Friday, June 7, 2013

[Job Listing in USA and Around The World] Program Director / Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition / Alexandria, VA

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/ Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition / Alexandria, VA'

Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition/Alexandria, VAAbout the Electronic
Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC)
The EICC is a non-profit organization committed to helping our 80+ international
members understand and improve the social and environmental challenges and
opportunities in the global electronics supply chain. Our vision is to help our
members build an electronics industry supply chain that consistently operates
with social, environmental and economic responsibility. We are the premier
organization for advancing social and environmental initiatives in the
Through facilitating collaboration among the EICC, our members and external
stakeholders, we work with our members to develop supply chain capabilities to
assess and address social and environmental risks as they relate to our Code of
Conduct. We also focus on issues that are a priority to our members, including
emerging issues that are not well understood. This forward-thinking approach
helps develop best practices for EICC members. Responding to immediate and
critical issues helps build partnerships, develop industry understanding, and
foster a root-cause and solutions-oriented approach. The EICC, founded in 2004,
recently transitioned from being managed by member volunteers to a paid staff.
We are currently seeking a Program Director for this dynamic and growing
organization! For more information on the EICC, go to
Position Responsibilities
This individual will provide subject matter expertise in support of the EICC's
mission to develop a socially and environmentally responsible supply chain for
the electronics industry. The Director helps develop and maintain Coalition
programs, serving as an internal resource to address current or emerging issues.
Performs research and analysis of key sustainability issues and also contributes
to the Coalition's initiatives with administrative support. The role entails
working closely with the Workgroup Leads (i.e. the volunteers leading various
initiatives) with other professionals at the member companies as well as the
Executive Director and the Coalition's Board of Directors.
The EICC Program Director will:
â Support Executive Director, Board of Directors and Workgroup Leads on
all aspects of the assigned programs.
â Perform benchmarking, research and analysis on sustainability topics.
â Contribute written material to internal and external communications.
â Acquire skills necessary to collect,access and analyze data.
â Participate in regular workgroup conference calls.
â Work with volunteer leaders to manage key initiatives by helping form
strategies and implementation plans.
â Perform various administrative tasks in support of workgroups, e.g.
meeting facilitation, meeting notes, tracking action items
Desired Skills & Experience:
The successful candidate will have the following characteristics:
â A positive attitude and passion for sustainability
â Ability to work independently and make effective decisions
â Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
â Ability to function in a team environment
â Strong written and verbal communication skills
â Ability to work remotely (see location below)
â Minimum 5+ year's work experience.
â Bachelor's degree
â Background in the areas of sustainability strategy, human/labor rights,
environmental management, , stakeholder engagement etc.
â An advanced degree in business, public policy, public administration,
environmental or sustainability management or a similar undergraduate
minor/major is a plus.
â Multi-lingual â English plus one or more of these languages
(Chinese Mandarin, Spanish, or Japanese) is a plus.
â Knowledge/experience of supply chain management is a plus.
â Social and/or environmental auditing experience is a plus.Apply To Job

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