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Employment Type: 
Employment Period:  Fixed Term
Salary:  16500

Bristol, GB

Career Area:  Nuclear & Scientific

Human Resources Industrial Placement 2020

Welcome to EDF Energy and welcome to Generation Electric!

We're proud to be Europe’s largest generator of sustainable, low carbon energy; committed to rolling out Electric mobility as standard, self-sufficiency and ownership of energy consumption through smart, innovative products which help decarbonise homes & businesses. We believe that, together, we can create a cleaner, low-carbon future.

Introducing Generation Electric: They are leading a quiet revolution shaping the future of sustainable living and working through low carbon electricity.  They are switching to low carbon energy sources, storing it in their homes and then selling it back to the grid and using electricity to power their movement. They are the pioneers of a better, more sustainable future for our planet.

And, at the forefront of the innovations supporting Generation Electric you’ll find all of us: the people of EDF Energy.

Take your next step and join us.  We believe that generating and supplying electricity isn’t just about power, it’s about the power to transform lives and futures.

The Opportunities:

This placement offers the opportunity to work in one of two HR teams: the HR team supporting the construction of a new nuclear power station in the UK (based in Bristol), or the HR team managing the IT systems within HR (based in Gloucester).  Whichever team you’re in, you’ll gain an insight into the broad range of projects and activities undertaken by HR in a large, complex organisation like ours.

More about the HR placement within our Hinkley Point C (HPC) HR team in Bristol:

HPC is a rapidly evolving business and as such, you’ll be involved in developing and implementing HR processes aligned to project needs whilst taking into account EDF Energy policies and procedures and taking into consideration the context of a major construction project and future nuclear generation operations.

You’ll get involved in various tasks across the HPC business, ranging from reward and employee relations to operational delivery.  The work will vary on a day to day basis requiring a willingness to get involved with an assortment of tasks and provide support as required.

More about the HR placement within our HR Systems Support team in Gloucester:

The HR Systems Support team bridges the gap between business & technology, providing governance, oversight & support to maximise the value of our HR IT systems. The team investigates and resolves problems, provides information about the systems, monitor systems performance and usage, conduct testing, manage access control and seek continuous improvement through business and technical liaison and stakeholder management.

Your role within this team will be to log, investigate and resolve problems, provide information about the systems, monitor systems performance, and seek continuous improvement.  You’ll also conduct system testing, work on continuous improvement projects, and maintain access control using the agreed company framework and processes.

The Future:

After you've completed your industrial placements, you should know for sure whether you want to be part of the UK's energy future. If all goes well, we hope to see you back at EDF Energy after university, on one of our gradaute programmes.

The Skills:
  • Studying towards a business or IT degree for our HR Systems placement or a HR related degree for our HPC placement.
  • On track to achieve or will have already achieved a 2:1 undergraduate degree or 2:2 postgraduate qualification
  • Technical and analytical skills
  • Business acumen
  • Lots of initiative and good people skills
  • Desire to learn and develop
  • Willingness to locate 
Compensation & Benefits:
  • £16,500
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Product and service discounts 
  • Wellbeing and support services
Why EDF Energy?

Take your next step and join us, we’re the UK’s largest creator of low-carbon electricity and we believe that generating and supplying electricity isn’t just about power, it’s about the power to transform lives and futures. 

We’re proud to be an inclusive, disability confident employer and recognise the importance of employee well-being, and although we advertise opportunities on a full-time/part-time basis as standard, flexible working arrangements will be considered. 

We’re about the people who work with us and we celebrate their diversities and embrace the value that their differences bring. We believe that a culture of inclusion forms the basis of a truly sustainable business and is vital to shaping a strong and fresh-thinking organisation, with a number of employee networks and benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Recruiting from the widest possible pool of talent, we assess every potential employee against our four key behaviours – Integrity, Inclusion, Inspiration and Impact. We make sure that our workforce is a true reflection of our communities and customers. Their unique perspectives not only give us a better understanding of customers from all walks of life, but bring fresh ideas too.

Join us and be part of a better energy future. 

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