Work with Xander

We are always looking for highly capable and motivated people to join our Associates Programme and build a career with our market leading clients.
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Overview of
the Xander programme

Start your next chapter with Xander and you will benefit from support throughout your career.

The Xander
Training Academy

You'll receive the business, technical and holistic skills you need to succeed

Two Year
Work Placement

The start of your successful career and an opportunity to test and develop your skills

Ongoing
Training & Support

To help you succeed in your role and to learn from experienced professionals

Why Xander?

Get paid while you learn new skills and have the unique opportunity to work with world-class businesses on a two year full-time job placement.

Great Pay & Benefits

You'll benefit from a great starting salary and bonus scheme to reflect performance

Market Leading Clients

You will work with market leading clients, offering you the best possible place to launch your career

Top Training

You will receive the best business and technical training to equip you for the world of work

Get Paid to Learn

Get paid while you learn new skills and build your career with us

We Invest in You

You'll work with a company that genuinely cares about you and will do all it can to help you launch a career you love

Not Just a Job

You'll have personal support to help you develop in all areas with Xander's holistic approach covering mind, body and soul

Support & Mentorship

Support and training every step of the way throughout your work placement with a Xander client

The First Step in Building a Career

The Xander programme is focused solely on ensuring your have a full-time role at the end of your placement

Interested in a
career with Xander?

Start your Xander application to find out more about the companies we work with and the unqiue training and career support you'll receive.

About You

Whether you're a graduate, returner to work or ex-military, we have opportunities for you to learn new skills and grow your career.
The Xander programme is perfectly suited for...
A GRADUATE

Have you recently finished your time at university? Our programme builds on your passion for learning and gives you a start in the world of work.

A returner to work

Have you started a career before or maybe you are looking for a change? Our Associate programme can help you set a new path and get where you want to be.

ex-military

The Armed Forces are a great place to learn some of the essential skills you will need for a business career. Our Academy helps you take these skills and apply them to a new challenge.

You'll benefit from...
training & development

We have developed a market leading training programme to prepare you for the world of work. We cover core business skills, technical training and put you through our unique holistic program.

A START TO YOUR CAREER

We place you in our clients business and give your the opportunity to build a career with them. We provide you with support and mentorship and help you to take the first steps in the world of work.

Support & guidance

A lot of companies say they will support you, but we put our money where our mouth is. We assign you with a career mentor and you are also supported by our Academy lead who works with your client to help you get the most out of your placement.

About You

Whether you're a graduate, returner to work or ex-military, we have opportunities for you to learn new skills and grow your career.
The Xander programme is perfectly suited to...
A Graduate

Have you recently finished your time at university? Our programme builds on your passion for learning and gives you a start in the world of work.

Returner to Work

Have you started a career before or maybe you are looking for a change? Our Associate Programme can help you set a new path and get you where you want to be.

Ex Military

The Armed Forces are a great place to learn some of the essential skills you will need for a business career. Our Academy helps you take these skills and apply them to a new challenge.

You’ll benefit from...
Training & Development

We have developed a market leading training programme to prepare you for the world of work. We cover core business skills, technical training and put you through our unique holistic program.

Launch Your Career

We place you in our clients business and give your the opportunity to build a career with them. We provide you with support and mentorship and help you to take the first steps in the world of work.

Support & Guidance

A lot of companies say they will support you, but we put our money where our mouth is. We assign you with a career mentor and you are also supported by our Academy lead who works with your client to help you get the most out of your placement.

Our Academy

Core consulting and business skills
(3 weeks)
Technical and applied training
(4 - 12 weeks)
Ongoing training and development
(throughout)

Our Academy

The Xander Academy is broken down into three key areas starting with core skills, progressing to technical training and finally ongoing support throughout your two year placement.

(3 Weeks)
Core consulting
and business skills

Our Academy Programme will give you a strong understanding of the world of work, and the skills required to thrive.

We teach you problem solving approaches, presentations skills, how to construct and convey a point and many more essential business skills.

(4-12 weeks)
Technical and
applied training

Depending on the focus of your work placement, we build a bespoke training programme to give you the tools to succeed in your role.

Whether you are training to be a data scientist, a project manager or a financial crime analyst, our technical training prepares you for your placement and teaches you skills that will be with your for life.

(throughout)
Ongoing training
and development

Once you start your role, we make sure to keep in touch and ensure that you can develop your skills as your experience evolves.

We work with your placement client to provide relevant ongoing training, and make sure you continue to learn throughout.

Our Areas of Focus

We have work placement opportunities with global business across the following areas:
Digital Transformation

We understand design-led thinking and the importance of UX to make products reach their potential. We take clients from an idea to shaping and building their digital product.

Data & Digital

Using data to pose questions, find answers and solve problems is our core skill. We use data insights and tools to build data analytics solutions for our clients.

Technology Change

Helping our clients to understand and implement the best technologies to keep their business ahead of the competition.  

Data Science & Modelling

Our data science consultants perform advanced analytics, create models and develop visualisations to push the boundaries of what’s possible in our clients business.

Risk & Regulation

Our clients technology landscapes and change programmes are full of challenges and risks. We know how to identify these problems and develop actionable solutions.

Social Purpose

At Xander you’ll receive a unique holistic training programme that will help you to build skills and develop a mindset that will help you throughout work and beyond.
Gratitude & Habits

The 6 Human Needs
Re-training neutral pathways
Building optimism, flexibility & openness

Self-Awareness & Mindfulness

Sympathy vs empathy vs compassion
Tune-in to awe & the art of listening
Concentration, clarity of thought & focus

Inclusion & Growth

Eudaimonia & Ikigai
Being brave & challenging unconscious biases
Cultivating an inclusive mindset

Resilience & Vulnerability

Learning from the Stoics
How Anti-fragility beats resilience
Innovation & free-thinking

Leadership & Contribution

Giving back, finding shared meaning & inspiring teams
Six Thinking Hats & Occam’s Razor
The power of language, vision & Tribal Leadership

Gratitude & Habits

The 6 Human Needs
Re-training neutral pathways
Building optimism, flexibility & openness

Self-Awareness & Mindfulness

Sympathy vs empathy vs compassion
Tune-in to awe & the art of listening
Concentration, clarity of thought & focus

Inclusion & Growth

Eudaimonia & Ikigai
Being brave & challenging unconscious biases
Cultivating an inclusive mindset

Resilience & Vulnerability

Learning from the Stoics
How Anti-fragility beats resilience
Innovation & free-thinking

Leadership & Contribution

Giving back, finding shared meaning & inspiring teams
Six Thinking Hats & Occam’s Razor
The power of language, vision & Tribal Leadership

Gratitude & Habits

The 6 Human Needs
Re-training neutral pathways
Building optimism, flexibility & openness

Self-Awareness & Mindfulness

Sympathy vs empathy vs compassion
Tune-in to awe & the art of listening
Concentration, clarity of thought & focus

Inclusion & Growth

Eudaimonia & Ikigai
Being brave & challenging unconscious biases
Cultivating an inclusive mindset

Resilience & Vulnerability

Learning from the Stoics
How Anti-fragility beats resilience
Innovation & free-thinking

Leadership & Contribution

Giving back, finding shared meaning & inspiring teams
Six Thinking Hats & Occam’s Razor
The power of language, vision & Tribal Leadership

Application Process

Our application process is transparent and you'll receive feedback every step of the way.
1
Apply Online

A few simple questions to get you started and the chance to submit a CV & Cover Letter

2
Phone Interview

A chance to discuss our work at Xander and also your career plans. If the two align then you will be through to the next stage

3
Video Interview

In order to get to know you more, we will ask for you to record your answers to our questions and submit for review

4
Online Tests

Some of our roles require aptitude in certain areas (i.e. statistics) so you may be asked to perform numerical, verbal reasoning and subject specific aptitude tests.

5
Final Interview

The last step! You will be invited to Xander HQ in London to meet the team and you will be interviewed by a founder of the business.

6
Success

Following the final interview you will be either offered a role to join Xander or if unsuccessful invited to apply again next year.


Are you...

A Graduate

Have you recently finished your time at university? Our programme builds on your passion for learning and gives you a start in the world of work.

A Returner to work

Have you started a career before or maybe you are looking for a change? Our Associate programme can help you set a new path and get where you want to be.

Ex-Military

The Armed Forces are a great place to learn some of the essential skills you will need for a business career. Our Academy helps you take these skills and


And you're looking for...

Training & development

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A start to your career

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Support and guidance

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How does Xander work?

Xander providers our clients with Associate resources (that's you!) to support their business operations and project work.

We work across a number of areas including:
- Digital transformation
- Data & Digital
- Technology Change
- Risk and regulation
- Data Science and Modeling

With more specialities coming soon.


Overview of the Xander Programme

Our programme consists of:
- A training academy - To give you the business, technical and holistic skills you need to succeed
- A two year work placement with a Xander client - The start of your successful career
- Ongoing training, support and careers guidance - To help you succeed in your role


Our mission is to give you the training, support and opportunity to become the trusted talent our clients crave.


Why Xander?

We work with market leading clients who are a great place to launch your career
We provide you with the best business and technical training and prepare you for the world of work
We help you to develop in all areas with our holistic approach to training which covers mind body and soul!
We are there with you at every step of the way. We provide you with support and training throughout your placement
We pay a great starting salary and
We pay for your training and help you to build your skills
Our programme is focused on getting you a full-time role at the end of your placement
We are a company that genuinely cares about our people and we do all we can to help you launch your career and enjoy it.

Start Your Application

Interested in working with Xander?
Do you meet all the criteria below?
If so, use the form below to start your application process.
Educated to degree level or have equivalent experience
Elligible to work in the UK/EU
Have excellent verbal and written skills
Possess some technical knowledge, quantitative talent or experience in IT or business
Open to being geographically flexible within the UK
Able to support yourself financially during the training period
Demonstrate a passion for IT and business

Our Academy

  • Academy - Core consulting and business skills (3 Weeks)

    Our academy programme will give you a strong understanding of the world of work, and the skills required to thrive. We teach you problem solving approaches, presentations skills, how to construct and convey a point and many more essential business skills.
  • Academy - Technical and applied training (4-12 weeks depending on speciality)

    Depending on the focus of your work placement, we build a bespoke training programme to give you the tools to succeed in your role. Whether you are training to be a Data Scientist, a Project Manager or a Financial Crime Analyst, our Academy technical training prepares you for your placement and teaches you skills that will be with your for life.


  • Ongoing training and development (throughout)

    Once you start your role, we make sure to keep in touch and ensure that you can develop your skills as your experience evolves. We work with your placement client to provide relevant ongoing training, and make sure you continue to learn throughout.

Why our programme is unique

In addition to business and technical training, we put you through a unique holistic training programme that will help you to build skills and develop a mindset that will help you both in work and beyond. We want our Associates to develop in ever way possible and we invest in our trnaing programme to make this happen.

The selection process

About you

We look to recruit as widely as possible and as such, we accept applications from anyone who thinks they have the talent and passion to succeed with us.

We require successful candidates to be:

  • Educated to degree level or have equivalent experience
  • Eligible to work in the UK/EU
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess some technical knowledge, quantitative talent or experience in IT or business
  • Open to being geographically flexible within the UK
  • Able to support yourself financially during the training period
  • Demonstrate a passion for IT and business

If you the above description sounds like you then we look forward to receiving your application.