Job description Our 12-month placement gives you a valuable first look at what it's like to work here, with real responsibility and accountability.
Choose which discipline best suits your interest and skill set: Analyst & Data Science; Risk; Change; Customer & Employee Experience; Finance & Treasury; Product & Marketing; and Modelling. In addition to this, we also offer Industrial Placements within our Technology Development Programme for university students who are interested in learning more about IT.
You'll be based within one business area throughout your time with us, developing your experience and knowledge. We view our Industrial Placements as a pipeline into our Graduate Programmes. Who we're looking for We're all about the power of the collective, so you'll be using your good communication skills to build strong and lasting working relationships. You'll be a quick learner, inquisitive, always focused on solutions and have the tenacity to bring them to life. In this digital age, we need people who are familiar with all the apps and devices that make our world go around too.
Our members are at the heart of everything we do, so a passion for providing excellent customer service is a must. The path to the right result is rarely straightforward so you'll have to be comfortable navigating challenges and managing ambiguity. As a high performing, ambitious deliverer, we'll rely on you to be decisive, organised and proactive. What you'll be doing We need University placement students who are go-getters; ambitious, driven, and full of curiosity. And we promise to give you all the opportunities you can handle to continue learning and developing in a challenging 12-months.
On-the-job learning is crucial to understanding the skills and expertise required in any role so from the day you start you'll be doing a real job with clear expectations and targets.
Apply now The extras you'll get As well as a fixed-term contract and a competitive starting salary (£17,682pa), as a valued member of the team we offer you:
• A 12-month placement from Sept 2020 until Sept 2021• A real job - you'll be contributing to the organisation while you learn• An annual discretionary bonus based on us meeting our objectives• 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays• A company pension where if you pay 7% we'll top up to 23%• Access to training to help you progress and develop your skills• Relocation assistance where applicable• And a warm glow from helping our members.
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Why work for us?
We're different. Very different. Because at Nationwide, as well as having the enormous scope of a top financial services provider, we're a mutual, here to provide the best for our 15 million members. That means investing in people and technology, researching and innovating to deliver the products and services our members deserve.
And we've remained true to our roots. 'Building society, nationwide' is more than providing mortgages - it's supporting our local communities, funding housing initiatives, doing the right thing. So, you really can have it all. Head and heart. Leading edge career and social purpose.
At Nationwide we also have a strong ethic of care, and a genuine concern for each other as well as our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We are committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. Here you'll be a part of an inclusive workplace where you can be yourself, where your talents are nurtured and you feel empowered to contribute. If you'd like to apply, just click the 'Apply now' button. You can choose up to two schemes. You'll need to attach your CV and answer a few questions.
We'll send you our online tests to complete and, once you've passed them, we'll arrange a 20-minute telephone interview. You'll then be invited to one of our assessment centres which run from mid-November but are mostly in January and February next year. More details of the application process and our seven schemes are on nationwide-jobs.co.uk/early-careers/ industrial-placements . Good luck!
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