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Overview

As a Graduate Associate you will quickly become a valued member of our agile delivery teams. Your first two years are a fast paced journey of discovery where you’ll learn what it really takes to research, design, build, test and operate world class digital services that really make a difference to people’s lives. If you want to solve real world problems for some of the biggest companies in the world, or help the government function more effectively, our Graduate Associateship is made for you.

What can we offer you?

  • Access to world class training delivered by InformedACADEMY© to help you build the skills, capability and insights to be successful in your role and take ownership of your career development
  • Opportunities to try different roles with full support and training, allowing you to develop varied specialist skills and direct your own career progression
  • Ongoing coaching and mentoring from Lead Consultants and Directors
  • Opportunity to take on client facing responsibilities and work on real problems
  • Interesting and varied projects which make a difference to people's day-to-day lives, that you can be proud to be a part of
  • A positive, dynamic and exciting working environment, full of like-minded high achievers

Role Description

Opportunities

Our in-house communities of practice can support your career path in a range of specialism including:

  • Software Development and Architecture
  • Data Science and Artificial intelligence
  • DevOps engineering and cloud
  • User Centred Design – including user experience (UX), user research (UR), human computer interaction (HCI), and service design
  • Agile delivery management, project and program management
  • GIS and geospatial

You may even be interested in the internal functions such as business and client services, recruitment/HR, or finance.

 

What attributes are we looking for?

Essential:

  • Interest in digital and a desire to work on real world problems
  • Excellent verbal and written skills to communicate effectively and build relationships
  • Able to work constructively and collaboratively with their colleagues under pressure
  • Analytical ability and attention to detail
  • Proactive and keen to learn - willingness to work in diverse multidisciplinary teams across the company (e.g developers, designers, delivery managers, user researchers)
  • Confident and independent as well as a team player

Nice to have:

Within Informed you’ll have the opportunities to work across a wide range of disciplines and projects, as such skills that may help you are varied but not set in stone:

  • Prolific problem-solving skills
  • Software development experience
  • An understanding of artificial intelligence
  • Knowledge of user research or user experience
  • Understanding of agile methodologies
  • Good presentation skills
  • Empathetic and curious about people and their needs
  • Commercial awareness/experience

 

Education

We hire graduates from a wide range of degree disciplines.

  • We are looking for a minimum of an undergraduate degree – obtained or studying towards at least a 2:1

 

Other Information

  • You will be based in our impressive Grade II listed office in the centre of Altrincham, South Manchester or out of our Westminster office in London.
  • Travel to client sites may be required
  • Fast track 1 year programme available, for those who have previous relevant experience
  • Hybrid working opportunities – office based for at least the first 6 months to help you settle in

 

Benefits

We offer a very competitive salary along with a broad range of benefits. Just to name a few:

  • Accredited training opportunities – supported by InformedACADEMY©
  • Profit share and referral scheme
  • Massage and mediation sessions
  • Pension
  • Private health care
  • Smart health – support to manage your health and wellbeing
  • Clothing allowance for smart business attire
  • Supportive graduate community
  • Regular social events

 

If you feel that you’re a great fit for the job but don’t yet have all the required skills, apply to us anyway. If you’re the right person for us, have aptitude in those areas and the ambition to step up then we’ll train you!

Are You Excited By and Ready for a Challenging Career?

If your aspirations match ours and are confident in putting forward ideas and picking up new skills; and are committed to being a good team player and colleague, then please come and join us.

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