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Regional Social & Human Rights Manager-Greater China

Description

Want to do the right thing, even when it’s hard? As Regional Social & Human Rights Manager-Greater China at Reckitt, you’ll have the freedom to hold a leading global business to account, ensuring we put human rights at the heart of our business.

 

Regional Social & Human Rights Manager-Greater China

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PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

•Ensure effective integration of Reckitt’s Sustainability policies and procedures into Reckitt’s purchasing practices / strategy within Greater China to support supply chain due diligence and performance enhancement.
•Plan and conduct site audits to ensure consistent compliance with applicable Health & Safety, Environment and Labour legislation and Reckitt’s Sourcing for Sustainable Growth Policy and supporting standards.
•Prepare comprehensive audit reports outlining conditions on the site, good practices and findings that need to be addressed. 
•Communicate findings to the site and if required, provide technical support to implement robust corrective actions that will drive long term performance improvements.
•Create and deliver appropriate social and environmental capability building initiatives / communications, guidance material, workshops, conferences, etc., to improve awareness and understanding of relevant topics to drive sustained performance improvements.
•Establish and monitor KPIs and provide regular reports/updates to key business stakeholders on performance status.
•Regularly review programme performance, kept abreast of changing legislation and best practice, identify challenges, and propose new solutions / approaches that Reckitt can implement.
•Collaborate with peers and multi-stakeholder initiatives to address systemic supply chain challenges effectively (e.g. AIM-Progress, Consumer Goods Forum.)
•Develop internal and external communications, together with relevant training and capability building mechanism to build awareness of and support for programme goals, progress, and impacts.
•Contribute to external Sustainability reporting requirements such as Reckitt’s annual Sustainability Report, Modern Slavery Act statement and investor disclosures (FTSE4Good, CDP and DJSI).


KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

•Good knowledge of environmental issues and how to drive performance improvement in a manufacturing setting - relevant to air emissions, water, wastewater, waste and hazardous chemicals.
•Good understanding of manufacturing operations and key EHS and labour legislation in China.
•Experience auditing against OHSAS19001, ISO14001 and SA 8000 or SMETA.
•Relevant degree or postgraduate qualification in H&S, Environment or Sustainability disciplines.
•Ability to travel
•Ability to influence and negotiate. 

Equality

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law. 


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