Contract: Four years, starting in autumn 2023
Salary: £20,500 per annum
Closing Date: Friday 24 March 2023
You will contribute and experience commercial functional support in each of the business areas through a rotational placement spanning the full range and lifecycle of service delivery. You will study at the University of Strathclyde for completion of a BA (Hons) Business Management degree through a mixture of work-based learning, distance learning and day release.
Leonardo is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection and sustainable ’smart’ solutions. We are globally renowned and are continually expanding, offering exciting opportunities to talented people who want to work at the forefront of technology. Across our technical, engineering and business functions you can look forward to working with highly skilled professionals that are passionate about their work.
Leonardo values people that look to always develop throughout their career and along with an eager willingness to learn, a successful apprenticeship with us involves a drive to deliver results, sometimes from your own initiative, a patience for problem solving, as well as a need to comply with safety instructions and clear process compliance at all times. We view commitment to programme and learning objectives very highly.
What might a day in this role look like?
We need people who understand the importance of effective project planning and controls and are ready to commit to working in the business, whilst also committing to a 4 year degree programme. It is an opportunity to contribute and experience project planning in each of the business sectors.
During years 1 and 2 of the degree you will study core degree modules. In addition you will work closely with work-based mentors to enable you to apply your academic knowledge within the work context. You will learn how to schedule projects and track project performance. You will develop knowledge of project planning techniques and procedures and gain practical experience of SAP and P6 planning/project management systems.
Years 3 and 4 are designed to develop higher level cognitive skills and enable the continued integration of knowledge, professional competencies and transferable skills. You will provide input to Integrated Project Teams meetings to answer questions concerning project planning and be able to co-ordinate activities with other related areas of the business to support the planning process. You will further enhance and develop your operational skillset to enable you to take ownership of your own project planning portfolio.
The final positions will be within the Planning Function in Edinburgh.
What will I learn?
You will study at the University of Strathclyde for completion of a BA (Hons) Business Management degree through a mixture of work-based learning, distance learning and day release at university. At the end of the programme, you will work as a highly skilled member of our Project Planning and Controls community.
What qualifications/skills are required?
You must have (as a minimum) the following qualifications:
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 which includes having a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in the UK.