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Social & Environmental Responsibility Manager - North Vietnam

Allbirds

Allbirds

Bac Ninh Province, Vietnam · Vietnam
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Vietnam, Ninh Binh | Asia Ops Team | Reports to Zoe Dodge - VP Production

Who is Allbirds?

At Allbirds, we believe in using business as a force for good. We’re a global footwear and apparel brand with roots in New Zealand and our headquarters in San Francisco. Since 2016, we’ve been on a mission to prove that comfort, design, and sustainability aren’t mutually exclusive. Our commitment to creating better things in a better way is fueled by a belief that the fashion industry needs to focus less on flash and more on thoughtfulness. And as a certified B Corp, we’re dedicated to making the most sustainable products we can using premium natural materials - designed for life’s everyday adventures.

* Where we need help

  • Reporting to the VP Production with collaboration with the Director of Sustainability (USA Based), maintaining and implementing social and environmental programs, as well as reporting of all areas of the manufacturing operations organization.
  • Manage ethical/social audits, and ensure all follow up of any non compliance through the correct processes and practices.
  • Be the contact point for RSL and Reach compliance, ensuring all materials and FGT are compliant with up to date standards..

Maintain and implement the Responsible Sourcing Program, including:

    • Execute social audit program across Tier 1 and strategic Tier 2.
    • Track and analyze assessment data.
    • Maintain updates to Responsible Sourcing Manual and training suppliers.
    • Proactively identify key social risks to the brand and suggest remediation plans.

Maintain and implement Chemical Compliance, including:

    • Ensure all suppliers operate with compliance to the RSL Manual.
    • Implement seasonal product testing with suppliers and lab, utilizing chemicals risk matrix.

Maintain and implement Environmental Program, including:

    • Collect annual FEM data across Tier 1 and strategic Tier 2.
    • Utilize data to evaluate factory standing and engage with the factories to improve.

Manage Product Carbon Footprint data entry, including:

    • Ensure PLM data has high accuracy for Product Carbon Footprint calculations via carbon software.

Traceability & Transparency

    • Improve mapping of suppliers and tracking of material certifications.
  • Product Compliance
    • Ensure product compliance across all of our Geos.

*What are we looking for?

  • Passionate about making a difference in how we manufacture product to better address the impacts of climate change.
  • Active in social audit programmes, and initiatives to create a better working environment for all.
  • 5+ years working in social compliance and ethical sourcing

What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Fitness benefits
  • Phone/communication benefit
  • Free shoes
  • Generous holiday
  • Team events

Diversity

Allbirds is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Allbirds policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, marital or veteran status, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member), sexual orientation, pregnancy, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits discrimination based on a perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.