Technical Specialist – Sustainable Textiles

Closing date for applications: 
29 Aug 2017 - 10:00
£42k to £45k
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We are seeking a Technical Specialist to join our Products and Services team on a fixed term basis, until the end of March 2019.  The post holder will provide knowledge leadership within the sustainable textiles sector and will represent WRAP externally, developing strong senior level contacts with Government, industry, professional institutes and trade associations.

To be successful in this role, candidates will need to be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline and be able to demonstrate a strong extensive knowledge of the UK textile sector (recyclers, charities & manufacturing).  Well-developed influencing & negotiation skills are also essential, along with a convincing track record in securing action and business process changes in major organisations.

This is a fixed term, full-time role, with the possibility that the role may become permanent if we are able to secure additional funding.  We are also willing to consider the possibility of a secondment into this role.

Please refer to the job description below for further details about what the role entails and the job essentials.

WRAP welcomes applications from suitably qualified applicants, regardless of religion, age, gender, disability or race.

To apply, please complete an application form and email to, enclosing your CV. 

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 5th September 2017

WRAP has achieved ISO9001:2015 certification for our design, development, management and delivery of programmes and projects which provide resource sustainable solutions.



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