Graduate Opportunity

Associate Project Manager 2019

Graduate Apprenticeship Programme

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We don’t mean to blow our own trumpet, but SAS is the leader in analytics. What does this mean? We turn meaningless data into something useful. Running after bad guys, that’s not quite our thing – but we can create the tools to do it! We’ve helped over 75,000 sites worldwide with our technology since 1976 and are used by 94% of the top FTSE 100 companies. As an employer, for the last 8 years we have been featured in the top 10 Great Places to Work® – that doesn’t come easily!

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Associate Project Manager

Do you have a passion for starting a career in Project Management? Are you highly organised, good at solving problems and remaining calm under pressure? If the answer is yes then the SAS Associate Project Manager position is for you! You will work with our highly experienced Professional Services Project Management team on complex software implementation projects on clients sites across the region, and will quickly gain the experience you need to carve your career in Technical Project Management.

Join SAS as an Associate Project Manager on our apprenticeship programme and we will put you on the Digital Technology Solution Specialist Masters programme with a leading university, at SAS you will be fully trained up in our technologies to enable you to support our clients on our range of products. This role will give you lots of variety and the opportunity to learn something new every single day and would suit individuals who have a thirst for knowledge and a passion for technology. If you are a natural problem solver, good communicator, relationship builder, and understand what really good customer service is and want to become an expert, this is the job for you!

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for the superstars, the heroes and the best graduates out there. We’ll nurture you and develop you, give you all the support (and coffee) you need with our Graduate Apprenticeship Programme.

You’ll be working as a Project Management Consultant  on real world problems within your team. You’ll be providing practical guidance for functional and technical aspects of our data analytics solutions. At the same time, we will fully fund a master’s from a leading UK university and give you time to study.

Don’t worry though, we won’t be working you too hard! We believe strongly in the work-life balance and our 120-acre campus comes complete with a games room, 3-hole golf course, on-site subsidised restaurant, football and cricket pitch. Table Football match or apple-picking in the orchard at lunch anyone?

What’s in it for you?

  • Amazing Graduate base salary.
  • Generous Bonus Scheme.
  • Flexible Benefits.
  • Private Medical Insurance.
  • 25 days' holiday + Birthday too.
  • Relaxed and supportive work atmosphere (and really comfy chairs!).
  • Fully Funded Masters with a leading UK University.

We know what you’re thinking – what’s the catch? There really isn’t one. We are looking for great people. We are looking for that ‘SAS Magic’ (was that too cheesy?). If you fit the requirements below, you’re exactly what we are looking for so hit that apply button!

  • Degree in Computer Science / IT / Maths / Statistics / Data Science / ITMB, or related subject.
  • Achieved or on target to achieve a 2:1 or above.
  • Can you communicate well and stand up to give presentations.
  • Programming skills – We are not looking for Mark Zuckerburg here, we’ll build on what you know.
  • Passionate about technology.
  • Analytically minded, self-starter with a natural curiosity and a desire to be challenged.

Please note: This opportunity is only open to students who have completed a bachelors level degree. If you have completed a Masters degree you are not eligible to apply.

Sound like you? Great! Applications are on a first come first served basis. Interviews and Assessment Centre will be held in March 2019, with the role starting in September 2019.

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Job ID Number: 2018-15896
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Marlow, Wycombe (South Buckinghamshire)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Analytics
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Information Technology
  • Maths
  • Physics

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