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CSR Intern

Business Unit:  International Security Services
Career Area:  International
Location: 

London, London, GB

Position/Employment type:

Intern / Six month contract

Organization/Reporting line:

GardaWorld Security Services MEA / Director, Risk, Insurance and Welfare

Place of work/Travel:

London, UK, with potentially some travel to our areas of operation, and management offices.

Contact and Cooperation:

Internally: Company-wide but particularly marketing and COO support, welfare, African sales teams
Externally: Charities, consultants

Job Outline:

 

The Intern is a varied position and requires someone with a “can do” attitude and who is a self-motivator.  The key areas of responsibility will be:

 

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) / Environmental Social Governance (ESG)

  • Management and oversight of existing projects (e.g. orphanage in Afghanistan, human trafficking victim support charity, breast cancer screening in Rwanda).
  • Assisting in education of business in ESG and aligning, where applicable, with current CSR projects and client goals.
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders across the regions to assist in identifying and evaluating potential and current opportunities.
  • Assisting in development of framework to evaluate opportunities and establish quantifiable targets.
  • Assisting with the implementation of and thereafter, oversight of, CSR/ESG strategy, including tracking and reporting of activity.
  • Attending meetings of, and acting as secretary to, CSR Committee.
  • Keeping abreast of CSR/ESG global trends mindful of the business’s strategy and ethical values.
  • Coordinating with external and internal Marketing and Communications team to promote CSR/ESG activities through social media and / or events, including newsletter and intranet.

Culture and Engagement

  • Coordinate internal communication platform for Consultants, including notifications/ liaison on projects won, acquisitions, Company expansion, promotions, new opportunities.
  • Supporting the DRIW, work in partnership with leaders, managers and HR to design, implement and develop global Culture and Engagement initiatives, to create an inclusive and productive culture within the organization.

Competencies:

 

  • Adhering to principles and values – upholds ethics and values, demonstrates integrity.
  • Planning and organizing – plans activities and projects and takes account of possible changing circumstances.
  • Working with people – listens, consults others and communicates proactively.
  • Writing and reporting – writes clearly, succinctly and correctly with strong attention to detail.
  • Achieving work goals – accepts and tackles demanding goals with enthusiasm.
  • Adapting and Coping – works productively under a high-pressure environment and keeps emotions under control during difficult situations.
  • Relating and networking – relates well to people at all levels.
  • Languages – additional languages, particularly French and/or Arabic, would be desirable.

Accountability:

The Intern position is accountable to Director, Risk, Insurance and Welfare for their responsibilities stated in this job description. These responsibilities will be monitored and managed through the mid-year and annual performance review and supported through the monitoring of their KPIs.

Authority:

As directed and delegated by Director, Risk, Insurance and Welfare

Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Preference for degree with sustainability element or human geography.
  • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office IT packages.
  • Experience working in office environment and in different geographical locations would be preferred.
  • Volunteering experience would be highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with social media.

 

In addition, the successful candidate must have right to live and work in the UK.

GardaWorld: Make the world a safer place

GardaWorld is a global leader in the security industry, offering a wealth of opportunity to individuals looking to gain experience and develop professionally in a growing industry. We offer flexible schedules, diverse work assignments spanning multiple industries, and training and career advancement opportunities. We embrace diversity and welcome newcomers, women, students, retirees, reservists, veterans, and more to join our team, as we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


We thank all candidates for their interest; however, we will communicate only with the selected candidates.