Construction 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 Construction Business
We have been continuously operating in the UK since 1885. Today we are an industry leader and have delivered some of the world's most exciting and iconic buildings, including the London Olympic Village, Bluewater and Trafford Shopping Centres, Canary Wharf, The Lloyds Building, £2bn regeneration programme of Elephant & Castle, Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur & Sydney Opera House. We are known for our ability to deliver high-quality projects on time and on budget. And importantly, we are committed to operating Incident & Injury Free wherever we have a presence.

Our Graduate roles include:
• Construction Management
• Commercial Management
• Planning
• Design Management

Join our Construction business and you will work on projects in a variety of sectors, including commercial, residential, retail and urban regeneration. Over the two years of the graduate programme you will not only develop a wide range of skills and experience across all stages of the construction process, you will also establish a network of colleagues that will stay with you as your career progresses. Construction is a team game and nothing beats the spirit created by working with a group of professional and highly motivated peers to deliver an outstanding outcome.

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;
• 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.
• A minimum 2:2 classification in a built environment, real estate or project management related degree is preferred.
• Other degrees with relevant industry experience will be considered.
• Some relevant and demonstrable work experience.

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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