Sales & Operations Placement Scheme

Whether you are interested in monitoring and analysing sales performance, maximising customer retention or getting the best out of people and suppliers; a Sales & Operations Placement at Nissan will provide you with highly sought-after business skills and acumen to succeed in your future career.​

£18,000 Nissan Maple Cross 1 Year Apply Now

These teams ensure that we achieve excellence throughout our sales operations in the UK and deliver on our customer promises. Our teams of experts continually monitor activity and manage our sales and service delivery to ensure we are optimising our performance. We have several roles to suit students interested in sales and business performance. Whether you are interested in monitoring and analysing sales performance, maximising customer retention or getting the best out of people and suppliers; a Sales & Operations Placement at Nissan will provide you with highly sought-after business skills and acumen to succeed in your future career.

The opportunities available in this department include: Aftersales Operations, Aftersales Planning, Aftersales Product Management, Customer Quality, Customer Services, Fleet, Network Development, Sales Operations, Supply Planning and Distribution, Used Cars

25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays

Sports and Social committee

Subsidised canteen

Training opportunities

Free on-site parking

  • Second year student, currently studying a degree that allows you to partake in an industrial placement year
  • Applicants will need to demonstrate they have a passion for business and are driven to succeed
  • Attention to detail, performing accurate and detailed work
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to integrate, interact & work within a team
  • Good time and workload management skills to achieve results
  • Self-motivation – able to work under pressure and to deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable working to deadlines
  • High level of PC knowledge
  • Advanced numerical skills

Your responsibilities will be dependent on which section of business you will work in.

Online application

The first stage of the application process is completing our online application form which comprises a set of questions. Your answers to these questions needs to be concise, showcase your relevant skills and experience as well as make clear your motivations for applying to Nissan’s Placement Scheme.

Online assessment

Depending on the role you have applied for this can differ, you may be asked to complete a telephone interview or you may need to record a short video. We also sometimes ask you to complete online assessments which may be technical or values based.

Assessment centre

If successful, we will then invite you to an assessment centre. The assessment day comprises of various activities which may include a presentation, group activity and a competency based interview. During every activity you will have a chance to showcase what you can do, your skillsets and motivations for applying to the scheme. You’ll also have the opportunity throughout the day to ask any questions you might have relating to the scheme with senior management or current employees. Our advice is to be yourself and as relaxed as possible.

Job offer

Congratulations, you’ve got the job! You will now receive a job offer from us. Once you have accepted you will receive a contract and job offer. Within the next few weeks you will receive all new starter paper work and all other information you need to know before you join us