Sustainability and Supply Chain Specialist


  • + 45 99 42 32 00
  • Fredskovvej, 7330 Brande, Danmark
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Stilling: Sustainability and Supply Chain Specialist
Ansættelses­forhold: Fulltime
Ansøgnings­frist: 15.10.2022
Tiltrædelses­dato: Snarest muligt
Geografi: Østjylland
Oprettelses­dato: 19.09.2022
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Do you have solid experience in working with a global supply chain in the textile industry? Can you transform ambitious goals and new sustainability initiatives into daily routines?

Then you might be our new Sustainability and Supply Chain Specialist. Your role is to strengthen VILA’s supply chain and contributing to the VILA sustainable sourcing strategy and BESTSELLER Fashion FWD strategy.

The team
You will join VILA’s Supply Chain Management team which is a part of a dedicated sourcing and buying department, characterised by a young and informal work environment with focus on personal- and professional development. As a team we cover various tracks within supply chain management i.e., sustainability, quality assurance, supplier development, communication and knowledge sharing, traceability and transparency, compliance, and responsible sourcing

The job
As Sustainability and Supply Chain Specialist you will together with the team work on building, developing, and maintaining an agile, efficient, and resilient VILA Supply Chain. Your primary responsibility will be to work analytically and strategically with several aspects of sourcing, focusing on sustainability in close collaboration with BESTSELLER Sustainability, Global Sourcing and in accordance with BESTSELLER's Code of Conduct.

Your responsibilities will among others include:

  • Ensuring communication, training and implementation of new processes related to optimisation or new legislation/regulations in close cooperation with BESTSELLER Sustainability
  • Be responsible on communication and implementation on initiatives with suppliers towards VILA's sustainability goals on sustainable fibres, circular by design etc
  • Supporting and guiding Buying & Design for more sustainable qualities and production opportunities
  • Ensuring transparency and traceability of our sustainable products, including documentation and certification of fibre and industry standards
  • Be overall process responsible on Supplier Due Diligence and assisting with meeting other regulatory requirements regarding responsible supply chain
  • Ensuring suppliers’ best sustainability performance on social labour, chemical and environmental ratings in supply chain

Your profile
You are curious and committed to promoting the sustainable agenda. You are passionate about making an impact on the way the industry is evolving and based on your theoretical knowledge and practical experience within sustainability you inspire and guide others in the same direction. Based on your solid communication skills you can create positive and close relationships with suppliers and stakeholders and collaborate with colleagues across departments. You are outgoing and energetic, yet also structured. You follow through with your tasks and projects, ensuring that the great ideas are implemented. Meanwhile, you have a general interest in IT solutions and digitization on supplier management.


  • Educational background within Buying, Sourcing or Sustainability
  • Min 3-5 years of experience within either sustainability area, supplier development or risk assessment within fashion industry
  • A profound understanding of global value chain
  • Strong communicator, including solid presentation skills especially on sustainability matters
  • Fluent in English, both in writing and speech
  • Basic knowledge of sustainable sourcing processes and the different fibres
  • Solid data analysis and IT solutions are considered an advantage

We look forward to hearing from you
If you have any questions in relation to the position, you are welcome to contact Hanne Falck Nybo via phone +45 52152192 Otherwise, upload your application and CV as soon as possible and no later than the 15th of October 2022. We evaluate candidates on an ongoing basis, and reserve the right to remove the ad, when we have found the right candidate.

Travel: Appx. 20-25 days of travel a year

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