Textile Circularity Analyst

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 transparently and cost-effectively.

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 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 Textile Circularity Analyst, you will be part of the Programme Management Office (PMO) and will directly report to the Chief Programs Officer:  

Location: Flexible, Europe is preferable (no more than 2 hours time zone difference with Estonia)

Start date: Immediately

Job description

    • Leading analytical and research work as part of RR’s programs & projects

    • Writing up reports and presentations based on research and internal knowledge (public or private entities).

    • 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

    • Conduct global research on:

      • Fibre and textile flow in the textile and apparel industries worldwide.

      • textile waste generation and management

      • Textile waste handling/sorting companies

      • Textile recycling companies.

    • Data analysis:

      • Collecting and analysing primary data through RR platform & tools with textile manufacturers, waste handlers and recyclers.

      • Combining it with secondary data (i.e. UN Comtrade Data, national databases) to create textile material and waste flows at the scale of a country or a region.

      • Conducting distinctive analysis of post-industrial textile waste (from garment manufacturers) and post-consumer textile waste (used garments).

    • Managing and delivering RR’s Brand and Recycler Waste Mapping Reports

The ideal candidate will have –

    • Minimum 2 years of experience in textile/fashion/textile-recycling-related topics

    • Working experience in textiles or circularity sector ideally both

    • 3–4 years of experience in analytical and research work working in a consultation company (or related company)

    • Education in textile (or related fields) is preferable

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

    • Very good command of Google tools, MS excel and a general interest in data and statistics.

    • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder management

    • Excellent analytical, writing and communication skills

    • Education: University or masters level in circularity, sustainability and/or textiles

To apply:

Submit your resume and cover letter to careers@reverseresources.net