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Social Value Apprentice

Reference number: SW-011670
  • Job Type: Apprenticeships
  • Employer: ISG
  • Location: Multiple Sites over duration of apprenticeship via Aldgate office.

Job Purpose

On this 36-month apprenticeship, you’ll have a unique opportunity to learn and work in a global company alongside some of the brightest minds and industry experts.

You’ll be studying for a Level 4 – Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Practitioner qualification. We’ll fund your course, and 20% of your time will be spent on your studies.

There are plenty of opportunities for future growth and experience beyond your apprenticeship. Many of our apprentices go on to enjoy full time positions both in their apprenticeship department and other business areas.

How we will support you

We’re huge advocates of early careers, and we all want you to succeed. Bring us the passion and energy and we’ll support you all the way, encouraging you to fulfil all your potential. You’ll get excellent development opportunities and play a crucial role in your team. We’ll also help and encourage you to network and socialise with your peers so you can see the impact of your creativity and ideas.

From day 1, your line manager, a mentor and a buddy from the business will be there to support you. As an existing or ex-apprentice your buddy will really help you to immerse yourself in the company and your new role.

You will learn how to drive change by delivering or being part of a team delivering ISG’s ESG strategy and individual project Social Value. You will work with internal and external stakeholders often across multiple sites and functions to deliver cohesive and meaningful impacts at a local, national and global level.

The roles and responsibilities will be varied, often working on multiple initiatives at the same time.

For example, managing project fundraising, working in schools, helping our supply chain deliver social value

 

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Key Responsibilities

To start you will be shadowing the Social Value team gaining a better understanding of the role. You will be allocated tasks, attend meetings with internal and external stakeholders allowing you to further your knowledge and expand your network.

Your duties will include the following:-

Support the social value team on the design and delivery of the social value plan and how it will be achieved

Support project teams to implement social value initiatives (including work placements, apprenticeships, educational events, careers events, community initiatives, supply chain engagement and support)

Support projects in recording, reporting and achieving social value targets

Attend meetings with clients, stakeholders, and other third party organisations

Identify and liaise with relevant partner organisations, such as local schools, charities, employment and skills agencies

Monitor and review social value data to ensure accuracy and performance improvement

Candidate Profile and entry criteria

You will have at least 104 UCAS points from you’re a-Levels or a relevant BTEC ideally including a maths or science subject or a construction related Level 3 BTEC Diploma with scope to learn and grow throughout the duration of the three-year programme, recognising that this time is used to make you an expert in your field to flourish and progress your career further once promoted off the scheme.

Essential skills

Attention to detail

Diligence

Good time keeping

Willingness to get stuck in

Personal attributes

Enthusiastic

Willingness to listen and learn

Ability to work as a team

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with staff at all levels

Ability to be self-starting and independent as well as self-motivated

Approachable, positive, flexible, adaptable and friendly team member

Ability to travel when required

 

Why join ISG

ISG is a forward-thinking company focusing on people welfare. We are not like a traditional Construction company and have a family/friendly culture on site and in the offices. You have the ability to make a difference to what the company does as well as the opportunity to build a fantastic portfolio by working on different projects and sectors. There is something here for everyone depending on your interests!

ISG Values

All our employees must be committed to acting in line with our core values. These are the guiding principles that determine our actions and behaviours at ISG:

Dream Smart – We encourage new thinking and bold ideas backed by knowledge, sound decision and first rate implementation.

Speak Frankly – We value clarity and honesty and we are open and straight forward in all our dealings. We never shy away from tough conversations.

Always Care – We take pride in the quality of our work and demonstrate respect and care for the wellbeing and health & safety of our customers, our people, and our world.

Never Stop Learning – We encourage and reward great ideas. We constantly strive to improve by seeking new knowledge and skills.

 

Benefits

Competitive salary

Competitive Family Friendly Policies

Private medical cover

Pension matching scheme

Discount on selected retailers and gyms

Voluntary benefits such as cycle to work

 

If you meet the criteria and wish to apply, please email kerry@southwarkworks.org.uk for further information.

Date posted: 08/11/2022

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