Technology Consultant

£25,000 - £35,000
London, Clerkenwell


Claire Donaldson

As Give A Grad A Go's Team Leader, I am responsible for leading a team of four Consultants and two Resourcers. It’s my job to make sure that my team are supported, getting all the help they need in order to grow within the business, as well as managing my own client base.

My area of expertise

My team and I work with clients within a huge array of sectors - including FinTech, Recruitment, FMCG and Retail to name a few. We are also building a solid client base within some emerging markets including MedTech, HealthTech, EdTech and InsurTech (everything tech!)

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

I came in to the office to discuss which graduate jobs might be right for me, and realised straight away that my ideal place to work would be somewhere like Give A Grad A Go. I’d started the job hunt looking at Marketing & Advertising roles, but soon realised that a role in Recruitment would offer me the exact opportunities I was looking for - networking with clients, being rewarded for hard work and chatting with graduates and clients on the phone. After spending 3 memorable hours in the office, Cary offered me a job and I accepted straight away! I’ve now been here for 3 years - and counting!

The worst job I've had

Every summer I worked on a local farm as a waitress. The role had it perks (lots of hefty bacon butties) - but mucking out the barns and the smell of manure really took its toll....

Looking for technology graduate jobs in London and want to join a rapidly growing FinTech startup?

Company profile

In this Technology Consultant job, you will be joining a market-leading startup that helps a number of innovative tech companies make the most of government funding schemes. They are experts in the world of R&D tax credits, and over the course of the last 8 years, the company have raised over 75 million for over 600 companies - maintaining a 100% success rate across the board.

Job description

In this Technology Consultant job, you will be expected to quickly gain a deep understanding of the funding schemes the client offers, and get stuck in helping clients to get the best out of the business within a few weeks. You’ll be at a pivot point between our account management and delivery teams, often accompanying clients on their journey with us from initial conversations right through to funding. You will need to be very technical and have proven experience working with developers / CTO's about technology.

Key responsibilities

In this Technology Consultant job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Researching clients to understand their project and the funding options available to them
  • Drafting questions to interview a client to further probe into their technology and really get to grips with their product
  • Meeting and liaising with CTO's of tech companies to understand if they are eligible for funding schemes
  • Explaining the R&D tax Credits scheme to developers / CTO's / wider technology teams and guiding them through the process
  • Finalising technical reports
  • Updating and changing company policies to speed up delivery process
  • Gaining a deep understanding of funding schemes and government funding options

So, what are we looking for?

  • A university degree, ideally in Engineering or Science
  • Experience within engineering and science, outside of academic (e.g. work experience or a placement year in this field)
  • Confident speaking about all things tech
  • Previous experience with liaising with developers / CTO's about technical aspects
  • A strong rapport-builder with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A confident, independent self-starter who loves finding new ways of engaging clients
  • Confidence working with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organisational skills - you must be able to efficiently work across multiple projects
  • Experience with negotiations and contract management

What else is on offer?

  • A highly competitive starting salary of between 25,000 - 35,000
  • A flexible approach to work - while this role will require you to attend face to face meetings, your time outside of those meetings can be as remote as you like
  • You can take up to 6 weeks as holiday each year
  • The chance to work with some of the coolest and most innovative technology startups around

Looking for Technical Consultant jobs in London and want to join an exciting FinTech startup? If you’re a proactive graduate with great communication skills, apply for this Technical Consultant job in London today!

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HR Coordinator - Diversity & Inclusion

£30,000 - £40,000

Looking for HR graduate jobs in London and want to join a research facility anchored within one of the world's biggest tech giants?

Company profile

In this Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator graduate job, you will be joining one of the world's largest AI companies. Founded in London in 2010, they were acquired by a global technology giant in 2014, and now have additional research centres across Canada, and in California. Based in the hub of King's Cross, the company play a critical role and responsibility in defining how AI research is conducted, and ultimately what it can do for the world and some of its biggest problems.

Job description

In this Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator graduate job, you will have the chance to join a unique people-first business which is growing at a remarkable pace. You will be working with some of the best and brightest minds, and will need to be an incredibly organised and proactive individual, with brilliant communication skills. You will have a real passion for Diversity & Inclusion and will be able to demonstrate, and act on this as you develop your career.

Key responsibilities

In this Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinating all Diversity & Inclusion activities
  • Providing project and administrative support for key external and internal projects and events
  • Supporting the team in implementing the Diversity & Inclusion strategy
  • Building strong relations within internal teams
  • Coordinating with external partnerships such as universities, charities and conferences
  • Developing an up-to-date knowledge of developments within wider policy, environment, equality law and sector trends
  • Coordinating budgets and managing finance

So, what are we looking for?

  • Experience in administration, particularly with managing complex diaries
  • 2 years + commercial experience post-university is desirable
  • Experienced in coordinating events is essential
  • Previous HR experience would be a bonus
  • Evidence of work which has shown your commitment to diversity and inclusion is essential
  • Someone who is flexible and highly responsive to the needs of internal teams
  • Expert knowledge of using standard office tools, including spreadsheets
  • Fantastic communication and influencing skills and intuitively build relationships with highly intelligent people from diverse backgrounds
  • Someone who can remain calm under pressure and is able to handle a range of issues with diplomacy and discretion
  • Someone who is prepared for anything and willing to roll up their sleeves in order to get the job done - no task is too big or too small

What else is on offer?

  • A great starting salary of between 30,000 - 40,000 depending on experience
  • An exceptional opportunity to join the ranks of an inspirational business whose mission is to work towards making high-profile technological breakthroughs that are changing the world we live in, for the better.
  • Personal and professional development is taken incredibly seriously at the company – excellent training and support will be on offer
  • Generous benefits and perks package

Looking for HR graduate jobs and keen to support the running of a leading tech company? Apply for this Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator graduate job in London today!

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IT Support Technician

£20,000 - £25,000

Looking for IT support graduate jobs in London and want to join a leading luxury retailer?

Company profile

In this IT Support Technician graduate job, you will be joining a luxury retailer, who are the UK’s leading manufacturer of luxury sofas and bespoke furniture. Widely renowned for their hand-built craftsmanship, bespoke styles and finishes, the company specialise in furniture, lighting and accessories for the luxury interiors market. With a rapidly growing team and an increase in business, they are now in need of an IT Support Technician to assist their team with any technical issues or roadblocks to streamline processes and increase efficiency.

Job description

In this IT Support Technician graduate job, you will be supporting the business in all areas regarding technology systems, as well as creating documentation and procedures. This varied role will see you offering support via multiple platforms and sites alongside supporting users across the business. You will be working with all internal staff (including supporting the online teams), in order to provide solutions for ad hoc technical support issues.

Key responsibilities

In this IT Support Technician graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing technical support to internal staff
  • Logging issues and maintaining full documentation, plus creating supporting documents where necessary
  • Responding to enquiries from staff and helping them resolve any hardware or software problems
  • Installing, configuring and maintaining computer and network operating systems and application software as appropriate
  • Managing Apple and Windows laptops
  • Responding to end-user tickets in a timely and professional manner
  • Monitoring daily server and workstation backups
  • Maintaining the wired and wireless network in and between the company office locations, including the firewall and switch arrays
  • Being mindful of IT budgets and driving down costs where possible

So, what we are looking for?

  • Strong knowledge of Windows 7/10, Windows Server 2012/2016 and Microsoft Office 2016
  • Experience in managing and upgrading hardware and software
  • Knowledge of IOS / Android platforms
  • Experience with virtualized platforms (Hyper-V or VMWare) is desirable

What else is on offer?

  • A competitive starting salary of between 20,000 - 25,000, depending on experience
  • The opportunity to take on high levels of responsibility early in your career
  • Plenty of opportunity for progression
  • A social and upbeat working environment
  • Potential business trips to Portugal

Are you looking for IT support graduate jobs in London? Are you a bright, ambitious person looking to gain experience in an IT support role? If you have a solid technical grounding, apply for this IT Support Technician job in London today!

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Business Development Executive - Tech Startup

£25,000 - £35,000 (OTE £47,000)

Looking for sales jobs in London and interested in earning OTE of up to 47,000 in your first year?

Company profile

In this Business Development Executive graduate job, you will be joining a software solutions company that works with renowned clients across the hospitality, catering and energy industries. They use advanced technology to help their clients better deploy their workers across their business, mitigating against the need to use expensive agency workers. Despite only being founded 3 years ago, the business has already made a big name for themselves in France, and have just raised an incredible 5 million in funding. As they expand into the UK, they are building a strong team in London, in order to do just the same.

Job description

In this Business Development Executive graduate job, you will be playing a crucial role in helping the business grow in the UK. Reporting directly to the UK Managing Director, you will be undertaking a range of tasks to help grow the presence of the business in the UK – including liaising with senior stakeholders to arrange meetings, outbound calling, connecting with potential clients and ensuring that all project deadlines are met. It’s essential that you are dynamic, ambitious and highly organised - because you’ll be in charge of identifying prospective clients, and securing appointments for the fields sales team to attend.

Key responsibilities

In this Business Development Executive graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely within the business development team to create a strategy to know who you’re targeting
  • Identifying companies who match the company’s services and reaching out to key decision makers and influential contacts
  • Following up on leads and intelligence from internal and external parties
  • Outbound, inbound and email prospecting – you’ll be searching via LinkedIn, outbound calling and working through email marketing campaigns
  • Connecting with senior stakeholders to arrange meetings for the business development team
  • Booking in meetings and creating proposals
  • Working closely with the UK Managing Director to update on regular project plans
  • Ensuring that all project deadlines are met, and internal teams are updated on any changes
  • Participating in trade shows and other networking events from time to time as required

So, what are we looking for?

  • A minimum of a 2.2 from university
  • At least 1 year’s experience within a B2B sales-based role, ideally within SaaS sales
  • A strong interest in tech and startups
  • A familiarisation with business software is an advantage
  • A fantastic phone manner – you’ll be engaging, professional and personable
  • Brilliant attention to detail with high levels of grammar and articulation
  • The ability to multi-task – you’ll be joining a small company so there will be lots of crossover & many different elements to the role
  • Fantastic organisational and listening skills
  • An eagerness to learn and progress

What else is on offer?

  • A highly competitive starting salary of between 25,000 - 35,000 (plus 12,000 in commission)
  • Exposure to seniority and a wealth of experience from day one
  • Opportunities for rapid progression according to your strengths and interests
  • The chance to play a huge role in the rapid growth of an exciting startup
  • A dynamic atmosphere within a young and creative team who like to work hard and play hard!

Looking for sales jobs in London and interested in the world of tech? If you’re ambitious and self-motivated with exceptional people skills, you need to apply for this Business Development Executive job in London today!

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