Customer & Services Management Graduate Development Programme

Posted on Dec 11, 2018 by Rolls-Royce plc

Derby, Derby United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Ours is a global business. With operations in 50 countries and customers in over 150, this is your chance to explore new cultures, learn about emerging markets and forge relationships to optimise opportunities that will have a real impact on our business. It's about delivering a competitive advantage by listening carefully and thinking deeply about the complex demands of our customers to ensure that we deliver products and services that exceed expectations. You'll have the drive to build on your leadership potential so that by the end of the programme, you'll be an integral part of our Customer & Services Management team.

The programme

Our Customer & Services Management Development Programme is designed to give you an immersive, hands-on experience across a number of placements where you'll be asked to deliver tangible results. Over three and a half years, you'll undertake three six-month attachments - one of which will be overseas - before spending two years in a role which will cover the full breadth of our Customer & Services Management activities. And, if you prove yourself as much as we expect you will, you'll progress into a leadership role.

What you'll do

Our customers are at the heart of all we do. And it's only by understanding what they're truly looking for that we can then deliver a competitive advantage. It means you'll need to be relentless when it comes to making sure we deliver on our promises. Your placements might include marketing, business development, sales or services, and one will be internationally-based. From the outset, you'll be set business-critical challenges. It could be that you're tasked with developing new marketing strategies, driving business growth through customer analysis, planning sales activities or even supporting, planning and scheduling our operations and services to meet customer commitments.

What you'll need

At Rolls-Royce, we look for graduates who can be bold. People who are as excited about fulfilling their potential as we are and who have the drive, initiative and tenacity to succeed. A natural flair for global business, great communication and influencing skills and an unswerving customer-focus are important, as is an instinctive ability to take the lead, to challenge where needed, to be inquisitive and resourceful, and to drive positive change. In terms of your academic background, you'll either have or be on course for a 2:1 degree, or equivalent.

What you'll get
  • Competitive salary
  • A six-month international placement
  • Work towards professional membership of bodies such as SAMA, IAM, ISMM
  • Bonus schemes
  • A competitive pension
  • Leisure facilities and numerous sports societies and social activities

Who we are

Whether we're building the world's most efficient large aero-engine or supporting NASA missions on the edge of space, Rolls-Royce is all about innovation. We invest £1 billion every year into research and development, and file more patents annually than any other company in the UK. Working at Rolls-Royce means being part of a global team of 50,000 bold, curious pioneers, creating cleaner, faster, more competitive power. It means looking to the future, and shaping the world we live in.

We recruit, select and develop our people on merit, regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, race/colour/nationality/ethnic or national origins, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable legislation.

Reference: 599155162

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