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PA Consulting

Agile Industrial Placement
£21,000
Location London
Starts Jul 2021
Deadline 31 Dec 2020

Join our Agile Industrial Placement

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world. As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity. 

Location: London

What you will be doing

Organisations face waves of continuous change as markets evolve, customer needs change, and strategic priorities shift in response. Responding to these challenges in an agile fashion could boost productivity, increase accountability, enhance collaboration, manage shifting priorities and provide rapid feedback. As a placement student in the Agile team, you will have the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting projects across PA’s portfolio of FTSE 100, Fortune 500 and public sector clients.

Agile at PA Consulting

The Agile Capability is one of the fastest growing capabilities at PA. We are considered by our clients and by the industry alike as the pre-eminent Agile consultancy. We deliver the biggest and most complex delivery initiatives in the digital and physical worlds using Agile approaches and are ingenious in how we deliver change and do work that has a clear human impact.

We transform organisations from a traditional functional operating model to a contemporary value-stream one, making them more responsive, more customer centric and importantly better places to work. Our Capability is split into four pillars: Agile Transformation, Agile Delivery, Product Management and Business Analysis and you’ll have the chance to work across these four areas.

The scope of your involvement with projects will be vast and varied, including:

• Working on client deliverables across the four agile capability pillars.

• Quickly understanding your client’s requirements and engaging and building client relationships face-to-face from day one.

• Using a variety of management tools to deliver excellent client work.

• Gathering and interpreting data and executing analysis.

• Presenting findings to team members as well as client stakeholders.

• Supporting the team internally to win new work through research and bid preparation.

• Developing PA’s internal Agile Capability as part of a capability scrum team.

What you will have

What we're looking for

  • You are studying towards a degree.
  • You have a keen interest to work in Agile.
  • You have a desire to learn and develop.
  • You have exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • You have excellent written skills.
    You are an innovative and logical thinker.
    You have a flexible and proactive approach to work.
    You are proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly PowerPoint and Excel.
    You have experience within Agile Transformation, Agile Delivery, Product Management or Business Analysis desirable, but not essential.

Company benefits: • Private medical insurance • Travel allowance • 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days • Company pension scheme • Annual performance-based bonus • Life and Income protection insurance • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn) • Additional optional benefits (Dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance)

Learn more about PA Consulting

We are PA Consulting

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 3,200 specialists in consumer, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health and life sciences, manufacturing, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Europe, and the Nordics.

An introduction to our firm

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

What can we offer you?

We offer a different kind of career opportunity. With us, you will have the chance to work with organisations worldwide to find answers to the questions that are shaping their future. The scope of our work provides extraordinary opportunities for you to develop your career in the direction you want.

Focussed on the success of our people, we offer significant responsibility early on, a clear career path supported by excellent training, and rapid progression for high performers. We deliver learning and development that will bring out your best and shape you as a leading expert in your field.

Our Graduate training programme

With us, you won’t have to wait to make your mark. We want to see what you’re capable of, which is why we will give you lots of responsibility from the outset. You will be given the freedom to think for yourself and contribute to projects in a meaningful way.

We hire graduates with up to two years’ experience directly into an entry-level Analyst role in their chosen business area or onto one of our rotational schemes, as we believe it’s best to build up your skills and experience in a real role from day one.

Think for yourself. Create with us.