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  • Are you passionate about developing and maintaining ethical sourcing strategies?
  • Do you have a strong interest in sustainability initiatives and practices?
  • A global opportunity

About Rip Curl…

Rip Curl is a brand for, and about, the crew on The Search. The products we make, the events we run, the riders we support, and the values we strive to uphold… this is all part of the Search that Rip Curl is on.

Rip Curl is a group of dedicated people around the world who share the fun and adventurous spirit, who share the desire to live The Search and who share the commitment to creating innovative functional and durable products for all those people who share the spirit of The Search.

Rip Curl, the Ultimate Surfing Company.

About the role…

The Ethical Sourcing & Compliance Manager is a unique role and a great opportunity to support our core values. The position is permanent, full-time and is located at our global Torquay office. The position ensures the legal and ethical integrity of the Rip Curl group through policy enforcement and program planning. To achieve this you will work with our regions to maintain supplier records, validating factories and input suppliers, ensuring corrective action plan management and closure is in place where applicable. You will implement and update our Social, Environmental and Chemical compliance policies, communicating these across your stakeholders effectively; aiming to ensure our submission of the Ethical Fashion Report (Baptist World Aid) is held or improved. You will be pro-active around risk management, keeping up to date with global factory and product compliance, monitoring both the NGO and Environmental/sustainability space.

What we are searching for…

We are searching for a crew member who has demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining ethical sourcing strategies, reporting and auditing processes. You will have experience with Global product compliance and have a strong interest in sustainability initiatives and practices. The role involves overseas travel as required.  Mandarin speaking skills are beneficial but not a requirement. We are looking for a strong communicator who is pro-active, patient and approachable for all stakeholders.

How to apply…

Submit your CV HERE and join us on The Search.