Consulting Stream - 2018 Graduate Programme

Lend Lease
04 Feb 2018
04 Feb 2018
Who we are
For over 50 years we have used our imagination to create the best places, state-of-the-art buildings, thriving communities and ingenious infrastructure solutions. Our journey has taken us across the globe, from Australia to Asia, the Americas and Europe. And along the way we have set new standards by challenging conventional thinking for the better. What makes us different is that we understand, and can deliver the whole process - or just part of it -from Investment to Development to Construction. But most importantly, with everything we do, we leave a positive sustainable legacy for future generations to enjoy.

Our Consulting Business
We have more than 20 years' experience delivering quality projects across a wide range of market sectors. We are renowned for our positive, proactive and solution orientated approach to addressing clients' property and construction needs. Our client base is drawn from national and local government, public agencies and the private sector. Join us and you will have the opportunity to work across all these sectors during your first two years with Lendlease.

Why consider a career within our Consultancy business?
• Our Consulting business is the trusted partner of choice for many of the country's leading companies and institutions.
• We have delivered some of the most complex projects in the UK.
• Our priority is to ensure our clients can focus on their core business.
• Our core consulting services are enhanced by the vast expertise within the wider Lendlease group.

Graduates joining our business have enjoyed, and benefitted from, the great diversity of experience gained working in the consultancy world. You will also assume genuine responsibility for producing key project deliverables from the moment you join the business whilst interfacing daily with clients and senior managers within Lendlease alike. As well as developing your core project management skills over the duration of the graduate programme, in Consulting you will also be given the opportunity to work on our business development activities, including bidding for new work and our marketing activities.

You will also be given access to our Technology consultancy group, Cost Management team and Principal Designer activities with a view to broadening your understanding of our service offering.

Our Graduate Programme
As a participant of the Lendlease Graduate Programme, you will become part of a diverse, team-based environment where you will have the opportunity to work with truly experienced professionals, in a culture that ensures you develop and grow - in fact, many of our leaders began their career as part of our graduate programme.

Our unique programme streams are developed in line with our vision and business strategy and are tailored to enhance your skills and support you for future roles with Lendlease. You will be supported through a structured learning and development programme, a variety of on the job assignments, and networking opportunities, including:
• An annual conference; developing your self-awareness and ability to build great relationships;
• A series of business capability workshops in areas such as negotiating and business acumen;
• Ongoing catch ups with senior leaders to encourage and steer your progress;
• Funding of your annual membership and associated fees, plus access to a qualified advisor to help you achieve your professional chartered status (RICS, CIOB & ICE);
• A buddy and a mentor.

During the two-year programme you will develop lasting networks with both senior leaders and fellow graduates. Upon completion of our programme we are proud to say that some of our best graduates have been successful in securing sought after opportunities across our international projects in places like Sydney and Singapore.

Lendlease seeks to be an employer of choice. You will join us on a competitive salary plus a car allowance, incremental fixed pay increases throughout the programme, private medical insurance, 25 days holiday + 4 days wellbeing leave, an industry-leading pension and a flexible benefits scheme that allows you to shape your own package.

• The right to live and work in the UK.
• All degrees welcome
• A minimum 2:1 bachelor's degree classification (Master Degree supersedes this).
• Some relevant and demonstrable work experience is an advantage but not a necessity.

Steps to Apply
Please be aware that we have 2 waves to our application process, the first has a closing date of the 12th November 2017, the second has a closing date of the 4th February 2018.

TIP: Apply as soon as possible to be in with a chance for your ideal role.

STEP 1 - Online Application Form (including submission of CV & Covering Letter)

You will be asked to provide your basic details and upload a copy of your CV and Covering Letter - we cannot review your application without these.

TIP: Tailor your Covering Letter to Lendlease. It should highlight why you are a great fit for us, why we are a great fit for you and include a reference to the Programme Stream of your choice. This should be no more than a page and please feel free to use bullet points.

STEP 2 - Video Interview

This is a one-way automated video interview and a great opportunity to make your application come to life. Further details will be made available to you when you reach this stage.

TIP: Prepare for it as you would for a face-to-face interview and make the most of the practice questions/time.

STEP 3 - Assessment Centre

We will invite you to attend an Assessment Centre at one of our offices/projects. We'll further assess your suitability through individual and group exercises and interviews. It will provide you with an opportunity to find out more about us, our graduate programme and speak to some of our graduates to help you decide is Lendlease is for you.

TIP: Try to relax as much as possible - we will definitely do our best to make you feel at ease.

At Lendlease the variety of opportunities we can offer means that no matter who you are, it's a place where you'll connect, where you'll progress and where you'll matter. When you're part of Lendlease, you're going places.

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