Kick start your career in IT at Avon Protection

"Avon Protection have been incredibly supportive of my training and development to help enhance my IT career, all whilst having the opportunity to travel the world" - Mike Williams, Collaboration Analyst

Mary Jo for IT Programme

IT is a core part of Avon’s operations around the world being able to run smoothly. The IT team at Avon Protection is growing fast and is looking to develop new talent through its exciting graduate programme. It is a 24 month programme, with a 6 month placement with each of the functional teams within the IT operation. These are:

  • Architecture and Strategy – who maintain the IT infrastructure and technical architecture for all IT platforms and services within the organisation.
  • Business Systems – who maintain and support the development of the core Enterprise applications
  • Programme Office – managing and optimising the delivery of the IT programme of work aand supporting the delivery of significant business change projects, both for IT and across the business.
  • IT Services – who deliver the front-line IT support to the business and includes the Service Desk and associated processes and KPI measurement and reporting. They are responsible for keeping Avon IT customers happy!

You will get hands on experience in each of these areas and take on your own projects for their whole lifecycle, from business case through to technical delivery and user adoption. You will get involved in the delivery of good practice as defined by ITIL and participate in delivering the IT 3 year plan including the deployment of Office 365 as well as being a valued member of the IT team. You'll have the opportunity to take on a 6 month secondment in any one of our business locations around the world, although you will primarily be based at our head office near Bath in Melksham, Wiltshire.

You will also have the opportunity to get involved in projects outside of IT to broaden your view of the business.

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