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Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
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Salary:  Salary of £21,100 - £23,100

Gloucester, GB Gloucester, GB None, GB

Career Area:  Early Careers

HR Systems Industrial Placement 2023

A career that will deliver change. Together, we can help Britain achieve net zero. 


Join our HR Systems Industrial Placement programme and you can make an immediate impact, powering the nation today, whilst helping to build a sustainable energy future for tomorrow. 


“Being an IP within HRBSST gives great exposure to the vast array of systems and processes utilised by EDF’s HR departments. There are several group projects to get involved with, as well the scope to work independently to resolve issues. I feel as though there is always someone to turn to should I require guidance, and I am provided with support to enhance both my personal and professional development.”  Arbaz Mahmood, HR Systems Industrial Placement 




What is the HR Systems Industrial Placement Programme? 


We’re recruiting for students to join our HR Systems Placement Programme within the HR Systems Support Team.   


Our Employees Services HR Systems Support Team bridges the gap between business and 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.  




Training, development and support for you:  


Over this 12-month programme, you will have the opportunity to: 

  • Log, investigate and resolve problems and issues coming through to the HR Systems Support team 

  • Provide information about the systems, monitor systems performance, and seek continuous improvement 

  • Conduct system testing 

  • Work on continuous improvement projects 

  • Maintain access control using the agreed company framework and processes. 


This is a fantastic opportunity to hone your commercial, problem solving and analytical skills, whilst gaining broad exposure to our business.  


The transferable skills and experience that you’ll gain during this placement; in system/tool usage, teamwork, collaboration, customer service, and analytical thinking, will set you up for a successful career and you’ll build a great network of stakeholders, should you apply to EDF after your graduation. 


Head to our Careers website for more information about life at EDF.  




Where you’ll work:  


This placement will be based in Barnwood, Gloucester, but we have a flexible working policy, so there is the option to work from home sometimes. 




What you’ll need to apply:  


  • On track to achieve or will have already achieved a 2:2 undergraduate degree or 2:2 postgraduate qualification in Business, IT, HR, or other related discipline 

  • Experience of generating reporting and analytics based on customer requirements 

  • Excellent and experienced user of Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) 

  • Understanding of HR, Payroll and Training business processes   

  • Knowledge of SAP SuccessFactors and Corporate SAP ECC6 solution 

  • Experience of working in a customer service environment 


Our work placements are designed to help you identify your strengths and develop your skills within a real-world organisation, an experience which is invaluable for your future career. 


We’re looking for people who are keen to learn more about our exciting industry and have a desire to develop skills such as communication, problem-solving, team-working and time-management, within a commercial environment.  




What salary and benefits are we offering you? 


  • Salary of £21,100 or £23,100 if you are based within one of the Greater London Boroughs

  • 25 days’ annual leave 

  • Flexible benefits package 

  • Wellbeing and support services 



At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.    


We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.    


We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.   


If you’re passionate about tackling climate change, our Industrial Placement programme offers you the opportunity to develop an exciting career whilst helping progress the UK towards a Net Zero future. 


Join us. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero. 

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