Leeds City Council

  • Leeds, UK

Situated in the middle of the United Kingdom, Leeds is the third largest and one of the fastest growing, greenest cities in the UK.

A thriving economy boasting strengths in financial services, legal, manufacturing, health and retail, Leeds has excellent road, rail and air links, providing a gateway for tourist and business visitors to the region. Trinity Leeds, the £350 million retail development reinforces Leeds as one of the finest shopping destinations in the UK.

Our vision is for Leeds to be a truly child friendly city. Children and young people leave school with qualifications above the national average. Two of the UK’s leading universities, the University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett​ University have world-class research facilities and two of the top business schools, with Leeds Trinity specialising in teaching.

Grad Scheme
Leeds City Council Leeds, UK
Join our ICT Trainee Professional programme and you'll enjoy a variety of experiences, develop an enormous breadth of skills and build relationships that will stay with you throughout your career. Salary: £20k+   Start Date: August/September 2019 TBC This two year programme provides career opportunities in a diverse and exciting ICT environment with ongoing support and training. The ultimate aim is to develop you into a productive, highly skilled individual capable of making long term positive contributions to Leeds and its citizens. What we can offer you This is a flexible program offering experience in different technical fields followed by development in a specialist technical area. Highlights include: Full programme of training and support including coaching and mentoring Opportunity to develop and test on the Council’s website, Intranet and Electronic Document  Management systems (.Net, SharePoint, C#, Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server) Opportunity to develop and test on our integration platform (Biztalk) Opportunity to develop and test on our Business Intelligence platform (Microsoft) Possibility to diversify into other key technical such as Geographical Information Systems, Share Point, SQL and others. In addition to this we also offer flexible working patterns, ability to work from home, pension scheme and other benefits. You will be…. A recent (or soon to be) computing related graduate and/or have demonstrable related industry experience. As well as technical ability successful candidates will be need to be highly motivated, enthusiastic, have excellent communication skills and be willing to commit themselves to the ongoing improvement of Leeds Interested? Register your interest by sending your CV to ict.resources@leeds.gov.uk Submission deadline: TBD predicted end of May 2019 We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds All new Leeds City Council appointments are made subject to the satisfactory completion of a six month probationary period.
31 Jan, 2019