As a Sourcing Manager you will be responsible for:
Leading the onboarding of new clients once the initial sales cycle is complete; includes working closely with clients to develop and formalize client specific processes and liasing closely with regional hubs and finance teams;
Building and managing relationships with assigned client contacts and proactively working with client to further develop and/or enhance program as appropriate;
Responding to client inquiries and trouble-shooting any issues associated with the client;
Interacting and working closely with ELEVATE regional hubs (North Asia, South Asia, Americas, EMEA) on meeting client expectations;
Overseeing projects (both client and internally driven);
Liaising with relevant multi-stakeholder bodies & NGO’s as needed;
Ability to travel for business development and client meetings as needed
A 4 year college degree;
6 + years of experience, with 4 years of experience in the Ethical Sourcing/Labor Compliance arena either for a brand/retailer or service provider;
High level of integrity and honesty;
Understanding of the limitations of most brand compliance programs in order to help add additional value through alternative scheme application and recommendations;
Creative and entrepreneurial minded;
Ability to network and undertake business development duties as needed;
Ability to work independently;
Excellent written and verbal English and one additional language (preferred);
Ability to manage projects; and
Global experience and/or experience working in a global operating environment a plus.
1 year or above relevant experience in health, safety, environment, and labor compliance or equivalent
2+ years general management / leadership experience
SA8000 Auditor Certification, ISO 9000:2008 Certification, or equivalent is a plus
Possess knowledge of International and local labor standards and human rights issues are preferred
Fluent in English and Spanish.
San Francisco, CA
Compensation will include health benefits, 401k, annual bonus based on performance, and a salary based on candidate experience and background.
ELEVATE is the leading business risk and sustainability solutions provider. We deliver improved organizational performance through sustainability and supply chain assessment, consulting, program management and analytics.