BMW Financial Services UK, Farnborough - 3 year Data Science Apprenticeship - Level 6 (degree) – 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. a leading provider of Business Mobility Services is also part of the BMW Group Financial Services organisation
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.
Would you like to be involved in the Artificial Intelligence revolution that is going to change the world?
Data drives business at BMW Group Financial Services UK.
Join the Data & Analytics team on an exciting journey while you study for a degree in Data Science.
What will you be doing?
As a degree apprentice in the Data & Analytics team at BMW Financial Services UK Group, you will develop skills in:
•Programming for data analytics and data science using Python and SQL
•Data visualisation techniques using tools such as Tableau and Qlik Sense
•Databases and data warehousing using cloud infrastructure
•Preparing and modelling data
You’ll have opportunities to work on real projects, putting your learning into real industry practice.
You will need to be enthusiastic and well-disciplined, as the apprenticeship is heavily focused on attitude and behaviour. In addition, it will be necessary to exhibit initiative and be reliable and conscientious. Excellent communication skills are essential, as is the ability to work both independently and as part of team.
Why choose us?
•Great Pay – A competitive salary enhanced every six months depending on individual progress and performance starting at £16,655 rising to over £30,500 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. Tuition fees for the entire degree course will be covered by us and you’ll receive a monthly salary. We’ll provide you with a laptop and any other equipment you need for your role.
•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.
•Corporate culture is built on diversity, inclusion, teamwork, and collaboration. Our offices at Summit ONE in Farnborough provide creative spaces and facilities like Ping-Pong tables to foster innovation and promote employee engagement. You’ll be joining a community of over 70 interns and recent graduates who help drive the group's success.
•You’ll be joining a socially and environmentally responsible company. Opportunities to get involved with our house charity and fundraising events throughout the year.
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 15th March 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 25th February 2024.
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