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BMW UK National Sales Company, Farnborough - Business Analyst, Corporate & Specialist Sales - 13 month placement (July 2022)

Farnborough, Hampshire. Open to all STEM.

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We be­lieve in cre­ating an envi­ron­ment where you, our placement student, can learn and develop dur­ing your time with us and where you are giv­en your own ar­eas of responsibilities from the start. Our experts and mentors will treat you as part of the team from day one; encour­aging you to bring your own ideas to the table and to give you the opportunity to show what you can re­ally do.

The Corporate & Specialist sales department are responsible for the B2B sale of BMW & MINI products and accounts for c.40% of the total UK volume. This is achieved across a broad customer base spanning Leasing Companies, large Corporate partners, Rental, Government, Authorities & Motability. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, entrepreneurial, and practical individual to join our team on a 13-month student placement.

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What will you be doing?

As part of our team, you will work closely with the Corporate Sales Management team and our European colleagues in Germany. You will be involved in several critical long term strategic projects to maintain BMW Group’s position as the No1 Corporate Sales brand. Your attention to detail and personal drive will support the team in delivering several innovative customer initiatives and you will have day to day responsibility for managing a number of projects.

You will work alongside other teams in the wider organisation responsible for Strategy, Business Development, Marketing & IT. You will also gain hands-on management experience deputising for colleagues when they are on leave or engaged on other projects.

The successful candidate will be a source of innovation and creativity for our business as well as a resource that will challenge our norms. Our goal is to nurture a future leader for the BMW Group.

Qualifications and Experience

Currently studying for an undergraduate Business/STEM related degree and on track to achieve a 2:2 or above

To be successful you need the following attributes:

  • Analytical and creative mind
  • Great communication and relationship building skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Problem solving
  • Appetite to learn
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Knowledge of PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Microsoft excel
  • Must have a full UK driving licence and be willing to travel in the UK

Did you know…

Farnborough is home to our BMW, BMW Motorrad, MINI, ALPHERA and Alphabet National Sales Centres. We’re proud of our office environment and achievements. We offer a modern way of working with an empowering office culture, some aspects of which include:

  • Our work persona shift – being yourself is effortless and so increases efficiency and reduces wasted energy. For this reason we allow our employees to express themselves through the way they dress.
  • Flexible working hours - working flexibly improves mental perspective and increases sustained productivity. This means our leaders maintain balance, not burnout, through focusing on output, not attendance.
  • The opportunity to get involved with our continued support to our house charity with a variety of fundraising events throughout the year.
  • Throughout our offices there are open creative spaces which hold facilities such as table-tennis tables to encourage innovation and employee engagement.

Why choose us?

  • Great Pay – a competitive annual salary of £18,500, 27 days’ holiday (pro rata to your contract) and a pension scheme.
  • Rewarding Work-Life Balance – contracted working hours are 37.5 hours a week, helping you develop a fulfilling work-life balance.
  • Exciting Additional Benefits - throughout your placement you will be supported by our experts and have the opportunity to enjoy other employee benefits.

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Job ID Number: 210002F1
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