Career development

Whether you're an experienced hire or a new graduate, we have schemes in place to support your career development and can find the best career path for you.

Experienced hires

Working with us will allow you to thrive in a multi-disciplinary team of like-minded people and provide you with the opportunity to be involved in constant innovation and the development of next generation products and disruptive technologies.

Our modern campus-style headquarters at Harston Mill is less than six miles from the historic city center of Cambridge with good bus, rail and road links. 

Career paths

At the beginning of an individual's career, the role will involve technical, managerial and commercial elements allowing individuals to develop a good set of core skills and to get a feel for what works and which aspects of the role they want to develop further going forward.

At the Senior Consultant career stage, a consultant continues to build on core skills but is able to specialize. Choose to be a technical, management or commercial expert. Each of these 3 specialist threads will be supported and developed within the business. Defining outline specialist competences and responsibilities allows development of expertise which is used to enhance the work we do and develops our market presence.

Professional development

Our employees are our greatest asset so we are committed to career development making a focused effort to offer bespoke training and mentoring to allow each individual to thrive within their environment and realize personal potential. As part of our training program, we also use the Executive Education program at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School.

Beyond formal training employees also lead informal lunchtime sessions on a regular basis to enable knowledge and skills transfer amongst our teams.


At Sagentia Innovation we recognize the value of recruiting bright, exciting graduates and will work to help you develop the personal and technical skills you need to succeed at Sagentia Innovation and ensure you have the best start to your career.

We offer a range of graduate roles such as physicists, mechanical engineers, electronic/software engineers, scientists, and analysts. You will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced consultants and technical experts in the company who will assist your learning and development.

Within your first year at Sagentia Innovation we expect you will gain a rounded view of the business and exposure to all of our key service offerings, and we encourage you to regularly gain feedback from team members, project managers, and peers to help with your continued development. We also expect you to be proactive and work closely with your manager to identify and plan areas of development, helping you to fulfill your potential.

So what can we offer you?

  • The chance to see ideas developed from conception through complex designs to manufacture and eventual sale
  • The opportunity to work in multi-disciplinary teams alongside experienced technical experts
  • Involvement in the development of next generation products and disruptive technologies with international impact
  • The chance to attend client meetings and undertake technical work to gain commercial understanding
  • Support to pursue technical, commercial and project management career paths
  • Global travel opportunities
  • Six monthly career and salary review

Interested? Find out more in our latest careers brochure below.

Contact our HR team

Vacancy enquiries

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