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Operations Financial Services Farnborough 09.01.2023

BMW Financial Services, Farnborough - Corporate Governance -13 Month Placement (July 2023)


We be­lieve in cre­ating an envi­ron­ment where our placement students re­ally can learn and develop dur­ing their time with us and where they are giv­en their own ar­eas of responsibilities from the start. Our experts and mentors will treat you as part of the team from day one, encour­aging you to bring your own ideas to the table and giving you the opportunity to re­ally show what you can do.


Our Summit ONE 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.  We decided in November 2020 to bring together BMW Financial Services and Alphabet to stay relevant to our customers and continue to succeed in a rapidly changing business environment.

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 the way they dress.
• Flexible working hours - working flexibly improves mental perspective and increases sustained productivity. This means our leaders maintain balance, not burnout, through focusing on output, not attendance.
• The opportunity to get involved with our continued support to our house charity with a variety of fundraising events throughout the year.
• Throughout our offices there are open creative spaces which hold facilities such as table-tennis tables to encourage innovation and employee engagement.



BMW UK, Financial Services, Farnborough - Corporate Governance - 13 month placement (July 2023)

The Corporate Governance function is part of the CEO’s office and is responsible for the overall decision making and policy framework at BMW Group Financial Services in the UK and Ireland.  This includes running Management Committee meetings where key business decisions are made.

What will you be doing?

The Corporate Governance and CEO support intern is responsible for supporting the Corporate Governance and CEO office team with various tasks associated with governance, policy management and CEO support activities.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Support in drafting the agenda for monthly Management Committee meetings for the UK and Ireland; documenting and following up action points with senior management and writing draft minutes in advance of the meeting.
  • Assist in maintaining policy framework within UK and Ireland; monitoring and control of new and overdue policies; reviewing new BMW Group and Divisional policies; publication of approved policies.
  • Supporting oversight and monitoring of internal service level agreements and tracking of internal audit points.
  • Assisting with other ad-hoc tasks within the Corporate Governance and CEO office.
  • Studying towards a bachelor’s degree - preferably with a business element or similar and in line to achieve a 2:1 or above.
  • Well-organised and able to work independently.
  • High level of self-motivation and ability to work well under pressure.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.  Communicates effectively and proactively.
  • Experience of MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint software

Why choose us?

  • Great Pay – A competitive annual salary of £21,000, 27 days holiday per annum (pro rata to your contract) and an attractive pension scheme.
  • Rewarding Work-Life Balance – Contracted working hours are 37.5 hours a week Monday to Friday, helping you develop a fulfilling work-life balance.
  • Exciting Additional Benefits – You will have the opportunity to enjoy access to our Advantages scheme, giving you access to a range of offers and discounts, and a subsidised on-site restaurant.


What are we responsible for?

  • Supporting you in your training and ensuring you settle into your role and feel welcomed.
  • Working sustainably and ethically.
  • Providing you with the opportunity to bring your own ideas and develop yourself.
  • Ensuring you are happy with your work-life balance and feel as though your contribution to the business is being valued.
  • Encouraging you to develop your soft skills such as creating working relationships, communicating effectively, delivering presentations and gaining confidence in your own ability, supporting you in both your return to university and your future career.


What do you need to do now?

If this sounds like the opportunity for you then apply today using the link below.

The next stages of the recruiting process could include: online testing, video interview and then a face to face, telephone or virtual interview with the hiring manager. This may be in the form of an assessment centre.

Please note:

We operate rolling recruitment, this means we may close the application window earlier than identified, if sufficient applications are received, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Please ensure that you complete all of the free text questions for your application to be progressed, and include a role relevant cover letter, explaining why we should consider you for this position.

To be eligible for this position, you must be returning to your studies, for a minimum of 6 months, after completion of this placement, and be able to provide proof of your legal right to work in the UK, if you are not a UK passport holder.  

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of 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 5th February 2023

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BMW Financial Services, Farnborough - Corporate Governance -13 Month Placement (July 2023)

United Kingdom
Legal Entity:
BMW Financial Services (GB) Ltd.
BMW Group
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Operations Financial Services
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