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Strategy Graduate Programme 2019-2020

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00623012

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Strategy Graduate Programme
 
Unlock the power of your mind
 
We believe powerful minds can make unique contributions. Bring your individual strengths to a career at Accenture, and see how you can create change in the world around you. We look for passionate, curious and solution-driven team players who are ready to ignite ideas and inspired to push boundaries.
 
Explore the latest technologies. Solve real-world problems. Meet amazing people. Whatever your mindset, skillset or passion, you’ll find a graduate programme to suit. With a high-energy, diverse environment full of opportunities to challenge, develop and inspire you.
 
Discover the unique power of your mind, and use it to make a difference with Accenture.
 
Who we are and what we do
 
We’re more than 449,000 people working in over 120 countries around the globe. A world-leading organisation, we provide consultancy and technology expertise to some of the biggest names in just about every industry you can imagine. Clients come to us to make more of their business opportunities, adapt successfully to change, put ideas into action and gain – or sustain – a competitive edge. With our knowledge of the markets, understanding of the power of technology and ability to shape and implement transformational solutions, we do just that. We work with 4,000 companies and 95 of the Fortune Global 100. As a growing firm we need talented graduates like you to join us.
 
Strategy Graduate Programme
 
On this programme, you’ll be a trusted partner to our global clients, helping them to address their most significant business issues. Part of a project team, you’ll drive innovation and help clients shape new business models, define the case for change and execute business transformation agendas.
 
Working closely with professionals in other Accenture businesses, you’ll utilise our business insight and understanding of how technology impacts industries to help clients stay ahead in the digital world. So you could be structuring and performing analysis and primary research, developing business cases and plans, or developing your skills to help clients understand leading-edge technology capabilities.
 
It’s an excellent opportunity to stretch your strategic mind and test yourself at the sharp end of business. You’ll also develop core leadership, problem-solving and people management skills, along with valuable industry and functional expertise. Strategy careers at Accenture cover three practices:
  • Business Strategy is about helping clients develop new products and services in innovative ways, or prepare for the digital markets of the future.
  • Technology Strategy focuses on creating technology strategies that are synchronised with clients’ business, people and operations, and building the IT and operational capabilities needed to execute these strategies.
  • Operations/Function Strategy helps clients enhance their agility with simplified and digitally enabled internal functions powered by skilled talent.
 
What’s in it for you
 
As well as the prospect of a great career centred around improving the way the world works and lives, you can look forward to a competitive starting salary and a generous holiday allowance. Other benefits include a pension scheme, personal laptop, an AMEX card, private healthcare, subsidised gym membership, season ticket loan and much more besides. For a comprehensive list of all our benefits, visit our website.
 
Where you’ll work
 
You could be placed at any one of our offices in Edinburgh, London, Manchester or Newcastle and may be delivering projects on client sites anywhere in the UK (and sometimes abroad), so you’ll need to be flexible.
What we’re looking for
 
Places on our Strategy Programme are limited. You’ll need to be a deep strategic thinker and be able to demonstrate project evidence of this on your CV. It’s also important that you are a natural leader, creative problem solver, effective relationship builder and collaborative teammate who’s digitally savvy and up for a challenge. Strong communication, quantitative and analytical skills, high learning ability and a real passion for business and technology are key.
 
This programme is open to those with a minimum 2.1 Bachelor's Degree (in any discipline - achieved or predicted)
 
How to apply
 
Full information on our application and selection process can be found on our website.
Places are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. So please apply early to avoid disappointment. Deadline for applications is 30/11/2018.

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