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IT Internship with Ford

  • Salary: £18,500 per annum (pro-rata)
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Essex
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 10/03/2017
  • Job reference: IT
  • Client: Ford

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We are looking for talented individuals to undertake either a 3 month summer Internship or a 12 month Business Placement. Successful candidates would work in our IT department, starting in early June 2017 for summer Internships and early September 2017 for Business Placements.

This is a great opportunity to gain experience with a global automotive industry leader. From your first day with us you will be working with IT and business colleagues from all over the world to help build, implement and enhance IT solutions.
As an intern, you will build on the knowledge and skills gained throughout your degree at University to perform a real role with real responsibilities. Your focus is likely to be on one of the following key business areas:

• Business Relationship Management: Business facing teams planning future IT strategy and projects
• Application Development: Developing, enhancing and maintaining IT applications that are at the heart of our global business
• Solutions Support: Providing front-line support for our critical IT applications and services

Typical intern responsibilities might include:

• Working with business customers to analyse and define requirements on regional or global IT projects
• Project managing changes to IT systems or processes
• Implementing enhancements to IT software or hardware in order to support business requirements
• Receiving, diagnosing and recommending fixes to production support issues on regional and global IT software and hardware
• Using your problem solving skills learnt at University to ensure business critical systems operate effectively
• Supporting and implementing the latest generation of online collaboration tools

You will be able to demonstrate:

• A knowledge and passion about our business and customers
• A drive for continuous improvement
• The ability to build strong relationships, leadership skills and be a team player
• Excellent communication skills
• A can do, find a way, attitude
• A positive approach and ability to inspire others
• Experience of delivering high quality work to deadlines
• Creativity, initiative, diplomacy, self-motivation and self confidence
• IT degree or a combined IT/Business degree or content is preferred
• Experience of working with IT solutions is advantageous

You’ll be communicating with a wide variety of people in a variety of settings – colleagues, business customers, and other senior management. You will also have the opportunity to work alongside global colleagues and contribute to international projects and work streams.

If you’re interested in an IT internship with Ford, we’d like to hear from you. Apply here today.

Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Michigan, manufactures and distributes automobiles across six continents. Ford has about 197,000 employees and 67 plants worldwide, and the UK is one of our most important markets outside the US.
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