AboutInformation Technology (IT) at Ford Credit Europe is a critical enabler to the entire Ford strategy, and is at the centre of our global vision for the future. We have a unique enterprise-wide view of processes, process efficiency and time to market, and our vision includes globally optimising IT to provide our customers with an exceptional purchasing and financing experience. From your first day with us you will be working with IT and business colleagues from all over the world to help build, implement and enhance IT solutions. You will progress through a series of on-the-job placements, to help you build on the knowledge and skills gained during your degree at University, performing a real role with real responsibilities and your focus is likely to be on one of the following key areas: Business Relationship Management: Business facing teams planning future IT strategy and projectsApplication Development: Developing, enhancing and maintaining IT applications that are at the heart of our global businessSolutions Support: Providing front-line support for our critical IT applications and servicesInfrastructure Operations: Planning, building and operating a global IT infrastructure baseStrategy and Security: Protecting our critical IT systems from cyber threats You'll also find we embrace change to constantly improve, for example, moving to agile development practices globally to enable Ford to be as nimble, efficient, and cutting-edge as possible.What's in it for you?You can expect to develop strong leadership and communication skills with interaction globally across Ford analysing problems to find and apply solutions to new or existing processes, software and hardware. The cornerstone of your development will be the ability to rotate through varied IT roles, both within Ford Credit Europe and Ford Motor Company.Throughout your graduate career and beyond, certain roles will develop specific technical skills and others will focus on key leadership competencies, such as Project Management. This will involve exciting opportunities to contribute at an international level across our global organisation giving you the ability to choose whether to experience different roles across our wider business-facing and operations teams or to focus upon a particular technical discipline and move between projects/departments across both Ford Credit Europe and Ford Motor Company. Either way, there's no chance you'll be bored! When you join us, you will benefit from our structured Competency Development Framework to help you understand what your contribution will be. You will be assigned objectives with impact from the start, enabling you to enjoy the challenge of making a real difference in your role from day one.We also offer a strong support framework for new hires, beginning with your supervisor and a community of your peers, and continuing with all the support you will need to direct your own learning, with the freedom to explore topics of interest to you. If you're an IT professional keen to work in a variety of challenging global roles, make a real contribution and enjoy high-quality development, a career at Ford Credit Europe could be the perfect solution.To be part of our future, you will need: A minimum 2:1 degree, ideally with an IT or business related disciplineExperience working with IT solutionsEffective interpersonal skills and a strong team working ethosAn ability to communicate clearly in writing, over the phone, using social media and face-to-faceTo be highly motivated and have a pro-active approach from day oneAn innovative flair and ability to creatively problem-solveA strong customer focus Benefits: Salary: commensurate with experienceEligible to join the Defined Contribution Pension Fund.Holiday entitlement: starting at 26 days annually (Jan-Dec) plus Public HolidaysFord Discount- Ford Credit employees and family members are able to purchase Ford vehicles at a discounted rateLifeskills Programme which provides financial support for educational activities, professional subscriptions and tutor led fitness activities This is a fantastic career opportunity for a graduate who has either recently qualified or has a few years post graduate experience, or for a graduate who is still studying and looking for a graduate programme to start next summer 2018.