Cloud Industrial Placement

Functional areas
Become part of the team

You will work across the cloud and transformation lifecycle - it may be writing a business case, design of a technical solution, conducting an assurance assignment or delivering business change. You will work with an exceptionally diverse and talented team of consultants who are driven to bring the best of cloud technology to life for our clients. You will have hands on experience and be expected to challenge yourself and your colleagues in delivering the solutions our clients need.

Our clients expect us to bring the best thinking, to work rapidly and join up with them so that we travel the journey together. We work collaboratively with our clients making every endeavour a joint commitment and achievement.

You will need to be proactive in finding opportunities to develop your skills and support or shadow more experienced consultants. Through networking internally and externally you will build a support team around you, develop your own brand in the marketplace and be able to shape your career in the direction you want to go.

Cloud Capability at PA Consulting Group

PA’s Cloud team works with businesses across public and private sectors, helping C-level executives, IT experts and business leaders to deliver the transformational change they need to stay ahead. We have top-tier partnerships with AWS, Google and Microsoft, working closely with them to stay at the leading edge of cloud. We combine innovative thinking with technology; we deliver award-winning results with talented people who feel empowered and stretched.

We help clients create the infrastructure, organisation, capabilities and approaches they need. We take responsibility for the largest change programmes in government or commerce. We work shoulder to shoulder with our clients on every step of their transformation journey: starting from their business vision and objectives we design the strategy, define the delivery programme and execute the technical implementation.

Where necessary we disrupt. We combine industry-leading Agile development, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud and sourcing solutions with our team of outstanding solution architects. Our programme delivery and change experts understand how to achieve rapid and sustainable business benefits. We remain alongside our clients, whatever the weather.

Our clients come back to us again and again.

Your role in the Cloud Capability

Working in small teams with a focus on AWS, GCP or Azure, you’ll contribute to shaping a solution for our clients. You’ll play a key part in the development and delivery of compelling client materials such as presentations, tender responses and assignment deliverables. You’ll assist senior consultants and take ownership and responsibility for specific aspects of the client assignment or PA project while helping with the analysis of complex data.

You will also contribute to the internal development of the cloud community and take an active role. This may include recruitment, marketing, training, thought leadership or the development of best practice approaches, methods and tools.

What we're looking for
  • Self-motivation and the ability to use your initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organisation skills and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • A keen interest in IT and its problem-solving applications
  • Teamwork skills, including a passion for working with people
  • Relationship building, both internally and externally, to grow your network.
  • An innovative, curious and proactive approach
  • A hunger to learn and be challenged, plus the ambition to grow

The start date for this role will be in July 2021.

  • Private medical insurance
  • Travel allowance
  • 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
  • Company pension scheme
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Life and Income protection insurance
  • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)
  • Additional optional benefits (Dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance)
About us

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 3,200 specialists in consumer, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health and life sciences, manufacturing, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Europe, and the Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Inclusion & Diversity

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA’s goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights.

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Job information

Firm: PA Consulting Group

Location: London



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