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Application Tips.

LOG IN AND CREATE YOUR PROFILE.

Search for jobs.

You can find our job search function in our job list easily, either by clicking the ‘Job Finder’ button on the top left corner in the header or by scrolling down one level from the homepage.

You can easily sort through vacancies in the list of jobs available by adjusting the search criteria to meet your criteria.

You can search by legal entity, job field, job type, country and location. Please be aware that your search might already have filters in place depending on how you access the job list.

By selecting a job from the list, the job description will display more details about the specific opportunity. The ‘apply now’ button will lead you directly to our online recruiting system where you can submit your application.

All positions listed on our web site are open for applications.

HOW TO CREATE A CANDIDATE PROFILE.

In order to create a candidate profile you need to register on our recruiting system. Therefore we would like you to read the privacy statement first so that you know how the BMW Group handles your personal data. Once you accept the conditions, you will be able to register. As a new user you need to register by choosing a username, creating a password and entering your email address.

You can submit your applicant information in three different ways. The fastest way to upload your data is by connecting to your LinkedIn profile or by uploading your CV. By selecting the first option, you will be directed to the login page of LinkedIn. With the second option you just need to upload your CV. The system will take the relevant information from the profile and will use it to automatically fill out parts of the online submission. Please review the information that has been automatically entered for you and make any relevant changes in the next steps. If you do not upload a profile or a resume, you will need to fill out the online submission manually. How we delete data is explained in detail in the privacy statement. You can pause the application at any time and add or update data. Before submitting your application you will be shown an overview of your personal and professional information that you are always able to amend.

Data protection is extremely important to us, and to ensure this, we give you complete control over which BMW Group locations or legal entities can view your candidate profile. This is managed in the preferences section during the application process by specifying the appropriate location(s) and organization(s). In order to set your preferences, select the BMW Group location(s) at which you want your candidate profile to be visible. By adding your selection to the list, recruiters in the specific country (or countries) will be able to see your candidate profile and can then consider you for positions which fit your criteria. If you also wish to limit your profile visibility to a certain legal entity, you can do so by specifying this in the third preferences page. Please note: selecting a legal entity can be skipped if you want your profile to be visible to all entities within the selected country (or countries).

We offer you the possibility of staying informed of the latest job vacancies that match your profile. To subscribe or unsubscribe to the email notifications, just tick or untick the box in the personal information section in your application profile.

At this page in the online recruiting system you will find a summary of all the applications you have submitted and your current submission status. By clicking on "View" you can call up the summary of your application at any time and continue working on it. You can manage your user profile under “My Account Options”: here you can change your password or deactivate and delete your account.

PRACTICAL TIPS FOR YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION.

You can enter the online application system by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button on our career page. Please describe your qualifications and skills accurately, honestly and in as much detail as possible. Please ensure that you upload all the relevant documents. The following documents should be included

  • CV / Resume containing any relevant information about qualifications
  • Any relevant information to the job you are applying to (e.g. certificates, portfolio, and performance records etc.)
  • References from your former employers – if available

You may upload up to 5 files of 10 MB each:

Please do not forget to submit your application when you have finished creating your profile. We wish you every success with your application.

You can send us an application for one or several vacancies.

You can view all open positions here by clicking on the "Job Finder" in the navigation bar. The "apply now" button at the end of each job description takes you into the application process in the recruiting system. Only by submitting the application is your profile visible to the BMW Group Recruiting Team.



After you have submitted your application, you will receive an email notification. Then a member of the BMW Group Recruiting Team will review your documents. Our recruiters will look through all submitted applications and should yours be of interest, we will invite you to an interview.

Once you have submitted your application for a vacancy on our careers page, our team will review your CV to check that your experience and skills match the job requirements. If they do, you will be invited to take part in a telephone interview. If you pass these first two stages, your CV will be sent to the hiring manager.

Once the hiring manager has reviewed your CV, you will be invited to an interview/assessment centre, where you will have the chance to meet our team in person, introduce yourself and demonstrate your skills and experience.


Depending on the entry level of the applicant and the occupation they are interested in, we use various selection criteria and selection tools with which we assess candidates.



A telephone interview may be the first step towards a selection day or face-to-face interview. The applicant will receive a phone call from the HR department or the hiring department. The conversation focuses on the candidate's professional background, their specialist knowledge and suitability for the job in question. The telephone call also provides the chance for any additional questions on either side to be answered.

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