All applicants are requested to submit an expression of interest, which is to include: brief course outline (including learning objectives, course content in bullet points and proposal of activities in between the workshop, as well as proposed budget). All submissions to ETI are to be made no later than 8 July to Reidun Blehr Lånkan, reidun@etiskhandel.no

Please see the terms of reference for further details.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Damien Egan, damien.egan@eti.org.uk.

Programme Consultant, Turkey

ETI is looking for a Programme Consultant in Turkey to work with stakeholders in the apparel and textile sector in Turkey to implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) through the establishment, and on-going management, of a local platform – which brings together business, trade unions and civil society to raise awareness and capacity and enable workplace social dialogue to address the root causes of the labour rights issues of vulnerable workers.

We are looking for someone with experience of working at a senior level in corporate and/or labour rights environments; a thorough understanding of business and labour relations in the Turkish apparel and textile sector; a proven track record of successful delivery of programmes in a related field in a multi-stakeholder environment and a track record in membership environment – including leading groups in collaborative planning; decision-making; and problem-solving.

This is a three-year contract. All expressions of interest should be sent to Angela Byer at angela.byer@eti.org.uk by 8 July 2016.

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