Programme Manager

Reverse Resources (RR) is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform transforming the fashion industry’s approach to textile waste. We’re paving the way for a fully circular fashion industry by making textile waste a valuable resource. Our role is to assist brands in connecting their textile waste with recycling partners and to assist recyclers in accessing high-quality waste in a transparent and cost-effective manner.

Founded in 2015, RR has been at the forefront of driving the circular agenda in the textiles and fashion industry. Our programs/projects team works alongside key organisations in this sector. We serve as the data and traceability partner through our SaaS platform, and as a key knowledge partner, sharing our hands-on experiences and insights. Our programs department works across the entire circular value chain, covering both pre- and post-consumer textile waste streams. Our focus areas include compliance (e.g. improving working conditions in the waste handling sector), conducting waste mapping reports for global brands and recycling technologies, and assessing the potential of the emerging chemical recycling sector.

As a Program Manager/co-ordinator, you will be part of the Project Management Office (PMO) and will directly report to the Chief Programs Officer:  

Location: Flexible, South and/or Southeast Asia or Europe are preferable (no more than 3 hours time zone difference with Estonia)

Start date: Immediately

Job description

  • Supporting RR’s market growth and expansion by

    • Identifying relevant grants/tenders/programs and designing projects on the topic of textile waste flows and circularity

    • Submitting applications, including proposal writing, budget development, and work plan creation

  • Managing the entire lifecycle of programs, especially a) ensuring timely delivery of deliverables according to scope and quality standards and b) monitoring and reporting on metrics and milestones to donors and project stakeholders

  • Managing and delivering RR’s Brand Waste Mapping Reports

  • Knowledge creation within programs (writing internal and/or public-facing reports)

  • Managing and building relations with external partners within programs, including representing RR in external meetings and events

The ideal candidate will have –

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in textile/fashion/textile-recycling-related topics, primarily in Asian markets

  • 3–4 years of experience in program management and fundraising (specifically in the form of grants and/or programmatic funding)

  • Education in textile (or related fields) is preferable

  • Experience with developing detailed proposals, budgets, and related collaterals for new project opportunities

  • Extensive experience with managing programs and partnerships and undertaking regular program reporting activities for funders, grantors and/or project stakeholders

  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder management

  • Excellent analytical, writing and communication skills

To apply:

Submit your resume and cover letter to