Business – Modern Apprenticeship - 7 posts - 16567
26 October 2018
Two years, starting in autumn 2019
Competitive starting salary
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 our 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's two year Business Apprenticeship scheme provides a
variety of experiences through placements in business-related
disciplines, working on real projects alongside specialists in the
world of business. Placements you may cover include Commercial,
Finance, Procurement, Manufacturing & Supply Chain, Project
Planning, Bid Management and Sales & Marketing. The final
positions will be in our Project Support Group within the Radar and
Advanced Targeting Sector in Edinburgh.
What might a day in this job look like?
During the three-month placements, you will be working within
cutting edge facilities, learning how the various business areas
operate, discovering how projects are run, managed and delivered,
and having opportunities to liaise with customers and suppliers.
There may also be opportunities for travel between the company's UK
and international sites.
Leonardo values its people and we reward commitment with a
competitive remuneration and flexible benefits package
- Competitive starting salary
- Annual incremental pay increases
- 3 performance-related pay reviews in the two years following
- 33 days holiday and flexible working arrangements
- Pension scheme (Contributory)
- Cycle to Work initiative
- Free gym membership.
A career in the defence industry rewards over 162,000 people and
generates a £22billion turnover. Come and be a part of a community
and work with some of the most talented business professionals in
the UK on some of the most exciting projects around.
What will I learn?
During your apprenticeship, you will complete the Higher
National Certificate (HNC) in Business and required Core Skills on
a day release basis, as well as undertake the Scottish Vocational
Qualification (SVQ) Level 3 in Business and Administration.
Through a series of rotational placements, you will gather real
work evidence such as reflective accounts which describe day-to-day
tasks you have completed and highlight the key business
competencies demonstrated. The SVQ will require you to gather this
evidence which demonstrates your development into a well-rounded
business person through on-the-job training, gaining the essential
practical skills needed to succeed.
Following completion of several placements, you will enter a
final placement, becoming more focused on one particular
discipline. This targeted learning allows you to build on your
skills and knowledge and develop into a valuable member of the
What Qualifications / Qualities are required?
You must have (as a minimum) the following academic
2 Higher Grades or equivalent:
- Mandatory: (A-C) Mathematics OR (A-C) English
- Mandatory: (A-C) Business subject (examples: Business Studies,
Project/Business Management, Finance, Accounts etc.)
2 National 5 or equivalent:
- Mandatory: (1-2) English and Maths.
- A minimum of 5 years' permanent residency in the UK
- Successfully complete SC security clearance.
- Ability to achieve high performance
- Want continuous improvement
- Develop customer focus
- Able to work together
- Demonstrate self-awareness and confidence
- A passion for technical analysis, judgement and
Sunday 10 March.