Pricing and Steering Intern

by BSH

Best Student Employer

Rating

4.5/5
  • Skills
    4.8
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    4.0
  • Culture
    4.5
  • Your Impressions
    4.3

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • • Providing regular and ad hoc analysis to management and preparing presentations covering a variety of commercial, market and business topics • Liaising with the sales force, sales directors, senior management, executive management, to ensure relevance and develop existing processes. • Supporting with reports and SALA (sales analysis tool) user queries • Supporting with ad hoc sales reporting • Liaise re sales deductions, Net TO & profitability. • Obtaining data from SAP • Develop new reporting solutions and support with more complex queries


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • High level of Excel competency, PowerPoint Managing conflicting priorities Time management SAP Networking. Some presentation experience


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, my original manger left the business after my third week so taking on some of his responsibilities as well as new ones with my changing team and the needs of sales directors etc. There's no shortage of responsibility.


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • There was a fair amount of training offered however, with the specifics of the role you are required to think on your feet and learn through doing. There is a lot to learn so not everyone has the time to run through it all. Instructions were limited however, hopefully this is different now and you can thank me.


  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 4/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Quite relaxed and optimistic. BSH is doing well and there are lots of giveaways etc. There's also quite a few programs to get involved with - charity, competitions, coffee roulette. People are very understanding as long as you are meeting deadlines you've agreed to.


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I very much enjoyed my placement. I've learnt a great deal of skills which I can use and put on my CV. Met some great people and stayed outside my comfort zone without getting overworked.


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at BSH
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend BSH to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to BSH
  • Think about the Brands and the initiatives. Look at home connect and other exciting innovations. You don't have love washing machines to enjoy working at BSH but you will learn a lot about the industry. There's a lot of communication involved as well as working on excel and sales systems so if you can demonstrate an aptitude towards those things then that's great.


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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Business Analytics

East of England

May 2021


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