Industrial Placement - Commercial Strategy and Change

Job Type Commercial
Graduates / Placements
Region South East England
Location Bracknell
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
Closing Date 25/10/2019
Vacancy Type
Placement - 12 Month
Salary 19,500
Salary Frequency per annum
Hours of Work
35 Hours per week
Monday - Friday

Duties & Responsibilities

Our Industrial Placement Programme within Commercial Strategy and Change will make you see retail in a new light. Our unique Partnership different and approach to business will enable you to get the most out of your placement year. Our placements combine hands on experience with real projects. You will also receive relevant on the job training.

In our Industrial Placement - Commercial Strategy and Change role you will support a variety of critical Commercial functions across Commercial Strategy and Change including; support for Commercial Projects, analytical reporting and the delivery of first class communication ensuring that queries, change processes, projects and requests are actioned efficiently.

Job Requirements

During your Industrial Placement within Commercial Strategy and Change you'll have accountability for a number of tasks including;

- Support and delivery of commercial projects which will give you the opportunity to put your academic studies into practise helping to solve complex business challenges
- You'll gain understanding of the processes required for the routine running of the Commercial Strategy and Change department whilst creating relationships with other departments.
- Analyse range performance and make range recommendations to the commercial teams
- Support with the organisation of the Waitrose Supplier Conference
- Gain technical knowledge through supporting key projects within the department including Price & Promotions and the Category (Primary/Secondary) departments
- Accurate diary management, reporting and communications to the department

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

The minimum application requirements are as follows:
As part of your degree, be able to take a year out in industry commencing July 2020

The assessment centre for this role will be held in November 2019. The placement will start on Monday 6th July 2020.

Our application window is scheduled to close on the above date, however, in the event of a large response we will close applications early and will be unable to accept any further applications. We would, therefore, encourage interested individuals to apply early.

Please note, we will only accept one application for any of the Partnership Industrial Placement schemes. If you apply for more than one scheme, we will take the first application we receive. You will then receive an email notifying you of the withdrawal of any subsequent applications.

Please print off the job description now, as you will be unable to view it once the vacancy has closed.

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Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

- Be currently studying a Business, Economics or other related degree topic
- Be comfortable with numeracy
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