Responsible Sourcing Manager

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Apr 07, 2017
Jul 22, 2017
Business, Other
Employment Status
Full Time
JOIN US AS A RESPONSIBLE SOURCING MANAGER             About This OpportunityDevelops and maintains a strategic partnership with Food, Health/Personal Care, and Non-Retail teams to elevate Responsible Sourcing performance of business partners and the business category as a whole. Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.  As a Responsible Sourcing Manager you'll take the lead as you…
  • Partner with Food & Health/Personal Care teams to align on priorities and goals for the division
  • Lead the development of a more holistic approach to food supply chain oversight in coordination with the Food Social Responsibility team.
  • Collaboratively determine priority business partners and understand near and long term growth plans for the business including business partners and countries of production
  • For priority business partners, work to understand their factory matrix and identify the strengths and weaknesses of the factory matrix
  • Work closely with business partners to understand their programs, monitor audit results, and help them improve over time
  • Leverage overseas team members to help support and drive business partner elevation
  • Define and implement oversight and elevation programs for Responsible Sourcing to improve supply chain performance, transparency and accountability 
  • Review audits results and distill learning's into insights and recommendations for business partners and Sourcing and merchant leaders.
  • Provide regular, proactive updates to Food, Health/Personal Care, and Non-Retail teams on priority business partners and any business partners/factories that are not performing well
  • Work with RS goal leads to lead relevant RS goal-related efforts within your divisions
  • Develop strategy for US, Europe and Canada to gauge risk across geographies and product types
  • Develop long term oversight strategy for US, Canada, and Europe accounting for any unique differences across geographies and product categories
  • Define the resources (internal and external) needed to provide sufficient oversight
  • Consider and accommodate implications of Responsible Sourcing goal work for US, Canada and Europe supply chain
  • Review and update existing animal welfare policy
  • Lead the importer of record work for Responsible Sourcing
  • Manage issues as they arise with appropriate internal and external partners
  • Bachelors Degree
  • 3-5 years of experience in labor or human rights field or related work that is relevant to the Responsible Sourcing team
  • Analytical experience related to compliance related topics
  • Strong program management and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to establish strong relationships with cross-functional teams, business partners, and industry organizations
  • Ability to work independently
Desired Requirements

  • Related experience in food supply chain