Contract: Fixed Term - 18 months
Salary: £9.30 per hour / £325.50 per week
Employer: M&G plc
Closing Date: Sunday 19 April
We are seeking a highly motivated and conscientious Apprentice who is interested in working in the Quality Assurance team in our Edinburgh Technology Hub. You will undertake the IT Professional SCQF 6 framework and progress with the Software Development SCQF 8.
M&G plc is a savings and investment business which was formed in 2017 through the merger of Prudential plc’s UK and Europe savings and insurance operation and M&G, its wholly owned international investment manager. M&G plc has a single corporate identity and two customer-facing brands; Prudential for savings and insurance customers in the UK and Europe and for asset management in South Africa, and M&G Investments for asset management clients globally. Prudential UK is one of the UK’s leading Life and Pensions companies – it manages £51 billion of savings on behalf of individual customers.
M&G Investments has been helping its customers to prosper for nearly nine decades. Its £33.5 billion property arm (as at 30 June 2019 including cash), M&G Real Estate, is a leading financial solutions provider for global real estate investors, has a sector leading approach to responsible property management and is committed to continuously improving the sustainability performance of its funds.
Based in our office at South Gyle, Edinburgh, you will work 35 hours per week.
What might a day in this job look like?
This apprenticeship will give the successful candidate a practical introduction to the Software Testing environment of a FTSE 100 investments and savings firm, whilst providing early exposure to a range of technology experiences.
Your duties will include:
What will I learn?
As a Software Tester Apprentice with QA, you will undertake the IT Professional SCQF 6 framework (initial 8 months) and then progress with the Software Development SCQF 8 level in the subsequent 8 months.
What Qualifications / Qualities are required?
As a minimum, candidates will have 5 National 5s including Maths and English at grades A – C or relevant 2 years’ work experience.