Siemens Degree Apprentice - Sales / Business Development (Level 6) in Manchester, United Kingdom
Job Family: Internal Services
Req ID: 372231
Do you want to work in Sales at Siemens?
Here at Siemens we build a better world using digital skills to create greener energy, ground breaking software and ingenious inventions.
We are recruiting highly motivated candidates to join our Sales Professional apprenticeship scheme who want to make a difference and develop their skills in Sales and Business Development alongside the development of their technical understanding of the business portfolio.
You will be joining Siemens Smart Infrastructure - a global supplier of products and solutions combining the real and digital worlds across energy systems, buildings and industries, enhancing the way people live and work and significantly improving efficiency and sustainability.
We work together with customers and partners to create an ecosystem that both intuitively responds to the needs of people and helps customers achieve their business goals. It helps our customers to thrive, communities to progress and supports sustainable development to protect our planet for the next generation.
Part of being an apprentice at Siemens means you get to work on real life projects whilst also being supported on a guided learning journey. This will be a 3 year apprenticeship where you will complete the Level 6 Business to Business Sales Professional standard.
Here is how the programme works:
Following your off-site induction week you will immediately begin integrating into the Siemens community you will embark on a broad range of tasks based primarily at our Manchester site.
You will work on your Apprenticeship Standard (including completion of your BSc Honours Degree) which, in conjunction with your on the job learning, will help you develop your Sales and Marketing skills.
You will also undertake your apprenticeship End Point Assessment in your final year.
Throughout the apprenticeship you will continue to learn and develop your competences in areas such as:
Ensuring success of the sales process and a positive customer experience through development of customer relationships, building trust and confidence in the organisation’s capabilities through demonstration of detailed product knowledge, competitor knowledge and an understanding of the market in which they operate.
Being an ambassador for the Siemens brand and our values.
Identification and implementation of business improvements.
Continuing to develop a breadth of knowledge in the Smart Infrastructure portfolio of products and services in order to competently specify solutions which will satisfy customer requirements.
Marketing of the Smart Infrastructure portfolio.
Working with customers to identify new business and market challenges, utilising insights and good questioning and listening techniques. Identifying strategic & innovative solutions integrating products and excellent service solutions to meet customer needs.
Analysing the business environment, industry, sector and competitors to identify potential new customers. Building, prioritising and managing the pipeline of prospects according to their potential, ensuring strategic and commercial fit with our own organisation.
Your learning will be supported throughout your programme by Siemens mentors and by one of our training partners who will be the apprenticeship provider.
We are looking for forward-thinking, innovative and inquisitive candidates that demonstrate the following:
- You will have achieved at least 5 GCSE's grade 4 or above including Maths and English Language and you will have achieved, or be on track to achieve, 3 A Levels (or a Level 3 BTEC) at grade C or above.
What else do I need to know?
We offer plenty of opportunity to develop your career whilst offering a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.
We’re looking for forward-thinking teammates with the aptitude and attitude to succeed in the world of Siemens. Think this is you? Apply now.
If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We embrace diversity and create what’s right for the world by employing the people who live in it.
Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements and workplace adjustments with all our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.