The Grayce Development Programme

Supporting graduates as they start their careers

We develop you with the skills that businesses need today, and in the future

graduate programme

Welcome to the Grayce Development Programme

We passionately believe our curious graduates are a key part of the answer to the digital change talent demand equation. We are on a mission to help organisations witness the power of emerging top graduate talent. We give our people a platform to realise their potential, focusing on our values, continuous learning and building capability, so we can continue to develop the leaders of the future.

The Grayce Change+ and Data+ Development Programmes are a three-year journey designed to shape graduates into future leaders, offering training, support and the opportunity to gain real experience working in change and transformation or data analysis.

Accredited qualifications, hands-on experience and the professional support you need to reach your potential sound good? Read on for more reasons why you should join #teamgrayce

Joining the Grayce Community

We have two routes in to the Grayce community, through our Change+ Development Programme or our Data+ Programme. When you join our graduate Change+ or Data+ Development Programmes, you join our community. From here, Grayce provides you with the training and support needed to gain a strong understanding of how to deliver change and transformation through Change+ and, how to analyse, visualise and manipulate data in Data+.

You build on your skills each year with the support of your Delivery Manager. They will be your career coach throughout your Development Programme, helping you to build a bespoke training plan to reach your professional goals.

Together, our growing Analyst Community are supporting cutting-edge work in cybersecurity, law, insurance, banking, IT, retail – and much more. Working on industry-leading projects nationwide, there’s plenty of ways to kickstart your career with Grayce.

Change+ or Data+?

Find a Development Programme that suits you.

Focused Development Programmes in change and transformation and data analysis. Two very different routes, but with the same expert training and development and 360 holistic support that Grayce is known for.

Change+

Our change & transformation programme

Change+ is our three year Development Programme with accredited qualifications & professional experience working directly in change programmes with clients.

Apply to our Change+ Development Programme

Data+

Our technical data analysis programme

Data+ is our three year Development Programme with accredited qualifications and professional experience working directly in data analysis roles with clients.

Apply to our Data+ Development Programme

Change+ Analysts transform the way our clients do business

The Development Programme is designed to stretch and support you as you build your careers as Business Analysts, Project Managers, PMO Analysts and Scrum Masters.

You’ll be supported by our Delivery Manager team and build your knowledge through peer to peer learning, knowledge exchanges and online tools. Grayce’s long established network in change and transformation will provide additional coaching and mentoring opportunities. You’ll develop your leadership and management skills in agile environments to support successful transformation at your clients.

You could be delivering new digital products in the pharmaceutical industry or supporting the roll out of regulatory change at multi-national financial services organisations. If you like the sound of an opportunity in change & transformation where no two days are the same, join our Change+ Development Programme.

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Data+ Analysts unlock the value of data, powering a data driven world

The Development Programme is designed to stretch and support you as you build your career in Data Analysis, opening up opportunities in data science and data engineering.

You’ll be supported by expert people managers in our Delivery Manager team and build your industry and discipline knowledge through our partnership with Turing Talent, accessing insight from leaders at organisations such as Google, Amazon and Facebook and building your network through hackathons and communities of practice.

Through the programme you’ll deep dive in to SQL and Python programming languages, whilst building your proficiency in tools like Google Analytics, Power BI and Tableau.

If you have a technical skill set and are analytically minded then the Data+ Programme could be the perfect start to your career in Data Analysis, where we develop the future leaders in data.

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Analysts believe they are gaining experience at leading organisations

Supported, and with you all the way. It’s how we do things at Grayce.

Performance management and mentoring

Every Grayce Analyst is paired with a Delivery Manager to guide their development through the Programme and ensure they continue to deliver excellence on client site. Our Delivery Managers are passionate about developing early careers and will work closely with you throughout your time on the Programme.

Client and industry knowledge

Our nationwide graduate network combined with the market insights of our Leadership Team mean we have a wealth of industry knowledge. We love to share success and knowledge, and share these insights at regular knowledge exchanges and peer-to-peer learning sessions.

Online learning platform

Analysts are able to drive their own development with access to our online learning platform. With over 9000 courses at your fingertips you can access self-guided courses 24/7 on topics from data analysis to graphic design and effective communication. You can tailor your own learning, in-line with what you need to achieve on client-site.

Formal learning and qualifications

To gain a solid foundation in change management, Change+ Analysts earn accredited qualifications in Agile methodology, project management and more. Data+ Analysts will also gain your Agile qualification and have defined learning pathways in Python and SQL. After your first year in Change+ or Data+ you’ll then be able to build on this foundation and choose a pathway that supports your career aims. Soft skills development is also encouraged, and will round off your technical skill set, so you’ll receive classroom based training to strengthen these and your leadership and management skills.

Developing the leaders of the future.

Our Development Programmes are designed to shape well-rounded professionals. From soft skills to technical training and accredited qualifications, we’re committed to giving you a holistic learning experience that sets you up for success.

Who can apply?

New Graduates

Limited experience

If you’re a recent graduate looking to start your career in data, tech or change and transformation, our graduate Development Programme is the place to start with Grayce. Apply today and aim high.

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Experienced Analysts

12+ months relevant experience

If you’ve worked as a Business Analyst, Project Manager, Data Analyst (or similar), for one to two years’, you can still apply! We’ll help you focus on your career, developing and supporting you along the way.

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Selection process

Our Analysts come from a diverse range of backgrounds. What unites them is their can-do attitude, proven academic ability and commitment to their career. We discover the brightest graduate talent through our rigorous recruitment process.

View our process in detail

FAQS

What training and qualifications are included in the Change+ Development Programme?

The training and qualifications provided on our graduate Change+ Development Programme are designed to give you a solid foundation in change management disciplines. BCS Business Analysis and Agile Project Management are just two examples of our core qualifications that will equip you with the knowledge to perform any role in the Project Management lifecycle.

We empower you to drive your own development. In years two and three of the Development Programme, you have a training budget to spend on a range of qualifications. Grayce Analysts choose qualifications to support their future career aspirations.

What training and qualifications are included in the Data+ Development Programme?

The training and qualifications provided on our graduate Data+ Development Programme are designed to give you a solid foundation in data analysis, setting you on the path to become a future data leader. In Data+ you will complete Agile foundation qualifications to round off commercial knowledge and expertise, whilst also gaining training in key data analysis programming languages SQL and Python. You’ll learn how to use visualisation tools and web analytics including Tableau, PowerBI, Google Data Studio and Google Analytics.

We empower you to drive your own development. In years two and three of the Development Programme, you have a training budget to spend on a range of qualifications. Grayce Analysts choose qualifications to support their future career aspirations.

What types of client work could I be involved in?

We work with multiple clients across retail, financial services, insurance, legal services, pharmaceuticals and much more. The Development Programme has been designed to provide you with a broad range of experiences across clients. Grayce Change+ and Data+ Analysts have undertaken client assignments in;

  • Regulatory change – such as Brexit and GDPR
  • Digital transformation
  • Cybersecurity programmes
  • IT transformation
  • Process improvement
  • Data Governance

Find out more about our client partnerships here.

What are the types of roles Change+ and Data+ Analysts support clients with?

When working on client site, you’ll work in specific client roles. Typical roles across Change+ include Project Manager, Business Analyst and Innovation Analyst.

In Data+ you could be working as Data Analyst, BI Analyst, MI Analyst and more.

We work closely with you and our clients to help find an assignment that will match your skills, career aspirations and onward development.

How do you support Analysts in the Development Programmes?

We are a nationwide Community where everyone is supported to achieve their potential, across both Change+ and Data+. The Grayce Community is full of like-minded, ambitious people. Delivery Mangers provide close support, coaching you to fulfil your potential and delivering the quality client service we’re known for.

Change+ and Data+ have their own knowledge exchanges to promote continuous learning and communities of practice so you can build your expertise, and your network through the three year programmes.

Our people live our Grayce values: we care, we deliver excellence and we succeed together. We bring the Grayce Community together regularly at socials, charity events, and our annual conference. From fundraising with our Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, to enhancing your coding skills with our Digital Community of Practice, our Analyst-led initiatives enable you to get the most out of your Grayce experience.

Where would I be based whilst on the Development Programmes?

Grayce has clients and Analysts based across the UK. New Analysts are accepted onto the Change+ and Data+ Development Programmes based on client demand. You will be matched to a client in your region, or given the option to relocate if this is something you’d like to explore. Wherever you’re based, you’ll receive continued support and training throughout the Grayce journey.

What happens when you finish the Grayce Development Programmes?

Our Development Programme offers a springboard to success with over 50% of our Analysts going on to join the organisation where they’ve worked during the three-year in their Development Programme. There are plenty of ways to continue your Grayce journey after the Development Programme.

We now offer a 2-year Consultancy pathway for those who have graduated from the Development Programme but want stay with Grayce. Through this, you can build on your leadership skills, taking on a strategic advisory role on client site.

You can also progress your career internally with Grayce as a Junior Delivery Manager or Junior Client Partner.

Whatever your plans are after Grayce, our Alumni Network and Mentorship Programme ensure you’re paired with experienced professionals to support you as you take your next steps.

Aim high, and start your Grayce journey today

Apply to one of our Development Programmes today

Meet our Analysts

Maria Butterworth-Martin and Rebecca Turnick,
Project Analyst and UX PMO Analyst

Jack Phypers and Liam Pascoe,
Strategy Analyst and Project Manager

Pick your Development Programme and join our growing team

Call: 01625 610 991
email: comms@grayce.co.uk