Data Academy

Academy March 2024 – spaces available

At Valcon we advise our clients on how to get a grip on the data that is necessary to ensure that business operations run as smoothly as possible.We do this with experienced specialists and ambitious starters. There is the Data Academy for these starters: a program where recent graduates are trained and coached to become the fully-fledged Data Specialist of the future. The first 8 weeks the focus is on acquiring knowledge in our field, trained by our own experienced specialist, to subsequently flow into our projects through training and coaching.

You will be

Trained and coached on the many aspects of data foundation, the topics that are covered:

  • Data Platform (Data Integration / Data Ware Housing),
  • Front-End engineering, visualizations and Data Story telling
  • Data Engineering,
  • Data Migration,
  • Master Data Management,
  • Project Management,
  • Business and Information analysis
  • Data Modelling
  • Web Development,
  • Soft-skills / Consultancy training
  • Introduction to Data Science

After these first period of training you will be guided by experienced colleagues at your first projects.

You will be joining one of the fastest growing consultancies in Europe. We are now +850 people. We’re doers who think. Who can take the client’s strategy, turn it into an actionable blueprint and help the client get it done. Who have deep expertise in operationalising strategy, process design, digitisation, data and analytics, automation, technology and change. But because the whole will always be greater than the sum of the parts, we weave these skills together in different ways to respond to new opportunities and challenges.

Can you say yes to the following?

  • Passion for data, in combination with business processes and would like to continue within this field.
  • Real team-player with excellent communication & analytical skills.

Valcon core values

  • Can do
  • Together
  • Curiosity
  • Integrity
  • Joy

We offer

The best start to your career, the Data Academy is a household name within Valcon, thanks to years of experience in organizing this program, you can trust that you have the right skill set to participate in our projects.

The opportunity to work in a diverse and international environment with an informal culture, with a flat hierarchy, in which we cooperate across business areas and levels. You will be working with some of the most talented and experienced consultants, and you will become part of a value-driven company. In addition, you will receive direct freedom and responsibility in your work guided by structured coaching from your own mentor.

We care about results, not methodologies. But first and foremost, we care about people and how we can constantly challenge each other to become better. To do better. Your background is less important to us than your ability to create results, to create change. We prize excellence and ingenuity but know that both have to be grounded in reality. The reality of making our clients ready for the future.


Does this sound interesting to you? Then, please apply below. If you would like to know more or have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out.

We will be reviewing applications and conducting interviews on an on-going basis, so please send us your application as soon as possible.


  • At least a (financial, technical data related direction) HBO education with a WO thinking and working level
  • Passion for data, in combination with business processes and would like to continue within this field.
  • Real team-player with excellent communication & analytical skills.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English




    Data Academy

      Job Primary Location: Netherlands