Position: Programme Associate for South Asia
Company: Fashion for Good B.V.
Location: Mumbai, India
Start date: as soon as possible
Employment type: Full time
POSITION SUMMARY & KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
We seek a Programme Manager who will be responsible for managing the operations of our newly launched South Asia programme. The role entails setting up the programme schedule, managing interactions with all the participants, the corporate partners and engaging with the global teams on supporting the development of the local participants. The Programme Manager will be part of the Fashion for Good innovation team and will predominantly be working from Fashion for Good’s Mumbai office while supporting the global team based in Amsterdam.
Key responsibilities of the Programme Manager include:
The ideal candidate has a relevant track record and combines strong interpersonal skills with a self-starting, pro-active attitude. The following qualifications are essential:
Academic degree preferably within business, economics, (textile) engineering, chemistry, or biotechnology.
Proficiency in English is a requirement.
Please submit your application, consisting of a short motivation letter and your CV, via e-mail with the position you are applying for in the subject title to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
COMPANY BACKGROUND & CULTURE
Launched in March 2017, Fashion for Good (FFG) aims to reimagine how fashion is designed, made, worn, and reused. This open and inclusive initiative – with its first physical hub in Amsterdam and a global ambition – brings together brands, retailers, producers, innovators, and funders.
Fashion for Good is changing the apparel industry through innovation and collaboration. Its Innovation Platform scouts, nurtures, and funds early-stage ideas and it scales proven technologies and business models for wider adoption by the industry. Its Good Fashion Fund catalyses access to finance and its open-source Good Fashion Guide shares knowledge to help the apparel industry transform. As a convenor for change, Fashion for Good enables conversation and collaboration, bringing together co-locators at its first hub in Amsterdam, as well as visitors to the Fashion for Good Experience to learn more about Good Fashion.
Fashion for Good was launched with C&A Foundation as a founding partner. Its programmes are supported by corporate partners adidas, C&A, Bestseller, Galeries Lafayette, Kering, Target, Otto Group, PVH, Stella McCartney, and Zalando, with estimated combined retail sales of over €130 billion.
Additionally, Fashion for Good partners with organisations including the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, IDH – the Sustainable Trade Initiative, Impact Hub Amsterdam, McDonough Innovation, Plug and Play, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, The Boston Consulting Group, and the ZDHC Foundation.