Graduate Opportunity

Business Services Graduate Programme

Start Date: September 2020

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‘QinetiQ is a leading science and engineering company operating primarily in the defence, security and critical infrastructure markets. We offer our customers world-class expertise through our services and innovative technology-based products. Our people proactively understand our customers’ current and future needs and create and enable solutions at greater pace to meet current, adjacent and emergent threats. Why don’t you join some of the world’s finest scientific and technical minds and help us make tomorrow work today?’

What we do

QinetiQ is a company of over 6,000 people dedicated to being on the side of their customers.


Business Services is QinetiQ’s newest function that sits at the heart of business operations, offering business enablement and support services. Our services span a broad array of activities, from buying, selling, delivery, management information, finance and accounting and employee related services, to general business administration. We’re transforming our ways of working, through investment in new technology, including robotic process automation, cloud-based tools and data analytics.

We’re looking for a graduate to drive our continued rapid progress!

This role gives you exposure to a whole host of fundamental business processes and gives you the chance to identify opportunities for improvement and drive them through to a successful outcome. By the end of your graduate scheme, you will understand core business process, across most functions within the business and how they all interact, to deliver great outcomes for our customers. In addition, there will be opportunities to work on major technology upgrade projects, including in our robotic process automation (RPA) Centre of Excellence.

Duties & Responsibilities

You will be responsible for;
  • Seeking out opportunities for improvement in processes, systems and tools
  • Learning how our business processes operate and interact, through exposure to a variety of Business Services teams.
  • Working on a diverse array of business improvement projects
  • Engaging with a wide range of internal stakeholders
  • Working with the leadership teams
  • Demonstrating the values of QinetiQ in your delivery (performance, collaboration, Integrity)
This will help the future of QinetiQ by;
  • Driving performance improvement, making it easy to business with and within QinetiQ globally.

Entry Requirements

To apply for the role you MUST meet the below criteria;

  • A minimum of a 2:1 Bachelor’s degree in a STEM subject
  • Show a passion for understand how business process work and opportunities to improve
  • Be willing to learn, and have demonstrated an aptitude for learning at pace
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Full British Citizenship.

Please be aware that this role is subject to both security & export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that you must hold full British citizenship and obtain the right to stay and work within the UK. Restrictions may also mean that any dual or previous nationalities held can affect the roles in which you can perform within QinetiQ.

QinetiQ Benefits

As well as the opportunity to work in a company at the forefront of the technology sector you will also receive:

  • Flexible Employee Benefits
  • Annual Salary Review
  • Recognition Scheme, volunteering - helping charities & local communities
  • Up to 50% discount on meals across a wide range of restaurants
  • Up to 15% off high street stores and 40% off cinema tickets
  • Buy annual leave, flexible working, social events, employee assistance 24/7
  • Gym and sports facilities on larger sites
  • 25 days standard annual leave + bank holidays
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Much more!


How to Apply

Job ID Number: 10779
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • £26,500 per annum + Bonus Schemes + Benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Farnborough (Hampshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Information Technology
  • Maths
  • Physics

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