Early Careers Programme Spotlight – Jaguar Land Rover, Analytics and Digital Graduate Programme

Written by Zoe Cresswell

Here at Developing a Student we aim to showcase the best possible employment opportunities for young people throughout the UK. This is why we are proud to shine the spotlight on Jaguar Land Rover, who are committed to supporting young people with education and development. They have a number of open graduate and undergraduate programmes currently available, including roles in their Design, Engineering and Digital/Software departments. Today we focus on an exciting opportunity within their Engineering department.  

JLR Early Careers Programmes 

Jaguar Land Rover offer several routes through their early careers programmes from supporting schools and apprentices to undergraduates and graduates. At Jaguar Land Rover they ‘believe today’s curious young minds are tomorrow’s engineers, designers, and innovators’ which is why they have provided numerous opportunities for young people to progress with them. The early careers programme will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to take the next step in your career.  

Analytics and Digital Graduate Programme 

Jaguar Land Rover have provided a fantastic opportunity for a newly qualified young professional to join their team on their Analytics and Digital Graduate programme. 

Programme Duration – 2 years 

Location – West Midlands, with provision for working from home and occasional travel. All employees are required to spend time in different departments at a number of company locations in order to meet the needs of the business. 

Salary – Circa £29,000, with a £2,000 joining bonus 

This award-winning graduate programme aims to create leading digital professionals of the future who are excellent subject matter experts recognised by both business and industry as value creators and innovators. This programme will establish you on a strong career path within Digital and offer up a choice of different future career tracks within Jaguar Land Rover. 

Graduates joining the Digital Programme could work in the following functions: 


If InDigital is the engine, you’ll be a core component, building a strong foundation in analytics from day one. In your first year alone, you’ll be given the training, industry-leading tools and hands on, live project experience that brings in problem structuring, data wrangling, modelling and visualisation, data science and analytics strategy. In year two, you’ll have the clarity to focus on developing a specialism (Data Science, Data Engineering, Data Analytics, Data Office), and the confidence to mentor new graduates. 


Property touches every employee and is business critical, so there’s incredible scope for purposeful individuals with a creative approach to deepening our knowledge and driving digital efficiency.  Analytics graduates play a pivotal role in reviewing and benchmarking global property operating costs, helping to ensure we develop and maintain an efficient estate. And you’ll also directly drive movement, taking the Property Department into a highly data driven and analytical era. 

Human Resources 

The People Analytics team is an integral part of the HR function, working with business and HR senior leaders to drive the People agenda.  Jaguar Land Rover are an expert functional analytics “hub”, working closely with the Analytics Centre of Excellence to advance their capability, processes and products. 


The Customer Service team’s purpose is to delight customers, ensuring that globally they receive the highest quality service experience every time. Whether that be through helping technicians to fix fast, first time through best-in-class diagnosis and repair, a strong focus on quality, or ensuring the efficient and effective management of parts and inventory through jaguar Land Rover’s supply chain. This will be underpinned by a digital transformation that is grounded in a strong culture of data-led decision-making, that you will help support and develop through your two-year graduate programme. 

 Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover is the UK’s largest investor in automotive research, development and engineering. They use world class processes to create innovative British craftsmanship and engineering excellence, shaping an industry that’s accelerating faster than ever.  

Jaguar Land Rover are passionate about people, believing today’s curious young minds are tomorrow’s engineers, designers, and innovators. They are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive culture that is representative of their customers and society, and lead their industry in championing equality through multiple partnerships and campaigns. 

Jaguar Land Rover pride themselves on their culture in which all of their employees can be their authentic self at work, and reach their full potential. 

The Recruitment Process 

In order to make sure the successful applicant is the right fit for the company, Jaguar Land Rover have a thorough application and selection process.  

The process is designed to be as fair and straightforward as possible and Jaguar Land Rover provide some valuable hints and tips to help you make the most out of your application. 

If you would like to apply for this role or take a look at other graduate and undergraduate opportunities provided by Jaguar Land Rover, you can do so by visiting our graduate jobs board. If you want to find out more about Jaguar Land Rover, you can also take a look at their company profile. 

Last Updated: Sunday November 28 2021
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