Research & Technology Business Development Graduate 10374133
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Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of
around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European
leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest
space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide. Our people work with passion and
determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other’s expertise and
experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary – on the ground, in the sky and in
Description of the job
Duration: 12 Months
Start Date: 2nd July 2018
To stay on top, Airbus Group recognises the importance of supporting high-achieving and talented undergraduates. We do this
through offering challenging Internship opportunities during which your skills and potential are fully maximised.
Our Internships give a unique insight into potential career paths within Airbus Group. They are designed so that you can put your
theoretical knowledge into practice and gain crucial industry experience. The skills and knowledge you gain will improve your
chances of a future role within the Airbus Group and should benefit your future studies.
The recent announcement of a £3.9bn joint investment by industry and the government for aerospace research requires a
significant level of planning and management to meet all the stakeholders’ expectations. Airbus has recently launched its ‘Wing
of the Future’ programme which is the overarching research programme for Airbus in the UK for the next 10 years, making this
an extraordinarily exciting time. The Research & Technology business development and partnership team has the responsibility
to manage the external relationships with Government, funding authorities, the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) and
strategic partners. The successful Intern will be a key member of this team during a high workload period.
Project support for the Research Contract Managers on Aerospace Technology Institute projects, covering a wide range of
topics from research proposal preparation through legal agreements (including Intellectual Property), to managing the running
Interfacing with partners / Research Funding bodies / customers both via telephone and face to face.
Support liaison with the Government Affairs team to ensure consistent messages, and evidence of successes, are provided to
the various Government departments.
Working together with Finance to ensure clear financial metrics are maintained for the funded projects.
Participation in the formulation of the ‘Wing of the Future’ program.
You must be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement, studying towards a degree in Business (preferred),
Engineering, Psychology or Project Management.
– Business acumen
– An interest in understanding the complexities of the Aerospace Industry and how technology makes a difference
– Good understanding of Microsoft Office
– Strong communication skills, including presentations
– Understanding of Finance (advantageous)
Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments to allow you to access and participate fully in the recruitment
process. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary
aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc.
Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications
irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.
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