Contract: Fixed Term - 13 months
Salary: £9.50 per hour / £332.50 per week
Employer: M&G plc
Closing Date: Friday 16 April
We are seeking a highly motivated and conscientious individual who is interested in working in the Business Analysis team in our Edinburgh office. This apprenticeship will give the successful candidate a practical introduction to business analysis in a FTSE 100 investments and savings firm, whilst providing early exposure to a range of technology experiences.
M&G plc is an international savings and investments business, managing money for both individual savers and institutional investors in 28 markets. As at 30 June 2020, we had £339 billion of assets under management and administration, around 5 million retail customers and more than 800 institutional clients.
With a heritage dating back more than 170 years, M&G plc has a long history of innovation in savings and investments, combining asset management and insurance expertise to offer a wide range of solutions. We serve our savings and insurance customers under the Prudential brand in the UK and Europe and for asset management in South Africa, and under the M&G Investments brand for asset management clients globally.
At M&G our vision is: to become the best loved and most successful savings and investment business and we’re looking for people who are excited about joining us on our journey.
Based in our office at South Gyle, Edinburgh, you will work 35 hours per week.
What might a day in this job look like?
We’re working hard to build a technology foundation fit for a modern digital, insight-led, responsive business. As a Business Analyst Apprentice, you will be working within cross functional teams to deliver change and an improved customer experience across our technology estate. You will also be part of a wider team of Business Analysts. You will help to advance the M&G Customer Technology community through sharing of best practice, building technical designs and helping to define business requirements. In the Business Analysis Team, we use JIRA and Confluence as well as other tools. You will be expected to build up your skills in that area too.
Your duties will include:
What will I learn?
As a Business Administration Apprentice with BPP, you will undertake the Business Administrator Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship (SCQF Level 6). The apprenticeship will be delivered through a blend of live online learning, pre-recorded lectures, and face to face inductions and masterclasses.
What Qualifications / Qualities are required?
As a minimum, candidates will have 5 National 5s with good grades in Maths and English (A-C). Alternatively, you will have 2 years of work experience in financial services industry or customer services.
The role would ideally be suited to a confident individual with a positive outlook and good attention to detail. You should have a strong desire to learn and be keen to start your career in a financial services environment. The successful applicant should enjoy working as part of a team and be able to manage their time effectively, and would ideally have an inquisitive, can-do attitude and have an efficient approach.