Senior Project Officer at Impactt Limited

Impactt Limited is a London-based ethical trading consultancy.  We work with companies, governments, NGOs and investors to develop business practices which maximize the benefits to people touched by international trade.  We have helped improve supply chain labour conditions in 24 countries around the world. We believe in robust, pragmatic and sustainable solutions to build values into business and benefit workers.

Job Summary

The Senior Project Officer (SPO) will be based in Guangzhou, China and prepared to travel as required.  The SPO will work with the rest of the Impactt team to develop and deliver high quality project work.

The SPO will be a key contributor to Impactt’s vision: “To be the global leader in enabling organisations and individuals to improve workers’ livelihoods as an integral part of profitable and sustainable trade”.

Job Description

Project Work

 Coordinating and completing factory assessments, special investigation, remediation and consultancy programs;

 Supporting Project Managers to develop training materials, guidelines and tools for the implementation of projects;

 Supporting others to prepare for training sessions which includes material preparation, invitations and registration, training facilitation, writing evaluation and summary reports;

 Lead Impactt projects such as audits, training and factory improvement projects;

 Talking to and working with factory managers and workers;

 Liaising with project factories and/or other clients;

 Supporting Project Managers to design new products;

 Supporting Project Managers to sell more businesses and to maintain client networking.

Internal

 Organising travel arrangement/itineraries as required;

 Maintaining the internal factory data base, marketing list and other data assigned by Project managers;

 Other administration work assigned by the Office Manager.

Skills, Knowledge and Attitude

 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

 Be fluent in spoken and written English and Chinese;

 Proficient in Microsoft office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook and Web skills;

 Open minded and willing to learn new things;

 Team player;

 Integrity and reliable;

 Self-managing time and priorities to delivering work on-time, on-budget;

 Paying attention to detail and works to achieve ‘right first time’ in their work;

 Willing to travel frequently and work under pressure;

 Demonstrating good project management skills;

 Demonstrating solid EHS or HR knowledge;

 Demonstrating worker training skills and strong data analysis skills.

Qualifications and Experience

 An undergraduate university degree or above

 At least 5 years’ experience in CSR field, including at least 2 years’ compliance auditor experience

 Lead auditor experience or Factory HR/EHS function supervisor experience is preferable

Where to Send Your Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a covering letter and detailed bilingual curriculum vitae.  Please ensure your CV has details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current salary and expected salary, personal contact details, availability and contact details for references to [email protected] by 30 Apr 2015.  (Please mark the application position and advert resource both in Email title and Covering letter) Only short listed candidates will be contacted.   For more information visit www.impacttlimited.com or www.impacttlimited.cn.

Job title: Senior Project Officer

Location: Guangzhou, China

Closing date: 30 April 2015