2017 Marketing Graduate
Ref: SCOT-Grad17

Job description
At ScottishPower we know that our people are our strongest asset, so we’re always looking for individuals whose energy, intelligence and passion can help us reach our goals.    

At the heart of all business visions and activities are the people whose individual efforts and performance make it happen. We encourage our people to be proud of where they work, to share their ideas and to own their careers. We promote a safe working environment and push people to shape and progress their careers so that we grow our talent within the company.    

We’re able to continue our recruitment drive because the demand for energy keeps growing. As well as this, our investment in our network and continual search for innovative ways to generate and distribute energy means we can offer a wide range of exciting careers in a stable industry. 
  

Business  
SP Energy Networks is part of the ScottishPower Group of companies. We provide power on behalf of supply companies through a network of cables and power lines that we own and maintain.    

We do it responsibly. We do it with respect for people and for the environment. We do it looking at the long term, not just today. We do it innovatively.

We're dedicated to delivering a safe and reliable electricity supply to all of our customers 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Through our transmission and distribution network we provide power to customers in Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales and North Shropshire as well as Central and Southern Scotland. 
  

What does the Graduate Programme involve? 
We are looking for a Marketing Graduate to join our Graduate programme commencing this September 2017.    

You will work in a fast moving, dynamic team that supports the whole of the Energy Networks business. You will be involved in all areas of communications & stakeholder, internal and external, promoting what SP Energy Networks do in the communities we serve.   

You will work as part of the team and also be responsible for your own projects over time and whilst the immediate team and work is with SP Energy Networks, you will also interface with the wider Corporate group and there will be opportunity to work with counterpart teams in the global regulated businesses (Spain, USA & Brazil).   

Your work base will be Ochil House Blantyre initially then move to our headquarters in Glasgow city centre, however we cover Scotland and North West England and North Wales areas and have a strong interface with the Licence teams so there will be travel requirements.   

What do we look for in our graduates? 
We need talented, ambitious, hardworking and flexible people who have or are expecting to get an honours degree. But it takes more than that to make a difference. As well as qualifications, you should be able to demonstrate some very special personal qualities. Above all, you must share our passion for excellence and the ability to work as part of a strong team to deliver results and impress our customers. 

Minimum Criteria:
  • This role requires a Marketing or a Marketing specific related degree - Honours Degree (or equivalent) 
  
Selection Process:

  • Online Testing - If you’re CV meets these criteria you will be asked to complete online verbal, numerical and inductive reasoning tests followed by a talent simulation test.
  • Telephone Interview - If you pass the online testing you will then be asked to undergo a telephone interview. If you are successful at this stage, you will be asked to attend our assessment event.
  • Assessment Event - Successful applicants will be invited to a one-day assessment centre to be held on Tuesday 1st August 2017, which will include a presentation, competency based interview and a group exercise.  
  
Rewards and Benefits: 
Join the ScottishPower team and you’ll enjoy a variety of benefits and rewards, including an attractive starting salary of £26,500 per annum, stakeholder pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, subsidised gym facilities and access to professional medical staff through our occupational health department. 
  

For further information about the position and details on how to apply, please visit http://www.scottishpower.com/pages/graduate_programme_requirements.aspx  
   

CLOSING DATE:   Sunday 25th June 2017

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