Student assistant, Corporate Sustainability
Do you want to gain experience with corporate sustainability in a global company? A.P. Moller - Maersk is looking for a motivated student assistant (15-20 hours/week) to join our Corporate Sustainability team.
Maersk is a global leader in integrated container logistics working to connect and simplify our customers’ supply chains. And we are in the middle of an industry-defining transformation that will change the way global trade moves and contribute to a sustainable future. It’s a big moment for all of us – and as part of our corporate sustainability team you will have a role to play in supporting Maersk’s strategic ambitions on decarbonisation and sustainability.
Are you ready to join the transformation?
Maersk is a global company with great strength and vast outreach. We have the ability – and the responsibility – to contribute to a more sustainable future, and we take leadership on global issues where we have the competencies and leverage to make a real difference. As the global integrator of container logistics, our sustainability priorities are to enable sustainable trade by decarbonising logistics, embedding sustainability in our end-to-end offerings, and ensuring responsible business practices.
Based in Copenhagen and reporting to the Head of Corporate Sustainability, you will be part of a small central sustainability team with broad outreach across the global organisation.
Students working at A.P. Moller - Maersk are invited to join the students@maersk network. As a member of the community, you will have a unique opportunity to expand your professional and social networks, gain additional insight into a large conglomerate, and learn more about Maersk as a place to work.
As a performance-oriented company, we strive to always recruit the best person for the job – regardless of gender, age, nationality, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.
We are proud of our diversity and see it as a genuine source of strength.
As student assistant you will be supporting team members on a range of projects and tasks.
These will include:
- Data collection and analysis
- Research on emerging sustainability topics
- Communications support, e.g. preparing slides and other communication material
- Supporting sustainability and ESG reporting
- Planning meetings and supporting internal engagement
When time allows and depending on your individual capabilities you could be assigned projects for which you carry own responsibility.
We are looking for
We are looking for a student who is well oriented and engaged on the corporate sustainability agenda.
You will likely have the following skills:
- Good research and analytical skills
- Strong project management/coordination skills
- Good communications skills, particularly producing written materials and presentations
- Sustainability/CSR is part of your curriculum
- Skilled in PowerPoint and Excel
- You are probably in the last year of your bachelor studies
Experience from extracurricular/voluntary activities will be regarded as an asset.
As a person, you are outgoing and service-minded with attention to detail and ability to think ahead. You have good analytical abilities and can keep an overview and a clear head in complex processes involving many stakeholders. You have a keen interest in seeking out ways to improve and optimize processes and performance. You are also highly reliable with a flexible approach to whatever work you undertake. You have the ability to take the initiative, to prioritise and to organise your workload. Furthermore, a positive and open mindset in combination with a sense of humour is essential.
You are fluent in English (speaking and writing) whereas Danish is not a prerequisite.