Job Details

City:
Yangon
Job Location:
Myanmar
Contract Type:
Contract
Job category:
Consulting

Company Details

Company industry:
Retail
No. of Employees:
More than 5000

Preferred Candidate

Career level:
Experienced (non-manager)
Degree:
Bachelor's degree
Minimum years of experience:
2-5 years

Professional Skills

Experience with apparel factory operations, monitoring, auditing and remediation;- High degree of honesty and integrity essential - Capable of providing training to suppliers - Written and verbal fluency required in both English and Burmese - Fully competent in Microsoft Office

Language Skills

English, Burmese

Job Description

  • Conduct social compliance audits and monitor labour standards in suppliers’ factories
  • Liaise with suppliers and factories to help them meet our ethical aims
  • Analyze improvements and risk in our factories and carry out assessments to drive our ethical programme forward
  • Develop and implement Myanmar/ Cambodia based projects and provide training to factories
  • Implement all CSR activities in Myanmar/Cambodia
  • Responsible for the 3rd party audit programs in Myanmar and ensure all relevant documents are updated company’s systems
  • Responsible to perform other CSR activities related, such as environmental audits, supply chain mapping, subcontracting detected
  • Proactively identify and communicate supply chain risks, issues, compliance trends and capacity building opportunities to internal team
  • Regular update meetings with Far East team and UK Head Office
  • Regular update on the KPIs
  • Deliver all required reports on a timely basis
  • Build relationship with external stakeholders, such as Brands, government, GMAC, BFC, MAMC, Ngo’s and consultants to further personal development as well as to further the CSR programs at NL.
  • Keep abreast of new Laws and Legislations and communicate those with the CSR Managers
  • Act as an ambassador of our company values and role model for business leadership
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Occasionally international travel is required

Position Requirements

Essential Skills

  • High degree of honesty and integrity essential
  • Capable of providing training to suppliers
  • Strong project development and management’ skills
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, presentation and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated with good initiative. Must perform well under pressure with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Written and verbal fluency required in both English and Burmese
  • Strong organizational skills with a logical and methodological approach to tasks
  • Team Player who demonstrates diligence

 

Desirable Skills

  • Fully competent in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge in environment, animal welfare

Knowledge and Experience

  • 5+ years’ relevant working experience with social compliance audit/ environmental audits, apparel/ footwear/ retailers preferred
  • Industrial Engineer background preferred, but not essential
  • Experience with apparel factory operations, monitoring, auditing and remediation
  • Good knowledge of International Labour Organisation (ILO) conventions, ETI Base Code, labour laws and regulations in Myanmar and good understanding of EHS risks in factory environment; knowledge on the apparel factories’ working condition in South east Asia countries is an advantage
  • Project development and management experience
  • Good presentation and investigation skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or above
  • Willing to travel locally and/or overseas.

About the Company

The New Look story began in 1969 as a single fashion store in the UK. From there, we’ve grown to become a leading fast-fashion brand, with 593 stores in the UK and over 297 across Europe, China and Asia.We are one of the world’s leading fashion retailers with product lines ranging from womenswear, footwear, accessories,  beauty, menswear, teen fashion and home accessories.

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