Sustainability Intern

Job Description

The Foschini Retail Group (TFG) is looking to hire a Sustainability Intern (12 month contract) to join the TFG Group Marketing team to be involved in the implementation of the Group’s shared value strategy within a corporate environment.If you have an excellent customer service orientation, are detail driven, are self motivated and delivery driven, and enjoy a challenge, then this is the job for you!Key Performance Areas:Assist in the achievement of the tactical plans – sustainability strategy awareness , local supply chain development and energy consumption reportingVendor management (e.g. BEE and UNGC documentation, ensuring adherence to the group policy)In conjunction with TFG Infotec, assist in the development of a sustainability reporting solution (data gathering, collation and reporting of non-financial data)Key meetings – compile the meeting packs and presentations, and assist in the administration of the meetingsKey annual reports – assist in the compilation of all internal and external reports, and website updatesAssist in the implementation of the Group’s transformation strategyOversee the obtainment of valid service providers/suppliers B-BBEE rating certificates, in conjunction with TFG Procurement teams

Responsibilities + Skills

High level of numerical skillsExceptional communication skills (written and verbal)An eye for detail and exceptional organisational skillsComputer Literacy (MS Word and MS Excel and MS Project)


A Diploma or Degree in Environmental Science or Diploma in Sustainable DevelopmentExcellent customer service orientation


Sound accuracy and attention to detailAbility to work independently, as well as within a teamTo confidently influence and persuade at all levelsResilience and emotional maturity to work through a highly structured and pressurised development programme

Job Summary

  • Published on: Thursday, 16th January 2020
  • Designation: Sustainability Intern
  • industry: Retail
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: cape town
  • Salary: not
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Thursday, 16th January 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: The Foschini Group.
  • Address: Non-SA: + 27 21 938 7666
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • Customers may know The Foschini Group (TFG) by one of its many different brand names. The company, with more than a dozen trading divisions, is one of the largest apparel, jewelry, and home furnishings specialty retailers in South Africa, operating more than 1,500 stores. TFG's retail businesses include Foschini, Donna-Claire, Markham, Exact!, @home, and AmericanSwiss. The company also operates sports apparel and jewelry retail stores, and issues credit cards. Its Markham (men's apparel) and Foschini (women's apparel and accessories) retail outlets account for most of the company's revenue. Beyond South Africa, the company in recent years has expanded to Botswana, Namibia, and Swaziland.

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