Peregrine Future Talent

Peregrine Future Talent 2024 graduate opportunities

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Putting theory to practice: the future of technology and work
In today’s digital economy, businesses need data and analytics, software development, and transformational business change. Yet these skills are in short supply. Until now. Peregrine Future Talent offers comprehensive, stand-alone, career programmes that cover a range of business-critical and technical skillsets, to train and develop the future workforce.

Who are we?
Founded as a testing consultancy we have evolved to support our clients’ early careers resource needs within software development, data, business analysis and project management.

We have unique relationships with front line government organisations as well as leading private sector household names.

Since 2011, we have employed and launched the careers of more than 800 people.

Our career programmes
You’ll typically start with up to 12 weeks of hands-on, practical training led by industry expert coaches that take theory and apply it to practical applications and project-based scenarios.

Next, you’ll be placed on-site with one of our clients. You’ll be able to choose from a range of different industry sectors that includes banking, insurance, luxury retail, professional services, government, technology, aviation and defence.

Following this, you’ll transition into a career within our consultancy division OR you’ll have the option to choose a permanent position at your placement organisation.

Every programme gives you exposure to innovative, disruptive technology and training methodologies and elevates what you have to offer.

What happens on placement?
As part of your continuous professional development, you’ll have the opportunity to further your study and gain industry recognised certifications. We’ll challenge you to think differently, solve problems with creativity and push yourself while expanding your horizons.

Career Programmes

Software development and implementation
Our development and implementation programmes prepare you for a career in software development, testing, cloud or applications support. During training, you’ll engage in identifying, designing, installing, testing, maintaining and updating a software system for a company from the ground up. As part of your continuous professional development, you can study towards certifications from professional bodies such as BCS, ISTQB, Oracle, Microsoft, Google and Amazon.

Data and analytics
Your initial training will cover modules such as: entry to analytics, data in SQL, Python and Excel, data visualisation and modelling, machine learning and artificial intelligence. All to prepare you for a career path in data analysis. As part of your continuous professional development, you can study for certifications from CompTIA and BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT.

Change and Transformation (Business Analysis and Project Management)
During training, you’ll gain exposure to an extensive range of business analysis tools and techniques to manage business change. You’ll learn how a business analyst plays a key role in communicating between internal and external parties, support the organisation’s needs and design the latest innovative business solutions. You’ll also learn how to identify project risks, analyse critical paths, manage and delegate stakeholder tasks, as well as formulate and publish key project reports. All to prepare you for a career path within Portfolio, Programme and Project Management or Business Analysis.

As part of your continuous professional development, you can work towards an International Diploma in Business Analysis from the BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT or you can study for certifications from professional bodies such as AMP, PRINCE2, BCS and PMP

Who we’re looking for
We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, disability status, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Benefits

Why join Peregrine?
Our culture and values are really important to us, and we’re committed to creating a working environment that protects, supports and promotes the wellbeing and health of everyone who works here.

Listening to our colleagues

Open communication is important to us as a company, so we make sure that you have the opportunity to ask questions and share your ideas.

Developing our people

We’re growing our expertise by expanding skills, providing learning opportunities and supporting your study in continuous professional development.

Rewards and recognition
We value everyone who works here and do everything we can to make sure you feel connected to each other. We recognise success and have a monthly reward and recognition scheme.

Following completion of your initial training and on commencement of your placement, we offer a competitive salary that’s reviewed every six months and our standard benefits include:
• company matched pension and life assurance
• employee assistance programmes
• 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave.

We've got voluntary benefits too, designed to suit your lifestyle and support your financial, social, physical and mental wellbeing:
• voluntary health, dental and vision benefits
• the option to buy extra leave
• season ticket loans
• discounted gym memberships
• cycle to work scheme
• paid time to volunteer in your community
• discounts on leisure, travel, technology, fashion and food.

Application Procedure

Our application process

Getting started on your journey
We want to make sure you get the best out of our training and that you enjoy the programme, so we have a comprehensive application process to make sure, at every step, that this is a good decision for you. It will help to ensure that you’ll be able to handle the intensive training period, you’re suitable for the work stream you choose and you’re passionate about developing a career in Tech.

1. Once you’ve applied, we’ll make sure you’re on the right workstream for you. We may call you to discuss your skills and interests to confirm the programme is right for you.

2. Then, if you application is successful, we will contact you to arrange a video or telephone competency-based interview with one of the team.

3. Next is the logic and reasoning assessment. This is a multiple-choice assessment. It has sections relating to numerical reasoning, cognitive processing, analytical reasoning, vocabulary and reading comprehension.

4. The final stage is an online assessment centre. The day includes presentations from the team, a group task, a written exercise relevant to the programme you have applied for and a video interview* with one of our trainers.

*The video interview may take place on a different day

Supporting you through the application process
We want to make sure our assessment process is as accessible for you as possible, so if you have a condition that you believe may impact your ability to complete any of the type of tasks mentioned above and require adjustments, please let us know. If you’re unsure about anything or have any specific queries that you would like to speak to a member of our resourcing team about, please email futuretalentrecruitment@peregrineresourcing.com

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FAQs

How many intakes are there each year? There are around 15 intakes each year.

How many candidates do you recruit in each recruitment phase? We accept between 8-15 candidates onto each of our programmes.

Do you sponsor work permits for people who are not UK passport holders? Unfortunately, we cannot offer sponsorship.

Will I have to pay for the training? No, we cover the cost of your training.

If I leave the programme before the end of the two years, do I have to repay training costs? No, we do not have a repayment clause in our contract.

What kind of qualifications do I need to apply to the Future Talent programme? An IT or STEM related degree is preferred for our software developer and data streams. A degree relating to business is preferred but isn’t essential for our change and transformation stream. If you don’t have a degree we look at relevant experience and transferable skills.

Will I earn a salary during my two years? Yes. When you commence your work placement following training, you become an employee and your salary will be reviewed every six months.

What kind of hours will I be working? On average you’ll work a 37.5-hour week.

What kind of sectors will I be working in? We work with many companies across a range of sectors and industries, including banking, government, media, defence, luxury retail, automotive and many more. During your two years with us you may work within a variety of sectors.

Where will I be based during the initial training? During training, you’ll be based at home as our training is delivered online in real-time. Once you start your work placement, you could be based throughout the UK, or homebased with site visits when required.

What happens if I need to relocate for my placement? Relocation support is provided.