Business Graduate – Alexander-Dennis – Larbert


Business Graduate Programme

Location: Larbert

Start date: March 2023

Come join Alexander Dennis. We are transforming public transport globally by designing, manufacturing, and servicing the cleanest and greenest buses and coaches for our customers.

Our people are our biggest asset, making us the hugely successful company we are. We are transforming how we work, offering team members more flexibility around how they live and work.

What does that mean for you?

  • Progressive salary as you move through the programme.
  • A half day on a Friday. Yes, every Friday. Giving you more time at the weekend to do the things you love with the people you love.
  • A 37-hour working week, with flexible working options, giving you that much needed work/life balance.
  • Annual leave entitlement which increases with tenure.
  • Pension scheme to help you save for the future.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme which offers practical, impartial support on issues impacting your life.
  • Cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership. Your health and wellbeing is important to us.

Interested and want to find out more? Check out our YouTube channel or LinkedIn!

Your dream role:

  • We’ve an exciting opportunity to join our rotational business graduate programme x 2 roles
  • Working closely with senior management, you’ll support and lead on strategically important projects.
  • Over the two years, you’ll complete four functional placements. The range of initiatives are endless, but we try to provide a well-rounded experience with exposure to a placement in each of the following:
    • Customer and or demand focused: Here you might be helping us seek out new markets, mange the pricing and tender process, or lead on marketing campaigns.
    • Supply Chain and/or Procurement: Here you might be sourcing new suppliers or helping us improve the efficiency of our complex global supply chains.
    • Operations and/or Aftermarket: You might be in production, helping us to build our products more efficiently, or you might be helping us understand aftermarket data to allow us to make better decisions.
    • Business Support and/or Engineering: Here you might be looking at our multi-year Programmes or helping us balance supply and demand. You could be assisting with Facilities or Engineering to allow them to deliver projects at pace.
  • Functional blocks are usually six months each, but occasionally you’ll be asked stay longer to complete a project.
  • You’ll have set objectives at the start of each placement, with a review at the end and the opportunity to progress salary wise.

What you will bring:

  • Recently degree qualified. We don’t mind in what field, as long as you’re intellectually curious and highly motivated to succeed.
  • You’ll have excellent communication skills with the ability to build relationships with stakeholders across all levels of seniority.
  • Pragmatic and creative, you’ll enjoy challenging the status quo – bringing a fresh perspective and new ideas to the table.
  • Numerical, analytical and comfortable working with data.
  • Things can get hectic. You will remain calm under pressure and have the ability to prioritise a busy workload.
  • You won’t be afraid of a hands-on, busy role which will be challenging and stretch you to achieve high performance.
  • It’s important that you are able to work in ambiguous situations, under your own initiative.
  • Finally, you’ll be flexible and agile to shift priorities in line with business needs.

Next steps:

If this sounds like you, and you’re interested in coming ‘aboard’, then we would love to hear from you. Alongside uploading your CV, please share a short covering letter detailing why you’re interested and why we should hire you!

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We care deeply about being inclusive and we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Due to the volume of vacancies and applications, we would prefer that you submit your application online. If however, you require an alternative method of applying, please give us call on +44 1324 621 672 or send an email to [email protected]

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