graduate scheme

Graduate Project Support Officer (Insights and Data) 2023

Job description

Our Data, Insights and Analytics teams are the source of many vital business decisions. Applying innovative technical solutions to enable our high-profile clients to become more competitive, the results and insights that the team produce allow their clients to understand their weaknesses – and take a proactive approach to identifying and pursuing the path to success.

We are seeking a graduate to join the Capgemini Insights & Data Engagement Management Team and welcome applications from graduates with a degree qualification in project management, computer science or similar related field. The successful candidate will be expected to assist the engagement management team in the delivery of a varied and diverse portfolio of client projects.

Your role

Majority of the experience and knowledge of the project support process will be gained in assisting the team deliver strategically important client initiatives. Candidates will also gain experience in a wide range of software applications when producing specifications, budget costs and project documents. This role will give the graduate a fantastic opportunity to work closely with senior stakeholders at the heart of change, to learn how a large and complex portfolio operates as well as develop a broad range of effective business skills and a variety of exemplar project management techniques and tools. The role will require excellent organisational skills and candidates will be required to demonstrate a range of experience and technical skills developed through academic study. In return, the graduate will be offered training opportunities to develop their skills and the PSO team will actively support with further career development.

Your Graduate Programme

You will embark on our Empower Programme, focused on giving you the impact skills you need for your future. In your learning pod, you will explore your career aspirations, develop your emotional intelligence, tackle innovation challenges from our executive team, and refine your communication skills. Our programme is designed to help you make a real impact on our business and create opportunities for you to shine.

In addition, we bring in a wealth of experts in with real stories – learn about resilience from a polar explorer, adaptability from military commanders, and innovation from serial entrepreneurs. Capgemini Research Institute is a #1 ranked global think tank, so you’ll also access sessions on the latest thinking in data & AI, quantum technology, the future of work, and sustainability

You’ll have access to a personalised coaching platform to develop your self-awareness, and work with your manager and mentor to have meaningful coaching conversations on your career.

Our Graduate Empower Programme also includes:

  • Career progression model
  • Mentoring programme
  • Regular socials across the UK
  • Community Connect Live events – virtual sessions on key cultural themes
  • Lunch and Learns with our senior leaders
  • Charity and volunteer opportunities through university and community initiatives

What we are looking for

  • You will have excellent communication and negotiation skills and experience of providing information and advice; both 1:1 and in groups.
  • Be able to organise your own work successfully to deliver what’s expected
  • Be excited to help drive innovation, offer new ideas and think up fresh ways of tackling problems
  • Consult with key stakeholders to identify needs and be able to document them
  • Have the ability to deal with sensitive and contentious issues and ensure these are handled in a professional manner
  • Manage professional relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and act as the single point of contact for project related queries.
  • Note: Ideally you will have lived in the UK for the last five years with no more than six months out of the country (in order to meet security clearance requirements). You could be required to work away from home during the week.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

Competitive salary

Contract, dates and working times

Start Date 6 July 2020


How to apply

Some of our roles may require security clearance. To meet security clearance requirements, you will need to have lived in the UK for the past five years. If you have spent more than six months outside the UK in that period, we will unfortunately not be able to consider you for the role.

At Capgemini, academics form part of our overall hiring decision but we don’t screen out purely on the basis of academic performance. We will assess your suitability for a role using a number of tools including strengths and critical reasoning assessments, video assessment and assessment centres.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 24 August 2023

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Closing date:  24 August 2023

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