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Early Careers – IT Development Programme


We’re an innovation and transformation consultancy that believes in the power of ingenuity to build a positive-human future in a technology-driven world. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking with breakthrough-technologies to progress further, faster.

With a global network of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 clients, we’ll offer you unrivalled opportunities for growth and the freedom to excel. Combining strategies, technologies and innovation, we turn complexity to opportunity and deliver enduring results, enabling you to build a lasting career.

Isn’t it time you joined us?

PA Consulting Group is creating a series of exciting opportunities within the IT function which supports the global operations of the organisation based in our Global Innovation and Technology Centre in Royston. We have created a unique Early Careers - IT Development Programme for you to join and kickstart your career in IT.  As part of a dynamic organisation, we are offering you the opportunity to build an IT career within our expanding function delivering IT services across the business. You will work closely with experienced colleagues within the function on projects designed to benefit PA as a whole.  Our IT Development Programme will expose you to innovative assignments and projects which transform and enhance the company’s IT applications and services. Recent examples have included developing new management reporting with Microsoft PowerBI to support decision making, through to building a secure environment for Macbooks. 

As such, the exciting programme offers variety and future progression within IT disciplines through a series of assignments allowing you to shape and develop your own IT career based on real world technical challenges and experiences.

Job Requirements

You will be a budding IT enthusiast keen to carve a career within an internal IT function; we’re seeking IT graduates or those with previous commercial experience within the IT sector. Experienced in a high degree of multi-tasking and logical organisational skills, in addition to exceptional problem-solving abilities will be essential for you to excel in this role. You will demonstrate excellent client facing skills and your dedication to troubleshooting will be paramount in delivery of solutions to both internal and external stakeholders. With an adaptable and flexible attitude, you will be positively responding to an ever-changing environment and, as part of our collaborative teams, will display excellent interpersonal skills and good use of initiative. 

Technically minded, you will have excellent work ethic, ambition and desire to achieve within our IT Development Programme. Whilst technical and IT competencies are highly beneficial, they will be enhanced with formal training and on-the-job exposure.

Benefits package at PA Consulting Group

  • Private medical insurance
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • 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)
  • Voluntary benefits (Dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance)

PA is committed to building an inclusive and supportive culture where diversity thrives, and all of our people can excel. We believe that greater diversity stimulates innovation, enabling us to fulfil our purpose of ‘Bringing Ingenuity to Life’, supporting the growth of our people, and delivering more enduring results for our clients. 
We only recruit, promote and reward our people based on their contribution, without regard to gender, race, disability, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

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