Do you want to work on real-time projects alongside leading scientists and engineers within a globally renowned company?
Leonardo is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection and sustainable ’smart’ solutions. We are globally renowned and are continually expanding, offering exciting opportunities to talented individuals who want to work at the forefront of our technology.
The Business Graduate Development Programme is designed to support your first steps after leaving university and to help you develop your career. Through a comprehensive 2 year programme, you will have the chance to gain a complete understanding of the organisation and be involved in real challenges from day one. You will have the opportunity to learn from colleagues who are experts in their field, while always being encouraged to use your initiative.
Typically, your placements will consist of between 3-6 month rotations across the appropriate UK & Export Sales departments which may include Bidding, Proposals, Contract Management and Pricing preparation for both UK Government Business and International Government Business. There will also be the opportunity to do one or more external placements elsewhere in the business.
The UK Government Sales Department provides the link between the customer and our world class manufacturing and engineering business, focusing on In Service Delivery and Business Acquisition activities. The UK Government Sales Department delivers capability to the UK Armed Forces via an innovative contracting and through life approach by sustained skills and design authority support and by achieving best in class service provision. The International Government Sales Department develops new and existing relationships with government customers’ worldwide, expanding Leonardo Helicopters global presence and creating a strong in-country presence.
The UK & Export Sales graduate scheme is a fantastic way to gain practical experience in a wide spectrum of business disciplines which a direct entry position cannot always offer. Additionally, you can begin to build a network of contacts, which will assist you in your future development. Alongside the core placements, the graduate scheme supports your personal development, such as DISC profiling and personal branding workshops, all with the aim of making you in to an all-round professional. Upon successfully completing the scheme the plan is to transition you into a full time role within the company, with a vision to progress within Leonardo.
We are currently looking for an energetic UK & Export Sales, who would: