Apply: Peregrine Novus
Putting theory to practice: the future of technology and work
In today’s digital economy, businesses need data and analytics, software
development, and transformational business change. Yet these skills are
in short supply. Until now.
At Peregrine (formerly known as Capita Resourcing), our Novus career
programmes offer comprehensive, stand-alone, career development paths
that cover a range of business-critical and technical skillsets, to
train and develop the future workforce.
Who are we?
Initially a testing consultancy we have evolved to support our clients’
early careers resource needs within software development, data, business
analysis and project management.
We have unique relationships with front line government organisations as
well as leading private sector household names. 40% of our workforce are
placed within Capita businesses supporting on leading projects.
Since 2011, we have employed and launched the careers of more than 700
Why join Novus?
Our culture and values are really important to us, and we’re committed
to creating a working environment that protects, supports and promotes
the wellbeing and health of everyone who works here.
Listening to our colleagues
Open communication is important to us as a company, so we make sure that
you have the opportunity to ask questions and share your ideas.
Developing our people
We’re growing our expertise by expanding skills, providing learning
opportunities and supporting your study in continuous professional
Rewards and recognition
We value everyone who works here and do everything we can to make sure
you feel connected to each other. We recognise success and have a
monthly reward and recognition scheme.
Following completion of your initial training and on commencement of
your placement, we offer a competitive salary that’s reviewed every six
months and our standard benefits include:
- company matched pension and life assurance
- employee assistance programmes
- 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave.
We've got voluntary benefits too, designed to suit your lifestyle and
support your financial, social, physical and mental wellbeing:
- voluntary health, dental and vision benefits
- the option to buy extra leave
- season ticket loans
- discounted gym memberships
- cycle to work scheme
- paid time to volunteer in your community
- discounts on leisure, travel, technology, fashion and food.
Our career programmes
You’ll typically start with up to 12 weeks of hands-on, practical
training led by industry expert coaches that take theory and apply it to
practical applications and project-based scenarios.
Next, you’ll be placed on-site with one of our clients. You’ll be able
to choose from a range of different industry sectors that includes
banking, insurance, luxury retail, professional services, government,
technology, aviation and defence.
Following this, you’ll transition into a career within our consultancy
division OR you’ll have the option to choose a permanent position at
your placement organisation.
Every programme gives you exposure to innovative, disruptive technology
and training methodologies and elevates what you have to offer.
What happens on placement?
As part of your continuous professional development, you’ll have the
opportunity to further your study and gain industry recognised
certifications. We’ll challenge you to think differently, solve problems
with creativity and push yourself while expanding your horizons.
Software development and implementation
Our development and implementation programmes prepare you for a career
in software development, testing, cloud or applications support. During
training, you’ll engage in identifying, designing, installing, testing,
maintaining and updating a software system for a company from the ground
up. As part of your continuous professional development, you can study
towards certifications from professional bodies such as BCS, ISTQB,
Oracle, Microsoft, Google and Amazon.
Data and analytics
Your initial training will cover modules such as: entry to analytics,
data in SQL, Python and Excel, data visualisation and modelling, machine
learning and artificial intelligence. All to prepare you for a career
path in data analysis. As part of your continuous professional
development, you can study for certifications from CompTIA and BCS – The
Chartered Institute for IT.
During training, you’ll gain exposure to an extensive range of business
analysis tools and techniques to manage business change. You’ll learn
how a business analyst plays a key role in communicating between
internal and external parties, support the organisation’s needs and
design the latest innovative business solutions. As part of your
continuous professional development, you can work towards an
International Diploma in Business Analysis from the BCS – The Chartered
Institute for IT.
Your training will cover everything you need to succeed in a project
management career, from techniques for self-confidence and business
acronyms to finance and management. You’ll learn how to identify project
risks, analyse critical paths, manage and delegate stakeholder tasks, as
well as formulate and publish key project reports. As part of your
continuous professional development, you can study for certifications
from professional bodies such as AMP, PRINCE2, BCS and PMP.
Who we’re looking for
We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all
suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or
expression, disability status, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or
beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other
protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on
merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re
committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Our application process
Getting started on your journey
We want to make sure you get the best out of our training and that you
enjoy the programme, so we have a comprehensive application process to
make sure, at every step, that this is a good decision for you. It will
help to ensure that you’ll be able to handle the intensive training
period, you’re suitable for the work stream you choose and you’re
passionate about developing a career in Tech.
1. Once you’ve applied, we’ll make sure you’re on the right workstream
for you. We may call you to discuss your skills and interests to confirm
the programme is right for you.
2. Then, if you application is successful, we will contact you to
arrange a video or telephone competency-based interview with one of the
3. Next is the logic and reasoning assessment. This is a multiple-choice
assessment. It has sections relating to numerical reasoning, cognitive
processing, analytical reasoning, vocabulary and reading comprehension.
4. The final stage is an online assessment centre. The day includes
presentations from the team, a group task, a written exercise relevant
to the programme you have applied for and a video interview* with one of
*The video interview may take place on a different day
Supporting you through the application process
We want to make sure our assessment process is as accessible for you as
possible, so if you have a condition that you believe may impact your
ability to complete any of the type of tasks mentioned above and require
adjustments, please let us know. If you’re unsure about anything or have
any specific queries that you would like to speak to a member of our
resourcing team about, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.