Apply For Environmental Sustainability Intern: SHOPRITE – South Africa

Closing Date: 31 March 2023

Purpose of the Job

The purpose of the Environmental Sustainability (ES) Intern is to render administrative support to the Sustainability Department by completing tasks that support the overall goals of the Department, including but not limited to:

Implementing waste separation at source at all sites
Reducing food waste by 50% by 2030
Zero waste to landfill
Increase recycling of waste and cardboard

Job Objectives

Visit stores to gather data and information on specific topics (i.e. waste, energy usage)

Conduct waste audits at different sites
Investigate solutions to divert organic waste from landfill
Conduct interviews with employees at various sites to understand existing processes and procedures
Compile data and information gathered in report format


Grade 12 (essential)
Diploma or Degree in Waste Management, Environmental Management, Supply Chain, Engineering and Science or similar (essential)
Experience in a retail or FMCG environment would be an advantage (desired)

Experience in waste management (desired)
Knowledge and Skills
Proficiency in MS Office 365 with basic Excel skills (essential)

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