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Sustainability Project Coordinator Placement, Airbus

Job title

Sustainability Project Coordinator Placement



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Job description

Start date: 12th August  2024

Location: Broughton

Duration: 12.5 Months


Application closing date: We encourage you to apply early to avoid missing out on this opportunity! Please note we will close adverts as soon as we receive sufficient applications.




Salary: £20,590

35 hours per week // Flexible working hours // Half day Fridays! // 25 days holiday plus bank holidays


About us: 

Sustainability is a key priority in Airbus. We pioneer sustainable aerospace for a safe and united world – driving sustainability is a crucial part of fulfilling our purpose. 


Operating in the Industrial Maintenance team, we support Sustainability and  Environment (S&E) projects and the new initiatives.  Driving sustainability transformation at Airbus Broughton evolving environmental and societal needs to ensure business continuity and foster innovation.


In this position you will support the Head of Industrial Maintenance in the definition and management of dedicated projects aiming at supporting the sustainability and environmental evolution of the Division in connection with stakeholder and societal expectations. 


This internship will give the successful candidate the opportunity to influence safety strategy and to practice various aspects of project management including; creating project plans, engaging multi functional teams, developing financial business cases and reporting on project status. 


What you will be doing: 

 Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:  

  • Developing and leading dedicated projects in connection with S&E requirements and regulations and their evolution such as e.g. Green Deal;

  • Providing cost estimations, consolidations, analysis, operational planning and monitoring for relevant projects and initiatives;

  • Leading and providing all aspects related to the projects such as contracting, creation of dossiers, documentation, action plans, reporting, Risk & Opportunity assessment etc;

  • Driving the implementation of the S&E governance and target cascading in connection with relevant stakeholders (Sites, Functions & PLs);

  • Being the focal point for Plant Production Support  Customer requirements;

  • Ensuring the appropriate execution of the Risk & Opportunity assessment;

  • Being advocate for the S&E activities and foster lasting connections across the Airbus Plant, inspiring and engaging colleagues across the internal Airbus organisation in their work to support the S&E activities;

  • Communicating the S&E achievements: internally and across digital platforms.   



Our placements are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement. Please inform your graduation date on your application.


Please  ensure you include your CV and a cover letter for your application to be considered


Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Studying towards Manufacturing / Production Engineering or Occupational Safety;

  • An understanding in the field of Sustainability;

  • Ability to build business cases to justify any expenditure required to deliver the improvement projects;

  • Ability to think strategically and translate improvement practices into local project plans; 

  • Collaborates well within a team, including working with a transnational team; 

  • A good communication style to engage and influence people from different functions.




Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.


This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

Location requirements

Location type

Hybrid, Onsite

Onsite location

Broughton, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom

Time requirements


Full time

Employment duration

Temporary or seasonal

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Compensation and benefits

Expected pay

20,590 GBP per year

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Project Managers, Public Service, Policy and Government Managers, Administrators, Lobbyists and Organisers

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Application process

Application open date

3/10/2023 06:00 +01:00

Application close date

18/2/2024 06:00 +00:00

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How will candidates submit applications?

On a separate website

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