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Product Sustainability Coordinator

Country : Ireland Ireland

Region : Dublin


Category : Production - Quality

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

Product Sustainability Coordinator

Job Title: Product Sustainability Coordinator

Reports To: Sustainability Specialist

Team: Product Sustainability

Location: Dublin Head Office

Job-Type: Full Time

Purpose of the Role:

  • The product sustainability coordinator is responsible for supporting the Product Sustainability team to convert product to more sustainable alternatives. Ensuring Primark Cares product adheres to the internal protocols.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The role involves the collation and validation of all appropriate sustainability certification/accreditation submitted by the buying teams and recording centrally.
  • Support the Product Sustainability Team in training and educating the Buying Teams and Supply Base in ensuring that the appropriate sustainability accreditation/certification is in place.
  • Building strong relationships with suppliers across the globe and supporting suppliers and buyers to solve any issues that may arise on adhering to Primark Cares protocols.
  • Supporting the Product Sustainability team to convert materials to sustainable alternatives and to support circularity-based product initiatives.
  • Working with the Brand team to ensure all Primark Cares claims on Primark's website are accurate.
  • Work closely with the Legal team to ensure that all Primark Cares protocols meet legal standards.
  • Building key relationships across the business including Environmental Sustainability, Sourcing, Buying and Merchandising Teams and with our external supply base partners.
Skills & Experience:

  • Passionate about sustainability and our planet and will appreciate the significance of the sustainability movement in the context of the fashion industry.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment and a very strong communicator.
  • Positive, curious with a solution orientated mindset and can work well individually or as part of a team.
  • Effective and inspiring networker with the ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external stake holders.
  • Excellent Excel skills and good experience of other Microsoft Office programmes, for example, PowerPoint, Access, Word, etc.

  • University Degree in sustainability or a related field
  • Internal candidates - will have a proven track record of a minimum of 12 months working with sustainable product within a fashion retail business.
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