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Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
Employment Period: 
Salary:  £21,100 or £23,100 if you are based within one of

Gloucester, GB Gloucester, GB Flexible, GB

Career Area:  Early Careers

Resourcing Industrial Placement 2023

A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve Net Zero.  


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


“Our in-house Resourcing Team is a fundamental building block of our business. Resourcing delivery is hugely varied, demanding yet very satisfying. Our team are passionate, committed and unified with the aim of attracting and securing the best people to join our fabulous business.  If you enjoy providing excellent service to business stakeholders, a wonderful experience to candidates and have the ability to work at pace within a varied and challenging environment, this is a great opportunity to start your career within resourcing and HR.”  


Julia Days, Head of Resourcing 



What is the Resourcing Industrial Placement Programme? 


We’re recruiting for students to join us on our Resourcing Programme within our Corporate HR team.  


Working within the newly redesigned in-house Resourcing function, which services all the recruitment needs across the whole of EDF UK, you’ll join 35 friendly, passionate, knowledgeable colleagues who are driven to provide an expert recruitment service to the business and our candidates.  


Working in close partnership with our HR teams and business stakeholders, we split ourselves into expert teams who work closely together to execute a robust, rounded and positive experience.  




Training, development and support for you:  


Over this 12-month programme, you’ll complete four, 3-month placements across the various disciplines, providing you with a wide range of experience: 

Recruitment Co-ordination: Build a knowledge of the contractual engagement process, pre employment screening and vetting processes.  

Recruitment Delivery: Gain experience of the entire end-to-end recruitment process. 

Contingent Workforce Management: Work with subject matter experts who advise the business on the appropriate use of temporary agency workers and contractors and build an understanding of Agency Worker Regulations. 

Projects: Work with our expert colleagues in project delivery, channel sourcing, early careers and campaign management. 


The skills and experience gained on such a varied industrial placement offers you an introduction to a fast-paced, vital and dynamic area of HR. You’ll be exposed to a variety of business units and disciplines, getting to know the spread and span of talent demands across the business.  


This is a fantastic grounding for a future corporate career, giving you broad exposure to the business and honing your commercial, problem solving and analytical skills.  


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




Where you’ll work:  


This placement will be based at our offices in Barnwood, Gloucester, with some travel to other sites, however, we do offer flexible working from the office and home.  




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 disciplines such as Business or HR, but we will consider other degree disciplines. 
  • An understanding, interest and passion for the full recruitment life cycle and the role it plays in the strategy and success of a business.   
  • A positive and collegiate attitude, with the ability to adapt swiftly and a willingness to undertake challenging tasks to ensure stakeholder satisfaction 
  • Ability to travel to other areas of the UK as required 
  • 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? 


  • Starting 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. 

Together we’re helping Britain achieve Net Zero.  

Job Segment: Sustainability, Energy

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