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Welsh Data Science & Analytics Graduate

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Recruiter: Welsh Contact Centre Forum
Listed on: 16th December 2019
Location: Cardiff
Salary/Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Join our new Data Science & Analytics Graduate Programme cohort starting in September 2020!
Following the huge success of our inaugural Data Science Programme in 2019, we are now recruiting for the Welsh Data Science & Analytics Graduate Programme starting in September 2020. Our existing graduates have set a high bar - and our employer consortium continue to be impressed by the calibre of talent on the programme.

This programme was built upon the successful Welsh Financial Services Programme, which has recruited over 155 graduates to date and enabled 98% of graduates to secure permanent roles in their chosen career path and preferred employer within the consortium.

This 2-year unique Programme offers a distinct opportunity to sample a range of different career paths that use data science and analytics to research and enhance business performance, along with customer experience and outcomes.
We work with employers with an open, inclusive and welcoming culture. The Participating employers include corporates such as Admiral Group, Atradius, Centrica,, LexisNexis, PricewaterhouseCoopers Principality Building Society, Vauxhall Finance, and high growth, small to medium sized businesses including Optimum Credit, Hodge Bank, Talent Ticker and Amber Energy.
Building upon the impressive results so far, we are looking for outstanding graduates who are looking to gain an accelerated experience, working with organisations with varying stages of Data Science maturity, contributing to real world projects combined with academic excellence.
We are looking for motivated and inquisitive graduates with a desire and passion to succeed and have an interest in coding and problem solving.
What we offer

A 2-year paid Graduate Programme
A fully funded applied MSc
3 x 8-month rotations within global employers
A large professional network
Development in professional behaviours

Why Apply?
Matchless employment experience at your fingertips
We all know that demonstrating work experience can be a challenge for graduates. The 2-year, rotational programme provides huge opportunities to lead on interesting and business critical work. You'll experience 3 rotations within the top, financial & professional technology services companies in South Wales.
We are passionate about diversity and our programme is inclusive! Everyone is welcome to apply for this exceptional experience.
Academia and employment experience aligned

We have developed strong links and act as the conduit between universities and employers ensuring that the programme continuously improves. It's important to us that your academic learning is brought to life through placements and work-based projects, so we are constantly aligning your needs with evolving data technology.
Next level emotional intelligence as a by-product

Unlike other programmes you will be thriving within ‘multiple' businesses, bringing your learning to life, experiencing different cultures, leadership styles, engagement, communications, systems and sharing in successful initiatives.
How different can their cultures be? You'll explore the unknown, quickly finding your feet through building key relationships. You'll quickly make a difference by questioning and challenging the norm, driving change and leading the way.

Good understanding of coding
Eligible to work and live in the UK.
Gained or predicted a minimum of 2:1
Preferable but not limited to a STEM qualification
Graduated in the last 3 years
A-level in maths

Why now?
There is no better time for you to enter the field of Data Science & Analytics. The only thing certain is that change is upon us and we need your fresh thinking, market leading skills and innovation to support business change and growth.
How do I apply?                                 
Send your updated CV and cover letter explaining why you are interested in the Programme and working within Data Science & Analytics by clicking apply now!
The closing date for applications is 29.02.20, however we expect a high volume of applications so may close earlier.  Shortlisted candidates will be expected to attend a Hackathon in April and if successful, will join the programme in September 2020.
Applications will only be considered with a covering letter!