Graduate Opportunity

Business Graduates, Corporate Affairs

Coventry. Multiple vacancies. Open to all STEM.

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Are you a Graduate looking to kick-start your career in Corporate Affairs?

Meggitt is a global engineering organisation specialising in extreme environment products and smart subsystems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 9,000 people across advanced manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, and have regional bases in India and the Middle East. We are listed on the London stock exchange and are FTSE 250 company.

The Meggitt Business Graduate Programme is an accelerated development programme for those graduating from University.  Within our Programme, you can launch your career in Finance and Accounting, Corporate Affairs or IT in gaining valuable insight into other areas of our business to extend your commercial acumen. You’ll be able to utilise your existing experience as well as pick up new skills as you rotate around Meggitt for your four nine-month placements.

Meggit | Delivering solutions for the most challenging environments

We're engineering products that can endure the most extreme environments. We're thinking smaller, lighter and smarter by questioning the everyday.

In order to fast-track your development, you’ll be assigned a senior leader to mentor you throughout the programme, as well as a professional development mentor who will support your progression in your chosen field.

Depending on your ambitions and degree discipline, we have the following graduate schemes available to commence on 06 September 2021:

Role Summary

The Corporate Affairs function is made up of Meggitt’s Legal, Commercial, Government Relations, and Trade Compliance functions and has responsibility for ensuring Meggitt is internally and externally compliant across the globe. You will be part of the global Corporate Affairs function of circa 300 employees.

We will accept applications from graduates including, but not limited to the following degree disciplines (minimum 2:1):

  • Business related
  • STEM degree

About the Programme

The three-year programme consists of four nine-month placements:

  • Each placement will focus on business critical elements, within the respective business areas, that add measurable impact and value to our organisation, they will include cross-discipline project work and varied placements across our divisions to give you a breadth of experience and opportunities to engage with a wide network.
  • Dependent on your chosen discipline, you will have an opportunity to work in another function within our business, this may be one of the alternative functions listed above, but may also extend to others such as Procurement, Investor Relations and Trade Compliance to stretch you and provide you with a rounded skillset.
  • You’ll receive technical and commercial training throughout the programme, as well as enhanced professional and personal development.
  • You’ll receive mentorship from 2 of the most experienced leaders in Meggitt.
  • Together with your placement managers, you will set clear goals at the start of each placement and receive appraisals at the end to aid your progress and development.#Li-SJ1

What do I need to Apply?

In order to be successful, you will be:

  • A quick learner who is able to adapt to different situations and embrace change.
  • A team player with the ability to motivate yourself and work independently. 
  • Able to communicate, collaborate and build trusted relationships with people at all levels, both within and outside of Meggitt. 
  • Mindful and considered in the way you approach colleagues and your work.  
  • A lateral thinker, able to act with clarity and calm, even at the most challenging times
  • Resilient, resourceful, socially mobile and willing to travel, not afraid to establish new networks and step outside of your comfort zone.

You will have:

  • Work experience in relevant fields and be able to demonstrate a commitment to your own growth and development
  • A flexible nature for this fast-paced Graduate Rotational Programme, including travel and relocation. 
  • A desire to receive continuous professional development and feedback.
  • The desire to impact an organisation with creativity and innovative thinking.



  • Company Sick Pay


  • Income Protection – 50%
  • Life Assurance x 3
  • Pension Scheme - Meggitt Workplace Savings Plan - Meggitt contributes up to 8% 
  • Share Ownership – after 1 year can purchase shares through monthly pay


  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) – callline for employees to access
  • Employee discounts without Perkz scheme
  • Annual Leave of 25 days

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