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Intern - Professiomal

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £11.05 - 11.05 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Assurance Intern for the Upstream Sustainability Services Business line


£11.05 an hour

£35 hours a week

Warwick Street - London

Mix of Office and WFH

January Start Date


We’re a professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. We help organizations around the world achieve their ambitions by owning, occupying and investing in real estate.

We’re a Fortune 500 company. We work across 80 countries, in 280 different offices, with a team of over 77,000 individuals. And we look after a property portfolio of over 4bn square feet, all on behalf of our clients.

If you’re looking to step up your career, We are the perfect professional home. You’ll have a chance to innovate with the world’s leading businesses, put that expertise into action on landmark projects, and work on game-changing real estate initiatives. You’ll also make long-lasting professional connections through sharing different perspectives, and you’ll be inspired by the best. We’re focused on opportunity and want to help you make the most of yours. Achieve your ambitions.

The contract is for an initial fixed term of 6 months from January to June, with the possibility of extension.

Our Team, Upstream Sustainability Services,uses our leading sustainability expertise to support, challenge and inspire our people and clients to create a prosperous economy, a flourishing society and a healthy environment.

The opportunityto work with us will provide you with exposure to high-profile clients and highly engaging and supportive colleagues. The role will involve conducting assurance checks on environmental data and managing the evidence collection process with the clients. Assurance allows our clients to assess the quality of their environmental reporting and governance, supporting the implementation of their sustainability strategies across their real estate portfolios.

What this job involves

This role reports to the assurance service lead and sits within the consulting team in Upstream Sustainability Services. It will entail working alongside your colleagues and the account teams to manage evidence collection, conduct assurance checks and create assessment reports. The role will include engagement with: colleagues across the Business; energy bureaus and property managers; and with clients.

You will:

  • Consolidate, organise and sample environmental data for investor, developer, occupier and landlord clients
  • Manage and carry out evidence collection process to deadline
  • Conduct assurance checks against evidence to deadline and budget
  • Work in a rigorous manner to deliver accurate, high quality and engaging reports and outputs
  • Build strong relationships with clients, colleagues and other stakeholders

Sound like you?

  • The ideal candidate will be required to demonstrate:
    • A strong ability to learn, analyse complex data and information and draw robust conclusions
    • Strong communication skills
    • Excellent team-working, communication and time management skills
      • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
      • A rigorous approach and attention to detail in both quantitative and qualitative analysis
      • An enthusiasm to build your knowledge and develop professionally
      • Strong computer and information system skills; in particular PowerPoint, Word and Excel
      • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work under pressure
      • Passionate about sustainability

The following set of skills/knowledge would be beneficial but not essential:

  • Work experience in any of the following sectors:
    • Sustainability
    • Real Estate
    • Market or social research
    • Economics
    • Degree and/or post-graduate qualification or equivalent related to the above.

What you can expect from us

You’ll join an entrepreneurial, inclusive culture. One where we succeed together – across the desk and around the globe. Where like-minded people work naturally together to achieve great things.

As a diverse and inclusive employer, striving to contribute to the lasting values for clients, employees, shareholders, communities and our industry. Everything we do today should work towards Building a Better Tomorrow.