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PA Consulting

Analytics Industrial Placement
Location London
Starts Jul 2021
Deadline 31 Dec 2020

Join our Analytics 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

Our team is growing, and we want the brightest minds to join our Analytics team. We are looking for specialist/top performers who would like to build a positive human future with us in a technology and data driven world.

At PA we bridge business requirements and state of the art technology by translating business problems into data focussed questions, develop state of the art use cases and implement our solution in agile way to deliver enduring results.

Our Analytics capability is composed of Data Strategists and Management Consultants, Data Scientists and Mathematical Modellers, Data Architectures and Engineers, and Data Visualisation Experts. We deploy multidisciplinary teams, combining technology expertise with business consultancy, who can iteratively design and build at pace.

We deliver in an agile heartbeat, with rapid feedback loops of business results in demo sessions and have realised 100+ successful data innovation show cases, each within 8 weeks-time. We enjoy independence from suppliers, allowing us to provide truly impartial advice, guidance and solutions.

Your role in Analytics

Your role will consist in helping clients to derive insights from their data and using data to solve real business challenges. We go beyond ordinary solutions and make data transformation happen through smart changes and business relevant show cases.

As part of our Analytics team you will be working with a diverse and energetic team, adopting the latest technologies (e.g. Artificial Intelligence techniques/modules) and ways of working to create ingenious solutions coupled with the organisation and technology foundation required to shape and shift organisations and allow them to successfully govern their data. As part of a delivery team, you'll be in direct contact with clients from the start while also having the support of a line manager and your colleagues to guide your progress.

Whether you build frameworks for managing data, providing in-depth analysis or modelling data, you could help clients across a range of different sectors from financial services, healthcare, energy and utilities and central government. You will also be given the ability to pursue relevant business and technical training to support your career development as well as the freedom to grow your network and develop innovative solutions to chase new opportunities.

You will have the opportunity to gain experience across the following sub-capabilities, before specialising later in your career. This includes Data Strategy, Data Science, Data Engineering, Mathematical Modelling, Data Management & Architecture and Data Visualisation.

What you will have

What we're looking for

  • You are studying towards a STEM degree coupled with strong mathematical ability.
  • You have a keen interest to work in analytics and data.
  • You have a methodical and logical approach to problem solving coupled with attention to detail.
  • You are proactive and entrepreneurial; constantly looking for ways of using emerging technologies to solve business challenges.
  • You have programming language experience (e.g. SQL, Python, R).
    You have data visualisation experience (e.g. PowerBI, Tableau, Qlik).
    You have the ability to explain complicated concepts clearly and succinctly.
    You have the desire to collaborate and innovate with many different teams.
    You have the desire to help clients and drive to tackle unprecedented challenges.
    You are curious, have numeracy skills and a willingness to work hard.

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.