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Deadline

31 May 2017

  • Job Type: Internship
  • Profession: Technology in Finance & Consultancy
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: Immediate start
  • Location: London
  • UCAS Points: 280
  • Disciplines Recruited From: IT or Business/Law related disciplines
  • Application Details: Apply as soon as possible
  • Degree Required: 2:1

Job Purpose

As a Technology Solutions Intern you will be supporting the Technology Solutions Team in delivering consultancy advice in different Data Privacy to the any kind of industry.

Your role will be to assist clients to assess and improve their existing methods, policies, systems and ensure compliance with best practices and regulatory guidance in Data Privacy.

You will support the Technology Services Team with determining appropriate methods of data collection and research methodology. You will also help interpret the information gained and formulate and implement recommendations and solutions that are tailored to the client’s needs.

Examples of projects that you may be asked to assist with include:

  • Data Privacy (GDPR and Privacy Shield) compliance assignments, eg. reviews of a client’s data management framework, privacy policies, reporting to regulators (such as ICO), etc.
  • Improving a client’s internal processes and systems
  • Business development

You will also assist with the running of workshops, external seminars, conferences and with the publication of internal and external articles on topics of interest for technology solutions.

Job Role

During your internship, your typical daily duties will include:

  • Research, collect, prepare and present information/statistics as required
  • Consider the impact of legislation upon specific requirements
  • Conduct reviews of clients’ processes, systems, policies, regulatory compliance needs in an organised and systematic way
  • Collect and synthesise information from fieldwork and draft client-specific conclusions/recommendations
  • Maintain professional working relationships with clients throughout the fieldwork and social activities
  • Prepare presentations/ marketing collaterals, using appropriate graphics software and other media, ensuring that documents are compliant with the firm’s standards
  • Support with the management of tender proposals for new work
  • Ensure timesheets are completed on a weekly basis
  • Have an awareness of the various services provided by Mazars
  • Attend all training courses as required

Person Specification & Academic Requirements

We are looking for people who bring something special to the firm and who also have some distinctive qualities. We want driven people who think creatively about their work, embrace challenges and can resolve complex problems.

  • Required: French language skills.
  • Demonstrates strong analytical and research skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Takes ownership of assigned tasks and adopts a pro-active approach
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload
  • Produces accurate and timely work
  • Participates in meetings, providing information and ideas with clarity and persuasiveness
  • Ability to build relationships
  • Respects differences in people and values diversity of ideas
  • Applies active listening skills – asks questions when necessary but makes basic assumptions when appropriate
  • Actively seeks to enhance own expertise and knowledge
  • Demonstrates drive and commitment to self-development
  • Professional approach to work and clients i.e. professional appearance, respect for individuals, and ethical conduct
  • Interest in new technologies, start-ups, digital transformation

Academic Requirements

  • Achieved, or on track to achieve, a Masters degree in IT related discipline or a business/law related discipline
  • 2.1 or above in any degree discipline (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 280 UCAS points (to have achieved in the same academic year, from your best 3 A Levels and excluding General Studies).
  • Grade B or above in GCSE English Language and Maths.

If there were extenuating/exceptional circumstances that affected your result(s), please tell us in your application form so we can consider whether we take them into account.

Support

We operate a number of in-house training courses which will give you the technical insight to keep up with changes in legislation and case law, both in the UK and worldwide.

You will be given a mentor and an appraising manager to keep your career and aspirations on track.

After you’ve joined the firm there will be an opportunity for you to study towards a professional qualification if desired.

 

*APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE*

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