Business Management Industrial Placement at Computacenter

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Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
31st January 2020
Central London and City North West South East West Midlands
Hatfield, Hertfordshire, Manchester, London
Salary Band
£16,000 - £17,999
Role May Involve
Business Management Customer Service Economics

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“I absolutely loved my placement year with Computacenter. I have learned so much about businesses and the way they function and have developed huge amounts as an individual developing key skills that will be hugely helpful when I begin my search for graduate jobs.…” - Read full review

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Business Management Industrial Placement

We’re looking for talented individuals to join our Service Management division on a 13-month industrial placement prior to completing their final year at University. Based on customer sites across the UK, this placement will put you right at the heart of our business, delivering a consistent service to them and seeing how our in-life contractual services operates. We are looking for students to be located across the UK.

What will I gain from the programme?

  • A specific role adding value to the business as well as individual project assignments
  • Structured development programme
  • Opportunity to gain industry recognised qualifications
  • ‘Hands-on’ experience in a fast-paced environment which will provide an opportunity to learn how IT services are delivered, learning from experts in their fields
  • Exposure to a global corporate environment with an opportunity to work with colleagues across the world (e.g. Spain, France, Germany, South Africa)
  • Opportunity to work with ‘Real Life customers’ in their corporate offices

What criteria do I need to meet to apply?

We’re seeking individuals who are studying at undergraduate level across all degree disciplines and are in the penultimate year of their degree.

In terms of characteristics we are looking for applicants who:

  • Are driven and committed to provide outstanding levels of service
  • Have good financial and commercial acumen
  • Enjoy team collaboration and can build good working relationships at all levels
  • Can adapt to situations and step out of their comfort zone to solve problems and make decisions
  • Confidently contribute ideas and suggestions on how we can be more innovative
  • Are organised with the ability to learn and analyse information quickly
  • Bring theoretical learnings from their studies and put them into practice with Comptacenter’s Service Management team

About Computacenter

At Computacenter, our tag line is ‘enabling users in a digital world’ – and that’s exactly what we do; we equip our customers’ people with the tools and technology they need, to successfully run their business. We put our customers and people at the heart of everything we do. As a year-long placement undergraduate, we will expect a lot of you, but in turn we will go the extra mile to enable you to achieve great things.

Our placement opportunities are real jobs with real impact on our business. As well as hands-on experience, we offer business-aligned training and ability to build your own network, drive individual or team projects, exposure to senior leaders, and are actively encouraged to play a pivotal role as a company ambassador in schools or universities nationwide.

Our programmes are well designed, well run and put the emphasis on your development and giving you real responsibility. No IT experience? No problem! This unique journey could be the start to the rest of your career.

How to apply

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