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REQ ID: 51154
JOB TITLE: Corporate and Strategy - Graduate

Programme Duration – 2 years
Location – West Midlands 
Salary – Circa £29,000, with a £2,000 joining bonus.


Think beyond the future of mobility and see your vision come to life. Join us in creating automated, connected, electrified and shared vehicles. With ongoing training and development, this award-winning graduate programme has been designed to be just as inspiring as the strategy you’ll help drive for the next generation of vehicles we produce. In fact, we’ve designed our early careers programmes for you to shape the future with us. With opportunities right across our business, you’ll use your creativity to bring new ideas to life, develop specialist, commercial and project skills and push the boundaries of your potential.


Our graduate opportunities offer the perfect blend of personal and professional development. Network with other graduates, build relationships across the entire business, and watch your career grow. To make sure your programme is dynamic and engaging, we have a dedicated graduate development team, who will be working to design, update and develop a range of learning experiences for you.


Some of these will develop your expertise and enable you to perform confidently in the Corporate and Strategy business area. Others will prepare you for your career after the scheme ends. You’ll also take part in training to help you understand yourself, others, and gain insight into our business. From the start, we’ll provide you with support specifically tailored to your role.


Corporate & Strategy

Corporate and Strategy is the nucleus of our business and plays a critical role in building a sustainable and profitable future. Join us here and you’ll be working in a fast paced, dynamic environment, working on activities and projects at the forefront of our thinking; in terms of our global product strategy, our corporate direction and business development.


Every idea you have, and every decision you make, will affect our future business strategy and operations. There will be opportunities to develop your professional skill set in areas such as: Project Management, Financial Acumen, and Consultancy. With such scope on offer and ongoing support from experts and business leaders, we’ll provide you with a broad experience through a variety of rotations which you can influence and help shape.


Having completed the 2-year programme you’ll have everything you need in a well-rounded skill set to fulfil your career ambitions. You’ll discover our dedication to developing excellence runs throughout the business. Your innovation and creativity will be challenged every day, and as you develop a rigorous and commercially focused approach to your work, you’ll quickly realise the scheme has been designed to be just as inspiring as the pioneering vehicles we develop.

What’s required

To be eligible for this graduate programme, you need to have obtained or be on track for a 2:2 degree qualification in one of the following; Economics, Business Studies, Finance, Maths, Biology, Chemistry or Physics. 

You’ll need to have an appetite for learning, ability to see the big picture, strong interpersonal skills and a passion for problem solving. Overall you’ll have strong business acumen, analytical skills and be an excellent communicator able to engage at all levels in the organisation.

Additionally, please make only one application for our graduate programmes. 

Be sure to read all the information carefully and apply to the one position that aligns most with your qualifications, skills, experience and interests.


Rewards and Benefits

You will Join us on a starting salary of £29,000, you’ll also receive a £2,000 joining bonus to welcome you to Jaguar Land Rover.

A generous holiday allowance will also be yours, as will many other benefits such as our privilege car purchase scheme, our pension scheme and access a range of deals and discounts from various retailers and sports clubs. With on-site facilities like gyms and sports hall, plus regular social events, you’ll have plenty of chances to make friends and have fun too.

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Your innovation and creativity will be challenged every day, as you develop a rigorous and commercially focused approach in your work. And, with on-going support from industry leading experts and continual learning opportunities, you’ll quickly realise that our programmes have been designed to be as inspiring as the pioneering vehicles you’ll help produce.


Please be aware that if any of our programmes become oversubscribed, we will close them for applications before the stated deadline. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.


You can find out more about our apprentices and how they play their part on:
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Jaguar Land Rover

This is such an important time to be part of Jaguar Land Rover. More will happen to the automotive industry in the next five years than the last 50 years. And those organisations with the foresight, bravery, determination, investment and innovation will emerge stronger and ready for tomorrow. 


Our strategy is strong, our facilities are world-class, and our people are prepared. Our partnership approach to business is unlocking new opportunities every day. Our long-term agreement with Waymo for example, will develop the world’s first premium electric vehicle for their driverless transportation service. Joining forces is the way forward. Join us and you’ll play your part making history.






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