Supplier Compliance Assistant


Job Details


Liverpool Head Office

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£18,000 per annum plus benefits

Closing Date

30/06/2019 22:45

Why Matalan?

Matalan are growing! Matalan are a £1bn multi-channel retail business with huge ambitions, and it’s these ambitions and the people behind us that make us who we.  As a brand, we pride ourselves in operating in a sustainable and ethical way and, to show our ongoing commitment to this, we’re looking to grow our Ethical team. As a Supplier Compliance Assistant, you’ll work in partnership with our suppliers and factories to ensure they meet our required compliance standards and act as a key contact within the Technical Services & Sourcing team, dealing with enquires from both internal and external customers and prioritising accordingly.

The Role

You'll provide professional and effective support to the Ethical & Technical Compliance teams, managing all general administration duties and providing ethical and compliance advice to the wider business.

Liaising with the relevant Buying & Merchandising teams, suppliers and factories, you’ll ensure all new supplier set ups are completed and our annual 3rd party audits are in place, highlighting any risks or challenges to the Ethical Compliance Manager.

You’ll maintain the supplier database, highlighting any discrepancies between our external data storage platform and our internal systems, amending as required. You’ll also be responsible for assessing Ethical & Technical Corrective Action Plans & monitoring any non-compliance, driving decision making and actions.

About You

To find the best people for our Ethical team, we’d like you to have the following....

  • Experience within a similar role would be beneficial
  • Advanced level of IT skills including Microsoft Office & Oracle
  • High, consistent attention to detail, always striving to deliver good quality work to key deadlines
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels across the business
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with customers and stakeholders
  • Excellent organisational skills

This is your opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.


  • Up to 25 Days holiday (Pro Rata)
  • 20% Staff discount
  • Our Family Extras Scheme
  • Pension Scheme


Working hours

8.30am – 5pm



Your place in our world

Ethical Compliance Manager
Supplier Compliance Assistant