Graduate Opportunity

Safety, Health & Sustainability Graduate, Capital Delivery

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About the Role

Joining the Capital Delivery Safety, Health and Sustainability (SHS) team, you will be given the opportunity to be involved in a range of areas such as Safety and Sustainability, Environmental, Crisis Management and Assurance,policy and resilience.

Bringing your knowledge and expertise from your degree discipline, you will bring a fresh pair of eyes to our SHS team. Your role will span across all of our disciplines to provide you with as breadth of experience, with a focus project(s) aligned to you.


  • Lead on a project(s) delivering real benefit to the business aligned within your degree discipline/subject expertise area.
  • Positively input and challenge existing processes within our business to provide improved customer service to our internal customers.
  • Support team leads in the delivery of key projects and activities across the business.
  • Work with subject leads across the UK business, building strong two-way relationships, supporting them to achieve world class performance.
  • Identify any emerging changes in your area of expertise and what this may mean to National Grid.
  • Support site visits where required to provide advice and build your own knowledge of the business operations.

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About You

  • You must have, or be predicted to gain, a 2:2 degree classification or above in the one of the following subjects: Environmental Sciences, Geography, Sustainability, Ecology, Safety or Engineering degree.
  • To apply for this role, you must hold a valid full UK car driving licence.
  • This programme consists of rotational placements and therefore you must be willing to relocate as and when the programme requires.


This is a unique opportunity to develop your stakeholder management and project management skills; whilst gaining expertise in a specialist area of the SHS team.

In Capital Delivery, we are committed to the personal development of our staff. Joining us, you’ll be supported as you develop a wide range of leadership, business and technical skills through structured training and on the-job experience. And you’ll work closely with your line manager to establish and navigate through a Personal Development Plan that is tailored to your needs.

As part of your development you will have:

  • The opportunity to work closely with all levels of employees and leadership across the business.
  • To undertake operational site visits.
  • Potential to work virtually with US business.
  • Opportunity to gain professional accreditation (IEMA/IOSH etc.).


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Opportunity Overview

  • December 16th, 2018
  • £27,500 Bachelors / £28,500 Masters + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Warwick
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Chemical
  • Civil
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Environmental Science
  • Hardware
  • Manufacturing
  • Materials/Minerals
  • Mechanical
  • Process
  • Software
  • Structural
  • Systems

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