Business Consulting Graduate Program

Launch your career in Business Consulting working with acclaimed multinational clients, with award-winning training, hands-on experience and support programs


Why choose Business Consulting at FDM?

At FDM, we will give you the opportunity, skills and support to launch your successful career through our acclaimed Business Graduate Program. Following our renowned training program, you will have the knowledge and confidence to work as an FDM Business Consultant with our industry-leading clients.

Every year, we launch the careers of thousands of graduates across the globe who go on to work with our clients on exciting tech projects. This could be influencing multi-million dollar ventures or helping to develop cutting-edge technologies and applications.

As an FDM Business Consultant, you’ll work as a fully integrated member of our clients’ teams, allowing you to have a positive impact and make a real difference. So, why not get started?

What you’ll do on the Business Graduate Program

Our extensive training program will equip you with the skills and confidence you need for a real step-up in your career, covering both technical and commercial modules, as well as professional skills.

After completing the FDM Business Graduate Program foundational training, you will be offered two distinct routes. You can follow the Risk, Regulation and Compliance pathway or the Business Consultant pathway, where you will train to enter a role as either a Junior Project Manager or a Business Analyst.

Once trained, you will be placed on-site with one of our clients and get started on the exciting projects they have in store for you.

Program career paths

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Business Analysis

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Business Analysis

Business Analysts are solution finders and problem solvers. Their role is to work with teams and departments across the business, gathering requirements and developing a deep understanding of an issue or opportunity. As an FDM Business Analyst, you will play an instrumental role at the heart of an organization, giving critical insight into the design, development and delivery of projects to drive improvements or growth.

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Project Management

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Project Management

Project Support Officers (PSO) and Junior Project Managers are program organizers and people co-ordinators, working closely with project teams to plan, direct and drive forward key projects. In your role on-site, you will directly impact the efficiency and effectiveness of important company-wide projects and have a broad influence across all departments.

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Risk, Regulation and Compliance

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Risk, Regulation and Compliance

Risk, Regulation and Compliance Analysts (RRC) are forecasters and navigators. Working mainly in the financial sector, they use their commercial knowledge and experience to identify potential risks, safeguard assets against threat and analyze an organization’s capacity for success within the industry. As an FDM RRC Analyst, you will play a strategic role predicting trends and future changes to ensure a business remains viable, profitable and safe.

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What our consultants say

Ashton George

Ashton George

Business Analyst

“FDM provided a platform and foundation for me to practice my passion for IT and I am now in my third year as a consultant. In my time on-site, I have been involved in two critical Agile projects impacting all departments within the organization.”

Jack Donnelly

Jack Donnelly

KYC Analyst

“My main responsibilities are the management of clients in the UAE and Qatar as well as Risk Management and Compliance focusing on Terrorist Financing and Money Laundering within Commercial Investment Banking. FDM gave me the opportunity to move abroad and work in Dublin, which has been a fantastic experience.”

Chloe Coffin

Chloe Coffin

Member of the CIO’s Office

“My daily activities involve engagement with stakeholders, governance of the IT department and Risk Management. During the implementation of a new Risk Management process across the whole IT department, I had the chance to work alongside very senior people which has increased my network and given me a great understanding of the department as a whole.”

Do you qualify for the FDM Business Graduate Program?

We focus on hiring adaptable, passionate and ambitious individuals; it is your drive that matters, not the details of your degree. That’s why we welcome candidates from all degree subjects and universities and no prior experience is needed.

If you are excited about starting your career in business, particularly within a tech environment, apply now. You will need to be:

  • Educated with a post secondary degree or diploma
  • An excellent communicator
  • Eligible to work in Canada (citizen/permanent resident/work permit with sufficient length of validity)

Application Process

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Apply online

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Simply submit your application and CV here to kick-start 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 for you 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 assessments

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Online assessments

This stage will be comprised of a video interview and IT aptitude test. During the video interview, we will ask you a few questions to find out more about you and your career goals. This can be completed from your computer, tablet or mobile phone. You can find our top tips on how to ace this stage of the interview on our blog. Then, you will complete 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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Behavioural and technical interviews

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Behavioural and technical interviews

At this stage, you will take part in two interviews. One will be conducted by one of our Account Managers and the other will be with one of our technical Trainers. They will focus on your ability to join the program rather than previous experience. This is also your opportunity to meet other candidates and find out more about the program.

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Support and Development

Our goal is to ensure happy and successful placements, which is why we have several support program in place to do just that. From learning and development to engagement and networking to wellbeing program, we’ll be with you every step of the way.

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.

Consultant
Peer Support

Consultant
Peer Support
Our Consultant Peer Support (CPS) Program introduces new FDMers to those already working on-site, to help them settle into their new role.

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 is 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 socialize 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 Surveys

Employee
Engagement Surveys
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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