Tesco Job Application – Responsible Sourcing Specialist

Website Tesco

Job Description:

Conduct assessment of our supplier factories to ensure compliance to Tesco’s ethical standards and ensuring any non-compliances are corrected in a timely manne.Conduct shadow audits regularly to understand the quality of our service providers (e.g. external audit company or external project organizations)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver supplier or factory improvement projects to upgrade our supply base
  • Communicate regularly with other functions like technical and commercial to ensure they are updated on the standards and the ethical risks in their supply base and find solution in a collaborative manner
  • Collaborate with colleagues across functions
  • Assist managers to develop supply base analysis
  • Support suppliers in completing ethical audits and closing out non-compliances (where required)
  • Organize and deliver supplier workshops regularly to update suppliers and factories our ethical requirements and share best practices and provide guidance to them
  • Implement the Responsible Sourcing Strategy and work plans, review progress regularly to achieve the expected results
  • Live Tesco values to contribute to creating a happy working environment

Job Requirements:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skill
  • Detail minded with strong analytical skill
  • Able to travel frequently

Qualification & Experience:

  • 1-2 years of relevant experience and preferably in MNC
  • Degree holder in Social Science, Environmental studies, Supply Chain or Quality Management is preferred
  • High degree of work ethics and integrity is a must.
  • Experience in social compliance and audit for factories producing diversified merchandises in China are preferred
  • Knowledge in ISO9000 and SA8000

Job Details:

Company: Tesco

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: West Thurrock, GB

Application Deadline: N/A

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