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Employer Information

  • Application deadline: Applications close December 31st 2011.
  • Starting salaries: Competitive
  • Regions: London
  • Industries: Consultancy; Finance; IT
  • Website: http://www.paconsulting.com/careers (select campus recruitment)
  • Email: N/A
  • Telephone: 020 7730 9000
  • Address: London Office:

PA Consulting Group
123 Buckingham Palace Road
London
SW1W 9SR
United Kingdom


What is PA Consulting?

Start your career with PA Consulting Group PA Consulting Group is a leading management and IT consulting and technology firm. Independent and employee owned, we operate globally in more than 30 countries and transform the performance of major organisations in both the private and public sectors. We look to hire exceptional people and provide them with opportunities that they will not find elsewhere. PA offers a future in consulting, not just a job; a stake in our firm; and an environment where individuals and ideas matter.

What can we offer you?
Here in PA, we offer significant responsibility early on and put a premium on autonomy of career direction and development. There is rapid progression for high performers and a clear career path supported by excellent training and development. Your role as a graduate Analyst will be diverse and involve supporting consultancy teams on projects. Typical activities can include gathering and manipulating information, presenting conclusions to the rest of the team, managing project plans, assessing risks and issues, or documenting client requirements. This is to name but a few of your roles, as your duties will be ever changing as you work in tandem with the clients requirements.


What roles are available at PA Consulting?

We have opportunities available in a variety of business areas; including Strategy & Decision Science, Information Technology, Shared Services and Outsourcing, People and Operational Excellence, Financial Services and Project Management.


Graduate training programme

As a graduate your first two weeks with PA will be an intensive residential training programme, where you will join other new Analysts from other practices and offices around the world. This programme will equip you with an understanding of our culture and values, give you grounding in consulting skills and the knowledge needed as an Analyst. The programme will also help you begin to develop the practical skills needed for working with clients on assignment. In addition, Analysts may also take advantage of technical courses applicable to their chosen business area.


Application process for PA Consulting.

Please visit www.paconsulting.com/careers and select campus recruitment. Please apply for the business area you’re most interested in. Applications close 31/12/2011 – Best of luck!


Entry requirements and type of person suited for PA Consulting.

• An excellent academic record is essential (minimum 300 UCAS points or equivalent and 2.1 degree)

• Work experience in a relevant field is desirable but not essential

• An ability to work well with others and present your ideas effectively

• Drive and tenacity in order to achieve your goals.


Delivering a visible difference
From initial idea generation and strategy development through to detailed implementation, PA delivers significant and tangible results. We have outstanding technology development capability; a unique breadth of skills from strategy to performance improvement, from HR to IT; and strong expertise in communications, defence, energy, financial services, government and public services, healthcare, manufacturing, transportation and logistics.


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