Industrial Placement (Project Management)

Leonardo – Società per azioni · Competitive · Basildon
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You will be working in our Integrated Sensing and Protection line of business, based in Basildon. The line of business integrates and supplies Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) & Force Protection electronic products and systems. We work at all stages of the lifecycle from research and development, through to production and support. We work closely with partners, suppliers and customers to deliver the best outcomes.

At Leonardo we value individuals who continuously demonstrate a dedication to their personal development, and successful completion of an Industrial Placement with Leonardo can lead to an offer on our Graduate Development Programme. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are willing to take on a challenge to fill our industrial placement roles, and we will demand a high degree of customer focus and work performance from you in order to meet our operational challenges. If you are willing able to commit to giving your best performance, you will find Leonardo a very rewarding place to work!

How this role fits in

You will be working in our Integrated Sensing and Protection line of business, based in Basildon. The line of business integrates and supplies Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) & Force Protection electronic products and systems. We work at all stages of the lifecycle from research and development, through to production and support. We work closely with partners, suppliers and customers to deliver the best outcomes.

What you will do

Role description

On a Project Management Industrial Placement you will get a chance to put your learning and knowledge into practice. During the placement you will experience a range of projects across our three different business areas, from technical design projects to multi-million pound production projects, with the ability to experience a variety of projects through their lifecycle - bid and capture, project initiation, delivery, repairs and customer support. You will be immersed within a multi-functional Integrated Project Team (IPT) to gain an understanding of the day-to-day life of a project manager; by the end of the placement you will be equipped with practical experience to support your ongoing development.

How will we support you?

Leonardo values their people and we reward commitment with a competitive remuneration and flexible benefits package including:

  • Competitive starting salary & relocation allowance (subject to eligibility)
  • Generous holiday entitlement and flexible working arrangements
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private healthcare options
  • Employee discounts with selected suppliers (including gym membership)
  • Discounted coffee bar & restaurants at each site
  • Free on-site parking

To find out about all of our Company benefits please visit:

http://www.uk.leonardocompany.com/people-careers/people/company-benefits

What we are looking for

Mandatory

Nationality and Security Clearance

Please note that in order to apply for this opportunity you must be eligible for UK Security Clearance. Normally this is to the level of Security Check (typically known as SC) for our business.

Qualifications

All of our Industrial Placement roles require a minimum of a predicted 2:1 grade in a relevant degree discipline. For project management roles please note that our preferred degree disciplines include Engineering, other STEM subjects, Business or Project Management.

Highly desirable

  • Strong communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to think laterally
  • Pro-active and results driven with a can do attitude

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