Compliance Officer

  • Job Reference: JB4547
  • Date Posted: 25 November 2019
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive salary
  • Sector: Production, Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Julie Brogan
  • Email: julieb@uandirecruitment.co.uk
  • Telephone: 0115 948 7979

Job Description

Our client is a leading Licensed Garment supplier to the high street. They are currently looking for a Compliance Officer to work with high street retailers and major supermarkets. This is an exciting opportunity for a driven and motivated individual, with previous experience in a Fashion/Apparel environment, to develop themselves in the role. 

Compliance officer - The Role:

  • Support the business with the ethical compliance programme for the group, undertaking investigations into potential ethical compliance issues. 
  • Manage customer, licensor specific requirements from the compliance point of view and attend regular meetings.
  • Great understanding of ethical audit programs: SMETA, BSCI, etc.
  • Understanding and ability to research sustainability programs, new initiatives: GOTS, BCI, Higg Index, etc.
  • Work throughout the organisation to ensure the company is at the forefront of ethical trade both for the business and its suppliers
  • Monitor the supply base through pro-active management of our audit programme & drive improvement through ongoing work with suppliers and with the support of the in-country teams.
  • Minimum 2-years experience in compliance field (factory auditing experience would be a great advantage). 
  • Maintain strong customer relationship
  • Attend customer, licensor meetings. 
  • Occasionally conduct factory visits/ audits.  

Compliance officer - The Candidate:

  • Highly organised
  • Ability to work under pressure & cope with tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Proactive approach
  • Previous experience in auditing would be an advantage
  • Familiar on Microsoft Office packages and Outlook.
  • Ensuring a smooth handover between departments.

Compliance officer - The Package:

  • Competitive depending on experience

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