ASPIRE Graduate Programme 2019 – Engineering & Design



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ASPIRE Graduate Programme 2019 – Engineering & Design
Specific Location
York, Leeds, Nottingham, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, West Midlands, Northampton, Watford & Guildford
Division
Group Support Centre
Hours of Work
Monday to Friday
Brand
Barratt Developments PLC
Contract Type
Full-time
Closing Date
30 March 2019
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ASPIRE Graduate Programme 2019 – Engineering & Design
‘ASPIRE’ Graduate Development Programme
Salary: 24,000 (27,000in London &Aberdeen)per annum
Commencing in September each year, this is a two-year programme. Were looking for the right combination of people to help take our business forward. With a minimum of a 2:2 degree, our graduates are people focused, ambitious and driven individuals who really want to develop into a leadership role.
In year one our graduates rotate around Land & Planning, Technical (Engineering & Design), Commercial (Quantity Surveying & Buying), Construction (Site Management), Sales and Finance. Youll also tackle live projects, as well as learning on a day to day basis.
Year two sees each graduate specialising in their chosen area, to enable you to build practical and relevant skills, getting involved in longer term projects and gaining in depth knowledge of the specific discipline.
In addition to the rotational element of the scheme, graduates will also benefit from opportunities to undertake in voluntary activities, the option to study for professional qualifications and will undertake a series of development modules including leadership, communication, project management, presentations and performance management.
Throughout the programme, you will enjoy a tailored development plan with clear milestones, feedback and formal mentoring from a Managing Director. Youll also benefit from a support network of fellow graduates.
SUMMARY OF THE ROLE
To undertake a course of study and work experience over 2 years that prepares the graduate for his/her first junior management role with Barratt Developments plc.
WHAT WILL I BE RESPONSIBLE FOR?
Following the ASPIRE Graduate Development Programme, completing the portfolio evidence as required
Attending all Group Development modules and Quarterly Meetings as per the programme
Contributing to continuous development within Barratt by undertaking Divisional/Regional/Group projects as agreed with mentor
Continuing to develop through reviews with your coach and mentor, and undertaking relevant professional qualifications where appropriate
Contributing towards Corporate Responsibility objectives by driving volunteering activities in the local area
Giving continuous and constructive feedback on the ASPIRE programme
Acting as a buddy to new graduates when applicable
PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS / QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
You’ll need a 2:2 degree, equivalent or higher qualification; ideally in a subject related to the Built Environment, particularly if you are applying for a technical or construction role. If you don’t have a related degree, you can still apply, but you’ll need to demonstrate a passion for the industry and outline your transferrable skills
Self-confident, articulate, resilient and able to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment
A lateral and innovative thinker; sees change as an opportunity and challenge for the business
Able to work on own initiative, with the drive to take ownership of projects
Strong communication skills, the ability to build effective and mutually beneficial working relationships both internally and externally
Able to rapidly absorb new and complex information with ease and speed to conduct an incisive analysis
Is passionate about the customer and is a role model of this behaviour to others in the business
Displays energy and enthusiasm to deliver goals and achievements
Driven, self-motivated and results driven for self and business
WHAT ABOUT THE BENEFITS PACKAGE?
Salary 24,000 and bonus scheme
25 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays
Staff discount on house purchase
Sick pay
Pension
Employee assistance programme
Health and wellbeing toolkit
My Barratt Staff Shop (discount and high street vouchers)
In addition, with the My Barratt Benefits scheme, you can sacrifice some of your salary for benefits including the following:
Buying and selling holiday
Cycle to Work scheme
Bupa healthcare cash plan
Bupa dental plan
Save as you earn scheme
Charitable giving
Gym membership
Childcare vouchers
Personal accident cover
Life insurance and critical illness cover
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