Business Performance Analytics Placement at Volkswagen Group UK

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
11th October 2019
Regions
East Midlands South East
Town/City
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary Band
£16,000 - £17,999
Salary
£17,500
Role May Involve
Business Management Economics Logistics and Operations Mathematics/Statistics

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Business Performance Analytics Placement

What will you be doing?

Our teams ensure our products are suitably positioned in the marketplace and that once a customer chooses us, their vehicle is built and delivered on time. Your role will be crucial to achieving sales targets through forecasting, analysis and purchase incentive planning. You’ll build and issue accurate and insightful reports with commentary to inform critical decisions.

What's in it for you?

As an undergraduate on one of our placements, you’ll receive a £17,500 salary, as well as a new car every four months (as long as you have a full, clean UK driving licence). You’ll also receive 27 days’ holiday – plus bank holidays – a discretionary bonus, an award-winning pension scheme, flexible benefits allowance, employee well-being support, an on-site restaurant and shopping discounts. Upon completion, you’ll also have the opportunity to be considered for our Graduate Programme.

What do you need?

To be successful in this role you must enjoy gathering and manipulating complex data from a wide range of sources. As a competent Excel user, you’ll identify trends and make sound recommendations on key business decisions. These placements suit students of Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Information Technology as well as Business and Supply Chain. You’ll be driven by a desire to understand what drives business success.

Our placement is open to any student at a UK university who is eligible to work full-time in the UK for twelve months from June 2020. You should be on a sandwich degree or course which offers a one-year industrial placement. We have a duty of care to our people and wouldn't want you to spend a large amount of time commuting, so we require undergraduates to be based within a 20 mile radius of our Milton Keynes head office.

What’s the assessment process?

If you're identified as a stand-out candidate following the initial CV screening stage and video interview; we’ll invite you to one of our assessment centres where you’ll meet some of our Managers and other Undergraduates. This process is designed to help us both work out if a Placement here is right for you. Successful candidates will be offered a place soon after the assessment centre.

About Volkswagen Group UK

We’re driven by difference. With five big brands under one roof – each with its own history, designs and inventions – we’ve created some of the world’s most iconic vehicles, from luxury sports cars to family camper vans. Here, you’ll discover opportunities, explore ideas and tackle challenges that you won’t find anywhere else. Whatever drives you – whether it’s curiosity, adventure, collaboration or growth – at Volkswagen Group, you’ll find a career path that matches your ambitions.

How to apply

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