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IT Graduate Trainee

Job Title: IT Graduate Trainee
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester or Chorley
Salary: 18000 - 20000
REF: ARV3145
Contact Name: Sue Eustace
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

IT Graduate required for a specialist division of a major Europe-wide Group.  


Range of duties and responsibilities involved during the trainee period, including:

  • Second line support, maintaining outstanding helpdesk calls
  • Liaising with specialists in IT Systems and Data Analysis within the division
  • Maintaining registers for hardware assets, printer assets and user permissions
  • Creating and maintaining IT function logs
  • Maintaining Disaster Recovery processes and Business Continuity Plan for the division 
  • Working closely with key support suppliers to drive improvements


Requirements for the role:

  • Degree or other HE/FE qualification in IT Science and good A levels in Mathematics and English
  • Understanding of database fundamentals
  • Knowledge of MS operating systems (Win 7/10 and Server 2008)
  • Understanding/awareness of SQL database and MS Active Directory
  • Understanding of at least one programming language
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and a strong analytical mindset
  • Holder of current UK driving licence


In addition to the salary starting £18-20,000, benefits of working with this financially secure international organisation include:

  • Career progression 
  • Holidays – 29 days increasing to 34 with service
  • Pension – 4% contribution increasing with service
  • Life Assurance
  • Share options – Monthly scheme buy 4 get 1 free
  • Staff Discount – Across a variety of different brands