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Undergraduate - IT Project Support

Date: 22-Oct-2020

Location: Bracknell, GB

Company: Honda Motor Europe Ltd

Job Title:Undergraduate - IT Project Support 
Department:ISD 
Job Location: Bracknell 

Role

This is a great opportunity to join the most innovative teams within Honda’s European IT department, working on projects that deliver new solutions for Honda’s customers via websites and apps. There are two roles within sister departments. The Connected team is delivering Connected Car systems that allow customers to use a mobile app to monitor and control their electric or hybrid car. The Digital team works with all 3 of Honda’s sales divisions delivering customer-facing systems around marketing and e-Commerce.

 

Main Responsibilities 

  • Work closely in a team (incl. Project Managers, Business Analysts, Solution Architects) together with suppliers (e.g. IBM or AT&T), digital agencies and business users across Europe to deliver projects.
  • Document project deliverables (e.g. project plans, requirement documents) and at times lead sub-projects to gain experience in areas of development
  • Deliver quality solutions to our customers through testing and defect tracking which may include testing mobile devices with vehicles (e.g. Honda e)
  • Act as point of contact for product issues, e.g. in period after go-live, and ensure that they are appropriately escalated within the project team
  • Running processes for tracking expenditure on projects and tracking it against authorised budgets
  • Provide general administrative support such as arranging meetings, creating documentation though note taking and meeting minutes
  • Responsible for other tasks as required, such as maintaining risks, issues & change logs using relevant internal and supplier systems or applications (e.g. SharePoint, JIRA)

 

Qualifications, skills and experience required/desirable

  • Must be an undergraduate, studying a Business or IT-based course, looking for a year placement within their degree
  • The role will suit someone who is well-organised, motivated to learn and able to work on their own initiative
  • Ability to work efficiently on a wide variety of projects in a fast-moving environment
  • Happy to work with detail and large amounts of data / information as part of analytical work using good numeracy skills
  • Organised and able to manage own time effectively to hit deadlines.
  • Strong team player with an enthusiastic, Can-Do approach
  • Confident interpersonal skills and ability to communicate (written and verbal) with a diverse group of individuals at all levels
  • Excellent MS Office skills (especially Excel and PowerPoint)

 

If you have any questions, please contact placements@honda-eu.com.

 

We will be conducting interviews via Microsoft Teams until January 2021 and our virtual assessment centre will take place in February 2021.

Honda is dedicated to the principle of creating equal opportunities within the workplace for all associates, agency workers, contractors, job applicants and visitors. Central to this is Honda's commitment to being a fair, discrimination free company that accepts the uniqueness and differences of people around the world and adheres to the principle that all people are created equal. This commitment comes directly from the Honda Philosophy and belief that we all work together for a common purpose. Honda recruits, hires, trains and promotes into all levels the most qualified individuals without regard to race, colour, origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or any other protected characteristic.


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