Ethical Sourcing Assistant

New Permanent

£Competitive + Benefits

West London

Posted 2 weeks ago

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Acre is pleased to be working with a leading apparel retailer to find an Ethical Sourcing Assistant. This hire will provide essential support in delivering the Ethical Sourcing strategy across the business.


  • Assessing risks and opportunities across supplier factories and working with suppliers to manage these on an ongoing basis
  • Manage in-country ethical teams, being the key contact and overseeing work plans and costs
  • Maintain and update ethical information and records, ensuring data is maintained and analysed to highlight priorities and actions
  • Support on relevant research project development, assisting with internal and external communications
The successful candidate, reporting into the Ethical Trade Manager, will have a strong understanding and interest in responsible sourcing and ethical trade, with the proven ability to operate at all levels.

Skills required:

  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Experience working within an international supply chain
  • Knowledge and understanding of ethical trade and its application in global retail supply chains
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, research and investigation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in demanding time pressured environments
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-directed individual who is eager to assist in shaping and developing ethical compliance within a large fashion retailer. The opportunity offers significant learning, development and progression opportunities. If you have the ambition, skills and experience required, please apply below.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Liam Goldsworthy +44 (0)207 400 5570

Job Ref. BBBH7452