CSR Job Posting: Stakeholder Relations & Research, Senior Manager

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CSR Job Posting: Stakeholder Relations & Research, Senior Manager

Position based in SAI's New York headquarters
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Social Accountability International (SAI) is a non-profit, multi-stakeholder organization established to advance the human rights of workers and the social responsibility of companies by promoting decent work conditions and labor rights through voluntary standards.  SAI is among the world's leading supply chain management and CSR training organizations, and has provided training to over 30,000 people since its establishment in 1997. 

Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 2:15pm

Goals: Take an entrepreneurial approach to scale up SAI’s impact & stakeholder dialogue, update & draft guidance to SA8000, and outreach to SA8000 certified facilities.  Design and deliver resources, training and technical assistance services in support of SAI’s mission -- to promote workers’ rights around the world. In cooperation with the Corporate Programs Dept., enroll new Corporate Program members, scaling up use of SAI improvement tools and services and the use of SA8000. Enhance and protect the reputation of SA8000 and SAI.

  • Coordinate and promote Stakeholder engagement, including our MACs (Multi-stakeholder Advisory Committees)
  • Research & disseminate educational materials about SA8000, special programs, and SAI, reporting on impact; provide analysis of studies, draft standards, critiques, in coordination with Communications Manager
  • Design and implement programs to build and support relationships with SA8000 certified facilities and with SA8000 accredited Certification Bodies and in cooperation with Social Accountability Accreditation Services (SAAS), 
  • Coordinate the 2013 review & revision of SA8000 and new guidance documents, supporting the Advisory Board’s Standard Review Committee and eliciting local guidance from SAI & SAAS field personnel
  • Develop new modules for training -- finished content meeting the quality requirements of SAI’s training department --  and update existing ones, eliciting stakeholder input via Multi-stakeholder Advisory Committees and other such facilitation; maintain and continue to improve quality in the training programs
  • Deliver a range of services for our Corporate Program (CP) members and others
  • Enroll new CP members, working under the guidance of the Corporate Programs & Training Dept.
  • Review complaints lodged with SAI, referring them to the appropriate body for resolution and coordinating their resolution if SAI is that body, and serve as expert on SAAS accreditation audit teams
  • MBA, other relevant Masters, or relevant PhD
  • Knowledge of CSR field and social compliance standards
  • Certificate(s) or degree in relevant technical skills preferred, e.g. social or environmental auditing, standards development, CSR ratings systems, mediation, or facilitation
  • Minimum five years project management experience, with the proven ability to manage multiple projects and make decisions on how to prioritize tasks
  • Published reports, articles, curriculum, and/or books
  • Preferred:
    • Management level experience in both the private and the civil society sectors or government
    • Supply chain management and/or human resources management
    • Experience working and living abroad
Skills & track record:
  • Strong research and writing
  • Successful mapping, enrollment, and facilitation of stakeholder meetings.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple activities and projects simultaneously
  • Strong customer service orientation and skills
  • Intermediate-advanced knowledge of MS Office (including Word, Excel & Powerpoint)
  • Experience using databases and web-based tools
  • Proven track record in marketing/sales or fund raising
  • Multiple language fluency – spoken and written - preferred
Reports to COO. Compensation commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package.  SAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
Interested candidates are invited to apply by sending a cover letter and CV to Recruits@sa-intl.org with the subject heading: "[INSERT NAME] Application for Stakeholder Relations & Research, Senior Manager." No phone calls, please.  



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