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


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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 pound 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 Project Support Officer 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

Check out the roles below to find out more about each specialism. If you’re not sure which career path will suit you best, we can help you decide.
APPLY NOW to our Business Graduate Program.

Business Analysis and Project Management

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Business Analysis and Project Management

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.

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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.”

James McCarthy

James McCarthy

Data Analyst

“I can see how data is manipulated and transformed to create valuable insight for end-users, as well as apply my own logic to create stories. We are also migrating many of our assets to cloud platforms which involves a lot of development and testing. “

Chermaine Sin

Chermaine Sin

Project Assistant

“FDM provided the training for me to gain relevant technical knowledge, including SQL, Excel, data warehouse and Power BI. I am now working as a project assistant. I mainly monitor multiple projects for the solution delivery team, which involves various projects, from new e-exam platforms to updating the departmental website.”

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 to degree level (bachelor or higher)
  • An excellent communicator
  • Eligible to work in Australia and New Zealand
  • Able to support yourself financially during the training period
  • Geographically flexible within Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Auckland and Wellington

Application Process

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Apply online

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Apply online

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 tests

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Online tests

Here you will undertake numerical, verbal reasoning and IT aptitude tests 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 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 goal is to ensure happy and successful placements, which is why we have several support programs in place to do just that. From learning and development to engagement and networking to wellbeing programs, 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
FDM partners consultants accordingly, based on their career aspirations, and helps build long term professional development opportunities.

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 (Yammer)

Consultant
Collaboration Platform (Yammer)
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 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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