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Data Analyst Apprenticeship Programme 2023 - London
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Apprenticeship - Fixed Term Contract
14 April 2023
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.
Join us on an 20-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
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:
- 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
- Have no prior qualifications (level 4 or above) in a data related sector subject area, e.g., in Data Science, Data Analytics or Computer Science.
- The right to work in the UK and have lived in the UK or EEA for the past 3 consecutive years.
- To have an awareness and interest of Data both in business and the wider world
- Passion and commitment to solving problems and improving ways of working in business
To be confirmed as part of offer letter.
As a company, to be one of the world's largest Asset Managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurances brands, we are diverse by our very nature. And we're a company that wants to use our diversity and influence to make society better in the long term - for everyone. To do this we need to be a company that welcomes everyone, where everyone can succeed. That means we're committed to building an inclusive culture in L&G where we can all perform at our best, no matter who we are, what we do or where we do it. So, whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.
About the business area
Our Data Analyst Apprenticeship Programme spans across the Legal & General Divisions. Successful applicants will join one of the following business areas and develop their data skills there. While all of these teams 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.
Group Data Science – This team works across all aspects of the Group to create data visualisations, insightful analytics and predictive models to support informed business decision making and assess commercial performance
HR’s People Data & Insight team – This team is part of the Group HR function. They work to enable L&G to use people data for good and people analytics as a competitive advantage. The team covers consulting, scoping and prioritisation of work, data engineering, development of products and solutions, modelling and insights.
Group Risk - This team works closely with the different businesses to monitor, manage and control group-wide risks. They take data from the core risk systems to build data solutions and intuitive dashboards for our executives, board members and businesses to glean insight on how our businesses are operating and find areas to improve our resilience and operational effectiveness.
Retail Operational Planning - This team handles complex and varied data/analysis requests from stakeholders across Retail Operational. They’re responsible for the development, build and roll out of new reports as required by stakeholders. Co-ordination, running and maintenance of systems, existing reporting to ensure data integrity whilst meeting all governance requirements.
Our commitment to Equal Opportunities
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.
How to find out more
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. You’ll be assessed at each of these steps.
In brief, our assessment stages process will include:
This will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic requirements for the role, we do not require work experience for entry level roles and understand that C.Vs may not have huge amounts of detail at this stage of your career
This will take approximately 20minutes, we will ask some questions that will help us understand your motivation for L&G and the Apprenticeship we are offering
Comprised of a competency-based interview, group activity and an individual work based activity
Provisional Offer subject to enrolment:
If you are successful in the assessment centre, you'll receive a provisional job offer, the final step will be for you to enrol on the training course. Once this is complete, we can officially offer you the job!
Please note that we are recruiting on a rolling basis for this role and therefore the position may close sooner than the advertised date. We would encourage you to apply as soon as possible so as not to miss out on this opportunity.
The start date for the programme will be September 2023.
For any queries, please contact futuretalentrecruitment.landg.com. Please note we are unable to accept email applications.