Asda

Responsible Sourcing Manager - Responsible Buying - Leeds – Asda House

Recruiter
Asda
Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Posted
14 Jun 2018
Closes
12 Jul 2018
Ref
1022376BR
Job Type
Full Time
Responsible Sourcing Manager – Responsible Buying – Social Compliance – Ethical Trade – CSR – Corporate Social Responsibility

About the role:

At Wal-Mart, we are committed to working with suppliers and stakeholders to make the global supply chain more responsible. Through our global Responsible Sourcing program, we set expectations of suppliers and the facilities they use, assess supply chain risk, monitor supply chain conditions through audits and investigations, provide training and tools for our associates and suppliers, and collaborate with others to make progress on key industry-wide issues.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for the world’s largest company; a dynamic organisation committed to worker dignity and making a significant difference on supply chain issues.

The Ins and Outs:Manages and operates Responsible Sourcing programme management within a business unit ensuring integration and alignment with Asda’s commercial objectivesManages risk imposed on the business with full adherence to Walmart’s Standards for SuppliersImplementation, execution and support of all Responsible Sourcing initiatives, goals and key performance indicatorsManages local process controls and systems to ensure effective programme compliance
  • Working closely with Merchants and Product Development teams to ensure appropriate buying decisions and purchasing practices are made in consideration of Walmart’s Standards.
  • What you’ll need:Strong understanding of the business and supply chainStrong relationship management with the ability to engage and influence in a strategic mannerKnowledge of social and ethical issues both at a local and global levelStrong communication skillsManagement skills and capabilitiesAppreciation of global cultures, time zones, and diverse ways of workingMulti-task oriented, flexible and creative problem solving approach to business

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