Nissan UK
work experience
Expires3 days

Human Resources Placement Scheme

Job description

Nissan’s success can only be as strong as the team of people who live and breathe its mission. Our HR group ensures the well-being, dedication, and high level of talent that allow us to make a positive impact on the world. Joining us in the HR department, you’ll gain exposure to a wide range of operations based purely in the UK, with additional opportunities to influence Nissan on a European and global scale.

Overview - role
We have multiple opportunities within HR, both within our Sunderland Manufacturing Plant and our Maple Cross Sales and Marketing headquarters.

On our HR Sunderland Placement, you will have the opportunity to work in a wide variety of departments ranging from recruitment through to training and development. This will allow you to have a varied experience where you can apply your talents, giving you the chance to gain a much broader insight into the business as a whole.

In our HR Maple Cross Placement, you’ll provide real support for key HR projects. In particular you will gain exposure to our recruitment processes, from identifying suitable candidates through to the coordination of recruitment events. You will be involved in all aspects of the employee lifecycle, from drawing up a contract to induction, through to final exit interviews. You’ll gain experience in the application of best practice necessary to build a successful and well-rounded HR career. We also support general affairs and health and safety so you will experience a wide breadth of responsibilities and develop transferable skills along the way.

What you’ll be doing
Your responsibilities will be dependent on which section of the HR Department you will work in.

What we are looking for

Sunderland only – you must have a driving licence. Maple Cross – you do not require a driving licence.

  • Able to partake in a placement year as part of your course
  • Strong analytical skills and a data-driven thinker
  • Excellent communication and team-working skills
  • Creative and forward-thinking
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced organisation
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office applications


  • Sunderland only – your degree must be HR or business related
  • Maple Cross – you can be studying any degree

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

Maple Cross
Competitive salary

Sunderland: fitness centre, paid overtime and time in lieu, sports and leisure complex, 26 days annual leave

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31 January 2020

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Closing date:  31 January 2020

Expires3 days

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