ASPIRE Graduate Development Programme - Engineering & Design

Northampton Permanent £26,000 - £26,000 per year
  • Join a two-year graduate programme with a leading employer
  • Establish your career within a FTSE 100 business

About Our Client

Barratt Developments has been nationally recognised as a 5 star housebuilder fourteen years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations. That's more than any other major housebuilder. It's because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building. We have tailored opportunities for apprentices, graduates, experienced professionals and ex-Armed Forces personnel to come and help us stay one step ahead, and build the homes that Britain needs.

Job Description

Commencing in September 2024, this is a two-year programme. In year one our graduates rotate around Land & Planning, Technical (Engineering & Design), Commercial (Quantity Surveying & Buying), Construction (Site Management), Sales and Finance. You'll 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. You'll also benefit from a support network of fellow graduates.

To undertake a course of study and work experience over 2 years that prepares the graduate for their first junior management role with Barratt Developments plc.

You will be expected to:

  • 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 Developments 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' Graduate Development Programme
  • Acting as a buddy to new graduates when applicable

The Successful Applicant

To be successful in this role, we are looking for:

  • 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
  • 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
  • UK driving license if outside central London

What's on Offer

We've been nationally recognised as a 5 star housebuilder fourteen years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations. That's more than any other major housebuilder. It's because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building. We have tailored opportunities for apprentices, graduates, experienced professionals and ex-Armed Forces personnel to come and help us stay one step ahead, and build the homes that Britain needs.

We are building an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want. We are building a culture where anyone, regardless of gender, race, sexuality, disability, background or any other characteristic, can progress and be proud to work for Barratt.

As part of working for Barratt we offer:

  • £26,000 salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Private Medical Scheme
  • Annual health assessment
  • Bonus scheme
  • Voluntary benefits
  • BenefitHub Employee Discounts
  • Buy/Sell holiday
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)



For further information, please see below links to the Barratt Developments Careers site, and our microsite.

https://www.barrattcareers.co.uk/

https://www.michaelpage.co.uk/clientprofile/barratt-developments-aspire-graduate-programme

There are two steps to submitting your application to one of our ASPIRE roles. First, please follow the link below to our Application Form.

https://survey.alchemer.eu/s3/90655542/BarrattDevelopmentsApplicationForm

Once you have completed this, the second step is to submit your CV with the button at the bottom of this advert.

If you have any issues, please get in touch.

Contact
Ethan Harrison
Quote job ref
JN-122023-6267436
Phone number
+44 114 270 3758

Job summary

Job function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Subsector
Engineering Design and R&D
Sector
Property
Location
Northampton
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Ethan Harrison
Consultant phone
+44 114 270 3758
Job reference
JN-122023-6267436