0 Like Rolls-Royce Commercial Degree Apprenticeship - Derby, UK

Rolls-Royce pioneers cutting-edge technologies that deliver the cleanest, safest and most competitive solutions.

Starting salary: Competitive
Location: Derby
Duration: 4 years

At Rolls-Royce, we pioneer cutting-edge technologies to explore the possibilities of cleaner, safer, more competitive power. As a Commercial Degree Apprentice, you’ll not only be immersed in the commercial side of our global company but play your own part in its success.

Join us and you’ll be shaping the future, surrounded by brilliant individuals who’ll help to

inspire, challenge, and support you to be yourself and at your best. Add to that the fact you’ll study for a degree in Business and Management as you gain real-world experience, it’s a perfect way to kickstart your career and get a great qualification, debt free.

The programme

Over four years, you'll complete a series of placements with our commercial teams in Civil Aerospace in Derby. You'll also study for a BA (Hons) degree in Business and Management at Nottingham Trent University with costs and study time paid for by us. We'll support you every step of the way, with structured placements and learning and development objectives plus mentoring and sponsorship from experienced professionals.

At the end of the programme, you'll be ready to become a Commercial Officer with Rolls-Royce.

What you’ll do

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop your commercial skills on real projects. You’ll be involved in diverse business issues as you support commercial teams in identifying risks and developing commercial proposals and business solutions. You can expect to put in place and manage new business contracts as well as analysing business cases. Across it all, you’ll gain a detailed insight into how a large, complex company makes a profit and works with its customers, suppliers, and partners. You’ll also work with the teams who strive for continuous improvement in the way things are done.

What you’ll need

5 GCSEs at grade 4/C which must include Maths and English Language. Plus 3 A-levels at grade B, excluding General Studies, or a Level 3 Extended BTEC at DDM (equating to minimum 120 UCAS points) ideally in business-related subjects. Obtained or predicted.

You’ll also need a passion for all things business, including an interest in contract management, as well as a good financial acumen. Problem-solving skills are a must and you’ll be a natural when it comes to communicating with others and working as part of a team.

What you’ll get

  • A competitive starting salary, with annual pay rises
  • Competitive pension and 33 days’ holiday per year (including bank holidays)
  • Work with expert mentors and career coaches
  • Fully sponsored Business and Management degree
  • Career support from day one

Applications open until Tuesday 28th February 2023

Assessment Centres running from January 2023 onwards

At Rolls-Royce, we recruit people based on merit, and regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, race/colour/nationality/ethnic or national origins, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable legislation.


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