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2018 Graduate Programme – Consulting - Technology at Deloitte

Where: UK - Multiple

Deadline: December 18, 2017

Type: Graduate

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Check the Deloitte Careers website for details on academic requirements, selection process and professional qualification.

The Programme

The Deloitte Graduate Programme is a first step on a professional career with a highly respected firm. It’s a world-class training scheme, as well as a permanent job that’ll earn you a market-leading salary and benefits.

From the moment you join, you’ll be treated as a Business Advisor, valued for the unique contribution you make and the fresh ideas you bring. You’ll work directly with clients on projects that have a very real and meaningful impact on their success. As well as gaining a recognised professional qualification, you’ll develop the kind of rounded business skills that will serve you well regardless of where your future takes you. And you’ll get all the support you need to become the leader you know you can be.

The Opportunity

Today, business is technology. Which is why our tech experts work across every area of ours. We have a dedicated team in each of our service areas, who focus purely on innovating for better business. Think leading edge. Whether it’s the technical aspects, the business and design or the commercial opportunities of technology that excite you, your expertise is in demand.

From our strategists to our developers to our digital transformation experts, we’re here to solve our clients’ most critical technology challenges. To advise, protect, create, investigate, transform and deliver. In other words: we help make business possible.

There are six areas of Technology Consulting in which you can join:

Analytics and Information Management (AIM): is the core of our Consulting Analytics capability, helping derive value from the information available in their organisations to measure performance, drive profitability and meet regulatory requirements. You will develop the vital technical skills which can include (though is not limited to) coding, algorithm development, information architecture design, advanced statistical analysis, and systems configuration.

  • Advisory roles generally go down the Consulting Pathway: directly supporting clients across multiple industries and roles, such as developing market-leading analytics solutions and defining architectures, processes and tools to improve the way clients manage their information. This role will test and develop interpersonal skills and provide the Analyst with experience of the end-to-end process of a technology project, from definition, through development and on to User Acceptance Testing.
  • Technical roles generally go down three pathways:
    • Consulting Pathway: focusing on designing, developing and delivering intelligent solutions to turn our client’s data into visual displays and actionable insights that support their decision making and add value to the business.
    • Enterprise Performance Management Solutions Pathway: focusing on delivering solutions that allow our clients to measure and drive business performance, especially financial, using platforms such as Oracle, SAP and IBM.
    • Information Management Solutions Pathway: focusing on designing, developing and delivering systems that support the collection, integration and quality of data across the enterprise.

Deloitte Digital: is an innovative leader in online and mobile strategy, design and development, offering world-class knowledge and resources from the leading global business and technology consultancy. Our focus is on the areas of digital strategy, mobile, social/web, content management and managed services, underpinned by digital tech architecture, application implementation and development expertise. We approach our work with great energy and passion as we align our client's business aspirations to the goals of the end user.

Enterprise Applications: you will work with the biggest clients to help them develop their strategic vision for their mission critical apps that run their day to day business operations. Implement the latest cutting edge technologies that are changing the way we work, undoubtedly for the better. You will be part of a team that continues to challenge itself to provide innovative solutions for our clients including helping them to move to new cloud technology and developing new ways for our clients to engage with their customers.

FS-Applications: we support our clients' operations by translating their strategic visions and business requirements into effective processes and supporting applications that integrate across the organisation. You will get to deliver a variety of engagements ranging from strategic design, advisory and business readiness work, to business application implementation. All of this leverages our unique skill sets within Technology that combine industry knowledge, package understanding and implementation expertise.

Systems Integration: you will help clients develop, deliver and test complex technology programmes, from new Digital platforms or enterprise applications through to complete IT infrastructure transformations. You will also have an opportunity to work with all areas of Deloitte Consulting to deliver outstanding programmes that set Deloitte apart in the System Integration and Technical Programme Management markets.

Technology Strategy & Architecture: our people sit at the heart of many of the most exciting technology projects in the UK and abroad. We advise CIOs on their IT strategy and how to maximise the value, efficiency and effectiveness of their IT environment and IT function in delivering the needs of its business customers. Providing deep industry insight, you will work with clients to bridge business and technology in defining strategy and shaping and delivering transformational change programmes.

Management Standards

One of our firm-wide priorities is to deliver a globally uniform level of quality in core services so that our clients experience a consistent, exceptional Deloitte. To achieve this, global standards have been developed that define the most critical capabilities required by client service professionals. Joining Deloitte, within the business area you chose, you will develop professional qualifications and the following capabilities.

  • Digital Fluency: Ability to embrace, evaluate and pioneer digital concepts and languages
  • Design Thinking: Ability to integrate customer needs, technical possibilities and business requirements to solve complex problems
  • Technical Domain Expertise: Ability to learn expertise in a technical domain to enable client’s strategic agenda
  • Analyses the External Environment: Ability to analyse trends and technologies and apply insights to assess the impact and value on the business
  • Delivery Excellence: Ability to team with others to produce a high quality work product to ensure a superior client experience
  • Analytical Thinking & Problem Solving: Ability to collect, assimilate and analyse relevant data and use standard processes and tools to help surface and support solutions

How to Apply

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Digital Marketing Executive at Sorcit limited

Where: South Yorkshire

Deadline: December 20, 2017

Type: Graduate

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Job description

Sorcit are a design, manufacture and supply company, with offices in both the UK and China. Sorcit are experts in their field and love to help entrepreneurs, start-ups and established companies bring their ideas to life! In recent years, they have also created our own in-house consumer brands. This is an exciting position which will involve working across the entire business with huge potential to “make your mark” and to be well rewarded for your efforts.

Digital Marketing Guru

We are looking for an exceptional digital marketing individual. They will be talented and extremely passionate about engaging with consumers, influencers and businesses to drive demands for the products, brands and services which the business offers. A critical part of the role is driving significant interest and demand on our e-commerce websites. As these brands/websites grow, new products will be introduced. The more demand you create, the more you will be rewarded for your efforts. Does this sound like you?

Role Responsibilities:

  • Creating a digital marketing strategy for the Sorcit business and in-house brands.
  • Identifying suitable templates for e-commerce websites and building them.
  • Ensuring the websites are built to the latest SEO standards
  • Managing advertising across key social media platforms and search engines, including Facebook, Instagram, Google, etc
  • Managing e-commerce platforms, such as Amazon, E-Bay, etc.
  • Creating and delivering regular blogs across the websites
  • Reaching out to key influencer, bloggers and vloggers.
  • Creating and posting regular content on key social media channels i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn.
  • Managing everything to do with building and executing a successful reward based crowdfunding campaign, i.e. Indiegogo or Kickstarter.
  • Other duties as & when required.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Comfortable building successful e-commerce websites.
  • Happy work as part of a small dynamic team.
  • Resourceful, well organized, highly dependable and efficient.
  • High energy level with ability to multitask and open to changing direction
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Well organized with a strong attention to detail

What’s on offer

We are looking for an ambitious, hardworking individual. You are now looking for that opportunity, where they can be passionate about a product/brand and get well rewarded based on your performance. The more you sell the more you will be rewarded. Very simply, it will be like starting up your own e-commerce business, but with products that are already developed and selling well in the market. You will have a very successful product development/manufacturing team behind you.

How to apply

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume in PDF format to

Year in Industry - Undergraduate at JCB

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: December 22, 2017

Type: Placement Year

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About JCB

As one of the truly great engineering and manufacturing businesses, JCB has a pedigree for innovation, pushing boundaries and challenging the norm. Everywhere you look in our business, you will find enthusiasm, vision and strength of character coupled with friendliness and a real can-do spirit.

We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future success depends upon us attracting and nurturing the finest talent. Our structured Undergraduate development programmes will enable you to gain first-hand industry experience and develop valuable skills and knowledge in the process.

About the Programme

As an Undergraduate at JCB you’ll be a valued member of a team of experienced professionals and relied upon to do a real job and deliver real projects. It’s a chance to prove yourself within a company that’s famous all over the world and could potentially lead to full time employment upon Graduation.

All of our Undergraduate programmes pay a competitive salary and offer accommodation support for the duration of the placement, if required.

The Undergraduate placements are based at one or more of our UK sites and so a willingness to relocate to within a reasonable commuting distance is required.

We welcome applications from the following Engineering disciplines:
•Electrical and Electronic
•Design Engineering

Business-related disciplines also considered

Those who are successful can expect to receive a bursary of £1500 per year whilst at University and develop a detailed understanding of a global off highway machine engineering and manufacturing business. We also offer a further summer placement for students undertaking a MEng course where appropriate. For those who excel, this could lead to a direct entry graduate level role within our global organisation on graduation.

Entry Requirements

Candidates applying for the Undergraduate Scheme will be in the second or third year of an appropriate bachelors or masters programme. They should be on track for a 2:1 or above and must have a further year of study ahead of them after the placement. You must also demonstrate a passionate interest in your area of study and must show a ‘can do’ attitude and also a drive to succeed.

How to Apply

Applications must be received no later than 22nd December 2017. However, please note, we may close applications earlier if we fill all the available places. Please apply via JCB website:

Fast-track Graduate Programme at deVere

Where: Greater London

Deadline: December 27, 2017

Type: Graduate

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deVere Group:

- The world's leading independent financial consultancy and wealth management advisory
- 83,000 high net worth clients in 109 countries
- 10B USD under advice and administration
- World Finance Award winner for Best Investment Management Company.

The Programme:

Unlike many top graduate employers we don't focus solely on certain degrees or those graduates with a 1st or a 2:1. We value all degree subjects or grades as the basic requirements, but it is your personality and qualities that will attract us. At deVere we're looking for graduates with a 'can do' attitude that offer us a combination of personality, character and achievement for many of our 71 international offices: New York, Tokyo, Sydney, Dubai, Moscow, Geneva, Paris, Shanghai, Hong Kong.


Salary plus bonuses

Based on our graduates results to date we expect our successful candidates to earn:
Year one: £25k - 40k+
Year two: £35k - 50k+
(Our top graduates have earned over £40k so far this year, in their first full year).


- Hands on sales and marketing, plus investment and product training from top industry trainers
- Partner with Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley - exclusive relationships
- Full training to become fully CISI qualified (U.K Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment)
- High earnings potential for top candidates, with salary plus results-based uncapped earnings
- Results based promotion - fast-track to senior adviser, wealth manager, senior management
- Accommodation paid during Malta training, plus salary, plus benefits, plus flights.

We are the industry leader and expect the best.

Do you have:

- A zest for life
- Grit and determination
- Independence and enthusiasm
- Drive, persistence and tenacity
- A competitive nature and a will to win
- Strong people skills and strong work ethic

Analyst Graduate Scheme at Virgin Media

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Type: Graduate

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About Virgin Media

Main business: IT

Our customers expect to be dazzled. Whether it’s TV, mobile, home phone or super-fast broadband services across the UK, at Virgin Media we’re 110% focused on making their lives easier, richer and a little bit more fun.

Virgin Media is a place where things happen, and we give our people the power to make them happen. Because it's not just about changing the game for our customers, our business, and the industry. It's about changing the game for our people too. We turn them on to new experiences and big opportunities, ignite what makes them great and empower them to make their time with us their own. Together, we turn it on.

About the Programme

On this scheme you’ll enjoy some challenging but exciting rotations across areas including Consumer Analytics, Business Intelligence, Strategy & Planning, with a bit of Insight and Network Expansion thrown in too. You’ll learn loads about strategy, insight, data mining, and business improvement as you hone your commercial, analytical and financial skills. Mad for data? Great! You’ll love the fact that we’ll let you loose with large and complex datasets. And imagine the fun you’ll have as you grow your understanding of the financial and operational impact of data analysis as you learn to play with a range of software and tools. Throughout your varied rotations, you’ll have a key role delivering improvements that make things better for the business and for our customers.

How to Apply

Please apply via Virgin Media website:

Risk Management Summer Intern at Royal Bank of Canada

Where: Greater London

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Type: Internship

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Application Deadline: Rolling; early application recommended.

About Royal Bank of Canada:

Royal Bank of Canada is a premier investment bank that provides a focused set of products and services to institutions, corporations, governments and high net worth clients in over 100 countries. We understand that the first steps in any career in finance are critical. With that in mind, we have the right formula to provide you with the opportunities and professional development you need to turn those first steps into a rewarding career. You'll be part of a company with a superior financial track record, credit rating and reputation. In fact, we maintained a high credit rating throughout the financial crisis.

Interns will gain hands-on experience within our Risk Management function and career-building mentorship. Every year we recruit successful applicants into our London office for many of our teams within Risk Management.

Programme Details:

As a Summer Intern you will be placed within a key area of our Risk Management function, providing valuable insights into how a major international investment bank works, as well as giving you the experience you need to kick-start your career.

You will gain hands-on experience working directly with traders, marketers and other risk managers as well as varying asset classes; including foreign exchange, commodities, fixed income, credit and equity; both derivatives and cash.

During the course of the programme, Summer Interns are given various projects to complete which may include:

  • Key research for new initiatives
  • Market analysis
  • Assist with presentations
  • Developing and editing reports for senior management
  • Supporting the area that keeps the firm functioning at industry-leading levels

You will receive mid and end-of-summer reviews as well as constructive feedback from your business manager throughout your placement.

The programme also features a Speaker Series - regular information sessions given by our leading market professionals as well as trading simulation activities. There are also several educational and social events throughout the programme.

Great care and resources have been devoted to ensure that at the end of the programme you have a solid understanding of the elements necessary for a successful career in the Risk Management function.

What do we look for?

We are not prescriptive on the subject of your degree. Whether you’re a philosophy student or an engineer, we’re more interested in:

  • An agile intellect
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • An awareness of global economic issues and a genuine interest in the international financial markets
  • Creativity, logic, interpersonal skills and inner drive all come into the equation

How to apply:

Apply online at

Strategic Business Management - Graduate scheme at E.ON

Where: England - East Midlands

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Type: Graduate

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Starting salary: £29,000
Duration: 24 months - 4 six-month placements
Location: UK-wide opportunities with an international placement (usually Sweden or Germany)

The Strategic Business Management team supports E.ON in the development of Strategy, Regulation & Corporate Affairs, Operational Excellence and Energy Solutions, the latter covering diverse areas such as B2B solutions, Portfolio Management and Market Operations.

What you'll do:

You’ll gain commercial exposure aligned to the strategic direction of the company. Be expected to contribute from day one to drive commercial success. You’ll take on four placements across the following areas:

  • Strategy;
  • Regulation & Corporate Affairs;
  • Operational Excellence;
  • Energy Solutions.

As you progress through the scheme, you’ll be picking up valuable qualifications and honing your leadership skills on the way.

What we're looking for:

Natural enthusiasm, drive and flair for leadership. A strategic thinker with a structured approach to work and goals. And a passion for the energy sector.

  • You’ll be on track to achieve a minimum 2:1 Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any subject;
  • Flexible about working abroad.

Please note: our graduate schemes fill up quickly so it pays to apply well before the closing date to avoid disappointment. We begin assessing candidates in November and we may close a scheme early if all places are filled.

How to apply:

Please apply through the website:

Human Resources Graduate Scheme at E.ON

Where: England - East Midlands

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Type: Graduate

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Starting salary: £29,000
Duration: 24 months – 5 placements (varying lengths)
Location: UK-wide opportunities with an international placement (usually Germany)

Our HR specialists are committed to helping everyone be at their best. Building capabilities, promoting fairness and diversity, and ensuring the wellness of our colleagues, so we can all achieve our full potential.

The HR function prides itself on its professionalism, innovative ideas and leadership skills. The same qualities we aim to develop in our colleagues, through learning and development, leadership programmes, reward and talent management.

What you'll do:

You’ll complete five placements, including one international, and work with our business areas to meet their people-needs. This includes:

  • Assisting in managing people in Employee Relations, Reward, Talent and Learning & Development;
  • Spending time in an area outside HR to gain a broader view;
  • Taking high levels of responsibility and developing your leadership skills.

In addition, you’ll also get the time and funding to study towards a professional qualification in your chosen field.

What we're looking for:

You’ll have a passion for helping others learn, develop and grow. Integrate swiftly into teams and be happy to take responsibility. With natural enthusiasm, drive and a flair for leadership.

  • You’ll be on track to receive a minimum 2:1 degree in Human Resources, Business Management or Psychology;
  • Flexible about working abroad.

Please note: our graduate schemes fill up quickly so it pays to apply well before the closing date to avoid disappointment. We begin assessing candidates in November and we may close a scheme early if all places are filled.

How to apply:

Please apply through E.ON website: