Finance & Sales Strategy Placement at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
31st March 2020
South East
Salary Band
£18,000 - £19,999
Role May Involve
Business Management Economics Financial Management Mathematics/Statistics

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Finance and Sales Strategy Placement

At Hewlett Packard Enterprise, we innovate for tomorrow. We move at the speed of thought to turn insights into solutions. And that starts with finding the brightest minds to fearlessly create and to challenge the way we think.

We help customers use technology to reduce the time it takes to turn ideas into value. In turn, customers transform industries, markets and lives. We provide the cutting-edge technology solutions customers need to optimize their traditional IT while helping them build the secure, cloud-enabled, mobile-ready future uniquely suited to their needs.

We are currently looking for bright and ambitious students to join our 13 month internship programme in Bracknell.

As a Finance & Sales Strategy Intern, you will be supporting colleagues and management to ensure client satisfaction, financial performance and efficient business support operations.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Creating and developing reporting packs for senior executives that track change within the business and assist in crucial decision making processes.
  • Presenting important strategic and financial information on a weekly basis using a variety of mediums.
  • Liaising with sales specialists and account managers to monitor business activities and offering support to them whenever necessary.
  • Using an analytical approach, provide valuable feedback, thoughts and opinions to the strategy, sales and finance teams.

Skills & Competencies

  • Willingness to grow and develop with Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
  • Ability to use the Microsoft Office package to a high standard (particularly Excel & PowerPoint).
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Time management & organisational skills.
  • Ability to work with a level head under pressure.
  • Great team player.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively using different mediums.
  • Always proactively striving for improvements.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to demonstrate some work experience or participation in meaningful extra-curricular activities.


Applicants must be completing an undergraduate degree that requires (or has an option for) a year’s industrial placement. A Finance or Business related degree background that can demonstrate finance, business & analytical skills is preferred. A target to achieve a 2.1 (based on results and/or predicted grades) is required.

In addition to the above educational requirements, students must be eligible to work in the UK and be available to commence the placement at the beginning of July 2020 for 13 months.

About Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) advances the way people live and work. We bring together the brightest minds to create breakthrough technology solutions, helping our customers make their mark on the world.

Joining HPE in an early careers role is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated, proactive individual to grow with us and help us drive our continued success globally. We are one of the largest technology companies in the world, operating in over 150 countries and market leading in several industries. We believe in partnership, innovation and taking action – our culture is what defines us as a company: how we act, how we treat others, and how we conduct business. In addition to working alongside great colleagues, you will have many opportunities to learn through coaching and stretch assignment opportunities. You’ll be guided by feedback and support to accelerate your learning and maximize your knowledge. We even have a “reverse mentoring” program which allows us to share our knowledge and strengths across our multi-generation workforce.

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