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Graduate Job Category Development - Industrial Placement

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Pernod Ricard UK
Reference: J856
Salary: £16,000  

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Are you looking for an undergraduate placement year that provides opportunity, real responsibility and recognition for high achievement?

Do you have the drive, desire and determination to succeed at a high level?

Do you have a genuine interest in Category Development and the ambition to kick start your career in a fast paced and dynamic organisation?

Pernod Ricard UK is part of the Pernod Ricard Group – co-leader of the global wines and spirits industry. With a portfolio of premium brands we have a presence on every continent. You will probably be familiar with many of the products in our portfolio that includes; ABSOLUT Vodka, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Martell Cognac, Havana Club Rum, Malibu and Perrier Jouët Champagne.

We’re looking to recruit a number of undergraduates with flair and motivation to join our bright futures programme, offering you a huge amount of invaluable business experience. You will have the chance to work for a world-class organisation, with world class recognisable brands in a highly exciting and fun industry.

You’ll work collaboratively with your line manager to set objectives at the beginning of the placement, which focus on business needs as well as your professional development. Your line manager will support you during your placement and will review your progress and development on a regular basis.

A successful placement may lead to a graduate offer - Time to impress!

Commercial Placement

What’s your role?

To assist the Category Development team in providing insights to support the delivery of commercial objectives and enhance the development of our key brands, and enable better informed business decision making.

What can you expect?

Here are just some of the things you can expect to get involved in:

  • To assist with the creation and development of market and category reports for the internal commercial teams including senior management
  • Assisting the category team in the development of customer facing projects and presentations
  • Working with the category team to deliver the key commercial strategies in our On and Off Trade customers

What’s in it for you?

You will gain first-hand experience working with internal stakeholders and gain valuable exposure to major external customers in a department central to the business. You’ll also get the chance to attend some of our fantastic corporate events to fully immerse yourself in our desirable brands. In return we’re looking for a motivated, enthusiastic, ambitious individual with great interpersonal skills.

What do we require?

Applicants must:

  • Be studying a recognised sandwich undergraduate degree
  • Be studying a Business Management undergraduate degree, ideally incorporating analytical and statistical modules
  • Be on track to achieve 2:1 or above
  • Have a minimum of 300 UCAS points over three subjects at A Level (or equivalent)
  • Have eligibility to unrestrictedly work and live in the UK for the duration of the placement
  • Be available to work for 12 months

Placements will commence in June - July 2015 for successful candidates, and will be based in our West London offices in Chiswick. Current salary is £16,000 per annum, with 25 days holiday plus additional benefits.

The question is… Have you got the bottle?

Discovery Graduates are the retained managing consultants. All applications will be processed through Discovery. We regret due to the high volume of applications we receive; only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews. In the event that you are unsuccessful for this opportunity, we may still be able to help you and we will retain your application and consider you for other opportunities.

Location: London (inner and outer)

Recruiter Details

Discovery Graduates
0121 212 3111

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