Research & Technology Business Development Internship 10418901
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Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. 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 space.
Description of the job
Start date: 1st July 2019
Duration: 12 Months
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.
Tasks & accountabilities
Project support for the Research Contract Managers and Engineering Teams 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 contracts.
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.
This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.
You must be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement, studying towards a degree in Business, Engineering, Psychology or Project Management.
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)
COUNTRY United Kingdom
LOCATION Bristol & FiltonDIVISIONAirbus (Commercial Aircraft), Airbus (Corporate Functions)
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