Work Placement / Internship

PCMS Business Analyst 12 Month Placement

Save to shortlist Saved to shortlist Apply now

As a 12-month Business Analyst placement student, you will gain the experience to support the Business Analysis team in their deliverables for key projects for our retail and hospitality clients.

About the Programme

The Business Analyst Undergraduate programme enables you to work in an Agile environment as part of a multi-disciplined team.

During your placement at PCMS, you will be working on high profile enterprise retail systems processing millions of transactions per day, underpinning retailers in-store business. You will gain experience in Business Analysis and support the BA team with project deliverables.

By the end of the 12-month placement you will be an active member of an Agile development team.

PCMS Overview

Our retail solutions, combined with our Managed IT Services expertise, empower your consumers and facilitate a better shopping journey. PCMS has over 30 years’ experience in serving the needs of retailers across the world.

About the Role

You will be developed by the Business Analysis team and you will be given real work from day one. You will have individual responsibilities and deliverables in key client projects. This will involve you in participating in the full Agile software development lifecycle, analysing and elaborating on customer requirements, writing business requirements/stories and creating relevant project documentation.

You will acquire business and technical knowledge in the PCMS core product solution and defined areas (for example Retail, Tax, Loyalty Schemes etc) specific to project requirements.

You will also assist the business in maintaining an excellent relationship with the customer by attending off-site visits.

About You

You will be studying for a degree in a STEM subject.

Essential skills/experience

  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience of Business Analysis modules
  • Good presentation skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Experienced with Microsoft office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent team player
  • Good organisational skills
  • Effective in structuring questions and challenging opinions
  • Enthusiastic approach

Desirable skills/experience

  • Experience within retail
  • Experienced with Microsoft office - Visio

Remember, when completing your application, think carefully about the relevant skills you can bring to the role from your academic career, work experience and extracurricular activities. Please ensure you list all your qualifications and results.

Please use plain English and make sure you give full results details of your degree modules and work experience. We will want to see what your strengths are, what you’ve done and how this fulfils what we are looking for.


How to Apply

Save to shortlist Saved to shortlist
If asked, remember you found this job on Gradcracker!

Don't forget...

Give yourself the edge...
If you Follow us, attach/link your Follow Certificate to your application.
Application feedback...
We've signed the Gradcracker feedback pledge.
Find out more

Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Year-long
  • Coventry
    (Show map)

Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

Contact PCMS Group

The App

Download it and follow us.
You'll be the first to know.

Employee Profiles

Anton - Software Development Graduate

"My graduate role so far has been a great journey through a variety of interesting and..."

Damian - Software Development Graduate

"PCMS is a great place to learn"
Meet more of our employees »

Watch our videos

Watch more of our videos »

More on our Hub

View our blogs