IT Analyst - Investment 2020 Trainee

  • Employer Aberdeen Asset Management
  • Job type School Leaver Programmes
  • Salary Competitive
  • Deadline Ongoing
  • Entry requirements N/A
  • Locations Edinburgh
  • Qualifications gained Professional Qualification
  • Date published 21/12/2016


Through our Investment 2020 trainee programme Aberdeen have an excellent opportunity for a School / College leaver who is looking to establish a career within the Asset Management Industry. We will provide you with a structured 12 month training contract working in our Business Systems team. Reporting to the Head of Operational Support Services, the role is designed to provide general support to all teams within the change/project/support lifecycle within Aberdeen Asset Management.

The analyst will work with the team in supporting the rest of the Technology teams with a variety of tasks, including but not limited to;

• Management information gathering and reporting

• Resource management

• Invoice processing

• User access recertification

• Test script execution

• Resolution of support calls

Our programme is designed to offer relevant professional qualifications, training and learning opportunities to recent school and college leavers who are looking for their first role within the industry. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary.


General support to projects and teams across Business Systems, including financial controls, MI, budgeting, resourcing and administration. Our analysts are also involved in automation of manual processes.


• Attention to detail

• Good time management skills

• Team player

• Good communication skills both verbal and written

• Excel and possibly Visual Basic skills


• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Excellent organisational, time management and multi-tasking skills with strong attention to detail

• Energy, drive and enthusiasm in their approach to work, a flexible and team focused working style

The above role is 12 month fixed term contract and part of Aberdeen Asset Management’s commitment to the Investment 2020 scheme to find out more about the scheme please visit (

Should you wish to apply for this role, please complete the online application at including attaching your CV and a covering letter explaining why you wish to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. If you have applied in response to this specific vacancy, the HR representative coordinating the recruitment process for this role will be in touch with you in due course.

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