🚀 Internship

London Technology Risk Services 12 Month Placement Programme (September 2023)

Grant Thornton

2mo ago

🚀 Placement Program


Rolling basis


Get to know us, our clients and start learning more about yourself. As a placement student in the Technology Risk Services team, you’ll join us for 12 months for an opportunity to get stuck in with real responsibility, gain an insight into life as a trainee and fast track to a graduate role.

You’ll be connecting with the issues our clients are facing, quantifying risk and advising how to mitigate them. The constantly evolving landscape calls for an approach that puts what’s right first, so you will need to push ideas harder and ask the difficult questions to give clients the assurance they need to support their ambitions and growth.

All organisations need to manage risks to their business to function at an optimum level and deliver value to their stakeholders. Within Technology Risk Services (TRS), this is vitally important work: the team looks at the risks arising from businesses’ use of technology, including cyber security, digital systems, IT resilience, emerging technologies, artificial intelligence, social media, and major transformation programmes. Our clients range from international hotel chains and global retailers to UK based automotive manufactures and major UK charities. Your role in the team would be to help advise our clients on the technology risks facing their business and how to operate efficiently and securely. There’ll be challenges along the way, as you explore different businesses to identify and analyse areas vulnerable to risk. But you’ll be supported and able to meet each one with a solution. That’s how you excel here.

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Area of Responsibilities

Banking & Finance


Our 12-month placement programme is designed so you can experience life working right at the heart of the business. Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll experience during your year with us:• Hands on experience in the different aspects of Technology Risk Services, with a variety of clients• Responsibility and the opportunity to take ownership for interesting and challenging client work• You'll constantly be challenged as you explore different businesses to identify and analyse areas vulnerable to risk• You’ll develop a strong internal and external network to learn from• TRS will give you the opportunity to work with FSTE 100 and 250 businesses or large not for profit organisations• You’ll have exposure to a wide range of technology operation clients supported by seasoned professionals, many of whom have worked in businesses of this size meaning you learn from others who have been there and performed the role• You’ll need to demonstrate a passion for technology and be a great relationship builder with clients and colleagues alike• You’ll take ownership for your own work whilst having the opportunity to develop others and create an environment where everyone can flourish• Working closely with colleagues to provide robust financial and risk management advice to our clients, developing unique solutions to the challenges they have• On the job learning, alongside a structured training programme• At the end of the programme, you’ll have gained a wide range of skills and experience which will support your learning and development back at university and when you return to the workplace.
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We’ve got a flexible approach to academic entry requirements, and we’ll consider these alongside your strengths and motivations. We’re looking for people who want to contribute, spark fresh ideas and go beyond expectations. People who want to be able to proudly do what’s right, for the firm, our clients, our people and themselves.
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