Junior Technical Delivery Manager at Accenture

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Business Analytics Information Technology

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6.5/10

The Role
7.2
Organisation
6.6

Socialising

5.5

The Role

Role Description

- to update and manage key project management tools and work products, Meeting Minutes, Project Dashboard and Finance Record;
- to ensure project compliance to all Quality Assurance processes within IT Solutions;
- to help oversee the Day to Day running of the delivery team, including getting daily status updates from the team, tracking actions against the plan and raising risks and issues to the Project Manager.

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

Long Hours - Demanding work - Have to really push to get the role you want, but all good skills to learn.

8/10

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2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

Initially very little but its all down to you proving that you can step up and take on the work.

7/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

Some good guidance however it is mainly down to your own communication skills and ability to only make a mistake once. fast learning and a positive attitude will get you far.

6/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Working unsociable hours for weeks on end usually in the office over weekends.
Good rewards down the line.

7/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

Responsibility is given specifically on ability and how much you can show you are able to handle.

8/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

Organisation and communication (more electronically specific) around shaping comms to the audience.

7/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Not a huge amount of fun - but challenging work and a very tight schedule means we were always busy. People are always happy to help each other so morale was always fairly high.

7/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Fair - You are treated more like an employee than a placement student (which is good in my books) however can sometimes be a little challenging.

6/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

Due to financial climate there was very limited training so we had the basic training for our initial role.

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
7/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

Got a Very top rating which is rare for students - students normally get told about an offer during the exit interview which I am yet to have.

6/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

Great people at Accenture - always things going on. (especially on 'out of town' projects)

8/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

Expensive - however management were always generous on nights out

3/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Worked in Newbury which is pretty dull - some good nights when in london.

4/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

We started a small band - towards the end of a placement.

7/10

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