Commercial Placement

by RCI Bank UK Ltd

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Deadline: 21st February 2022
Salary: £18,000pa
Length: Placement Year (10 Months+)
Roles: Business Analytics, Business Management, Human Resources, Marketing
Location: Greater London
City: Maple Cross in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

Commercial Placement

12 Month Work Placement within one of our Commercial Departments -
Human Resources, Marketing, Sales, Customer Services – Project Support & Management Analysis and Information Systems - Organisation and Projects

We have a variety of opportunities throughout the business, including…


The Marketing department is made up of 5 teams including Brand, Digital, Pricing, CRM and Customer Experience and Communications. Communicating the value of our product, service and brand to customers and consumers are just some of the duties of the marketing team as well as overall responsibility for growing revenue, increasing market share and contributing to company growth and profitability. Promoting the business and driving sales of our products and services as well as providing the necessary research to identify the company’s target customers and other audiences.

Customer Services – Operations Project Support & Management Analysis

Primarily focussing on establishing clear forecasting and scheduling with the foresight of many considerations. Supporting projects, evaluating, identifying gaps trends and improvements, Supporting the management team whilst improving the operational service and level performance.

Human Resources Assistant

The HR department's responsibilities cover the full HR activity life cycle, recruiting employees with the right skills and application, training, personal and career development, reward, developing HR policies and working practices as well as maintaining and creating documentation used for a variety of projects throughout the business including at Board Level.

Human Resources – Recruitment and learning and Development

Playing a fundamental role within the team and the day to day running of the recruitment and Learning and Development function of the team. Involvement in administration. tasks and projects that influence the performance of both the team and the business. Tasks and projects can vary for year to year, but this is a great role for a student who is interested in process’, analysis and projects which includes autonomy to work on individual projects and tasks and building relationships and exposure to all levels within the business


The role will actively contribute to the achievement of the company’s commercial objectives and management of relationships with Manufacturer partners, the Dealer network, the RCI Field Team & third party suppliers, notably with regard to Used Vehicles, through the provision of analysis and reporting, the preparation of presentations for senior management and participation in projects.

Entrant Requirements

If you have a passion for business and you are driven to succeed, we want to hear from you.

  • Working towards a 2.1 or higher
  • Attained a BBC or equivalent at A-Level
  • Studying a degree with a placement year or an approved gap year
  • Eligible to Work in the UK for a placement year from June 2022

Please note that our Placement Scheme is for 12 months commencing in June 2022, so all applicants must be available for the full 12 month period.

About RCI Bank UK Ltd

Today present in 36 countries in Europe, North Africa, South America and Asia with our UK division based in Maple Cross, Rickmansworth, we provide a range of competitive finance options and solutions for both Retail & Business Customers.

RCI Bank launched in the UK in 2015 with a vision to provide a real alternative for UK Savers offering transparency, simple accounts with a great service.

We place a strong emphasis on continuous improvement and quality and believe we should be realised through the development of skills, knowledge and abilities of every employee. RCI’s work culture encourages involvement, trust and an open mind.

At RCI we take pride when observing the growth and development that each student leaves with, after the 12 months spent with us. Our students becoming fully fledged members of their team, and departments supporting them through their journey. Allocating tasks which satisfy our interns appetite to learn, grow and develop, in the hope that we will welcome them back as part of our Graduate programme.

In 2021 RCI have again been recognised as one of the UK's Best Work Places in the Great Places to Work, Large Company category, and in addition to this, we were also awarded one of the UK’ Best Work Places for Women, of which we are very proud.

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