Deloitte Higher Level Apprenticeship: Business Transformation Analyst – Human Capital as a Service

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Programme: BrightStart Higher Apprenticeship

Career Path: Consulting

Location: Belfast

Start Date: September-2024


Programme Description

Deloitte drives progress. Using our vast range of expertise, that covers audit, risk advisory, and consulting services across tax, legal, business, technology and corporate finance, we help our clients become leaders wherever they choose to compete. To do this, we invest in outstanding people. We build teams of future thinkers, with diverse talents and backgrounds and empower them all to reach for and achieve more.  

What brings us all together at Deloitte? It’s how we approach the thousands of decisions we make every day. How we behave, our beliefs and our attitudes. In other words: our values. Whatever we do, wherever we are in the world, we lead the way, serve with integrity, take care of each other, foster inclusion and collaborate for measurable impact. These five shared values lead every decision we make and action we take, guiding us to deliver impact how and where it matters most.


What does this team do?

Within Human Capital as a Service (HCaaS), our focus is to work with clients to help them deliver market-leading, innovative transformation projects within their business. We do this by providing them with skilled people, products, and platforms, which aid their decision making and lead them in the direction of sustainable growth. HCaaS is made up of six service areas (Crafts) of over 350 professionals, located in Belfast, London, Bristol, Cardiff and India. You will be part of a vibrant community, with the opportunity to grow and develop in your chosen area, whilst serving clients across the UK, Europe and Globally.

The service areas our BrightStarts can join are as follows:


Programme Management Office (PMO)

Our PMO Centre of Excellence supports our client’s largest and most complex programmes. We work at the heart of the transformation programmes, working with senior stakeholders to facilitate meetings and workshops, helping them to make effective decisions.

We work with clients across all industry sectors (Public, Private and Finance) to deliver their most important programmes and helping them to achieve their goals. We help our clients manage their programme’s from start to finish, including setting up and managing programme plans, risk and issue management and progress reporting.

As part of the PMO team you will be supporting our clients by tracking progress across their programmes and projects, helping manage risks and issues on key deliverables and working as part of a team to create progress reports to share with Senior Executives across the programme.


Organisation & Workforce Analytics

Our OWA Team works with clients to understand their business-critical challenges and uses the power of data analysis to build solutions to resolve them. We do this by combining our core analytical & consulting skillset with tools, solutions, and accelerators to supercharge organisations. Our services include Strategic Workforce Planning, Analysing the Future of Work, Organisational Design Analytics, Sentiment Analysis, Reward Analytics and Data Capture and Insight.

As a OWA analyst you would be helping to provide our clients with data driven insights that will underpin key strategic decisions throughout the transformation life cycle. Analysts will be developing valuable analytical and visualisation skills through the creation of interactive dashboards and data analysis.


What skills and academic qualifications do I need? 

You’ll need to have obtained or be studying towards at least 104 UCAS points (260 UCAS points pre-2017) for your A levels (or equivalent) to be eligible for this programme.

In this role you will study towards: Ulster University BSc Hons in Business Technology Degree qualification.

This is a degree apprenticeship; therefore, you need to have not already completed a degree.


What kind of work will I do?

Every project is different, but some examples of responsibilities include: ​

  • Creating a variety of meaningful and innovative deliverables for our clients including materials for workshops, communications, project plans and progress reporting.
  • Participating in project workshops and meetings alongside our clients – contributing to discussions, taking actions and minutes.
  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships by providing exceptional service, understanding their needs and consistently exceeding their expectations with innovative solutions.
  • Provide expert advice and assistance to our clients, tailored to their transformation needs.

In addition to project work, you will have the opportunity to get involved with HCaaS in other ways:

  • Proactively supporting our business development by getting involved with internal HCaaS teams including Community, Learning and Development and Wellbeing. There is something for all interests.
  • Working on new business activities, such as bids for new client opportunities. Getting involved with our Sector communities, building out our offerings to clients and helping to promote our team to the market.
  • Our HCaaS Analyst Committee work directly with our Leadership Team to ensure our Analysts Community has a voice within HCaaS. If you join as a Brightstart you will have an opportunity, alongside your peer group to get involved and have your say.


What’s in it for me?

As a BrightStart, you will have the opportunity to kick-start your professional career whilst working towards a qualification with our dedicated apprenticeship provider, allowing you to earn while you learn! You will gain real-world consulting experience and have the opportunity to develop your skills in your service area, as well as building a strong professional network.

When you join, our dedicated Consulting Early Experience team will support you from your first day. You will attend our bespoke Analyst Induction Programme (AIP) in London where you will spend five days with your peers learning about the firm, our culture and how we work.

From the start, you will be assigned a People Leader who will be your professional support over your career, as well as a buddy, who will be your informal point of contact for any queries.


How will I develop?

Our BrightStart Programme gives you the opportunity to learn project-based experience, working as part of our client delivery teams alongside gaining an Honours Degree at Ulster University.  

As well as learning key consulting skills, you will get the opportunity to learn new skills specific to the Craft that you join within HCaaS, HCaaS dedicated Learning & Development team ensures that a wide variety of training courses are offered to everyone including key qualifications such as Prince2 for our PMO Craft and Data Visualisation Tool accreditation such as PowerBI and Tableau for our OWA Craft.  

Our Sector Communities including Public, Private and Finance also offer the opportunity to upskill your knowledge in the market allowing you to better understand the clients you work with.  


Our commitment to you  

Making an impact is more than just what we do: it’s why we’re here. So, we work hard to create an environment where you can experience a purpose you believe in, the freedom to be you and the capacity to go further than ever before.  

We want you. The true you. Your own strengths, perspective and personality. So, we’re nurturing a culture where everyone belongs, feels supported, heard and is empowered to make a valuable, personal contribution. You can be sure we’ll take your wellbeing seriously too. Because it’s only when you’re comfortable and at your best that you can make the kind of impact you and we live for. 

Your expertise is our capability, so we’ll make sure it never stops growing. Whether it’s from the complex work you do, or the people you collaborate with, you’ll learn every day. 

Through world-class development, you’ll gain invaluable technical and personal skills. Whatever your level, you’ll learn how to lead. 


Application Deadline 

Applications close on a rolling basis, to avoid disappointment we recommend an early application. Guidance on all stages of the application journey and assessment process can be found on our website.  

Do you need a work permit? We’re not able to provide sponsorship for these programmes. If you have a PBS Dependent Visa, you must have obtained Indefinite Leave to Remain prior to your start date. 



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