Corporate Responsibility Officer – Lacoste (12 months FTC)

Job ID: 237

Location: London, Nottingham or Sunderland 

About Pentland:

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 lead the coordination of Lacoste footwear social ethical audits and provide support on tracking environmental and technical audits, you will have resposibilty for booking the audits and then reading and follow up of the reports. You will play a key role in supporting factories with remediation when needed. Supporting on supply chain sustainability initiatives, and offer training and guidance on remediation to the vendors, vendors are located in different cournties across the globe so you will have the ability to work with different teams where needed as you will work with the factories in a day to da basis. 

What you will bring:

A passion for corporate social responsibility and sustainability

Experience with social and ethical audits.

Be competant to communicate in English, both written and verbally 

Strong communication skills 

The ability to work cross functionally and manage key stakeholders both internally and externally

Attention to detail

Corporate responsibility knowledge

Sususainability knowledge is beneficial

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 ICS beneficial but not essential

Experience of working within fashion/apparel would be advantageous but not essential

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