Building diversity, capability and resilience
From Business Change Analyst to Data Engineer, we have a number of business and technical pathways that will give you a fresh start in your career.
We recognise those from all learning backgrounds and believe if you have the aptitude and personality, you’ll have what it takes. Our Academy is suitable for, but by no means limited to:
Our programme builds on your
passion for learning and gives
you a start in the world
Returners to work
We employ people who want
to change careers and
build on the skills they’ve
Coming soon. We’re currently
building our ex-military programme
that will tailor veterans to the
world of business
Interested in becoming a Xander Associate?
Your Xander Journey
Step 1: Recruitment Process
Testing and screening that will put you through your paces and is accessible to those who require adjustments.
Step 2: The Xander Academy
Providing you with the business, technical and holistic skills you
need to succeed in your career.
Step 3: Client placement
We’ll place you with one of our market-leading clients for up to two years, during which you’ll receive on-going support.
Step 4: Post-placement
You’ll have the option to transition into your client’s business, join
the Xander family, or seek a new challenge.
What you’ll get during your time with Xander
You’ll work with industry leading clients, the best place to launch your career.
A competitive salary and benefits package.
You’ll receive the best technical and business training to equip you for the world of work.
On-going mentorship, pastoral care and wellbeing support throughout your work placement.
A holistic approach that teaches essential life skills such as resilience, curiosity and emotional intelligence.
A talent company that genuinely cares about their people, helping you build a career that you’re passionate about.
Support & Development
Here are some of the ways in which Xander will help you to grow and nurture as professionals.
Bespoke Wellbeing Programme
A holistic learning approach that will equip you with essential life skills.
On-site buddy system, to help you settle into your role.
Xander Mentorship Programme
Building a development plan based on your career aspirations.
Further learning opportunities and access to eLearning and key-note speakers.
What our Associates say
“Having been made redundant from my job as a pilot, I feel extremely lucky and grateful for Xander Talent to have taken me on. It’s a fantastic learning environment and the academy has given me a great foundation as a Data Analyst, developing skills on platforms such as Tableau, Power BI, Excel and Python. I would absolutely recommend them!”
Business Change Analyst
“Xander has been an incredible opportunity to build on my skills that have driven me towards pursuing a career in consulting. Just within the first six weeks, my core consultancy skills have flourished, and I will soon be a certified practitioner in Change Management. I would certainly recommend Xander Academy to anyone who is passionate about pursuing a career within consulting!”
Business Change Analyst
“Xander Talent has given me the platform to develop my skills in change management and pursue a career in consulting. Having not been to university I had doubts that I would be able to get into this industry, but through Xanders' brilliant academy programme, my confidence has grown and and those doubts have been laid to rest.”
Discover your future career
If a career in Change, Data, Digital or Risk and Regulation interests you, we provide comprehensive training for several business and technical roles to kick start your career.
Our transparent and accessible application process provides feedback
every step of the way.
A few simple questions to get you started and a chance to submit a CV and covering letter.
A chance to discuss our work at Xander and your career goals. If the two align then you’re through to the next stage.
In order to get to know you better, we will ask you to record and submit answers to a series of questions.
You’ll complete a series of technical, psychometric and personality tests – please make us aware of any physical requirements.
Interview with Senior Manager
you’ll meet with a senior member of the Xander team and answer a series of strength-based questions.
If successful, you’ll receive an offer for a place in our Academy.
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
Eligible to work in the UK
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
“The Xander Academy is the perfect platform to kickstart your career. You will learn vital skills for the world of work, and our programme is led by world-class industry experts and thought leaders who are committed to your personal growth and development.”
- Sarah Hale
Supporting People of
As part of their academy training, Associates put their training and skills into practice by supporting our social enterprise projects, which seeks to create opportunities for People of Determination. A chance to gain industry experience whilst influencing positive social impact.
People of Determination?
A relatively new strengths-based term that focuses on the tenacity and skills of individuals with disabilities. Yes, another label, but it sends out a positive message to the people we work with.