Graduate Opportunity

Marketing Research and Business Insight - Future Consultant Programme

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When it comes to finding a great place to work there are plenty of things to look for: inspirational colleagues and mentors, autonomy to make a real difference with your work, shared values that you can truly believe in.

If you then add to that with great benefits, a dynamic and inclusive environment with opportunities to develop both professionally and personally, you've found something really exciting.

Following the recent successful graduation from our last cohort of our Future Consultant Programme we are delighted to welcome applicants for our 2020/2021 programme.

As a Socitm Advisory Future Consultant you will undertake training and development with important exposure to live projects and programmes in order to explore and utilise your new skills. We will provide you with learning in your chosen field so that you become a true industry specialist. This could be the field of User Research, Marketing Research and Business Insight, Data Analysis, Service Design, CRM (Customer Relationship Management) & ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) or Technical/Business Architecture.

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A bit about Socitm Advisory:

We are well established in the public sector as a consulting organisation with particular strengths in the effective use of technology and in the achievement of benefits through business process change and transformation. As a result of winning and delivering multiple programmes to acclaim, Socitm Advisory are continuously looking to attract the very best talent to our permanent bench of specialist Consultants.

What we offer you:

  • Key skills development e.g. stakeholder management, communication, project management and planning.
  • Training and access to the full Microsoft 365 suite of productivity and communication tools as well as the latest industry project and ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems.
  • First-hand experience of working with different public sector organisations on important programmes where your work will make a difference
  • A learning programme tailored to you with a variety of experiences to give you the maximum exposure to your chosen field. As well as building your broad business skills, we will support you in also becoming a true industry specialist
  • Mentoring from industry experts and on-going support throughout your career with Socitm Advisory with a clear focus on career progression
  • A culture and environment that encourages authenticity, collaboration and innovation.

What we are looking for:

  • People with excellent communication skills and a natural ability to build relationships
  • Ambition to learn and succeed within the client-facing consultancy industry
  • Industry experience within Government, Consulting or Technology with appreciation of advisory services to the UK Public Sector
  • Graduate (or soon to graduate) in a technology, data or other relevant STEM degree
  • Ability to analyse information quickly in order to make good decisions
  • Be geographically flexible throughout the UK to support our clients when required
  • A genuine interest in Marketing Research and Business Insight: Join the Sales and Marketing team to drive insight-based consultancy. Role involves the delivery of business-critical annual marketing research programme and ad hoc commissioned insight assignments to support the ongoing growth of the business

More about the type of candidates we are looking for:

As well as the ability and desire to become a valued member of our consultancy, providing sound advice to our clients, we want to attract candidates that will thrive within our organisation. You may have just recently graduated or in fact been working in a relevant industry (Government, Consulting or Technology) and looking for an exciting challenge or change in direction. We genuinely consider our business to be a family and this is only possible by attracting candidates that have a desire to be part of such a business. For us this means taking accountability for our work and our colleagues. We are truly inclusive and have a diverse workforce with a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and experiences.

Application Process:

  • Application deadline is Monday the 5th October
  • Submit your application (include a supporting statement as to why you are interested in the role)
  • If successful you will be invited to the first round of telephone interviews
  • Further group conversation with last years’ cohort
  • 2nd stage interviews will be conducted via a video conferencing call week commencing 12th October where you will be asked to produce a short presentation on a pre-defined topic.
  • Decisions being relayed to all candidates at the end of October
  • Successful candidates' induction.

Good luck with your application!

We can only accept applications from candidates that have the right to work in the UK.

Socitm Advisory is an equal opportunities employer and seeks to employ a workforce which reflects the diverse community we live and work in. We have a diverse workforce with a variety of backgrounds, cultures, religions, age groups, and sexual orientations. We are registered as a disability committed employer. We are proactive in creating an environment that empowers our people to take care of their wellbeing and support others to do the same. We are committed to promoting an inclusive, wellbeing-focused culture that equips our people with the tools they need to prioritise their mental health and wellbeing, including flexible working arrangements and access to an Employee Assistance Programme.


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Opportunity Overview

  • October 5th, 2020
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Multiple UK Locations

Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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