Planning Co-ordinator at Nissan UK

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Rickmansworth Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Automotive Marketing

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7.7/10

The Role
8.2
Organisation
8.6

Socialising

5.8

The Role

Role Description

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1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

The job was great as i had an interest in the industry and getting to see how it worked was interesting personally

8/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

I was often invited into meetings with higher level staff to get to see how the business functioned on a level above my role

8/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

my manager was great and offered support with my work and any issues that arose whilst completing tasks

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

my role was made up of only a few tasks this led to inconsistent work loads, sometimes I had a lot to complete in very little time and at other times there was little to nothing to do

6/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

I had a large amount of control over important business functions however I was monitored by my manager as you would expect, to make sure I carried out my responsibilities to an acceptable standard

9/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

I am currently in my final year so cant comment on this to a great extent but I feel it helps me contextualise my final year work in a more useful way

9/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The atmosphere was generally always positive despite stressful times, most people remained in a positive mood

9/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

From beginning to end it was setup and run well, there was a clear role, support and structure provided to allow me to carry out my role effectively

10/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

Though I received no formal training on the job I feel that offering the opportunity to work at the company is a large investment in any placement student accepted due to the responsibilities and opportunities offered

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Car
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
9/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

All placement students are invited to apply for graduate roles but there is never certainty of a job after degree completion due to the scale of the company and number of applicants

7/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

There was a fair few social event opportunities though I personally attended very few, they were on offer for those interested

8/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

Cant comment as i lived at home for placement

5/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

I lived at home and commuted to placement so cant comment

5/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

As stated earlier there was a social committee which offered events and socials to all employees on a regular basis

5/10