BMW South Africa is calling on top-notch individuals who are interested in qualifying for its Retail Network Development Graduate Programme. Read on further to know more about the specifics of this graduate programme from one of the most respected car makers around.
BMW South Africa is one of the major players in the country’s high-end auto and auto parts export sector. Its expansion in 1993 led BMW to become the first automaker to launch a large scale export operation. This makes BMW SA a significant contributor to the nation’s economic stability.
Plant Rosslyn, the German carmaker’s first production plant outside of Europe, was built in 1973. Located in Pretoria, Plant Rosslyn now markets and builds BMW motor vehicles, as well as offers financing services. Included in their product offerings are the BMW MINI series and BMW motorcycles. The plant is currently supported by a 3,000-strong workforce.
BMW SA is headquartered in Midrand, which is also called the National Sales Company. This facility employs about 600 associates assigned in various fields such as Business Strategy, Human Resources, Marketing and Sales. In 2019, the IT and Financial Services section was moved to the Midrand headquarters.
BMW SA Retail Network Development Graduate Programme
In line with BMW SA’s commitment to the empowerment, development and growth of South Africa’s youth. the company offers a number of programmes that aim to provide real-world experience to recent graduates. The Retail Network Development Graduate Programme offers rotational, on-the-job training, blended training, self-learning and technical training focus.
Who should apply?
Be sure to go over these minimum requirements to find out if you’re eligible to apply:
- Holds a Bachelors degree in IT, Commerce, Finance and Industrial Engineering
- Achieved a 65% overall GPA
- Excellent analytical and investigative skills; highly inquisitive
- Strong research capability and computer proficiency
- Possesses a deep, personal interest in analytics, communications and trends
- Solid financial, planning and letter writing skills
- Proven outstanding academic performance
- Naturally curious and a sharp learner
- Great interest in BMW
How do I apply?
Qualified applicants who wish to push through with this graduate programme will need to register their profile on the BMW SA website. Click here to the application process.
No deadline for submission of the application has been set as of this writing.
Access the BMW South Africa’s help page for more information about the application process.
Click the link to view a PDF copy of BMW SA Retail Network Development Graduate Programme 2020 advert.