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Social Compliance Specialist

País : Portugal Portugal

Estado : Lisboa

Cidade : LISBOA

Categoria : Auditoria - Departamento Jurídico

Tipo de contrato : Efetivo

Tipo de emprego : A tempo inteiro

Apresentação da empresa - TJX COMPANIES

TJX is an exciting place to work and we count on our Associates to bring our business to life. Staying true to our open, collaborative culture and values of honesty, integrity, and treating each other with dignity and respect is a top priority for us.

Descrição do cargo

TJX is the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the world, delivering great value to our customers through the combination of brand, fashion, price, and quality. Our retail chains, present in nine countries, include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Winners, HomeGoods, Sierra, TK Maxx and Homesense.

A crucial part of our Company is represented by our Global Buying Offices, where resident buyers and sourcers purchase goods locally and scout regional markets looking for exciting products for our stores.

Global Buying Offices in Europe are present in Italy, UK, Portugal and we have Associates also in Poland and the Netherlands.

Come and Discover Different at TJX Global Buying Offices. From opportunity and teamwork to growth, we think you'll find that it's so much more than a job. When you're a part of our global TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people dedicated to finding the greatest deals and fantastic style. Best of all? They have a lot of fun doing it.

JOB SUMMARY

Social Compliance Specialist collaborates with internal and external partners to ensure TJX mitigates business risks through its social compliance factory monitoring program. Communicates program requirements and expectations to associates, buying agents and vendors. Support the audit process for third party audits. Visits Vendors regularly to assess potential risks. Partners with vendors and suppliers to help remediate violations and develop solutions for key areas of risk. Collaborates with other Global Buying Offices Social Compliance Specialists and European Buyers, Sourcers and Logistics Team, as needed.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Experience and knowledge of third-party factory audits. Understanding of audit reports and key areas of risk related to the industry, countries, wages, forced labor, child labor, working hours, health, and safety, etc.
  • Evaluates risk and makes recommendations based on balancing of interests between needs of Company and suppliers. Understands the off-price business model, as well as the importance of protecting the company from reputational risk.
  • Educates associates, agents and vendors on program requirements and expectations.
  • Support the audit process to ensure required timelines are met. Requests industry accredited reports or schedules TJX third-party audits as required. Collaborates internally to ensure audits are received by vendors prior to orders. Ensures timely notification of expiring audit reports to applicable associates and suppliers.
  • Partners with third parties on the development of solutions for suppliers on key areas of risk. Makes recommendations to suppliers on strategies to gain compliance.
  • Collaborates with GBO Social Compliance Specialists, HO Social Compliance Team
  • Supports European Buyers, Sourcers and Logistics on Social Compliance related issues
  • Will be involved in business travel and vendor visits based on the Company's needs.
MINIMAL REQUIREMENTS

- Strong interpersonal skills, strong written/verbal communication skills

- Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

- Proficient Portuguese, Spanish & English languages knowledge

What's In It For You?

As proud as we are of our past success, it's our future that excites us most. We strive to provide opportunities for growth, recognition and a competitive salary and benefits package. Share our determination to think bolder and bigger, and be part of our future. Apply now.
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