Undergraduate Head Office Placement - Pendragon

Salary: £15,000
Location: Nationwide
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Human Resources, Management, Manufacturing and Production, Marketing, Finance

2018 Undergraduate Head Office Placement

Our year-long Undergraduate Placements are designed to give you a real insight into the day-to-day operations of the UK’s largest automotive retailer.

Based at our Head Office in Annesley (Nottinghamshire), you will experience the forefront of our commercial operations and will be tasked with challenging project work to really get your teeth stuck into. We will work with you in tailoring your experience to meet your learning needs to ensure you can apply all your theoretical knowledge into working practices. With plenty of responsibility from day one, this is a fantastic opportunity to increase your commercial awareness and develop those all-important transferable skills.

Throughout the placement you will learn a huge amount about our industry. Through hard work and a driven mind-set, future opportunities with Pendragon PLC could become available to you.

What you’ll be doing
We will work with you throughout the application process to decide which one business area will contribute towards your degree discipline and support your longer term career plans. The business areas include:

• Marketing
• Finance
• HR
• Operations - Used Cars
• Operations - Buying
• Telesales and Retention
• Procurement

You’ll work towards developing an in-depth knowledge of the structure and working practices within your chosen business area. You’ll be part of a team and will have the chance to connect with different people across the business. Working directly with our Leaders, you’ll have a strong support network around you to offer guidance and training. We will also set measurable objectives for you to work towards.

What we’re looking for
You will be working towards a degree (on track to achieve 2:1 or above) in Business or a related subject.

You will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the business and the industry. We’re a people-focused business, so we’re looking for team players with excellent communication skills and a strong customer focus to ensure your efforts directly affect our success and the great service we provide to our stakeholders.

To get the most out of these opportunities you will need to be able to think on your feet to keep up with our fast paced environment and have the ambition and eagerness to learn.

When applying for the role please specify in your application your preferred business area(s).

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