Network Representative Sweden (m/f/d) 16 h Job at amfori – in Sverige
Contract type: Freelance
At amfori we believe in a world where all trade delivers social, environmental and economic benefits for everyone. We call this Trade with Purpose.
As the leading global business association for open and sustainable trade, we bring together over 2,300 retailers, importers, brands and national associations representing a combined turnover of more than one trillion euros.
We offer our members a practical framework and world-class tools that enable them to manage the social and environmental performance of their supply chains and anticipate trends. We also advocate for progressive policy and collaborate with high-level stakeholders to achieve common aims.
Our work enables organisations to enhance human prosperity, use natural resources responsibly and drive open trade globally. These are major challenges across the world which require a collaborative effort to tackle. So, while our members can’t solve them on their own, together we can influence and drive positive change at scale.
About the role
Act as the contact and liaise with the amfori main office on a regular basis to ensure the good management of the Network strategy and delivery of agreed objectives and KPIs:
Increase Member Satisfaction through world class service
Implement the member support, account and acquisition strategy locally
Promote actively the amfori offering with potential members; welcome all new local amfori members to the Network
Be an active support for all questions related to amfori BSCI/BEPI programmes and tools.
Develop a market analysis and implement market penetration strategy for the country
Analyse activity and performance data of the amfori member in the Network.
Organise a minimum of two meetings of the Network (‘Network Connect’).
Increase amfori’s relevance across all stakeholders through reputation and brand recognition
Together with the amfori Marcom/Events team, develop and implement a local communication plan aiming at:
Increasing the visibility of amfori in the country
Building and promoting amfori brand reputation in the country
Supporting amfori membership recruitment
Lead or support the conceptualization, coordination and organization of local amfori events supported by MarCom.
Increase amfori’s reach through strategic partnerships
Define, shape and promote the amfori Advocacy goals and services with local public and civil society institutions.
Monitor key topics in the country and proactively report to the Advocacy team
Lead the conceptualization, coordination and organization of at least one local stakeholder event, bilateral stakeholder meeting or policy dialogues to promote amfori’s values.
Identify the local stakeholders’ landscape, regularly update the central stakeholder database.
Support amfori’s governance implementation.
Optimise organizational excellence / Innovate and Transform
Proactively support in the Cash Collection process
Support the main office in its funding strategy
The Network Representative will report to the EMEA Network Manager based in Brussels.
Min. 5-7 years of full-time relevant professional experience in Sustainability Management, Environmental Management or similar
Advanced degree in an appropriate field (Business, Sustainability, Human Rights Law, other)
Deep substantive knowledge and experience in Social and Environmental Compliance, Business Administration, Management Systems or similar
A strong understanding of the operations of Sustainability Management within a company; Knowledge of key company business practices and processes; Experience in the implementation of management systems would be a great fit
Fluent in Swedish – English
Excellent listening and presentation skills
Customer and service oriented
Ability to work independently and part of a team
Must be able to multi-task and prioritize
Excellent interpersonal skills
An international environment with an interesting and challenging field of activities
A range of varied tasks in a dynamic organisation
Insights into the implementation of sustainability in Swedish companies
An opportunity to engage with key actors in the field of sustainable development
Starting date: September 2021
How to apply
To apply send your CV and cover letter stating your earliest possible starting date as well as your salary expectations to [email protected] mentioning ‘Network Representative Sweden’ in the subject line.
Company: amfori –
Company Location: Sverige