Responsible Sourcing Manager

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Oct 04, 2017
Oct 25, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
Responsible Sourcing Manager - Home and HardlinesRole Description:  Develop and maintain a strategic partnership with the home and hardlinesdivisions to elevate Responsible Sourcing performance of business partners and the business categories as a whole.   Drives RS goal work within home home and hardlines businesses.

70% Division Elevation

  • Partner with Sourcing and Merchant teams to align on priorities and goals for the division

  • 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

  • Work with overseas team members to help drive business partner elevation and gain the necessary insights to provide Sourcing and Merchant partners with timely and relevant updates

  • Define and implement oversight and elevation programs for Responsible Sourcing to improve supply chain performance, transparency and accountability 

  • Review audits results and distill learnings into insights and recommendations for business partners, Sourcing and Merchant leaders

  • Provide regular, proactive updates to Sourcing and Merchant  leaders on priority business partners and any business partners/factories that are not performing well

  • Elevate all major non-compliance issues to Sourcing leaders, RS leaders and Merch leaders as necessary

  • Work with RS goal leads to lead relevant RS goal-related efforts within your division
20% Tier 2 Oversight

  • Drive development of secondary facilities verification in home flat goods
  • Work with appropriate CFTs to rollout Tier 2 oversight in home flat goods
10% Issue Management/Crisis Response

  • Manage issues as they arise with appropriate internal and external partners

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