Business Management Placement (12 months)

Business Management Placement (12 months) Guildford, England

Full Time Guildford, England 20590 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Job Description:

Start date: 22nd July 2024

Location: Guildford

Duration: 12 months

Application closing date: We encourage you to apply early to avoid missing out on this opportunity! Please note we will close adverts as soon as we receive sufficient applications.


Salary: £20,590

37 hours per week // Flexible working hours // Hybrid working // Half days on Fridays!* // 25 days holiday plus bank holidays

*subject to completing full hours prior to this

About us:

As the successful candidate you could be researching the latest advances in the space and geospatial sectors, working on business cases for innovative ideas and representing Airbus at external events.

You will feel at home working independently on research and analysis of information, as well as working well in a dynamic team environment on collaborative projects. You will enjoy absorbing information, looking at the bigger picture, as well as getting into the finer detail, in order to clearly communicate key points.

Everything is somewhere! We use the power of geospatial information and satellite imagery to address some of the biggest challenges faced by society today: climate change, sustainability, agriculture, energy, finance, public safety, maritime surveillance, and defence. From operating state-of-the-art satellites, to helping fire-fighters get the right information to target their efforts at the scene.

Our teams are made up of diverse expertise from across many disciplines, bringing a unique opportunity to work with individuals who are truly passionate about what they do. The work we do pushes the boundaries of technology to help address users’ needs by providing products and services that help our customers to increase security, optimise mission planning, improve management of resources and protect our environment across a wide variety of applications which include maritime surveillance, precision agriculture, emergency response and environmental monitoring.

What will you be doing:

The Business Management Intern will work within Intelligence UK Programmes across a range of business areas. This will include:

  • business administration;

  • developing new business ideas;

  • understanding customer issues;

  • managing business processes;

  • marketing business services;

  • recommending business solutions;

  • analysis of financial and sales reports and other key performance indicators to identify performance improvement.

The Business Management Intern will work in close collaboration with the Airbus Defence & Space Marketing and Sales team and assist in detailed market research and analysis across strategic market domains; identifying potential target markets or gaps in the market; reporting strategy analysis to senior management to ensure that all business development activities are optimised.

The Business Management Intern will develop an understanding of industry dynamics and be able to apply strategy concepts and reasoning methodologies to real business challenges (campaigns; portfolio management, corporate strategy) and draw realistic conclusions and recommendations from stakeholder management teams.


Our placements are open to Undergraduates only . Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement. Please inform your graduation date on your application.

*Please ensure you include your CV and a cover letter for your application to be considered.*

Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • You’re studying towards a degree in Business, Marketing, Economics or other business related. Having an interest (module) in analytics, new business models or geospatial data is a plus;

  • Strong communication, interpersonal and creative skills;

  • An ability to understand complex environments;

  • Commercial awareness;

  • Internal organisation, preparation of documents, reporting and Customer presentations in English;

  • Excellent analytical approach to problem solving and confidence in communicating solutions.

SECURITY CLEARANCE: Eligibility to gain UK SC Security Clearance OR You will be subject to a BPSS check (including a criminal record check).


Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.


AIRBUS Defence and Space Limited

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Support to Management <JF-FA-ES>

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.
Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

Airbus is, and always has been, committed to equal opportunities for all. As such, we will never ask for any type of monetary exchange in the frame of a recruitment process. Any impersonation of Airbus to do so should be reported to [email protected] .

At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.

Business Management Placement (12 months)
Toulouse, France
Guillaume Faury
$10+ billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Company - Public
Aerospace & Defence
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