Corporate Social Responsibility Manager

Location
Evesham
Salary
£35k - 50k per year
Posted
14 Nov 2018
Closes
12 Dec 2018
Ref
RM1411
Contact
Robert Moore
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Title: Corporate Social Responsibility Manager
Salary: £35-50k (DOE)

Location: South Midlands

Sector / Industry: Food Supplier

Job Reference: RMSIM0111

Are you passionate about sustainability, the environment and ethical trade?

Do you enjoy a role with plenty of autonomy?

Looking to win the hearts and minds of a business around becoming more ethical?

Our client is one of the top food suppliers to national retailers. They are a leading name within the fresh produce industry. They currently source produce from vast number of countries around the world a lot of these companies are within the developing world so naturally there is a lot of ethical, sustainable and environmental issues involved. Due to this the company are investing in a brand new position for a CSR Manager. This person will be the first in and create a CSR function from a blank piece of paper. The company are already extremely ethical they are just looking to continue the good work as well as move in to new areas. This role requires a passionate, driven and capable CR or CSR professional to come on board and manage communication internally and externally. The role will also look at sustainability of produce, supply chain and minimising wastage/ improving efficiency etc as well as issues involved in modern slavery and ethical trade.

Package Details:

-          £35,000 – 50,000 (dependent on experience)

-          Full time – (8 - 5)

-          22 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays (increasing on years of experience)

-          Annual salary reviews

-          Great progression opportunities

Key Responsibilities:

The Mission:

-               So CSR is at the forefront of what they do and something that really needs to be considered

-               CSR at the moment is ad hoc/ HR & Marketing – but no one is heading up their Corporate Social Responsibility

-               There is some great work that the company are doing that needs to be documented

-               The retailer they supply are also known for their ethical stance and CSR work – so it is all about getting that coordinated approach

So what is their current CSR work?

-               Managing/ embedding the right charities

-               Fair trade – work with up to £30 million banana producers

-               Modern day slavery

-               Internal/ External Comms

Required Skills & Experience:

-               As name suggests head up their CSR

-               Coordinate departments

-               Put together a CSR plan/ legacy

-               Making people aware of the great work they are doing internally/ externally

-               Coordinating with National Retailer – they do a lot of CSR but they are not good at celebrating it – so need to give that a push too

-               Sustainability

-               Environmental issues

-               Ethical trading/ Modern day slavery/ fair trade/ Project Manage

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to Robert Moore robert.moore@advocate-group.co.uk or, alternatively, submit your application via the link below.

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