BAE Systems
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Business Development Industrial Placement

Job description

An opportunity exists for an Industrial Placement to work within the Rochester-based BD team in support of their ongoing market creation and business winning activities within Europe.

This role will offer an opportunity to learn about the BD function in an unusually dynamic and fast-paced environment. It will provide an excellent insight into all aspects of the business winning process. There will be a particular focus on market identification, assessment and development, as well as competitor analysis.

What you will be doing

  1. Assisting with the creation and delivery of market assessments, covering either new geographies and/or new technologies
  2. Support to internal Phase Review of specific business opportunities, including associated research and document creation
  3. Helping the BD Manager (Europe) to create and maintain annual and monthly order forecast and status updates
  4. Help with the creation and maintenance of sales and promotional materials

Security / export control statement
Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Diversity and inclusion statement
We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.

Every placement will be challenging, exciting and inspiring.

What we are looking for


To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree. All degree subjects will be taken into consideration.

Accepted degree subjects

  • chemical engineering
  • geology and geographical science
  • mechanical engineering
  • materials science
  • engineering management
  • civil engineering and construction
  • environmental science and ecology

Additional job details

Competitive salary

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 2 September 2020

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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