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Business Intelligence and Analytics Industrial Placement

Your challenge

Data analytics is a fast-growing field, responding to the increased volume and availability of data created by new digital technology. This role is all about helping clients to derive true insight from their data and using data to solve real business challenges. So, as well as building on your technical skills, you'll be challenged to develop your consulting and management skills.  

Business Intelligence & Analytics at PA Consulting Group

Businesses that know how to capture and analyse data have a clear advantage when it comes to identifying new markets, understanding customers, managing profitability and managing performance. We apply business intelligence with this in mind – focusing on real business challenges and developing practical solutions that give our clients the insight they need to do better business. In this area our subservices are: Data Discovery; decision support; designing solutions/organisation; and delivering Business Intelligence solutions.

Your role in Business Intelligence & Analytics

During your 12 month placement with us, we'll put you at the heart of innovations in this sector. Building frameworks for managing data, providing in-depth analysis or modelling data, you could help clients with areas such as regulation and compliance, predictive analysis, risk management or even gathering social intelligence. In short, it's an opportunity to be involved in real projects for real customers.

This role is open to undergraduates who, after the 12 month industrial placement, will be returning to university for their final year.  Candidates who have completed their degree and will be returning to university to complete a Master's Degree are also eligible for this role.

This role will start in June/July 2017.

Job Requirements

What you'll bring to the role:

  • Study in Maths, Computer Science or Business Management
  • Strong desire to help clients 
  • Keen interest in analytics and data, with a desire to build related technical skills 
  • Curiosity, numeracy and a willingness to work hard
  • Team-working skills
  • Good communication skills

About PA Consulting Group 

We are the consulting, technology and innovation firm that uses constant curiosity and ever-evolving expertise to make a lasting impact on the world. We are PA Consulting Group. Specialising in technology and innovation, management and IT consulting, our employees operate globally across a wide range of sectors, delivering practical solutions that make the difference for our clients. 

Getting exceptional results that have a lasting impact on businesses, communities and individuals is what we do. And finding fresh angles, exploring new avenues and following the unconventional path is how we do it. We are solving some of the world’s most complex problems. But where others settle for off-the-shelf solutions, we approach each challenge with fresh eyes, unconstrained thinking and a perfectly balanced team of experts handpicked for the task. 

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and seek to employ people with different ideas, styles and skill sets, each able to contribute in unique ways.  This diversity engenders a richer, more creative environment – one in which our people develop and clients are served better. We are committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely on the basis of their ability to contribute to PA’s objectives, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status. 

Join us and make the difference with your career.

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