Business Analysis and Project Management
Graduate Program

Providing training, support and invaluable real world commercial experience working as a Business Analyst or a Project Support Officer


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Why choose the Business Analysis and Project Management Program?

The FDM Business Analysis and Project Management Graduate Program offers you the opportunity to upskill and kickstart your career in either Business Analysis or Project Management.

As a Business Analyst Consultant, you will work with teams and departments across the business, gathering requirements and developing a deep understanding of an issue or opportunity.

As a Project Support Officer, you will play a pivotal role working with Project Managers to plan, direct and drive forward key projects. Your duties may include project planning, risk assessments, monitoring project schedules and more.

You will gain real-world professional experience with our industry leading clients and contribute to ground-breaking technical projects. This could be large-scale migrations to modernise payroll systems, as well as supporting the release of procurement systems for global banks.

At FDM, we provide our consultants with a range of support programs to promote positive wellbeing and professional development throughout their training and client placement.

What you’ll do on the Business Analysis and Project Management Graduate Program

The FDM Business Analysis and Project Management training program is designed to give you a head start and equip you with the skills you need to succeed in your new role. You will learn from industry experts and gain expertise across a broad range of business-critical areas, as well as financial industry awareness. In addition, you will receive an introduction into key programs, including Excel and SQL.

The program covers various roles throughout the Software Development Life Cycle to help you better understand how they interact with your role and improve coordination within the internal team. You will also train in popular working methodologies, including Waterfall and Agile, which you will be likely to use on client placements. This ensures that you can adapt to any working environment and work efficiently within cross-functional teams.After training, you will be ready to complete the widely recognised Prince 2 certification , which will make you a highly desirable candidate to any business.

Key skills required for a Business Analyst and Project Support Officer

  • Creative mindset
  • Logical thinking
  • Natural problem solver
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

Career prospects

A career in Business Analysis or Project Support can open the door to a number of related career paths and opportunities for progression into more senior roles.

Business Analysis career prospects include:

  • Junior Business Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Senior Business Analyst
  • Lead business Analyst
  • Principal Business Analyst
  • Head of Business Analysis

Project Management career prospects include:

  • Project Support Officer
  • Project Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Head of Project Management

What our consultants say

Heidi Wong

Heidi Wong

Business Analyst / PMO

“I work independently on multiple local and overseas projects, covering the US and APAC regions. I’ve learnt so much about each market and different local regulations! Finding solutions is a repeated and on-going process and it’s really satisfying as you can witness your own growth in capability.”

Shevon Lau

Shevon Lau

Technology Migration and Integration Consultant

“My role involves data migration for various clients which includes moving data from legacy systems to their new systems or helping with mergers and acquisitions. It is truly rewarding to work with such large clients where I am able to contribute to the development of real-life projects and see them come to life.”

Emily Chung

Emily Chung

Business Analyst

“My main duties on client site involve assisting project activities and documentations, such as user stories, process mapping, UAT test cases and training materials for new application features. “

Do you qualify for the program?

Our ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about technology and keen to learn. We accept graduates from all universities and academic backgrounds and there is no need for any prior experience in the role or a STEM degree.

  • Educated to a university degree level (bachelor or higher)
  • Passionate about a career in tech
  • Eligible to work in Australia
  • An excellent communicator
  • Able to commit to the full 2-year graduate careers program
  • Geographically flexible to work within Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra.

Application process

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Apply Online

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Simply submit your application and CV here to kickstart your FDM journey.

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Telephone Interview

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Telephone Interview

A member of the FDM Recruitment Team will call you to discuss the program and your career goals. This is also a great opportunity to ask us any questions you might have and get a feel for FDM. Check out our blog for top tips for a telephone interview.

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Online Tests

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Online Tests

Here you will undertake an IT aptitude test to assess your skill sets, so we can make sure you are aligned to a role that matches your strengths.

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Video Interview

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Video Interview

During the video interview, you will be asked some questions so that we can get to know you better. This can be completed from your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Please see our blog for more information.

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Assessment Centre

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Assessment Centre

This stage involves an FDM Introduction presentation, followed by three strength-based interviews. This is your chance to meet the other graduates you could be training with and find out more about the program. The interview will be a strength-based interview and will focus on your ability and potential rather than previous experience.

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Support and Development

Our support and development initiatives are catered to help you at every stage of your journey, from graduate to Business Analyst or Project Support Officer.

Wellbeing
Program

Wellbeing
Program
Our online wellbeing portal provides a range of helpful resources, including professional guidance and advice. Consultants also have support from Wellbeing Ambassadors throughout the FDM community.

Consultant
Experience Partners

Consultant
Experience Partners
Consultants can receive support and career guidance from Consultant Experience Partners while working
on-site with our clients.

Mentoring
Program

Mentoring
Program
FDM partners consultants with mentors, based on their career aspirations and helps build long term professional development opportunities.

Online Learning and
Development Program

Online Learning and
Development Program
Virtual training, webinars and discussions are available to consultants, as well as e-learning platforms, including LinkedIn Learning and Intuition Know-How.

FDM
Networks

FDM
Networks
FDM Staff Networks are designed to offer a group for discussion around shared characteristics. They are employee-led and provide support for those in the community.

Employee
Recognition Awards

Employee
Recognition Awards
FDM are proud of our consultants achievements. We celebrate with company awards, including ‘Consultant of the Month’ and ‘Consultant of the Year’.

Consultant
Collaboration Platform

Consultant
Collaboration Platform
Our Consultant Collaboration Platform keeps FDM employees connected; they can socialise with each other and access helpful resources to aid learning and development.

Consultant
Experience Events

Consultant
Experience Events
We host monthly virtual events to help keep us all connected and make sure everyone feels involved in the FDM community.

Employee
Engagement Survey

Employee
Engagement Survey
Our partner, Inpulse, help us create employee surveys, which enable us to gain a better understanding of our people’s views and help us take positive action to accommodate their needs.

CEO
Communications

CEO
Communications
Our CEO, Rod Flavell, keeps us
up-to-date regularly through LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

Check out #RodsRoundUp videos to find out more.

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