Vacancy, Programme Manager

by Working Conditions Team on Jan 18, 2018

C&A Foundation is looking for a Programme Manager for the Supply Chain Innovation and Transformation Team.  He/She will report directly to the Head of the programe and will be based in Gurgaon, India - other locations in India may be considered. 

The Programme Manager will be responsible for developing, executing, and measuring the impact of programs to improve working conditions through increasing accountability in the apparel supply chain in India. This includes:

  • Designing programmes and partnerships to realize the foundation's vision of improving industry accountability through public disclosure, worker negotiations and bargaining, policy change and access to justice
  • Building relationships with key stakeholders including thematic and regional teams within the foundation, with the C&A business, and relevant non-profit, academic, government, and community partners.
  • Monitoring, evaluating, and communicating the impact of Foundation partnerships
  • Tracking and co-defining clear roles and objectives with partners and colleagues to achieve targets
  • Influencing key stakeholders / partners in order to enable sustainable impact and change
  • Acting as an ambassador and thought leader in relevant fora and governance bodies to build the credibility and leadership of C&A Foundation
  • Demonstrating positive team spirit and trust
  • Actively supporting change to increase efficiency and effectiveness, facilitating the implementation and acceptance of change within the workplace
  • Living the C&A Foundation mission


  • The ideal candidate will have at least seven years of relevant experience and the following qualifications:
  • At least 7 years of experience working for the improvement of working conditions and labour rights in India   
  • Deep understanding of complex systems and ideas for systems approaches that can lead to sustainable change in the apparel industry in India
  • Knowledge of the apparel industry and supply chain sustainability
  • University degree in a relevant discipline such as law, international development, or human rights
  • Fluent English is required, both written and spoken in addition to fluency in Tamil, Kannada or Hindi
  • Able and willing to travel within India and globally
  • Valid working permit for India


Please apply directly through Easy Apply in LinkedIn.