Job title: Corporate Responsibility Licensee Lead
Location: London, Sunderland or Nottingham
To support the business on licensee opportunities, helping business to understand and mitigate corporate responsibility risk. Risk assessment and approval of new licensees Overhauling existing licensee management system. Working with licensees on factory approval. Working with licensee on transparency and sustainability initiatives.
Pioneering Brands that Make Life Better
We are Pentland Brands, a global business touching the lives of millions through some of the worlds most-loved active and footwear brands. We own Speedo, Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Endura, Mitre, ellesse, SeaVees, KangaROOS and Red or Dead. We’re the UK licensee for Kickers and have a joint venture with Lacoste footwear.
We have a rich and remarkable history, of family, of ambition and of innovation, of leading from the front with a legacy of outstanding brands and equally outstanding people. Of pioneering brands that make life better. Brands that create an emotional connection with our consumers and help keep people on the move. Brands that do good, that form part of a positive business that takes action for people and planet.
We celebrate differences and give everyone the freedom to innovate and develop because we know this is an exceptional place to build brands and build your career. We want you to come to work every day excited about what we can achieve when we have a clear and single-minded focus on being consumer-centric and relentlessly focused on improving our performance.
Always guided by our principles, we not only do a great job, but we also do it in the right way; success is a team game; with clarity and courage; better as standard; in good conscience. We believe every individual has the power to shape the Pentland of the future, by making sure that every day we’re better than the day before. Join our team of passionate, exceptional individuals, and do the best work of your life.
The role you’d play:
To support the business on licensee opportunities, helping business to understand and mitigate corporate responsibility risk.
Risk assessment and approval of new licensees
Overhauling existing licensee management system.
Working with licensees on factory approval.
Working with licensee on transparency and sustainability initiatives.
What you will bring:
Experience with social and ethical audits.
An awareness of general governence
Experience in good ethical trade in fasion would be advantageous
Corporate responsibility knowledge
Experience in supporting vendors on remediation of social and ethical issues found through auditing
Ability to work with vendors in different locations and time zones
Ability to track and coordinate data and audits including results.
Experience of working with licensee business
Ability to work with databases/systems for managing licensee data
If this sounds like the perfect role, please apply and we’ll be in touch soon.