Graduate Construction Manager – 2018 Graduate Programme (Construction Stream)
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Graduate Construction Manager – 2018 Graduate Programme (Construction Stream)

London · Manchester

Job description

Our Construction business has 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 and 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 and injury free wherever we have a presence.

Our graduate roles include:

  • Construction management
  • Commercial management
  • Project management
  • Planning
  • Design management
  • Building services

Join our Construction business and you will work on projects in a variety of sectors, including commercial, residential, retail and urban regeneration. As a Graduate Construction Manager you will have responsibility for the day to day management of all activities on site. Your first consideration will be the safety of everyone who may be affected by our operations. 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.

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.

Company information

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.

Person requirements

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • 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.

Accepted degree subjects




private medical insurance, 25 days holiday plus four wellbeing days, an industry-leading pension and a flexible benefits scheme


London · Manchester

with potential placements elsewhere in the UK

Start date


How to apply

Number of vacancies: Eight

Applications for the United Kingdom Graduate Programme are now open.

Simply click on the Apply button to use our opportunities search engine and leaving the criteria fields as ‘All’ you will be able to view our Graduate Programme job posts and apply to your preferred stream.

You will be asked to provide your basic details and upload a copy of your CV and covering letter.

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.

Closing date: 04/02/2018

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 04/02/2018

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