Using our eResourcing system, you will be able to apply and track your applications on-line, register for job alerts which will automatically notify you of newly posted jobs, and register for our talent bank.
We aim to make applying for a job with us as easy and as flexible as possible. Vacancies are displayed on our website, placed in relevant publications and displayed on other websites.
What are we looking for in your application?
We provide a lot of information about the job and state the education, training and qualifications and experience and skills we are looking for in a candidate. Please ensure you attach a cv and demonstrate in your letter of application or cv how you meet our stated requirements.
What happens next?
We will normally shortlist within two weeks of receiving your application though this may vary where we have significant numbers of applicants. If you are called for interview, we will normally give you at least two weeks notice of the date. In many cases, the interview date is included in the job advert.
Want to know more about the job?
We provide lots of information on our web site www.qinetiq.com and encourage you to find out more about the job, the sector or division and the company . It is important that you are well informed about the job and the organisation, so we advise you to take every opportunity to find out more.
The selection process - Shortlisting
Candidates are assessed against the person criteria included in the job details.
As soon as a decision has been reached, we will contact shortlisted candidates to arrange interviews.
We will contact you when we are certain that you will or will not be called to interview.
We always ask you to bring identity documents and qualification necessary for the job to your interview.
The selection process – Interviews
Interviews are normally conducted by at least two people which will include the line manager
Candidates will often be asked to give a presentation on a relevant topic as part of the interview, which will be explained in the invitation to interview letter.
In some cases, there may be second or even third interviews. Some interviews may need to be conducted by telephone.
In all cases, we do our best to ensure that all candidates are given fair and appropriate opportunities to demonstrate their abilities to do the job.
UK citizens and members of the European Union will need to bring identity documents e.g. passport and driving licence as proof of their right to work in the UK.
Once the interviews are complete, we will select a preferred candidate and may issue a conditional offer of employment - conditions will include security clearance at an appropriate level, satisfactory references, medical, etc. When we have completed all the necessary employment checks on a preferred candidate, we will issue a formal unconditional offer of employment and contract.
We will ask you to accept the offer by signing and returning documents.
What you can expect from us:
We will endeavour to:
- Keep you informed throughout the process
- Keep any information you provide confidential
- Treat you fairly and with dignity
We will also ensure that our processes are:
- As streamlined as possible