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Data Apprenticeship Programme 2024 - Cardiff

  1. Cardiff
  2. Full-time
  3. IT & Change

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Company Description

Your role at a glance

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to earn while you learn?

The L&G Apprentice programme has been designed to help you reach your potential.  You will develop your skill set, gain valuable work experience and complete a fully funded professional qualification, all whilst earning a competitive salary with access to outstanding employee benefits.

With support every step of the way and access to core skills training, you will contribute to the success of a team and be supported by a dedicated line manager.  As part of a cohort of apprentices, you will also have the opportunity to connect with your peers and colleagues though networking opportunities and social events.

Joining L&G is the beginning to a future that will be anything but familiar. So take a closer look, get involved, be curious and find out how we will enable you to be at your best no matter who you are.

Please note that this role is based in Cardiff and requires some in person working at our Cardiff office, as part of our hybrid working model. If you do not currently live within a commutable distance to the Cardiff office, you would need to relocate and unfortunately we do not provide financial support to do this at this time. 

 

What does this team do?

Our Data Analyst Apprenticeship Programme spans across the Legal & General Divisions. Successful applicants will join one of L&G's business areas and develop their data skills there. While the teams will have different areas of focus, they all provide the opportunity for apprentices to work on a wide variety of projects and learn from data experts. The teams all strive to use data to support planning, decision making and drive great customer outcomes to deliver safe, secure, and innovative data solutions to drive sustainable value for a competitive and modern L&G.

We can only accept one application per cycle for our apprenticeship roles, so please consider this before submitting as your first application will be considered your only application. 

To be eligible for this programme, you must have your own valid right to work in the UK; we recruit on a rolling basis and expect this vacancy to close before the deadline. To be in with the best chance of securing a role, please submit your application ASAP 


Job Description

Join us on an 18-month programme in which you will complete a Level 4 Data Analyst qualification, whilst building your business acumen

You’ll receive on the job training and coaching from your line manager to help you gain the professional, personal, social, and methodical skills needed to succeed as a data analyst.  Alongside this you’ll complete training workshops and assignments, delivered by a leading apprenticeship training provider.  Combined, these will fully equip you to be successful in your role, with the knowledge and skills required to apply to real world business challenges.

During your apprenticeship you will:

  • Develop your skills in data analysis, coding and data visualisation software
  • Work with business stakeholders to design and deliver analytical solutions and reports
  • Work with other data professionals including and business stakeholders to automate and productionise outputs
  • Communicate with stakeholders in a non-technical manner, providing advice, understanding and insight
  • Collaborate with individuals across the Group
  • Have guidance from your team and manager who will support you and teach you the day-to-day role
  • Apply the knowledge and skills that you’ve learnt from your training into the role
  • Have the opportunity to meet and network with new colleagues within your team, but also across the wider organisation

 


Qualifications

The person who would most benefit and enjoy this programme is hungry to learn and eager to get started in the world of work.  We’re not expecting prior industry experience, but we’ll want to see that you have the aptitude, potential and desire which will ultimately lead to you being successful.  We’ll teach you the rest!

To qualify for the programme, you will need: 

  • Your own valid right to work in the UK and have lived in the UK or EEA for the past 3 consecutive years. 
  • GCSE Maths grade C/4 or equivalent
  • GCSE English grade C/4 or equivalent
  • Minimum 96 UCAS points from your Level 3 Qualifications e.g. A 'levels or equivalent 
  • To not currently be on a government funded training course, e.g. on apprenticeship
  • To have an awareness, passion and interest in Data, both in business and the wider world 
  • Passion and commitment to solving problems and improving ways of working in business 

 


Additional Information

We believe that good businesses are built on doing the right thing and strive to do what is best for both our people and our customers. This means enabling you to bring your best self to work by giving you what you need, when you need it. 

This is why we’ve designed a process that puts you in control, because we recognise that your time is valuable. At each step, make sure you take time to pause and reflect before progressing to the next, as each subsequent step will ask for a bit more of your time.  

We want you to feel comfortable that this process is as fair and inclusive as possible, so please let us know if you have an illness or disability that you think may affect your performance during the process, so that reasonable adjustments can be made. 

At each step we’ll give more information and clear instructions on what actions you need to take and how you can prepare.

Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days’ holiday, private medical insurance, discretionary performance related bonuses, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products. Your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

 

What is the assessment process?
Our Assessment process typically involves the following stages, but may vary slightly from scheme to scheme.

  • Application form - Captures essential information from candidate and is an opportunity to provide their CV
  • Online tests - includes multiple choice questions and a video interview. The online test asks a number of behavioural questions to help us understand more about candidates' strengths. There is also an analytical component which assesses numerical reasoning skills. In the video interview, we will ask 3 core questions focusing on motivation to join L&G, as well as the candidates approach to learning.
  • Assessment centre (either face to face or virtual) comprised of:
    • Group Exercise - candidates are given a task to work on in groups of up to 6 and observed
    • Interview - Conducted by 2 assessors, 45 minutes including time for questions from the candidate, questions include competency and commercial based questions
    • Presentation - 15 minutes in duration, 10 minutes to present and 5 minutes for questions from assessors

The brand with the brolly is choosing today to change tomorrow.

Since 1836, we’ve grown to become one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands. 

We’re all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders - helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.

We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.

At L&G, you’ll find a balance that helps you be your best. Empowered by hybrid working, we’re supported by technology and workplaces that enable us to work effectively wherever we are. We come together in offices to collaborate and connect, and use time at home for individual, focused activities. And, when we achieve great things, we celebrate our success and reward strong performance.

Today, there’s over 10,000 of us, working towards our mission, with plenty of opportunities to grow your career as we grow L&G. Will you join us?

Great minds don’t have to think alike, so we welcome voices from all backgrounds. Bringing together people with different life experiences helps us build empathy with our customers and drive innovation.

We don’t just talk about it, we actively promote diversity and equitable opportunities for all. That means our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status. In fact, we embrace every dimension of diversity to reflect the customers and communities we serve.

We think it’s important to create an inclusive environment where we can all belong, contribute and drive progress, where you can develop and grow, and be empowered. We want you to use your voice to help us build a better tomorrow.

We all work differently, and have different needs, which is why. we’re always open to discussing flexible working arrangements. Likewise, we’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs during our recruiting process.

So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

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