Everything we do creates a safer future. In a new age of cyber and digital threats, our people have a shared vision to protect the connected world, to create and deliver intelligent global solutions across an ever changing technological (threat) landscape.
We are obsessed about solving problems for our customers; we bring together great minds who face tough challenges on a daily basis, and are encouraged to make a difference.
The role of a Graduate Consultant is to harness the expertise of our talented and highly experienced Consultants, to deliver a mixture of business and technical-related activities resulting in tangible outputs for our clients. Our graduate consultants are often the bridge between the business and technical delivery teams and operate across the full length of the project lifecycle, from helping to identify the problem and defining the solution, to implementing and managing the change required for our clients to reach their goals. Graduate consultants work on a range of projects with different clients, depending on skills, interests, and our clients’ current business needs. Graduate consultants will learn the tools, techniques and approaches used by consulting professionals.
Our Consulting Graduates will have the opportunity of exposure to the range of services we offer our clients, which enable us to deliver bespoke solutions to any individual business requirement. Depending on your Applied Intelligence area, as a Consulting Graduate you will liaise with our clients and explicate products from our suite of home-grown solutions. This will enable you to explore and select a career path which builds on your particular strengths. You may also get to work with clients early on in your career and travel as part of the role.
As a Graduate Consultant you could work across a number of disciplines within our business, these include; Business Consulting, Technical Consulting, Security Consulting, Data Consulting, Creative Consulting and Business Analysis.
Business Consultant – As a Business Consultant your role may involve elements of defining a client’s strategy, developing their future operating model and/or defining and supporting the client’s organisational change. You will be involved throughout the full lifecycle of projects and programmes from early visioning / baselining activities through to a focus on sustainability, transition to business as usual and the delivery of benefits.
Technical Consultant – As a Technical Consultant you will help clients to solve complex problems, meeting their business needs with solutions appropriate to their business strategy that have a significant technology or information systems component.
Cyber Security Consultant – As a Cyber Security Consultant you will help clients clearly understand their exposure to cyber security threats/risks and put in place pragmatic and cost effective controls. You will also Identify, manage and treat risk to a client’s information and information technology assets.
Data Scientist – As a Data Scientist you will understand how to gain specific insight from data in order to address a business problem. You will creatively apply data science approaches to develop analytic results which turn data into information – information into knowledge and insights – and valuable, actionable insights into better decision making and game-changing strategies.
Business Analyst – As a Business Analyst you will work with our clients as part of a team to identify business issues or areas for improvement, capture requirements, develop and improve processes and support the development of business cases for future change.
Please note – As a Graduate Consultant within BAE Systems, you will be expected to travel as part of your role within the business. This could be for extended periods of time.
In order to build a deep understanding of the challenges associated within Delivery Management or Engineering based roles, as a Graduate Consultant you may have the opportunity to work within a Delivery Management or Engineering role for a fixed period of time on client facing or internal engagements.
We deal with cutting edge technology on a daily basis and our graduates are given exposure to this at the forefront of our business and the technology industry. Moreover, with the technology industry evolving and innovating at an exponential rate, there is no better place to embark on a career that’s abundant with opportunity than at Applied Intelligence.
Skills and technology required for this role include:
- Strong academic background (Minimum of 300 UCAS points, on track to achieve/ already achieved minimum 2:1 classification at degree level)
- Relevant industry experience is extremely desirable, yet not essential
- Good understanding of technology and the IT industry
- BAE Systems standard techniques and offerings
- Strong analytical and numerical skills
- Good communication skills
- Articulate; both vernally and in writing
- Objective, with a logical and enquiring mind
- Creative and persuasive
- Team player
- Resilient under pressure
- Commitment to study and acquire the necessary professional qualifications
Accountabilities within the role:
- Carry out research, data collection and analysis
- Financial analysis and financial tracking
- Evaluating and reconciling information gathered from multiple sources, for preparing reports
- Preparing presentations, marketing and sales collateral
- Building basic process maps in the support of analysis work
- Supporting the preparation and delivery of workshops and focus groups
- Solving complex/ technical problems
- Communicating with both BAE Systems and Client teams effectively