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CORMSIS Centre for Operational Research, Management Sciences and Information Systems

Recruitment Fair

Published: 11 November 2014

Tuesday 11 November 11:30am - 14:30pm Hartley Suite - Building 38 - Highfield Campus

Recruitment fair - Analytics/Operational Research/Management Sciences/Statistics/Business modelling 

On Tuesday the 11th November from 11.30 to 14.30  in the Hartley Suite we are planning to run a unique recruitment fair with organisations looking for those with analytical, modelling, mathematical, statistical, OR/Management Science, economics and other quantitative skills to apply in business or government. Top employers such as CapGemini, PwC, SAS, JPMorgan, NATS, BAE Systems, the Government OR Service and Barclays are signed up (see below for more info).

Companies attending

Quintec, Datatech Analytic, Graduate Recruitment Bureau (GRB), JP Morgan, PwC, BAE Systems/CORDA, CapGemini, NATS, Barclays, SAS, GORS, CORMSIS, Careers and Employability Service, BAE Systems/Applied Intelligence, IBM, FICO and British Gas.


If you are a student and you would like to attend, please Register now via our event page here.


Antonio Martinez-Sykora

CORMSIS Facilitator

University of Southampton, Schools of Management & Mathematics

Tel: 02380595512




one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, enables its clients to transform and perform through technologies. Our Business Analytics Team is Capgemini Consulting’s business analytics and Operational Research Modelling capability. The team delivers analytical solutions and advisory services to a wide range of clients across a number of industry sectors. Our Clients look to us to work with them collaboratively and provide the expertise and structured thinking that will help them develop innovative solutions to complex business problems. The team is currently expanding and we are looking for high calibre graduate consultants with both analytical and client facing skills to join the team. We are potentially able to recruit those who do not currently have a right to work in the UK.


Your career is just that; yours. You choose it. You live it. You make it happen. To get the best from it, you need the best opportunities. That’s why opportunities are at the heart of a career with us. And we’re proud, based on the opportunity we offer, that students have voted us the number one Graduate Employer in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers survey for the last ten years. Take the opportunity of a lifetime.


SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 70,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.


J.P. Morgan is a global financial services firm serving corporations and individuals in over 100 countries. Since our inception over 200 years ago, we've evolved to offer the whole spectrum of banking and financial services around the world. Today, we work together across our businesses and around the globe to meet the complex financial needs of corporations, governments, private firms, financial institutions, non-profit organisation and individuals.


NATS is the UK's leading provider of air traffic control services. Each year we handle around 2.2 million flights and 220 million passengers in UK airspace. In addition to providing services to 15 UK airports, we work in more than 30 countries around the world including Spain, the Middle East, the USA and Hong Kong. The Operational Analysis team provides innovative analysis and insights into NATS Air Traffic, project, and business operations. Our team of analysts undertake complex work in areas including safety analysis, airspace capacity, runway capacity, environmental performance, post-operational event analysis, traffic forecasting and performance monitoring. The department undertakes a significant programme of external business around the world to a number of international clients. Visit our website to find more about NATS,, and careers with us,

BAE Systems,

BAE Systems Detica is an ‘information intelligence’ company. We collect, manage and exploit data to help governments and commercial organisations around the world protect national security, stop cyber attacks, combat fraud and improve compliance. By combining technical innovation and domain knowledge, we integrate and deliver world-class solutions — often based on our own unique intellectual property — to our clients’ most complex operational problems. Our services range from strategy formulation and business change through to software and hardware technologies and managed services. Join Detica and you’ll join a real team, and from the very start, work on real projects with real clients. Most importantly, you’ll have the chance to individually tailor your career, surrounded by friendly, supportive and welcoming colleagues.

Government OR Service,

The Government Operational Research Service (GORS) supports and champions Operational Research (OR) across government. GORS currently supports policy-making, strategy and operations in many different departments and agencies and employs around 400 analysts, ranging from sandwich students to members of the Senior Civil Service. Operational research (OR) specialists advise government on how to make the best possible use of public money. With their skills in modelling and analysis, they help formulate government policy and find effective ways of putting it into practice.Recruitment fair - Analytics/Operational Research/Management Sciences/Statistics/Business modelling.


Supplying the next generation of Analyst’s, Datatech Analytics specialise in finding the perfect opportunities to enhance your career. We operate in a variety of areas within Analytics and work with some of the World’s most exciting and dynamic organisations. If you are currently studying Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Operational Research or Computer Science, we strive to assist you in finding the most suitable opportunities using our excellent market knowledge. Please feel to contact us on 01256 314660 or email

Graduate Recruitment Bureau

Graduate Recruitment Bureau is the UK leader in placing high calibre, STEM graduates into their first and second jobs. We have a large Graduate Analytics team, working across Finance and Credit Risk, Market Research, Digital Marketing, Pharma/Healthcare, Economic and Management Consultancy.


We have a 300-year-strong foundation on which to build. Our status as one of the world’s major financial services providers gives us weight and momentum. Our expertise across personal banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, and wealth and investment management offers true variety. And in over 50 countries around the world, our 140,000 people are coming together to set examples of accountability, collaboration, good citizenship and, above all, pride in the work we do. All guided by a strong set of values: respect, integrity, service, excellence and stewardship.

University of Southampton, Careers and Employability Service

The Careers and Employability Service is here to support you from your first day at the University of Southampton. Our services are available to all current students, whether full or part-time, undergraduate or postgraduate and we can also support alumni after graduation. The Careers and Employability Service play a pivotal networking role across the university, working closely with students, staff and potential employers to enhance student employability skills and their career opportunities. Uncertain about your future? Need help or guidance? Come and talk to us.


British Gas

At British Gas, we lead the industry in smart metering, energy efficiency, help for the vulnerable and simple, fair and transparent pricing. Driving service excellence is a core priority and our innovative products and digital platforms enable us to offer customers convenience as well as helping them to reduce their consumption and save money.

In order to do this Customer Insight helps the business keep the customer at the heart of everything we do. As part of this team you’ll cover the end-to-end Customer experience and have the opportunity to gain experience across the key quantitative, qualitative and operational disciplines of a large commercial Insight function whilst driving business decisions.

For more information on all our graduate schemes please visit:

Government Operational Research Service (GORS)

What is GORS? The Government Operational Research Service (GORS) supports and champions Operational Research (OR) across government. GORS currently supports policy-making, strategy and operations in many different departments and agencies and employs around 500 analysts, ranging from sandwich students to members of the Senior Civil Service. Operational research is about working with policy makers and managers to solve tomorrow's problems today. It calls for scientific methods of analysis and a systematic exploration of the quantifiable aspects of key problems. OR analysts are there to give managers objective advice on the most appropriate options for future action. OR analysts carry out the analysis that can help answer vital questions such as:

  • How can we measure and improve the quality of service in education, health, social security and other public offices?
  • How much grant will be required next year to create new jobs in industry?
  • How can we compare the relative value of government expenditure on roads, health and education?

We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity and here at IBM we are driving this transformation. We are one of the world’s leading IT services and consulting companies with over 400,000 employees world-wide. We use data and technology to make the world better and more efficient.

Our team of Strategic Analytics Consultants (also known as Business Dynamics) operates at the sharp end of analytics, using data and business understanding to provide solutions to our clients’ problems. We look for highly numerate graduates, especially those with an economics, scientific, engineering or mathematical background. Our graduates all share a passion for applying their analytical skills to solve complex, real world problems. As part of IBM, we are able to harness advances in information technology, data management and analytical techniques to solve complex business problems, improve business performance and help our clients make smarter decisions faster.


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