Honda graduate development programme

Career Dreamers Wanted - Do you believe in the Power of Dreams?

Honda is a company built on dreams.

It is these dreams that inspire us to create exciting, innovative and beneficial products. ‘The Power of Dreams’ is our way of thinking and allows us to be a unique global business like no other.

We are the largest engine manufacturer in the world and the business is comprised of more than 500 companies with 134 production facilities in 28 countries, plus another 31 R&D centres located in 15 countries.

Honda designs, develops, manufactures, distributes and sells cars, motorcycles, jet planes, marine engines, ATVs, lawn mowers, tillers and generators, to name just a few.

From the day Honda was founded, we’ve nurtured an enterprising spirit and a free, open-minded atmosphere for our employees to develop their careers. The Honda Graduate Development Programme is no exception, designed to value creativity and aspiration, supporting your personal development and career every step of the way.

The programme will quickly develop and progress ambitious graduates into field based and/or management roles within the Honda UK business, ultimately representing Honda with our dealer networks, developing the Honda brand and providing our customers with an outstanding experience at every opportunity.

We are seeking to recruit a select number of outstanding graduates to initially operate in exciting and challenging job roles within the Honda head office environment, located in Bracknell, Berkshire.

Available positions will be in either the Car, Motorcycle or Power Product areas of the business, making an immediate positive contribution as part of a team working in areas such as Customer Relations, Sales, Network Development, Aftersales, Product Planning, Communications and Marketing.

Your development will include participation in the structured Honda Management Development Programme, as well as extensive on and off the job coaching and mentoring. You will have the opportunity to present to, and work with Honda senior management.

We have potential opportunities to join the Honda Graduate Development Programme in the summer of 2019, with initial assessment centres planned for May 2019, now is the time to apply. At the assessment centre you will have the opportunity to meet with successful graduates from previous years. The Programme start date will be early September 2019.

We are particularly interested in attracting applications from individuals who have a good honours degree (2.1 or above) in any discipline with work experience in roles such as Customer Service, Sales, Aftersales, Marketing/Communications, Business Planning or Finance, so much the better if this in a relevant industry sector or with an automotive or associated brand.

To be successful you will need to demonstrate…

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A high level of motivation to progress your own personal development.
  • A “can do” attitude together with a passion to succeed within a dynamic environment
  • The ability to work as part of a team to achieve common business objectives.

In return you will enjoy the benefits of...

  • A first-class opportunity to progress your personal development and career prospects through to a field based role or management position
  • A salary of £25k pa, plus a £3k completion bonus at the end of the 18-month initial programme period.
  • Competitive benefits package, including pension, private health care and life assurance.

Applicants will need to have the right to work in the UK for three years from employment start date.

For further information about suitable evidence of your Right to Work in the UK please follow this link - Right to Work in the UK Checklist.

Honda and autopeople (uk) ltd are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for all employees, learners and potential learners on the Honda Graduate Programme. The commitment is the fair treatment for all employees and potential employees, regardless of race, gender, religion or belief, sexual orientation, disability, age responsibilities for dependants and offending background. Honda and autopeople (uk) ltd seeks to actively train and develop all employees and learners in order to bring forward their diverse skills, aptitudes and talents in ways, which will benefit both the individual and the organisation.

By applying for a job position, you agree to both autopeople (uk) ltd and Honda to use your personal data for the purposes of the job application. You may request your personal details are removed from our databases and systems at any point during the application process by contacting the Data Controller using the email address and entering in the subject title Personal Data Removal Request.

autopeople (uk) ltd is acting as an Employment Business. Honda is acting as the placement organisation for the duration of the Honda Graduate Development Programme and the employer thereafter.

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