BMW UK, Financial Services, Farnborough – Level 3 Human Resources – 2 Year Apprenticeship (August 2024)
Our Summit ONE campus in Farnborough is home to the National Sales Company for the BMW Group in the UK, as well as BMW Group Financial Services which offers retailers, corporate and private customers a range of customised financial services. Alphabet (GB) Ltd. as a leading provider of Business Mobility Services is also located in Farnborough.
Within our self-contained campus, we offer a modern way of working with an empowering office culture, some aspects of which include:
• Our work persona shift – being yourself is effortless and so increases efficiency. For this reason, we allow our employees to express themselves through our dress for your diary approach.
• Blended Working – a blended working approach improves mental perspective and increases sustained productivity. This means our leaders ensure our apprentices maintain balance, not burnout, by focusing on their output, not attendance.
• The opportunity to get involved with our house charity with a variety of fundraising events throughout the year. You will also have the opportunity to be involved in our DE&I network groups.
• Throughout our offices, there are open creative spaces which hold facilities such as table tennis tables, darts, and football tables to encourage employee engagement and networking.
The HR Planning, Policies, Processes team is responsible for the local implementation of the BMW Group HR strategy in all BMW Group UK and Ireland entities, as well as designing and implementing local HR policies, concepts, processes and tools for core HR topics such as compensation & benefits, job evaluation, reporting and HR planning. We regularly interact with colleagues in various Headquarter functions, local management and the wider UK HR network. We are also responsible for ensuring all HR policies are complied with and that all legal, compliance and regulatory requirements are met.
What will you be doing?
•Work within the HR Planning & Steering team and support with specific Planning & Steering topics, such as reward, reporting and policies.
•Opportunity to support other areas such as Talent Management and HR Business Partnering; providing experience on a variety of aspects of the Human Resources organisation.
•Build networks across the business, carry out projects, work alongside other members of the business and carry out tasks independently.
•This role will lead the delivery of HR solutions to business challenges, together with tailored advice to the business, in a number of HR areas.
•A good grounding across a range of HR disciplines is required to make recommendations to the business, to influence best practice.
Why choose us?
•Great Pay – A competitive salary enhanced every six months depending on individual progress and performance starting at £16,655 rising to circa £22,800 at the end of the programme. You will also receive 27 days holiday (pro rata to your contract) and have access to an attractive pension scheme.
•Rewarding Work-Life Balance – You will have a 37.5 hour working week. Start and finish times will vary to meet the needs of your work-based placements and college hours.
•Exciting Additional Benefits – You will also have the opportunity to enjoy other employee benefits, including access to our Choices benefits scheme, a flexible benefits scheme where you can select benefits based on your individual needs and lifestyle. In addition, you will also have access to our subsidised on-site restaurants, and if aged 18 and over, you will also have the opportunity to participate in our Preferences Car Scheme (subject to an affordability check).
•Development Potential – In the UK, we invest around £3 million per year in vocational and professional training for our employees. This means we invest in you, giving you the relevant BMW specific training that you will require to be an active member of our team.
•Networking Opportunities – Throughout your apprenticeship, you will be supported by our experts and many fellow apprentices. With around 8,000 employees and all three of the BMW Groups brands being represented in the UK, there are an abundance of networking opportunities allowing you to create meaningful working relationships.
What do you need to do now?
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, you will need to create a GetMyFirstJob account and then complete the short eligibility questions. Make sure your GetMyFirstJob profile includes details of both your achieved and any predicted qualifications. If you meet the eligibility requirements, the GetMyFirstJob team will invite you through to the next stage of the process.
The next stage of the process is a Strengths Video Interview. You can complete this at any time of day during your five-day invitation window and you will be recorded answering a set of questions. There is a practice question at the start and you get multiple chances to record each question, plus the GetMyFirstJob team are on hand to support you and give you lots of top tips and advice! Following this, successful applicants will be shortlisted and invited to a face-to-face Assessment Centre with BMW Group. Provisionally, the Assessment Centre is due to take place week commencing 8th April 2024.
To be eligible for this position, you must be able to provide proof of your legal right to work in the UK.
We are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 17th March 2024
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