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Accenture South Africa: Graduate Trainee Recruitment Program 2011

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15 Jul, 2010

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Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.

At Accenture you can join ranks with approximately 177,000 people in more than 120 countries and work with clients in nearly every major industry worldwide, including 96 of the Fortune Global 100, more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500 and government agencies around the world. Find out more about Accenture’s different areas of business, specifically in consulting, technology and outsourcing.

Accenture South Africa is currently looking for high performance graduates to join us in 2011.

We are looking for graduates who have good business acumen, are strong communicators, conceptual thinkers, problem solvers and analytical thinkers to join both the Technology Growth Platforms and Management Consulting areas of our business.

Our Management Consulting practice is looking for people who are able to challenge conventional thought, offer unique perspectives and conceive innovative and profitable solutions for our clients. We look for high quality people who bring outstanding intellectual content to everything we do, and who have the potential to develop into business leaders, credible in the boardrooms of some of the world’s biggest companies.

We look for graduates in their final year of study, in possession of a strong academic record with degrees in the following disciplines:

·         Finance/ Economics/ Supply Chain/ Marketing/ Organisational Psychology/ Management/Strategy/ Industrial Engineering/Statistics

Technology Growth Platform:

·         Our Systems Integration & Technology practice (TGP) bridges the gap between an organization’s IT systems and capabilities and its strategic vision for high performance.

·         For Programming enthusiasts Accenture Technology Solutions (TGP) allows you to do just that. We focus on application development, solution delivery, systems admin and software maintenance.

Our role is to implement innovative technology solutions to meet the needs of Accenture’s clients.

We look for graduates in their final year of study, in possession of a strong academic record with degrees in the following disciplines:

·         Information Technology/Information Systems/Informatics/Computer Science/ Computer Engineering/Electrical, Electronic Engineering

Job Description

As a graduate new hire, you will be responsible for delivering large-scale, complex programs that marry processes with technology to help our clients achieve high performance.

Key responsibilities may include:

Documenting business requirements

Performing application design activities (e.g. designing user interface, usability testing)

Assisting in conducting gap analysis between business requirements and software applications

Creating functional requirements as an input to application design

•  Assisting with build, test, and deploy activities

•  Performing testing work

•  Administering tools (e.g. testing tools)


Professional Skill Requirements

Outcome driven

Quick learner

Team player

Analytical problem solver

Proficient in technical, functional & professional skills

Excellent  oral and written communication skills

Ability to meet client travel requirements, when applicable

Proven leadership skills

Innovative, flexible and entrepreneurial

Ability to grasp quickly

Please attach the following documents with your application:

  • Updated CV
  • Full official academic transcripts (essential requirement)
  • South African ID

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