Graduate Trainee

Equals One Ltd
From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Graduate Trainee

Derby Office based with some travel – full UK driving licence essential

Salary £25,000 per annum (with scope to progress up to £27,000 after 12 months subject to effective performance)

2 years fixed term basis (candidates will be able to apply for available positions at the end of

The graduate scheme)


To build organisational understanding and develop the key skills required to work within the SynergyTrak team by working across the organisation and undertaking specific project work or operational delivery for the department, in order to acquire the broad business knowledge needed to progress to Junior Management or Technical Specialist role.

Key Responsibilities

Graduate Trainees will be required to demonstrate strengths in all the indicators set out in the Competency Dictionary. More specifically, the graduate trainee will:

·Undertake specific projects for the business to identify process improvement or potential growth opportunities.

·Demonstrate commitment to continuous personal and professional development through active participation in graduate development events and by exploring placement and employment opportunities.

·Provide clear and concise reports summarising work done within projects and operative activities. To be delivered to the Line Manager following each project.

·Utilise reports to identify innovative solutions and ideas to improve processes and procedures.

·Meet deadlines and objectives set at the beginning of each project or placement.

·Work collaboratively with existing employees (managers and non-managers) utilising their experience or identify solutions to operative deliverables or project objectives.

·To provide leadership and clear direction when delivering a specific project or leading operative tasks that meets the business objectives and leadership values.

·Represent the organisation both internally and externally, to develop and maintain an understanding and awareness of relevant initiatives and challenges facing the company.

·Build strong professional relationships within the organisation to improve cross-site understanding and partnership working across the group as the opportunity arises.

·Develop and build relations with external stakeholders to ensure strong professional working relationships.

·Provide support to operational area to ensure all day to day targets and KPIs are met and all deliverables achieved.

·To provide support to the business in the delivery of organisational objectives.

·Undertake internal Skills Development Workshops in line with the annual timetable.

·To carry out any other duties commensurate with the role as directed by managers.

·Work proactively to complete all aspects of the Graduate Skills Matrix.

Essential skills

·Minimum of 2:1 Degree or higher qualification

·A high degree of initiative, resourcefulness, flexibility and self-motivating approach to achieve both business objectives and personal success

·Conceptual and innovative thinking informing an analytical approach to complex problems and ability to identify practical options and solutions

·Ability to communicate clearly and effectively through oral and presentation skills as well as excellent writing skills and an aptitude for producing complex reports

·Potential to develop a successful career as a manager and leader

·The ability to acquire the requisite professional skills to succeed as a junior manager

·Good team working skills and the ability to work effectively with staff at different levels of the organisation

·Good planning, organisation and administrative skills, with the ability to meet deadlines

·Good IT skills and mathematical skills

·Commitment to the organisations Vision and Values

·Commitment to continuing professional development

·Energetic and enthusiastic

·Self-motivated and keen to progress

·Demonstrable integrity

·Excellent attention to detail

Desirable skills

·In Maths, Computer Science and Information Technology related degrees preferred. Strong Maths or Information Technology capability with Engineering, Business Economics, Business Administration, will be considered.

·Language skills would be an advantage – particularly Italian.

·Motivates and encourages others to achieve targets and works towards common goals

·Ability to promote Synergy to a range of individuals/organisations

·Inquisitive & creative thinker

·Diplomatic & professional

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