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Pre-sales Engineering Intern (12 months)

Publish Date 11 Feb 2019
Division Airbus Defence and Space
Location Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reference Code 10423164 D EN EXT 5
Functional Area Computing&Communication, Info&Data processing
Contract Type Internship
Work Experience Not specified
Interest Group Internship - UK
   
Working Time Full time

Pre-sales Engineering Intern (12 months)

Airbus Defence and Space Ltd.

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: July 2019
Location: Portsmouth

To stay on top, Airbus 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. 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 and should benefit your future studies.

The Pre-Sales function is responsible for supporting the Sales and Business Development department in all pre-Sales activities to generate and manage sales prospects. This include producing technical proposals, planning and delivering new product demonstrations, and assisting the customer and sales team in understanding their requirements and developing solutions to meet them.

Tasks & accountabilities

During this internship, the activities you may undertake will include;

Support the planning and delivery of product demonstrations
Assist in the production of technical proposal to support new opportunities
Work with sales team to develop new opportunities
Help to develop and manage the team processes to forecast future workload
Support the development of the team and the introduction of new tools and processes


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.

Required skills

Please note our Internships are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;

A background in telecommunications, with knowledge of satellite communication system preferred
Ability to work within a team environment working collaboratively to achieve deliveries.
A willingness to learn and an ability to work to short term target
Good interpersonal and communication skills; The ability to undertake technical presentations


Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.

The successful candidate will be subject to UK National Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.

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