Lead Assessor

Americas-USCAN · New York, New York
Department Americas-USCAN
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Role

Lead Assessor


Location

New York, United States

 

Who we are

At ELEVATE, we offer a unique and impactful career journey designed to empower our teams to influence change. Join our team for a truly international experience.  With 24+ offices globally (and still growing), you will have exposure to real issues that span the globe. Fasten your seatbelt for an energetic and dynamic experience where you will conduct a broad range of environmental and social supply chain audits to support impact-driven responsible sourcing programs.  Supplier transparency is part of ELEVATE’s DNA to understand risk exposure associated with social compliance issues.  We constantly develop innovative solutions to uncover and manage risk from social and environmental to building, electrical and fire safety.  ELEVATE was the first firm to integrate anonymous worker surveys into the assessment process creating the industry’s first integrated assessment.  ELEVATE has developed EiQ to create predictive models to assess risks of unauthorized subcontracting, human trafficking, labor unrest, and other key risk issues. ELEVATE has also developed the first KPI-based monthly monitoring program to show the links between business performance issues and social non-compliance.  When a supplier needs more guidance our Capacity Building experts design holistic and custom improvement plans to create long-term solutions.


Job overview at a glance

ELEVATE is looking for Lead Assessor for New York office with an excellent opportunity to work in a multinational organization, that is growing consistently and rapidly

 

Who you are

Are you thrilled by the idea of working in a business that aims tackle the world’s biggest challenges? Do you want to work:

  • on environmental, social and governance issues
  • with an amazing team of like-minded creative thinkers
  • in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • for some of the biggest and most forward-looking brands in the world

 

Responsibilities

  • Undertake  social compliance assessments based on ELEVATE social compliance assessment procedures and specific client expectations outlined in Field Instruction (FI).
  • Deliver quality report according to ELEVATE and client protocols and timelines;
  • Maintain knowledge of ELEVATE social compliance assessment procedures and local labor laws;
  • Interactions primarily with internal team members, such as training, coordinator and administrative. Maintain knowledge of ELEVATE social compliance assessment procedures and local labor laws.
  • Work with team members(co-Assessors) to accomplish tasks during on-site assessment and reporting process.
  • Adhere to all company policies relating to integrity and confidentiality of information.
  • Stay high integrity for schedule leakage, unhealthy consultant on site and bribery attempts. Adhere to all company policies relating to integrity and confidentiality of information.
  • Other assignments as needed.


Qualifications

  • 4-year college degree in a major of Law, HR, Occupational Health and Safety or Environment / an advanced degree is preferred
  • Strong business acumen
  • Customer service orientation and results orientated
  • Effective problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Excellent English verbal and written, communication skills. 
  • High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet-research /reporting/analysis tools
  • Maintains a global perspective and is culturally sensitive and aware
  • Ability to travel 80% of the time
  • Highest level of personal and professional integrity and ethics.
  • Comfortable with confrontation, with a diplomatic and easy demeanor
  • Ability to operate in a multi-cultural environment with persons of varying socio-economic status
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Interest in international labor standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, and environmental issues
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience in social compliance auditing
  • Minimum 100 social compliance audit days (verifiable)
  • APSCA registered (preferred)
  • SA8000 Auditor Certification, RBA, BSCI Certification or equivalent is a plus
  • Possess knowledge of International and local labor standards and human rights issues are preferred

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

ELEVATE is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by local law. Personal data provided by applicants will be treated as confidential information and will be used exclusively for employment purposes only.  Only short-listed candidates will be notified.  Applicants who are not invited for an interview may consider their applications filed for future reference.

To learn more about career opportunities at ELEVATE, please visit our Careers Page here: https://www.elevatelimited.com/careers

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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Americas-USCAN
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level