Digital & Technology Solutions (Data Analytics) Degree Apprenticeship
The BSc (Hons) in Digital & Technology Solutions (Data Analytics) Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship has been introduced at Ocado Group to develop well rounded Data Analysts with a specialism and knowledge of the cutting edge technology created by Ocado.
Ocado Group is putting the world’s retailers online using the cloud, robotics, AI, and IoT (Internet of Things). We develop the innovative software and hardware systems that power Ocado.com, the world’s largest online-only grocery retailer as well as the global ‘Ocado Smart Platform’. With everything from websites to fully autonomous warehouses that we design in-house, our employees need to be specialists in a wide range of technologies to help drive our business.
This Degree Apprenticeship is within Ocado’s Client Services division. Client Services’ mission is “to support and maintain Ocado’s platforms wherever they are deployed”. Supporting our clients around the world in a consistent way is essential to our long-term relationship with them; and to our commercial success. The Client Services teams provide all of our Ocado Smart Platform (OSP) clients with wide-ranging remote and local support for their platform; so they can deliver their retail customer promises every day.
About the Degree Apprenticeship
This 3-year programme, accredited and delivered in partnership with University of West London will help you develop the skills to analyse and then make sense of large, complex data. This is developed through specialist modules such as Programming, Models and Methods of Computing and Platforms for Computing; alongside “on the job learning” which will enable you to put these skills into practice.
This degree apprenticeship programme is focused on learning and development whilst also giving you real-life, impactful work when you are ready. You’ll receive tailored on-the-job training from a supportive team alongside the academic study from the University of West London.
Find out the full details of the standard you will be enrolled on here.
This position will be based in our Welwyn Garden City Site (AL7 1LY)
Your Learning and Development and Your Role
At the end of this programme not only will you have achieved a level 6 apprenticeship in Digital & Technology Solutions (Data Analytics), you will also have gained a huge amount of CV building experiences, commercial knowledge and soft skills on top.
You will have teams of people around the business to support you in achieving this. Your manager will be your main point of contact. They will work with you daily, support you on tasks and help divide your time between study and work-related activities. The Emerging Talent team will look after you from a programme perspective. They will be organising regular Learning & Development sessions, social events and employability workshops. Beyond this, Ocado Group has Mental Health First Aiders, Listening Champions and HR Business Partners that are always on hand to support in any other way.
20% (1 day a week) of your time on this programme will be solely dedicated to the learnings from your course, with the other 80% (4 days a week) being focused on practical learning and application of skills inline with the day to day needs of the team. During this course there will be occasions where you will go to the for contact time with lectures and your cohort.
Consequently, you will establish the skills such as basic computer programming, data modelling and analysis skills. You’ll also develop excellent communication skills, being able to identify and articulate clear insights into complex data to key stakeholders.
To be eligible for this programme, you will need a BBC at A level or equivalent qualifications (280 or 112 UCAS points) to include a Maths related subject plus Plus A*-C or 9-4 GCSE qualifications (Level 2) in English and Maths.
About your benefits:
Our people are at the heart of our business and without them we wouldn’t be able to deliver our award-winning service to millions of customers across the country each day. So it’s important to us that along with safe working environments we offer a competitive salary and fantastic benefits. Some of our most popular benefits are:
- A range of discounts at various retailers including 15% off online shopping at Ocado
- The ability to share in our success through a range of share plans
- Tools & support for your health and wellbeing
- Option to purchase additional holiday
A career at Ocado Group can lead to many things with fantastic opportunities available in various parts of the business.
We offer flexibility on your location
Wherever possible, we offer the option to work from almost any location* for up to 30 calendar days a year, giving our teams the flexibility to be closer to family, expand their horizons, or simply have a change of scenery.
Balance and wellbeing are important to us, and taking a break is key. We also want everyone to use all of their annual leave. That’s why we offer you the possibility of attaching up to two weeks of annual leave to your work-from-anywhere, giving you the chance of extending your stay in your chosen destination.
*Conditions apply to where you can work from
The Ocado Group Story
The Ocado Group is unique. We are best known for our work creating the world's largest dedicated online grocery retailer, Ocado.com. After 20 years of learning, investing and innovating, we have now developed the world’s most advanced end-to-end online shopping and fulfilment operation powered by our own proprietary technology and are using this to change the way the world shops.
Having become the biggest Tech disruptors in Retail, we now partner with some of the world's largest grocers and provide them with the technology and infrastructure to enable them to deliver the best online shopping experience for their customers. We now have live sites in Canada and France with builds in the US, Australia and Japan with so much more on the horizon.
Our hard work and our values make us who we are: we’re in it together, we are proud of what we do and we know we can be even better. We need analytical, tenacious and inquisitive people who can create positive outcomes in a challenging, fast-paced environment and who are looking to join a truly innovative, fast-growing, FTSE 100 business.
What to expect once you apply
Our applications for this role will be open for 4 weeks and will close on 12th June. Please get your applications in by then to avoid disappointment!
To apply please submit a CV and a 1-page cover letter telling us about yourself and why you are interested in this programme.
We will be in touch with every applicant by 20th June to let you know the outcome of your application and any next steps.
Be bold, be unique, be brilliant, be you. We are looking for individuality and we value diversity above gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, disability or union participation. We are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to treating all applicants and employees fairly and equally.