Intern

Recruiter
Location
Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
Salary
£20000 per annum + holidays and bonus
Posted
12 Jan 2017
Closes
30 Jan 2017
Ref
JLD/KUT/Intern
Contact
Manpower UK
Sector
Utilities
Job Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Intern in their penultimate year of their degree, to join a world leading global organisation, Unilever are currently looking for an Intern, preferably studying in in Land Economy or Real Estate, but we will consider other degrees. The role is for the Workplace Services area of the business with a focus on facilities management and building projects, based at Unilever's prestigious facility in Kingston-upon-Thames. This is a full time temporary role for a period of 12 months, working a 48 hour week. This role is paying £20K pro rata.

Unilever is one of the largest fast-moving consumer goods companies in the world. We make some of the world's most loved brands: Dove, Lynx, PG Tips, Ben & Jerrys, Sure, Magnum, Knorr and Hellmanns. At Unilever, we have big ambitions about how our business can help create a bright future for our world - but to make it happen we need great people who can challenge the way things are done, bring new ideas to the table, and dare to make big decisions.

On a 12-Week Summer Placement, you will learn on a real job with real responsibilities, working alongside Unilever managers with whom you will set goals and measure your performance against Unilever competencies.

Workplace Services is one of the core functions providing employee services. We have a team of approximately ~800 staff and manage ~6,000+ contractors. We manage a global real estate portfolio of 8.9 million square metres, deliver building projects and world class facilities management and support 59,000 travellers globally. We are implementing a long term plan to transform every Unilever Workplace and champion the success of our employees worldwide.

Our vision is "Energising our People to Perform. Enabling our Business to Win".

Main Job Purpose
When you join Workplace you will work across local, regional and global teams. You'll be working on live projects and gaining experience across all areas of the function. You may have the opportunity to focus in a particular area aligned to your studies if mutually beneficial. This could include a range of work from real estate optimisation strategies and analytics through to developing future sustainability policies to be rolled out across the footprint.

You will be making decisions that influence the future of our workplaces and the way we work with our suppliers. This may involve negotiating the next generation of airline/hotel deals and designing an interface between talent, digital and the physical workspace to improve employee experiences. Our people have the opportunity to make a big impact every day on a local, regional and global scale.