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Global Manager, Solutions

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Acre is recruiting for a Global Manager, Solutions at a global high street retailer in their expanding, and highly progressive global solutions team.

Acre is supporting this company in their highly important search for a Global Manager, Solutions; to drive development and implementation of their global work to support improved working conditions and human rights outcomes across the supply chain. You’ll be part of their 100+ global team and will manage multiple external third party partnerships across our key sourcing countries as well as represent the company in various industry-wide initiatives.

Reporting into the Global Solutions Controller – Solutions, the successful candidate will help to identify and shape global priorities and work closely with country teams to support the development and implementation of priorities at the local level.

Responsibilities

  • Contributing to strategy and policy development for the Global Solutions team
  • Building and developing processes to support, monitor and report high profile remediation – shaping opportunities for proactive initiatives from reactive workstreams
  • Engaging with external stakeholders to ensure the development and alignment of the global solutions portfolio and approach with international best practice
  • Overseeing project implementation and driving strengthened impact across the portfolio
  • Regular engagement with country teams to support progress and facilitate learning and sharing of best practice across the global team​

The successful candidate will be both experienced in, and passionate about, capacity building and solving complex social supply chain issues; demonstrating a flexible, creative and robust approach to resolving such issues. You’ll have a deep interest in business and human rights and preferred experience working in global supply chains, with expertise in managing complex projects and initiatives in challenging contexts.

​In addition, you will have:

  • Strong brand/private sector exposure to global solutions topics
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement, coaching and team development skills
  • Robust knowledge of local and regional labour issues and/or legislation
  • Pragmatism; appreciating the bigger picture and comfortable with trade-offs
  • Experience working with relevant NGO partners/3rd parties to support with solutions and remediation initiatives
  • Strong project management skills with an analytical and detail-focused approach to MEL

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COMPANY

Acre

POSITION

Global Manager, Solutions

DATE POSTED

Tuesday 1st September 2020

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