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Sage Partner Academy Programme – Returner Opportunities

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Location: UK: Essex, Hull, Manchester, Sheffield, Slough & York (Newcastle for in-person training session)

Opportunity: Retraining Programme into Permanent Roles

Starts: August 2024

Apply by: 22 July 2024

Are you interested in returning to a career in cloud technology? You may have some experience already or you’re looking to career pivot. Pathways has an exciting opportunity available with Sage accredited business partners.

Sage is partnering with Career Returners to find Sage Implementation and Pre Sales Consultants for the Partner Academy Programme. Successful candidates who have taken a career break of 12 months or more will receive coaching support through the transition period from Career Returners.

You may have taken time out for childcare or eldercare, for relocation, or for other reasons. You may have been working on a small-scale basis to fit around your other commitments or have not done any paid work for a number of years.

About the Opportunity

At Sage, partners are at the heart of everything that they do and are core to their strategy. Their partners are essential to help them scale, open new markets, and drive long term customer success.

Sage business partners are experts in their fields and can solve customer problems with their industry knowledge and their best-in-class innovative technology. Partners ensure customers run their businesses effectively by getting maximum value from Sage Products.

Due to success in the UK market, Sage accredited business partners are looking to recruit and develop consultants to support customer demand. Sage partners provide expert business management systems, services, and support to their clients. They are looking for  bright, motivated, and ambitious individuals wanting to kick start their career in cloud native technology.

Prior experience is not required as a comprehensive enablement program is available to support the successful candidate.

About the Sage Partner Academy

To support your personal development, you will be enrolled into the award winning Sage Partner Academy. The Sage Partner Academy offers a unique opportunity to be at the front line of a market leading finance product, learning the skills to consult and implement Sage products successfully.

The accelerated and 2x award-winning career development programme provides:

• Employment, salary, and benefits from outset via their accredited Sage business partner
• Structured learning programme leading to an industry recognised accreditation
• Practical projects designed to understand, experience and implement customer requirements
• Coaching and mentoring to support continued personal and professional development
• Increased employability and work readiness in the Sage partner channel

Role Responsibilities

• Learning the technical and consultancy skills to implement Sage products successfully with their business partners
• Being responsible for implementing and supporting technology that can transform businesses
• Scoping and delivering finance technology projects across multiple business sectors, meeting customer expectations

Who they are looking for:

• You’ll be motivated and enthusiastic, wanting to kick start your career in cloud native technology
• You have experience and/or interest in business, finance (Association of Accounting Technicians – AAT), technology and applications
• You can demonstrate excellent communication skills and ability to build relations
• You have an aptitude for solving problems and creating solutions
• You show willingness for continuous development and learning

There will be the requirement to travel to the partners’ offices and meet clients onsite. Currently opportunities are available in the following locations: Essex, Hull, Manchester, Sheffield, Slough, and York.

The Partner Academy runs for 12 weeks starting 2 September. Candidates are required to attend in-person training sessions in Newcastle for approximately 3 weeks out of the 12 weeks.

You must have the right to work in the UK.

How to Apply

To apply for this opportunity, please click here If you would like support with your application (or require any adjustments) please contact for assistance. All qualified applicants will be thoughtfully considered and never discriminated against based on their race, colour, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Please note that your CV and personal details will be shared with the business partner.

Closing date is 22 July after this date, no further applicants will be accepted.