Imagine a career that offers so many opportunities, from travel and international placements, to exploring new cultures and markets. On this development programme you'll discover a wealth of global challenges just waiting to be transformed into incredible achievements.
You'll start with three, six-month placements, at least one of which will be overseas – you will then continue with your programme, leading to a management role where you can build on what you've learned. Your placements could be in sales support, commercial, marketing, services or business improvement.
We've built our business on long-standing, close and productive relationships with our customers around the world. They provide us with a huge variety of challenging and complex demands which they expect us to deliver. By listening and paying close attention to detail we're able to deliver the products and services that truly meet their needs.
We want you to help us continue this success. You'll combine your strong business brain with exceptional interpersonal and strategic skills, working across all sectors to make sure our customers' requirements are met, both now and in the future.
Customer skills and business acumen are vital for this area. A strong thinker, you'll have a flair for creating and maintaining relationships, whilst being a natural networker and influencer.
You'll need a strong academic record pre-university and a bachelor's degree (2:1 achieved or expected in the UK).
US students need an overall GPA of 3.0 or above. Other candidates will need the national equivalent of these qualifications (visit naric.org.uk for more on this).
Singapore, UK and US.
Our salaries, rewards and benefits vary from region to region. See our Rewards and Benefits section for more details about your location.
Step 1: Application
Find your desired programme in Search and Apply to apply online.
We'll want to know about your degree, work experience and extracurricular activities. You'll need to choose options from or drop-down menus, but there are also plenty of spaces to really sell yourself, so make sure you do! The closing date for applications varies between programmes, so please check the individual listings*.
If you are applying to a role in the UK and your application is eligible you will immediately receive two emails - one to acknowledge you have submitted your application, and the second email inviting you to take two online psychometric tests. You'll then have ten days to complete them - but before you do, try out some sample questions by visiting www.shldirect.com. We have also compiled a number of frequently asked questions to support you.
Please note, not all emails are compatible with our systems so please check your spam/junk folders to ensure you have received both emails.
Step 2: Come to our Assessment Centre
If your application is successful, we'll invite you to an Assessment Centre. This final stage of our recruitment process rigorously tests your abilities and usually includes a behavioural interview, a technical interview, psychometric testing and group exercises. Research and preparation is key to your success!
Step 3: Success - you've got the job!
We'll let you know if you've been successful within 48 hours of your Assessment Centre visit. If you have, then you'll receive a formal offer via email along with all the other relevant information you need.
Step 4: Starting at Rolls-Royce
Once you accept, we'll do everything we can to make joining us as straight forward as possible. We'll put you in touch with the right people immediately to make sure that you have access to a network of support right from the beginning.
Wherever you are in the world, you'll also be invited to a regional Induction Week. It's a great opportunity to meet your colleagues, learn about the programme and get your career off to a flying start.
*Please note, the Graduate Development Programme application process for Poland, Finland and Sweden will be open on 13th January 2014.