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Accountability Program Manager

Company name

Fair Labor Association

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jul 06,2019

Valid Through

Oct 19,2019

Posted on

Jun 07,2018

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required


Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Other >> Other
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Accountability Program Manager
The candidate will be responsible for program management of corporate-level evaluations related to company’s accreditation program. The Program Manager provides evaluations, feedback and guidance to company affiliates, including those seeking accreditation and reaccreditation, to improve their corporate social responsibility programs in alignment with Principles. The Program Manager also reviews factory assessments under company’s Sustainable Compliance Initative (SCI) and helps guide affiliates in their remediation efforts. Serve as Team Lead and Project Manager of company’s accreditation and reaccreditation of affiliated companies’ labor compliance programs, consistent with the Charter and adopted policies and procedures. Serve as primary point-person for assigned companies in their assessments and evaluations toward accreditation or reaccreditation. Provide specific guidance towards the fulfillment of company Principles and Benchmarks. Relationship Manager: communicate regularly with such companies, pursuing information and providing feedback. Collaborate with other departments as needed to provide coherent and consistent guidance to companies. Lead accreditation visits to company headquarters and production facilities, in the US and potentially abroad. Provide periodic written and verbal reports to companies, senior staff and the Board. Author and contribute to company accreditation reports. Review, analyze and respond to company compliance data such as self-assessmenesults, documentation, field reports, company project participation, company participation in tt results, documentation, field reports, company project participation, company participation in the company’s factory-level assessments, etc. Lead the development of new enhancements, efficiencies, tools, policies and procedures to further enhance the Accountability Program, particularly with respect to the re-accreditation of accredited affiliates. Represent the company at meetings and professional gatherings as appropriate. Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Master’s degree in law, sociology, human resource management, industrial relations, or other relevant field, or the equivalent in experience. 5 - 7 years of professional experience in a relevant field, such as corporate social responsibility, law, social research, human resource management, manufacturing, sourcing, or industrial relations is needed. Should have experience in people management. Should have Strong commitment to the mission of the company to protect workers’ rights and conduct due diligence on affiliated companies.
Skills: High-level communication skills, both oral and written; proven ability to deal with confidential and sensitive matters. Strong organizational skills. Strong program management skills. Time management skills. Negotiation skills.
Must have knowledge of and experience in the labor compliance field, labor rights, human rights and/or corporate social responsibility. Should have knowledge of supply chain management, sourcing, production, design. Strong computer literacy including MS Office Suite; experience with iOS preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Fair Labor Association
1111 19th St. NW, Suite 401
Washington, DC 20036

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