Corporate Responsibility Manager

Columbia Sportswear, Inc.


0 year(s)

Job Description

At Columbia, were as passionate about the outdoors as you are. And while our gear is available worldwide, were proud to be based in the Pacific Northwest, where natural wonders are our playground.
Every product we make and every task we undertake is inspired by the famous words of our founder Gert Boyle: Its perfect. Now make it better. As pioneers of relentless improvement, we are constantly evolving.
We believe the outdoors is ours to protect and strive to keep our planet healthy. We believe in empowering people to experience the outdoors to the fullest.
And we believe in you.

Columbia Sportswear Companys Human Resources organization aims to advance company strategy and connect talented people with their passions through work and a life outside. We need passionate people to create exceptional products, differentiated consumer experiences and to grow the business. Our teams ensure the companys success by focusing on attracting and retaining diverse talent, building organizational effectiveness, and supporting the mental, physical, social and financial wellbeing of all employees.
Design, manage, implement, and analyze various Corporate Responsibility (CR) initiatives which help advance the success of the CR strategic plan. Maintain database, build high level reports, create tools and execute training to help build team capacity and ensure global consistency. Collaborate on worker empowerment projects and impact metrics. Lead social responsibility efforts with licensor and collegiate programs.

Drive data integrity and accuracy with the global Social Responsibility team and build reports that are comprehensive, digestible and visually impactful.

Oversee the Corporate Responsibility database. Proactively monitor system performance, user experience and system effectiveness.

Engage business partners to define business requirements, needs and project timelines and ensure smooth communication and timely delivery of database enhancements.

Enhance transparency and public reporting on Columbias supply chain and supply chain performance. Maintain and update our Supply Chain Transparency Map to provide accessible and relevant and information.

Deliver high level reporting to senior leaders on social responsibility performance, trends and risk areas which help to shape strategy and focus.

Collaborate with Columbias global field teams on factory worker empowerment programs

Manage the social responsibility requirements of our licensor and collegiate partners.

A strong collaborator who can effectively gather information and influence both internal and external stakeholders

Able to analyze and synthesize data and present it in an impactful way

A skilled communicator who can impart information and drive change across diverse audiences

A proven project manager, ideally in data analytics or database management, who can engage stakeholders to understand business needs and drive project completion.

10-12 years of supply chain corporate social responsibility experience.

Social compliance, manufacturing, auditing, project management, training or equivalent apparel or footwear industry experience.

A broad understanding of industry-wide issues and global trends that impact the corporate social responsibility function

Ability to create impactful reports through data visualization

The ability and flexibility to conduct complex interpersonal interactions, develop un-tried solution to problems, make decisions and operate independently and balance multiple competing priorities.

Bachelor's degree, preferably in social sciences, economics, business management, manufacturing, or industrial engineering. Post graduate study in Corporate Responsibility, business administration or supply chain management preferred.


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Columbia Sportswear Company and our portfolio of brands, including Columbia, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear and prAna, know a thing or two about adventures. After all, we've been on one since 1938, working to perfect the art of enjoying the outdoors. Behind everything we make is an employee who's found that the greatest adventure starts with joining a company that strives to do the right thing.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

At Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CSC believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.