Graduate recruitment

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Why choose the JBA Graduate Scheme?

Your bespoke two-year learning programme with JBA provides a comprehensive foundation for your future career with us. Your development is just as important to us as it is to you, and over the course of your flexible in-house training you will:

Follow a dedicated development and learning programme focussing on consultancy skills such as communication, problem-solving, team working and time management.

Undertake an optional placement (of up to six months) within a different team or office to experience our diverse work streams.

JBA Consulting SalaryEnjoy a competitive salary and our Graduates enjoy biannual salary increases reflecting paced development and new skills.

JBA Consulting Company BenefitsAccess company benefits including buying/selling annual leave, a generous training budget, personal pension, profit-share, life assurance, health insurance and                                  medical/dental assistance.

Receive on-the-job training and mentoring to support your attainment of relevant technical skills and help you gain experience with different software tools and methodologies.

Contribute to exciting and innovative projects and work alongside technical specialists and industry experts.

Benefit from agile working, where flexible working hours and office locations are arranged to suit your needs.

JBA Consulting Supplier SustainabilityJoin informal networking events and social activities with other graduates.

Understanding which discipline is right for you

We know how hard you’ve worked to reach this point in your career and that’s why our Graduate Scheme is tailored to you and your skills and qualifications.

You’ll find more information about the roles, responsibilities, requirements and key skills for the four disciplines below. However, if you think your skills and/or qualifications fit within more than one discipline don’t worry, just make your multi-disciplinary interests clear on your application form.

JBA Rail Engineering

Find out more about the skills required to excel in an engineering role.

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Water Management/Geoscience

Learn more about our exciting water management/geoscience roles.

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Environmental Management and Sustainability

Discover the expertise you’ll need to join our environmental management team.

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Software/Systems Development

Read more about the requirements for joining our systems/software development team.

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How to apply

There are exciting graduate opportunities throughout JBA, and we welcome applications across the four main areas of our business:

You can apply for our Engineering and Software/Systems graduate opportunities at any time by following the links above.

Applications for our Water Management/Geoscience and Environmental Sustainability graduate opportunities will open again in Autumn 2022. In the meantime, visit our Careers Page for specific vacancies.

Please note, we are only able to accept applications from those with an existing right to work in the UK.

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Be part of something amazing

With offices across the UK and Ireland and staff seconded around the world, we are an award-winning family of environmental, engineering and risk consultancies.

We’re committed to exceptional client service and helping to improve the environment, business, and infrastructure. Innovation is at the heart of everything we do, and we know the best innovators don’t come in a one size fits all package.

We are always looking for the right people to join our team, and our drive for inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience makes us a diverse company that is the right fit for every one of our employees.

If you have any questions about the recruitment process please contact our Careers Team.

+44 (0)1937 837900