2024 Graduate - Supply Chain Sustainability Assistant

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2024 Graduate - Supply Chain Sustainability Assistant (4487)

Job Title: Graduate Supply Chain Sustainability Assistant

We're looking for bright and committed graduates who will bring energy, new ideas and a fresh perspective to help us become the recognised leader and transform the construction and engineering industry.  

Role Overview 

As part of the Sustainability function, you will be working closely alongside and shadowing a more experienced member of the team, supporting with data collection, reporting, and supply chain engagement.

Whilst under supervision, the role will include working within working groups, engaging, and communicating across functions to ensure that the requirements of ISO 20400 Sustainable Procurement are embedded, implemented and adhered to. 

 Key Deliverables and Accountabilities  

  • Assisting the sustainability function
  • Implementation of ISO 20400 Sustainable Procurement
  • Undertaking and supporting monthly reporting, reviewing opportunities to streamline reporting from single data sources.
  • Assisting with the preparation of supply chain and sustainable procurement best practise examples and case studies
  • Engaging with the supply chain sustainability school.
  • Researching circular economy opportunities.
  • Keeping abreast of modern slavery risks within the supply chain.
  • Promoting sustainability initiatives and preparation of communication materials.
  • Supply chain sustainability product trial opportunities


UK based

Preferred Degree Subjects   

Sustainable business/procurement, Procurement and supply chain management, Environmental management or a Science.

Professional Accreditation  

Working towards CIPS and/or Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) or similar social sustainability related membership.  Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (icrs.info)

The Laing O'Rourke Graduate Development Programme - what can you expect? 

Our graduate programme is designed to embrace and develop your capabilities. Most importantly, you will be encouraged to continue learning throughout your career. You will be stretched, challenged and supported by a business that views your personal development and the achievement of professional accreditation as a priority.  
Our programme will give you the practical experience, technical learning and professional development while being part of the some of the most exciting construction and infrastructure projects in the UK.  

Entry requirements 

We are looking for graduates who meet the following criteria:  

  • Eligible to work in the UK with a valid work permit if applicable 
  • Full mobility as you may be required to relocate for your role 
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills 
  • A degree course with a clear route to professional accreditation  
  • Your degree classification should be 2:2 or higher  


 **The Graduate Development Programme will commence in September 2024** 




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Private Medical Insurance
Life Assurance
Personal Accident and Injury Insurance
Income Protection
Pension - basic & enhanced scheme
Annual Leave
Discounts Portal
Online Doctor
Voluntary Benefits
Work-Life Benefits
Employee Assistance Programme
Car/Travel Allowance (*Role dependant)
Diversity and Inclusion

We value and care about difference at Laing O’Rourke and believe a diverse team drives innovation.

We are a global multicultural business committed to the inclusion of all employees, enabling everyone to feel accepted, respected & valued for being themselves.

As part of the Disability Confident scheme, we would like to enable access to candidates with long term health conditions and disabilities through the ‘Offer an interview scheme’. This supports applicants that meet the essential criteria by offering an interview for the advertised position. Please let us know prior to interview what adjustments are required as well as discussing how we can support you in the workplace.

We have set out far-reaching global sustainability targets including a commitment to achieve equal numbers of men and women amongst our global staff by 2033. For more information, please visit: