Fair Trade USA is seeking a Senior Standards Manager, Apparel & Home Goods. The role is based in Oakland, California. The Standards team defines program requirements for the partners participating in our system. In this role, you will join the Standards team to establish and execute strategies for maintaining and growing the factory program with credibility. You will lead all work related to the Apparel & Home Goods Standard, support Standards program strategy and management, and support the development of other Standards for Fair Trade USA. This work includes the creation and revision of Standards, compliance criteria, policies and related guidance material. As the owner of the Apparel & Home Goods Standard you will act as the subject matter expert in supporting overarching development between products and functions, ensuring balanced decision making in determining the final Standard and supporting tools. You will be writing clear and auditable Standards, criteria and policies in line with the objectives of Fair Trade, and will contribute to the various mission-driven projects in the organization. The Senior Manager also supervises staff and consultants contributing to the Factory Standards efforts.
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About Fair Trade USA
Fair Trade Certified™ enables sustainable development and community empowerment by cultivating a more equitable global trade model that benefits farmers, workers, fishermen, consumers, industry, and the earth. They achieve their mission by certifying and promoting Fair Trade products. From far-away farms to your shopping cart, products that bear their logo come from farmers and workers who are justly compensated. They help farmers in developing countries build sustainable businesses that positively influence their communities. They teach disadvantaged communities how to use the free market to their advantage. Visit fairtradecertified.org for more.Apply now