London Recruitment Apprenticeship 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.
In Accenture’s people-first culture, HR is a strategic part of our business. Our HR team is a global network of talented, energetic professionals supporting Accenture’s vision and talent ambition to be the best place for the most highly specialised talent on the planet. We partner closely with the business, demonstrate operational excellence in HR service delivery and we continuously innovate to attract, develop, and retain a highly engaged and differentiated workforce that serves our clients and makes Accenture an employer of choice.
It’s an exciting time to be in HR. We’re in the middle of a digital revolution, and our people want the same transparency and hyper-personalisation at work that they enjoy as consumers every day. Our HR team is leading the way by revolutionising the employee experience at Accenture. If you’re ready to join the revolution, read on to learn about our Recruitment Apprenticeship.
The Recruitment Apprenticeship is an incredible opportunity to explore and immerse yourself in a function that sits at the heart of Accenture’s business. This two-year programme provides exposure to the full recruitment process and aspects of the HR lifecycle as it relates to recruitment. As a valued team member, you will:
- Work with a team of recruitment specialists to source the brightest and best entry level candidates
- Create and deliver strategies that provide new joiners with an exceptional candidate experience
- Serve as a trusted advisor by partnering with our business leaders
- Grow your people knowledge and experience of different HR functions related to recruitment
- Build core foundational Recruitment and HR skills
- Receive detailed feedback to help grow your career
- Be a part of a global network of HR experts
What you’ll learn
The best part is that you don’t need to have any recruitment experience. You will start your Accenture career with a comprehensive training and induction programme where you will develop a range of skills and gain insights into working at Accenture.
The apprenticeship lasts for 2 years, formal training throughout the programme is supplied by BPP, with a combination of on-the-job training, as well as structured training & courses.
What’s in it for you
The opportunity to obtain a HR Support Level 3 and CIPD Foundation Certificate in People Practice, whilst gaining invaluable work experience at the world’s leading management consulting & technology company.
You’ll also receive training and mentoring from subject matter specialists, a strong support network of mentors & buddies, flexible study leave to manage your studies and access to a diverse range of clubs, societies and networking groups.
What we’re looking for
You will need 5 GCSEs grade A*-C including Math and English. ‘A’ Levels is desirable but not mandatory.
You’ll also have a real interest in HR/ Recruitment and a desire to build skills in this area, as well as a logical mind-set and problem-solving ability. Plus, strong communication skills and the ability to adapt to changing demands.
How to apply
Full information on our application and selection process can be found on our website. The start date for this role is October 2021. Applications close on 22nd July 2021 however places are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. So please apply early to avoid disappointment. We will be conducting telephone interviews w/c 26th July and assessment centres will take place w/c 02nd August.