Sustainability Apprenticeship

  • Apprenticeship
  • Full time
  • Yeovil, Somerset
  • Posted 4 days ago
  • July 20, 2022
  • £ Competitive

Sustainability Apprenticeship

Being a responsible business is one of Screwfix’s core priorities. As Sustainability Coordinator you will support the Sustainability Manager in enabling the delivery of Screwfix’s bold sustainability ambitions in a fast-paced, exciting environment. The role involves providing sustainability support, assisting with data work and communicating relevant information to colleagues, customers, and other stakeholders.

Alongside this sits a level 4 apprenticeship which will develop you as a sustainability professional and requires commitment inside and outside of work, which will include 2+ years of learning supported by an external learning coach and internal mentor, 20% of the apprenticehsip will be within working hours in addition to home learning. A passion for sustainability and fantastic communication skills are essential qualities. Working cross functionally in this diverse role, you will be important in driving the responsible business agenda throughout Screwfix.

Key responsibilities

  • Sustainability strategy
    • Work with the Sustainability Manager to support project management and deliver targets and initiatives of Screwfix’s sustainability strategy and programme.
  • Sustainability policies
    • Support delivery of Kingfisher and Screwfix sustainability policies.
    • Ensure sustainability policies and processes are up to date and well communicated with colleagues companywide.
    • Provide colleagues with guidance on sustainability policies and processes.
  • Communications
    • Compiling and ensuring accuracy of sustainability information for internal and external communications.
    • Assist with identification, creation and sharing of compelling communications via appropriate channels and platforms.
    • Coordinate work with Communications teams to ensure that messaging around important achievements, activities and events is amplified.
    • Providing sustainability information for stakeholders on request.
  • Data work
    • Collection, analysis and dissemination of data required for internal and external compliance and reporting.
  • Assist the sustainability manager with ad-hoc, reactive sustainability work (PR, information requests, research, etc.) when required.

Required skills

Values & Behaviours:

  • Communication – Communicates clearly, articulately and with conviction when speaking with an individual or before a group. Adapts content and style to their audience.
  • Motivated – A self-starter that uses initiative to work proactively and is committed to achieving a Level 4 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Apprenticeship.
  • Planning & Organisation – Demonstrates excellent organisation and planning skills to achieve accurate outcomes and on time.
  • Teamwork & Collaboration-Recognises the importance of working collaboratively across the business. Knows how to get things done cross functionally.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Would suit an entry level candidate with a high level of enthusiasm for sustainable business, who meets the entry requirements for a Level 4 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Apprenticeship.
  • Personally motivated, with a track record of taking accountability to deliver results.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and accurately, through both written and verbal means and with a diverse range of people and stakeholder types.
  • Excellent administration, organisation and time keeping abilities.
  • Prior commercial and quality experience beneficial.
  • Must be a team player, energetic and able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills with drive and self-motivation.


  • Up to £25,000 base salary
  • 28 days’ holiday, increasing with each years’ service
  • Award winning pension scheme – up to 14% Kingfisher contribution
  • 20% discount with Screwfix and B&Q
  • Discounted healthcare and life cover
  • Loyalty recognition & company share save scheme
  • In-house training and development

Sustainability at Screwfix

We are committed to running our operations sustainably and supporting our customers to make sustainable choices. We want every colleague to feel involved and to champion sustainability in their area, ensuring that sustainability is at the heart of how we work.

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Our policy is to employ the best qualified people and provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees including promotion and training and not to discriminate against any person because of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or disability.

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