Apprentice Sustainability Analyst SEVERN TRENT WATER LIMITED

Apprenticeship programmes are a great way to earn and learn! The Sustainability Analyst will help identify and build internal relationships in order to foster buy-in to existing and future sustainability initiatives with the aim of integrating ethical policies and behaviour into everyday business practices

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 24 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    *Annual bonus up to £1,500 (based on company performance) *25 days holiday + bank holidays (ability to buy/sell) *Leading pension scheme *Annual salary increase whilst on programme *Salary increase when you move into your first job & more!

  • Working week

    A typical working week for this role is usually Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm, however there may be flexibility around the structure of your working hours, team and line manager dependent.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You’ll be supported every step of the way, by your line manager and mentor.

Responsibilities of businesses are changing rapidly; society increasingly expects that organisations should act responsibly not just to their shareholders but also to their wider stakeholders and the broader community.

Working alongside our sustainability team, you’ll become a key component of virtually all types of business models where profit and growth are a means to an even greater end, such as protecting the environment and improving societal sustainability.

You’ll help to innovate and drive ambitions for social and environmental change and make these a reality that are embedded and implemented across Severn Trent.

What you will learn

  • To Identify and build internal relationships in order to foster buy-in to existing and future sustainability initiatives with the aim of integrating ethical policies and behaviour into everyday business practices
  • How to collect and analyse CR&S data from across the business in order to contribute said data to industry and mandatory reporting requirements e.g. Modern Slavery Act, Gender Pay Gap etc
  • You’ll learn to analyse and identify Severn Trent’s CR&S opportunities and threats. Escalate risks within own organisation when needed
  • How to collect, compile and, if needed, cleanse data, such as sales figures, Digital Twins etc. solving any problems that arise

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Within our Sustainability  team you will complete the Level 4 Data Analyst Apprenticeship standard,  allowing you to develop the skills & experience required to become an expert within our Data Analyst  team.  You’ll combine on-the-job learning with formal, nationally recognised development training. A Personal Development Plan will help drive your career progression, set, agreed & regularly reviewed with your line manager.

Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

What we're looking for:
We want our employees to care and to have a genuine passion for what we do as a business. We need people who want to make a difference in providing a vital service to our customers, now and for the long-term.

We’d love you to be someone with…

  • A ‘can do’ attitude – willing to get stuck in, take accountability for decisions and actions and who takes pride in their work
  • A love of variety in a role and ability to adapt to a dynamic, fast-paced working environment
  • Ability to quickly prioritise tasks and the initiative to dive head-first into problem solving
  • No two days are the same on the front line and not every day goes to plan, so you’ll need to be quick to respond!
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills and enjoy working with multiple teams
  • Ability to analyse and interpret information and effectively communicate this to different team members and audiences
  • Curiosity to learn quickly in a reactive and dynamic working environment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

By the end of this programme, you will take up a Sustainability Analyst role, where you will be able to put your skills to action.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent any subject x 5 (Grade A*-C or 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

* Roles close on 24th March 2023 * Check your diary – assessments will run from 17th Apr – 12th May, over Zoom

About the employer

Taking care of ‘one of life’s essentials’ – it’s our purpose and we want you to be part of it. Supplying wholesome drinking water, treating wastewater and recycling this back to the environment responsibly is no mean feat. We serve around 8 million people across the Midlands and Wales and unlike other businesses, our delivery is non-negotiable. It’s a matter of life. Many of our employees are also our customers, so we truly take pride in what we do! Employing people from across our communities and beyond, Severn Trent is an exciting and inclusive place to work – a place where you can be curious, can be ‘Wonderfully You’ and where you can truly make an impact to our environment, now and for future generations.






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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Data analyst

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link within this advert to apply, this will bring you to the role on our website, where you can then click 'Apply Now' and start your Application. This includes an application form, and online assessments. If you pass the required online assessments, you'll find out after applications close if we're able to invite you to an online assessment centre which will be held between 17th April and 12th May over Zoom

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 24 Mar 2023