🚀 Internship

Sustainability Industrial Placement Scheme

🚀 Placement Program

Edinburgh, +10

🤑 £21.5k
⌛ 12d left
Apply by Feb 10


Our expectation is that during the Sustainability Industrial Placement Scheme you will help deliver our Sustainability Programme across the Gist network. You will be a part of driving progress within our work streams, encouraging positive change in our Gist colleagues and striving to keep our central-led focus on track.

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Area of Responsibilities



Supporting the organisation and leadership of Gist’s agenda in respect to each of the human, social, economic, and environmenatal aspects of sustainability.Working across various areas of the organisation including Engineering, Finance, Health, Safety & Wellbeing and Communications to support the implementation of the Gist-wide sustainability programme.Supporting the main areas of focus including: Environment, Labour and Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement.Analysing large and complex data sets to help the team make strategic decisions.Helping our colleagues understand the importance of reducing our Environmental impact and want to deliver positive change.Researching sustainability topics and trends and providing the team and stakeholders with best practice recommendations.Driving change in our focus areas of sustainability; ESG – Environment, Social and Governance – centrally and at site.Keeping up-to-date with the progression of technology in the temperature-controlled logistics sector.
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You are in your penultimate year of study.You are studying a sustainability related discipline (preferred not essential).You have a passion for sustainability and environment.As you will be required to rotate around and visit our UK-wide depots, you must be geographically mobile and hold a full UK driving license.You thrive in fast paced and challenging environments, which will see you succeed when pushed out of your comfort zone.You are self-motivated, confident and career driven.
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If you have a successful year with us, you will have the opportunity to join us on one of our Graduate SchemesYou will be allocated a mentor who will be a senior manager in our business and will offer support and guidance on your career within GistRelocation supportWhether it’s personal or professional, the Employee Assistance Helpline offers counselling, financial and legal advice as well as an online health portal25 days holidayPension schemeMy Benefits – offering great discounts across retail and leisure outlets
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