Applications for our 2023 Accelerate Programme are now closed for 2023, however you can now register your interest for 2024.
The Business Technology pathway of the Accelerate programme is designed for talented graduates passionate about technology and who are seeking a career where they can combine technology and creative design to help clients solve complex business challenges.
Business Technology (BT) is the largest and fastest growing practice at Capgemini Invent. We are a trusted technology consulting & transformation business partner to our clients' Chief Digital Information Officers (CDIOs) and the global Capgemini Group. We combine emotional intelligence, human-centric design and technology expertise to digitally transform our clients’ web and workplace experiences. We are successful in achieving this through our end-to-end portfolio of digital transformation service offers – Strategy, Design, Delivery, Architecture, Security and Change Management.
The Focus of Your Role
As an Associate Consultant you will embark on a stimulating and exciting journey where you will develop key skills that influence how our clients evolve the way they work, perform and achieve their goals. You’ll have the opportunity to work on large scale transformation programmes. You will ensure the smooth delivery of end-to-end projects by working flexibly, demonstrating intellectual capability and delivering innovative solutions for clients. The day-to-day tasks can vary from engagement with senior stakeholders, designing digital services, defining transformation strategies and managing positive client relationships. When you join the accelerate programme you become an Associate Consultant, where you will embark on a challenging and exciting journey where you will develop key skills that help our clients change the way they work, behave and achieve their goals. You’ll have the opportunity to work on large scale transformation programmes anywhere in the UK or further afield. You will ensure the smooth delivery of end-to-end projects by working flexibly, demonstrating intellectual capability and delivering innovative solutions for clients.
Your projects could be in Consumer Products & Retail, Financial Services & Insurance, Government, Utilities, Manufacturing, Automotive & Life Sciences (MALS) or Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT).
Additionally, members of the programme will work on internal initiatives, which contribute to the growth of our business. There is a wide variety of initiatives which will help develop your core consulting skills whilst exploring other areas of interest throughout the business. Many of our graduates enjoy contributing to thought leadership, propositions and event management.
Your first 3 months of the Accelerate Programme will be spent within The Institute, where you will learn core consulting skills and gain a broad understanding of everything we do at Capgemini Invent within a feed-back rich environment, you will then move into the Academy Period of the Accelerate Programme. You will then join The BT Academy, which is a great training ground for those wanting to get exposure to a range of technology-based consulting roles or those who want to specialise in certain fields such as User-Centred Design, Agile transformation, or Digital Security .
A heavy emphasis is placed on your development and being able to learn a variety of skills in a multitude of environments. During the programme you will benefit from wider learning opportunities and can choose from a suite of accreditations including:
- User Centred Design (Google UX, NN/g, Interaction Design Foundations)
- Cloud (Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure)
- Digital Workplace (Microsoft Power Platform, Change Management and Service Adoption)
- Digital Security Fundamentals (CompTIA)
- Technology Business Management
- Digital and Business Architecture
- Agile @ Scale (Scrum Master, Product Owner)
- Business and soft skills (user empathy, design thinking, emotional intelligence)
What you can expect
Working alongside a world-class team with a wealth of consulting and industry experience, you will begin to create relationships across the organisation and acquire a foundation of consulting skills, tools and methodologies to help you accelerate your career. You will be part of a project team, building trust-based relationships at the heart of a client’s organisation, helping them change the way they work and transforming their business to achieve their goals. You’ll get early responsibility and build your skills through interesting and challenging work.
What we are looking for
We are interested to hear from you if you have experience working in the industries we operate in and are keen to start a career in an environment where you can drive change.
Ideally, you will have some or all of the following:
Natural curiosity about how technology can solve business and world problems
A passion and natural talent for emerging technology
Familiarity with current technology and/or security concepts/trends
Desirable but not mandatory; basic programming or prototyping skills
An understanding that users are at the heart of great digital products
At Capgemini Invent, although academics form part of our overall hiring decision, we do not select candidates purely on academic performance. We will assess your suitability for a role using several tools including video interviewing and assessment centres (all currently being held virtually).
Accepted degree subjects
Additional job details
- Competitive salary
- Contract, dates and working times
How to apply
Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 28 July 2023
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Closing date: 28 July 2023