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PA Consulting

Sourcing & Strategy Industrial Placement
£21,000
Location London
Starts Jul 2021
Deadline 31 Dec 2020

Join our Sourcing & Strategy 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

PA works with public and private sector organisations to improve their business operations through improvements to their Sourcing, IT and Corporate Services capabilities. We provide a range of strategic advice from transforming organisations’ operational teams, to delivering complex multi-billion pound programmes. We regularly support our clients to achieve their desired business outcomes by harnessing deep technical expertise and innovative approaches.

Your role in Sourcing & Strategy at PA Consulting

We are growing our Sourcing, IT Strategy and Corporate Services team and are looking talented people with a passion for business operations. As a placement student at PA you will be given the opportunity to work on some of the most significant and complex challenges facing public and private sector organisations in the UK and internationally. You will be trusted to work across diverse programmes with our clients, offering a rare opportunity to build unrivalled expertise and experience. To support your development, you will be provided with access to leading experts in their fields, as well as paths to professional accreditation and skills development.

PA offers more than a job. We offer a career in consulting, a stake in our firm, and an environment where individuals and ideas matter.

What you will have

What we're looking for

  • You have a strong delivery track record in your degree and work experience.
  • You have a proven ability to think creatively and solve complex business issues and challenges.
  • You have excellent interpersonal and team working skills.
  • You have effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • You have a drive for personal and professional progression.

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.