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United Kingdom
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
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Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future.

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

We are dedicated to fostering an environment that encourages entrepreneurship and ownership - a workplace where your talents can be challenged, and your efforts recognised and rewarded.

We are looking for a number of students to learn a professional role within our industry, we take pride in having successful individuals in our technical business with a wide offering of skills and attributes, we are also keen to develop and retain the successful students for the future.

We will have a number of 12-month placement opportunities within our Sales business, in areas such as;

  • Consumer Sales - working with retail partners 
  • Enterprise and Public Sector Sales - large organizations in the UK 
  • Channel Sales - working with our IT Channel Partners

Position Overview
  • Work closely with the Internal and External Account Managers to assist with day-to-day sales activities.
  • Quoting and bid creation for end users to match their specifications.
  • Daily use of CRM programmes such as SAP, Microsoft D365
  • Managing the relationship between Lenovo and our loan evaluation company to ensure end users get loan units and subsequently return them on time.
  • Monitoring orders during the manufacturing, shipping and delivery stages to ensure distributers/resellers/end users are kept up to date with progress
  • Supporting the sales team with any other requests.
  • Group and individual project work
  • Managing the Lenovo Sales UK email inbox
  • Constant communication with distribution and business partners regarding product knowledge, stock availability, setting up bid pricing and closing deals
  • Creating focus SKUs, managing aged stock, support for 4P
  • Assisting with marketing activity to help prepare and execute shows for business partners
  • Representing Lenovo at a series of exhibitions where we will promote Lenovo to business partners and customers
  • Creation of reports by filtering online spreadsheets and presenting them to the team.
  • Bid creation and CTO creation of machines to customer specifications.

Essential Attributes

  • Good time management skills
  • Good networking and Customer Service skills
  • Display a positive attitude, assertive and determined
  • Creative and adaptable
  • Teamwork and Cooperation                                       

Minimum Requirements

  • On course to achieve at least a 2:1 degree classification
  • Be undertaking a placement as part of your degree
  • Have had previous paid/unpaid work experience 

These roles are for 12 months; based in Chineham, Basingstoke

Staff Testimonial = “Having joined Lenovo just over a year ago now I know I made the right choice. Lenovo is a great company to work for with an emphasis on picking the right people to do the job and fit with the culture. Work here is never dull, it has a fast pace and dynamic culture, which means that working in an industry leading company is a fantastic opportunity to gain lifelong skills that will help shape my career. There's a focus on both career development and rewarding great work - areas that other companies can often overlook but that really make a difference to the employees

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

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