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Product Sustainability Manager

Job Function:
Sourcing & Compliance
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent

The role involves delivering the Boohoo group product and materials sustainability strategy by working collaboratively with the Sourcing, Technical, Environmental and Commercial Teams and the Supply Base. 

This role reports into the Head of Sustainability for the Boohoo Group as part of the Boohoo Group Sourcing and Product Operations Teams and involves working with the Sourcing, Technical, Environmental and Buying Teams and the supply base to convert existing yarns/fabrics to sustainably sourced materials. 

The role involves

  • Working with the Technical teams in educating and supporting the commercial teams and the buyers to ensure that the Boohoo group have the appropriate accreditation and certification process in place. 
  • Working with the supply base and the commercial teams to minimise any margin impacts associated with sustainable materials.
  • Delivering on the Boohoo group Sustainability Strategy in converting existing fabrics/yarns to more sustainable sourced alternatives.
  • Coordinating Boohoo group response and involvement in various industry stakeholder groups that promote sustainable materials.
  • Analysing and tracking Boohoo group sustainable materials usage.
  • Promoting the Boohoo Group take-back schemes internally and externally and any schemes that promote the circular economy. 
  • Working with the Environmental team to ensure Boohoo Group product manufacturing process environmental impact is minimised and Boohoo group external targets and commitments are realised. 
  • Delivering on local commercial and sourcing initiatives that add value to the overall Boohoo Group Sustainability Strategy.
  • Supporting the Sustainable Labelling Manager in ensuring all Boohoo packaging and labelling is sustainably sourced. 
  • Working with the Commercial and PR teams to ensure all product sustainability initiatives are suitably marketed. 

 

Our offices are based in Manchester City Centre and Central London 

 

Company Values:

The following values and behaviours underpin the working environment at Boohoo.com and we require all employees to adopt them as a prerequisite to achieve our mission statement

Passion

Agility

Creativity

Teamwork

 

Mission Statement:

“The global fashion leader for a social generation”

 

Miscellaneous:

  • Is an ambassador for the brand
  • Attends training, meetings and other events as requested by direct manager or senior management, including the HR Director.
  • Assists colleagues by completing tasks outside own job role when requested, including supporting associated companies.
  • Maintains own working area in a professional and organised manner.
  • Always strives to improve the department’s operation and increase knowledge of own and related job