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IT Graduate - Business Partnering


Warwick, GB, CV34 6DA Wokingham, GB, RG41 5BN GB, B91 3QJ

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Requisition Number:  23304
Job Category:  Graduates
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About the role

If you have a keen interest in new technology, like working with others and have strong interpersonal, communication and engagement skills, enjoy analysis and have a structured, problem-solving mindset, then we’re looking for you. We have various opportunities in the teams who are responsible for building strong, collaborative relationships with IT’s customers across National Grid as we transform to a digitally enabled business. In order to deliver a great service, you will also need to work with a varied range of people across the whole of IT, and our partner supplier organisations.  As part of a Business Partnering team you could be working in Project Management, Business Analysis, Architecture or Business Consultancy. 

This position gives you the opportunity to participate in our IT Graduate Development Programme, an 18-month experience consisting of three 6-month placements in varying IT departments.  Your first placement will be in the role outlined below and you will return to this role following two broadening 6-month rotations where your knowledge of IT at National Grid will be expanded.

What you'll need

As one of our Graduates, you’ll have the chance to start putting your studies into practice. You’ll need to be curious and proactive. Ask questions. Be interested. Along with a 2:1 (preferred) or 2:2 (acceptable) Degree classification in one of the following disciplines:

•    Computing, Business, Management, Economics (preferred) STEM (acceptable)

You will only be able to apply for one role per programme (i.e. one graduate role) for this campaign. Please ensure you apply to your most preferred role. Those who apply for more than one, will be withdrawn and asked to confirm their preference.

What you'll get

You will receive a starting salary of £29,254 (or 30,318 f you hold a Masters) and a £2000 joining bonus. You will also have access to a number of additional benefits such as 25 days’ holiday, a generous completion payment, an accommodation allowance as you move around the business, a competitive pension scheme and a number of flexible benefits to name just a few.

This opportunity will be based at either Warwick or Wokingham or Solihull

The closing date will be 7th November 2021 but for popular roles we may close applications earlier than advertised. We advise all candidates to apply as early as possible to ensure you obtain the place you want in the application process.

Click here to download and read the full job description, what you'll do on programme and what further benefits you will receive.

Due to the sensitive nature of this role, if your application is successful, you may be required to undergo National Security Vetting in addition to the standard background checks National Grid  carry out. If these additional security checks are required, you may need to evidence that you have resided in the UK for at least the last 3 years. National Security Vetting is carried out by a third party provider, HM Revenue & Customs Cluster Security Unit (HMRC CSU), which is part of the UK Government. More information about HMRC CSU’s use of your personal data can be found on their website.

At National Grid, we work towards the highest standards in everything we do, including how we support, value and develop our people. Our aim is to encourage and support employees to thrive and be the best they can be. We celebrate the difference people can bring into our organisation, and welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds, and offer flexible and tailored support, at home and in the office.

Our goal is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, the innovation from diverse teams & perspectives and business need. We are committed to building a workforce so we can represent the communities we serve and have a working environment in which each individual feels valued, respected, fairly treated, and able to reach their full potential.