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Strategy Graduate London 2024

DEADLINE 9th January 2024

Working in the Strategy team will give you the opportunity to interact with people across the group and get a real feel for the organisation. It will also give you exposure to senior stakeholders, contributing to quarterly and annual board presentations.

You will develop your analytical capabilities, but most importantly you will refine your ability to communicate complex problems through simple compelling narratives. There will be a lot of collaboration throughout your rotations, strong communication skills and the ability to story tell through your work and data will help you along the way!

On a day-to-day basis, you’ll provide valuable analysis on the commercial and market aspects of a deal and by the end of your placement have full visibility of how a transaction goes from a conception all the way through to deal execution.

In the Group Market Acquisitions team you’ll experience different areas of analytical focus and work on a range of interesting projects. You’ll put your naturally curious mindset to work every day as you deliver market analysis for key commodities and markets. You’ll be supporting your Strategy and M&A colleagues as well as several other teams to enable strategy development and support investment and commercial decisions.

About you

Our placement offers are conditional based on your results, so we’re asking that you will have achieved, or be expecting to achieve a 2:1, or 2:2 with a masters in a relevant subject. We think numerical and analytical skills are important for this programme, with an exceptional attention to detail and the ability to manage and navigate complexity. There will be a lot of collaboration throughout your rotations, strong communication skills and the ability to story tell through your work and data will help you along the way!

About Drax

Drax Group is at the forefront of renewable energy – we’re working exceptionally hard to enable a zero carbon, lower cost energy future which is changing the way energy is generated, supplied, and used.

Our world-leading ambitions are to be a global leader in carbon removals, to be a global leader in sustainable biomass pellets, to be a UK leader in dispatchable, renewable energy generation, and ultimately be carbon negative by 2030. No small task!

We operate globally – four power generation sites in the UK, manufacturing facilities across the US and Canada, and supplying biomass customers across Europe and Asia.

We’re big on providing opportunities for growth – which is why we heavily invest in early careers. From work experience programmes to graduate schemes, developing future talent is hugely important to us, Our graduate opportunities will give you exposure to key areas of our business, developing your understanding of not only your specialist area, but of the wider renewable energy sector and its drive to tackle climate change head on.

About our recruitment process

We pride ourselves on creating a great experience for anyone who applies to join Drax, so you can expect clear and timely communication throughout.

You’ll start with sending us your application, which we’ll read and review with interest, and if we’ve got any questions we’ll be in touch. Then it’s some online reasoning tests – we appreciate they’re not everyone’s cup of tea, but they help us determine if you’ll be able to deliver in our graduate roles. This will be followed by an interview.

We’re a people led business, so if talking through your application works best for you, please contact

DEADLINE 9th January 2024