It’s an exciting time to be join one of our Early Careers programmes at QinetiQ. We are always looking for great people to join our team, whether you are taking your first steps in starting a career or you are looking to make a career change, we have a wide range of exciting opportunities. If you would like to be part of one of our teams who are helping to improve today and shape tomorrow then we would love to hear from you! Once you’ve uploaded your CV/Resume, we’ll check to see if there is alignment between your skills, interests and the opportunities currently available & if so, we’ll be in contact.
Should there not be anything suitable at present, with your permission, we will keep your CV on file for consideration as future roles become available.
Start date: September 2022
Salary: £26,500 per annum + annual salary uplift scheme + bonus incentives
Benefits: Listed within text below
The Group Business Development function comprises Bidding, Commercial, Supply Chain & Procurement, Sales Operations, Estimating, Capture and Sales & Business Development teams.
Based within the Group Business Development function, the Commercial are a group of deal making experts who specialise in building sound contracts that work for both QinetiQ and our customers. We solve complex problems on existing contracts, and grow our business by supporting change.
The QinetiQ Commercial team support the generation of new business, and management of contracts that have been won by the company. We advise on deal structure, support and lead negotiations with our customers, and we help ensure that the business is aware of the risk and reward balance of entering into a deal. We also support contracts generation, manage disputes, changes, and exit of contracts.
Our Commercial Graduates serve in a series of 6 month placements which would be spent offering commercial support in and around one of the business units, or within our deployable pool serving one of our portfolios or major projects. Commercial Graduates are also given the opportunity to gain some experience within our adjacent functions like; sales, supply chain & procurement or legal. You will be in a position to make a real difference in the operational success of our business, and shall work to accrue a broad commercial skills base from which to launch your career.
You will need to have obtained or be studying towards at least a 2:2 in a degree with a key focus on any of the disciplines listed below:
We will also consider applications which have clear & relevant external experience in any of the above disciplines. You will also need to support this by having obtained or be studying towards at least a 2:2 degree.
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Please be aware that this role is subject to both security & export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that you must have the right to stay and work within the UK. Restrictions may also mean that any dual or previous nationalities held can affect the roles in which you can perform within QinetiQ.
Why join QinetiQ?
As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation and having the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.
You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture here.
Joining QinetiQ offers you an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits. You’ll receive a highly competitive salary and benefits package: our basic salaries are very attractive as we constantly review what’s happening in the market. The range of benefits that we offer include, adaptive and flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more.
As a company of over 6,000 dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.
Please note that many roles in QinetiQ are subject to national security vetting. Applicants that already hold the appropriate level of vetting may be able to transfer it upon appointment, subject to approval. A number of roles are also subject to restrictions on access to information that mean factors such as nationality, previous nationalities held and the country in which you were born may have an effect on the roles that you can be employed in.
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