Graduate Development Programme
Ordnance Survey are recruiting for a Graduate Development Programme with placements commencing in September 2019. About us: Ordnance Survey (OS) is the national mapping agency for Great Britain, and a world-leading geospatial data and technology organisation. As a reliable partner to government, business and citizens across Britain and the world, OS helps its customers in virtually all sectors improve quality of life. OS expertise and data supports efficient public services and infrastructure, new technologies in transport and communications, national security and emergency services and exploring the great outdoors. By being at the forefront of geospatial capability for more than 225 years, we’ve built a reputation as the world’s most inspiring and trusted geospatial partner. Rewards and benefits of our Graduate Development Programme: - Up to £24,000 basic salary package, with £500 relocation bonus on appointment - Personal development & training - Laptop, mobile phone, flexible working options, benefits package and pension - 25 days annual leave plus 3 days extra at Christmas - Paid volunteer day for a cause that’s important to you - Healthcare and fitness discounts About the Graduate Development Programme: Our Graduate programme will provide you with the opportunities to develop to be our future Technical experts, consultants and leaders. As part of a team, you will be working on projects and activities that build on your core technical expertise, gaining experience and exposure to our full end to end data capture, processing, analysis and solutions business. You will be embedded in our geospatial teams working through a number of placements – for some, this may be centred around a specific geo data science technical capability, while others may have a broader series of placements ranging from geospatial operations to data analysis and customer engagement. Your programme may also include the opportunity to spend time with some of our geospatial partners within the UK, for example in wider Government bodies or with our commercial partners. You will be supported by a technical and business mentor and there will be formal modular training on broader aspects of our business, including commercial awareness and working with government and other stakeholders. Based primarily at our Headquarters in Southampton, your project work may see you working throughout the UK and potentially internationally. During the programme as you develop and grow your technical expertise, we will work together to jointly identify where your aspirations and skills and our technical needs come together. At the end of the programme, our aim is that every graduate moves into a permanent role. Who we’re looking for to join the Graduate Development Programme: When you apply to our graduate programme we’ll be looking to see if you’re insightful, engaging and enjoy working with others. Communicating well with people is important to you, and you know when its right to involve other people to get something done. You’ve probably done some networking already or may have been involved in events with others in your field, because you understand the value of sharing knowledge and experience with different people. If you’ve got, or will have, an undergrad degree (1st or 2:1), then we would love to hear from you. As a technical programme, we particularly welcome applications from people studying the disciplines below: - Geospatial Science (i.e. Geomatics, Geodetics) - Data Science & Analytics - Computer Science (particularly Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence) - Remote Sensing - Data visualisation (including Gamification) How to apply to our Graduate Development Programme: Please submit your CV and covering letter by clicking ‘apply’ now – your covering letter should be no longer than 1200 words, telling us why you think you are suited to the programme. Please identify a national challenge where you believe the improved use of geospatial data will have a positive impact – what is the challenge, why have you chosen it and how would the improved use of geospatial data help? Closing date: 7th January 2019 The recruitment process will take place in the New Year and include a mix of online assessment, face to face interview and assessment centre.