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Business Strategy & Planning - Apple Services Development Program 2022

Company: Apple
Location: London
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

SummaryPosted: Weekly Hours: 35 Role Number:200329871Important - please read the application process at the bottomImagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences. If you bring passion and dedication to your job, there's no telling what you could accomplish.We are seeking an exceptional, results-oriented and motivated team player to join our Business Strategy & Planning (BS&P) team in London. This team is part of Apple's International Content & Services team, which covers, Apple Music and iTunes, Apple Arcade, Apple TV and TV+, Apple Podcasts, Apple Books, Apple News, Apple Fitness+ and Apple One, as well as iCloud and App Store, across all international markets. You will support our services business leaders to make decisions that unlock business growth and performance. The breadth of the role is varied and covers business planning & strategy, strategic & commercial initiatives, business performance reviews, and market & competitive insights. The role offers the opportunity to work on both tactical actions that drive our near-term business performance, and strategic initiatives that will define our future. An open mind, intellectual curiosity, analytical mindset, and an eagerness to problem-solve are crucial.Role SummaryThe Apple Services Development Program is a 12 month entry-level program starting in July 2022. It is a full time role, competitively salaried, and includes a program to support personal development. At the end of the 12 months there are opportunities to stay at Apple in a permanent position. We have 14 roles in the UK and 24 other roles worldwide including in Paris, Stockholm, Munich, Johannesburg, Moscow, Dubai and further afield! You will have a range of responsibilities including significant day-to-day tasks alongside longer project work. You will be a vital and impactful member of the team and every single day will be different, rewarding and challenging.We are looking for passion and potential rather than prior work experience and we will not ask to see your CV.Key QualificationsDo you have---Strong business and analysis backgroundNatural aptitude for translating data into insightsExceptional quantitative analysis skills and proficiency in spreadsheet applicationsAn understanding of the digital and mobile media and entertainment landscape and Apple's role within itAbility to manage stakeholders well, to quickly build relationships and credibility, and to collaborate with othersAbility to solve complex, cross-functional business problems while dealing with challenging deadlines and opposing prioritiesWillingness to be flexible and adaptable to manage varying demands of a fast paced business, with a hands-on attitude and attention to the finest of detailOutstanding written and verbal communication and presentation skillsDescriptionWe are a fast paced company and your responsibilities are likely to grow and change during your time with us. This is a short overview of some of the responsibilities you will help the Business Strategy & Planning team with: Business strategy and planning: Partner with regional leadership teams in defining ambition levels, set priorities and shape business plans, and where possible provide recommendations on how to grow each region's portfolio of servicesStrategic & commercial initiatives: Identify, analyse and prioritise business opportunities and initiatives with global or regional impact, including but not limited to new products, new features, new business models and new pricingBusiness performance reviews: Take a data-led approach to understanding the performance and underlying drivers of Apple's services businesses, and support some business reporting to senior leadershipMarket & competitive insights: Support regional leadership teams on understanding market trends and the local competitive landscape and dynamicsEducation & ExperienceCandidates from all education backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Requirements Able to complete the full program (1 year), starting July 2022. Must have the right to live and work in the UK. This role is based in London. We will gladly support relocation from within the UK if needed. This is an entry level program with a fixed (competitive) salary.Additional RequirementsApplication ProcessWe have a 3 stage recruitment process.Stage 1: complete the questions below and attach to your applicationStage 2: if selected, we will ask you to complete a role specific task for the team you have applied for.Stage 3: if selected, you will be invited to attend a virtual assessment day in early March.We will not review your CV, please do not submit it.We have an anonymous application process. Instead of sharing your CV--- Click the 'Submit CV' button to attach the answers to the following questions (500 words or less in total) as your application. You can use Word, PDF, Pages etc.Please do so without your name or any other personal information included. Save the document as: 'BSP - Apple Services Development Program Application'1. Why are you interested in this program?2. Apple has launched a number of new services over the last few years. Which new service do you think has made the most impact and why?3. What are the key differences between a subscription business model vs. transactional? Which types of services & products are best suited to each?4. What is your favourite subscription service? What are some of the methods subscription services use to engage and retain customers? This can be an Apple service or from any other provider5. How did you hear about this program?6. Do you have the right to work in the UK for the whole 12 month program?Important - the deadline for applications is: 5pm UK time Mon 31st Jan 2022Unfortunately we are unable to provide specific feedback on each application, but we will contact you if you have been selected to move through to the next stage.Good luck!

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