Early Careers Programme Coordinator

London, United Kingdom
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10 Bressenden Place, London SW1E 5DN, GB


Company description

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 3,300 specialists in consumer and manufacturing, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government and public services, health and life sciences, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Netherlands and Nordics.

Our hybrid way of working is designed to help you plan your work and your life. We want decisions about ‘where to work’ to be governed by ‘the work we need to do’ – whether that’s at client sites, offices/labs/studios, or remotely from home.

We have five principles which will help us balance both creating a high-performance culture that delivers for our clients and the firm, and being understanding and inclusive to individuals, and the teams in which we all work. Our principles are: we put your safety first; we trust PA people; we respect difference; we are responsive to clients and we are responsive to individuals and teams.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Job description

Responsible for supporting the early careers strategy and delivery of early careers programmes. In collaboration with colleagues across Talent and Development, HR and wider Early Careers team, the Early Careers Programme Coordinator will contribute to the delivery of all early careers programmes, providing administrative support, planning and delivering the learner journey to completion of their rotation and qualifications, where applicable.


  • Update and maintain learner data. Support HRSS and Learning Providers with the onboarding of apprentices onto programmes, including collating personal data, prior learning and BKSB
  • Support with the management of the PA DAS and Levy accounts, performing regular audits to ensure data and funds are accurately reported in line with ESFA/DfE regulations
  • Ensure accurate communications are shared with learners and stakeholders in a timely manner
  • Coordinate programme training and assessment
  • Assist the Graduate Programme Manager in maintaining arrangements for maximising learner wellbeing, and safety, and ensuring robust safeguarding and Prevent Duty arrangements.
  • Monitor the Apprenticeship mailbox and respond to queries and requests for information from learners, training providers, line managers, mentors and other stakeholders
  • Plan and keep minutes and records of meetings with relevant stakeholders, including the learning providers, managers, mentors and senior leadership
  • Record and support the performance management process for Early Career population
  • Capture and report on learner and stakeholder satisfaction data as requested by the Graduate Programme Manager
  • Support the Learning Specialists with the coordination and delivery of onboarding training and events
  • Work with Learning Provider and Line Managers to plan the learner journey to EPA


  • Close collaboration with Early Career program team, Early Careers recruitment team and Capability Stakeholders
  • Plan and host regular meetings with learners, individually and as a cohort
  • Work closely with the Learning provider to monitor and track learner progress, including attending regular tripartite reviews
  • Provide pastoral support and coaching to learners as and when required
  • Work with the Early Careers Programme Manager to build an Early Careers Community, forging links across cohorts

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to adapt approach for different audiences
  • Self-organised with the ability to work independently and take ownership of projects and tasks.
  • Good attention to detail, and experience managing large amounts of data
  • High energy and personally resilient with the ability to manage competing demands in a complex, matrixed environment
  • Flexible approach – able to adjust tasks and priorities in line with business needs
  • Previous experience in Early Career provision, or learning & development, in a corporate or professional services, or Educational context desirable although not essential.

Additional information


  • Private medical insurance
  • 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)

Inclusion & Diversity

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skill sets. 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.

Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us on recruitmentenquiries@paconsulting.com

Job information

Firm: PA Consulting

Location: London, United Kingdom


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