Sector Specialist – Sustainable Textiles

Closing date for applications: 
20 Apr 2020 - 09:00
circa £45,000, DOE
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We are looking for a Sector Specialist to join WRAP, providing knowledge leadership for sustainable textiles.  You will play a leading role in designing, launching and implementing a new voluntary agreement for the textiles sector in the UK, working closely with stakeholders to identify priorities, define implementation solutions and catalyse action by businesses.  A key part of this role is to support the design and execution of a strategy to tackle reduction in waste and carbon footprint, leading technical engagement with stakeholders to secure change and collaboration.

To be successful in this role you’ll need to be able to demonstrate specialist technical knowledge of the textiles sector in the UK, and be able to evidence strong relationship management experience, effective communication skills and have proven ability to bring together a wide range of stakeholders to drive change, secure commitment and aid collaborative working.  In addition to this, you will need to demonstrate evidence of relevant technical experience in the textiles value chain, including design, function, materials choice, production and procurement.  The ability to influence and negotiate, build effective working relationships and manage projects are also essential.

This is a permanent, full-time role, based either from home or our Banbury office.  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, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, disability or race.

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

First stage interviews will be held on Wednesday 29th April 2020. 

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