Client Delivery Graduate Programme 2021
Technology is changing the world faster than ever before – and when combined with human ingenuity, the potential is unlimited. We believe that positive change happens by bringing together different people with diverse experiences and perspectives. Join us and never stop learning new ways to build a better future.
We look for passionate, curious and solution-driven team players who are ready to ignite ideas and inspired to push boundaries.
Who we are and what we do
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 506,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities.
Client Delivery Graduate Programme
The Technology Delivery Programme allows you to choose one of two specialisations to get your career started at Accenture: Tech Architecture and Client Delivery. The Client Delivery programme is different for every graduate.
The training, development, progression and promotion is all about YOU as an individual. On average our graduates remain on the programme for 24 months, however time spent on the programme will differ for everyone.
You can expect to be working directly with our clients to help deliver solutions using some of the most advanced technologies on the market. You will help drive and deliver business transformation, develop industry-leading specialist skills, and help transform our clients around the world. This will include designing, building testing and deploying strategic solutions for our clients.
As a key member of project teams, you’ll work directly with our clients in a variety of roles, understanding their unique challenges and requirements, helping to formulate a plan of action and collaborating with local and global teams to deliver innovative solutions.
What you’ll learn
In Client Delivery, your passion for technology will help you understand our clients’ biggest technological requirements and help them to understand and successfully deliver complex technology solutions. You will also develop strong data literacy skills which will allow you ability to read, work with, analyse and communicate with data effectively.
We’ll make sure you are kept up to speed with the latest technologies, innovations and delivery methodology as well as developing new skills in business analysis, testing and project management. We’ll also train you in the best delivery practices such as DevOps, Cloud, Agile & Accenture Delivery Methods. You will also get the opportunity to gain industry certifications across various technologies and delivery methodologies. There are various roles that you can do as a Graduate these include but are not limited to Delivery Lead, Project Manager, Programme Manager, Business Analyst and Scrum Master.
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 will get the opportunity to work with a vast array of highly-skilled people and continue to learn and grow your skills through our extensive training program.
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. For a comprehensive list of all our benefits, visit our website.
What we’re looking for
On the Technology Delivery Graduate Programme, we’re looking for a passion to grow and develop, a desire for self-improvement, a curious mind, and a strong work ethic. You will bring a creative and innovative mindset to your work and clients while ensuring the highest quality work delivered on time.
For Client Delivery, you’ll need a university degree in any discipline and a demonstratable passion for technology. You will be an excellent communicator, solution and client focussed. You will use your knowledge and experience to work directly with our clients in helping them deliver innovative and cutting-edge enterprise systems to help transform their business.
Ours is an industry that’s driven by client demand and needs. Which means that we have to place people in the industries and geographies where our clients need them most. As well as being open-minded, the ability to thrive in an environment of change is a real bonus.
Where you’ll work
You’ll apply to one of our offices in either London and may be delivering projects on client sites anywhere in the UK (and sometimes abroad). You’ll have a willingness to travel and be flexible to being away from home for periods of time.
How to apply
Full information on our application and selection process can be found on our website.
Start dates are available from October 2021 to June 2022 and places are filled on a first come, first served basis. We receive an extremely high volume of applications for all programmes and it is sometimes necessary to close applications earlier than anticipated. We would recommend early application to avoid disappointment.
Training & development
We believe that your career is your adventure. All this training, experience and client exposure is focused on turning you into an expert in exploring how a client’s vision is achieved through using the latest technologies whilst developing and sustaining the skills our clients demand.
What you know is what we can sell to our clients. So we’ll invest in your development from your first day. And realising you need to be up-to-speed as soon as possible, we’ll make sure you have all the training you need. As well as an award-winning induction programme and a supportive graduate community within the Technology Analyst Group, you can look forward to mentoring from some of our most successful leaders. The training you’ll receive will be broad and practical. It will combine sessions that focus on critical soft skills as well as the technical skills you’ll need to develop into a trusted and successful Tech Consultant.
All training will help you get the all-round skills for success, but it will be your experience that will really make the difference, which is why the variety of live project work we’ll give you will be so important.