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Kent Graduate Programme - Business Change Analyst Trainee

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Kent Graduate Programme – Business Change Analyst Trainee

(Business Change)

Kent County Council


Start your analyst career improving the lives of 1.5m Kent residents


Whether its social care, education, transport or strategic planning; Kent County Council is always focused on improving lives. Join our Graduate Programme and you’ll ensure every pound in the county delivers better outcomes for residents, communities, and businesses. And we’ll guarantee you a permanent Business Change role here at the end of the two years.


The two-year Graduate Programme

As a Business Change Trainee, you’ll undertake several placements across the Council and help deliver live projects that have a tangible impact on people’s lives and our bottom line. There’ll also be many opportunities for you to bring fresh perspectives to our progressive and commercially-focused local authority. Ideas that add a new dimension to our high-quality, cost-effective services. 


Working alongside experts in the field, you’ll learn to pinpoint areas for improvement, and design and implement solutions using different project methodologies. As well as building a network of contacts and developing a broad view of everything we do; you’ll also develop the ‘soft’ skills vital to driving these kinds of projects. We’ll support you through the Improvement Practitioner Apprenticeship qualification too.


Who can apply?

You’ll need to be a confident communicator and natural problem solver with at least a 2:1 degree (or equivalent) in any discipline and GCSEs in English and Maths (grades C or above). It’s also important you’re at home using analytical software like Excel. Bring a passion for the public sector too, and you could thrive here.


This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Closing Date for Receipt of Applications: This post will close at midnight on Monday 21st December 2020 

Candidates will be invited to complete a first sift activity: Tuesday 22nd December - Monday 4th January 2021

Assessment Centre to be held: Shortlisted candidates invited to attend an Assessment Centre to take place on w/c 25th January or 1st February 2021

Final Stage Interviews: Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend interview w/c 15th February 2021

Start Date: Successful applicants will join KCC on Monday 22nd March 2021

Contact Details

Alison Brimble 03000 411929

John Hockley 03000 419768

About the Company

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.


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