Sr. Professional, Sustainability Human Rights and Responsible Sourcing

Date: Feb 8, 2024

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21230

Company: Under Armour

Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can’t imagine living without.

Values & Innovation

At Under Armour, we are committed to empowering those who strive for more, and the company's values - Act Sustainably, Celebrate the Wins, Fight on Together, Love Athletes and Stand for Equality - serve as both a roadmap for our teams and the qualities expected of every teammate.

 

Our Values define and unite us, the beliefs that are the red thread that connects everyone at Under Armour. Our values are rallying cries, reminding us why we're here, and fueling everything we do.

 

Our pursuit of better begins with innovation and with our team's mission of being the best. With us, you get the freedom to go further - no matter your role. That means developing, delivering, and selling the state-of-the-art products and digital tools that make top performers even better.

Purpose of Role

The Senior Professional, Sustainability Human Rights and Responsible Sourcing, will help manage our Human Rights, Responsible Sourcing, and Fair Compensation programs/initiatives, and related engagements with external stakeholders, to help advance and achieve our goals in our Sustainability strategic plan, while enhancing the reputation and awareness of the Company’s sustainability initiatives within Under Armour. Driven by our Purpose “We Empower Those Who Strive for More” which reflects our values, “Act Sustainably,” “Stand for Equality,” and “Fight on Together,” operationalizing our Human Rights, Responsible Sourcing and Fair Compensation initiatives into the business is critical to achieving our ambitions for being a leader in sustainability by 2030.  

Your Impact

Assist, and in some cases lead aspects of, implementing UA’s Global Human Rights Commitment in due diligence and actioning focus areas; including risk assessment in UA’s global operations and supply chain, work with 3rd parties and regularly engage stakeholders (including civil society organizations) to identify, determine human rights risks and where and how we may continue to improve, collecting data and evidence necessary for reporting in accordance with evolving mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence (mHRDD) legislation including CSDDD, CSRD, other EU and emerging US and other country compliance and disclosure regulations. 


Support the implementation of UA’s Responsible Sourcing Policy by actively anticipating and identifying risks and opportunities posed by business and sourcing practices, including assisting in reviewing and analyzing Better Buying Institute’s reports and the Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s (“SAC”) Higg Brand & Retail Module, related communications to enable the Sustainability team to continue its work to timely implement effective, sustainable remediation and process alignment. Providing frequent updates through our SBI Operations Model (“Op Model”) and our Responsible Sourcing and Supply Chain Sustainability forums. 


Support the implementation and help measure progress against UA’s Fair Compensation Commitment and “Blueprint” workplan and other commitments related to affiliation with the Fair Labor Association (“FLA”). Maintain wage data (platform) information updated, reviewing and analyzing wage data, and pilot interventions results at selected vendors or suppliers.  
Support initiatives Under Armour joins in the future and engagements with other collaborations, including with peer brands, such as the Industry Summit.
 

Qualifications

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Ability to collaborate with key civil society organizations, raters/rankers and partners to understand/identify requirements, drive knowledge into action, and support data driven decision making.
  • Ability to communicate effectively complex topics in a clear, visually engaging and compelling manner to a variety of audiences.
  • Strong relationship-building, facilitation, and influencing skills; ability to build trust among those with diverse personal styles.
  • Proven track record to think creatively, recognize new business opportunities, understand new technologies, and communicate ideas.
  • Clear understanding of industrial/labor relations.

 
Education And / Or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in sustainability, business, supply chain, operations, public health, accounting or other relevant degree.
  • 6+ years’ experience in operations, logistics, planning, sustainability, purchasing, costing, demand/supply planning or performance management or 5+ years of experience working in corporate sustainability.
  • Experience in engaging Sustainability, Supply Chain, Legal, External Reporting and Communications teammates.
     

Workplace Location

  • Location: This individual must reside within commuting distance from our Global Headquarters in Baltimore, MD office.
  • Return to Work Designation: 3 days week in-office, the remainder of work week remote. 
  • Travel: When needed, expected to be infrequent 
  • Licenses/Certifications: Preferred but not required: SASB FSA credential, GRI certification, PMP
     

Relocation

  • No relocation provided

 

Base Compensation

 $79,284.00 - $109,015.50 USD

Most new hires fall within this range and have the opportunity to earn more over time. Initial placement within the salary range, however, is based on an individual's relevant knowledge, skills and experience for the position. UA is committed to helping our teammates succeed and advance in their careers. Base salary is only one component of our competitive Total Rewards package.

Benefits & Perks

  • Paid "UA Give Back" Volunteer Days: Work alongside your team to support initiatives in your local community.
  • Under Armour Merchandise Discounts
  • Competitive 401(k) plan matching.  
  • Maternity and Parental Leave for eligible and FMLA-eligible teammates
  • Health & fitness benefits, discounts and resources- We offer teammates across the country programs to promote physical activity and overall well-being. 

 

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Our Commitment to Diversity

At Under Armour, 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 or belief, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, family or paternal status and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour 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. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities upon request.

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At Under Armour, 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, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour 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. 


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore