Graduate Development Manager (Property) – 2018 Graduate Programme (Development Stream)
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Graduate Development Manager (Property) – 2018 Graduate Programme (Development Stream)


Job description

We are dedicated to creating the best places; those that are productive and profitable, enhance the environment, and allow communities to prosper. We are in the business of creating positive legacies for everyone involved, with people at the heart of everything we do.

Our Development business has a proven global track record in delivering complex mixed use large scale urban regeneration schemes incorporating residential, retail and offices, to establish a new benchmark for best practice in urban regeneration within the European market, including Elephant Park, International Quarter London, and Timberyard Deptford.

We operate an integrated team model and our diverse skills allows us to manage the entire development process, from masterplanning and site acquisition, consulting with local authorities on planning, to project management, sales and leasing. We can even manage the asset once its complete. In between, we’re able to integrate everything from financial modelling and research analysis to concept design and marketing. By joining the Development stream of our Graduate Programme, you will be exposed to the full development cycle, building on your commercial acumen, actively managing stakeholders, and experience functional areas such as safety, sustainability, marketing and operational excellence. You will join a passionate and growing team.

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 2:1 bachelor’s degree in real estate, estate management, engineering or economics.
  • A degree with a specialism in socio-economic, futures cities or smart cities’ will be encouraged.
  • Some relevant and demonstrable work experience.

Accepted degree subjects

economics · art and design · architecture · planning and surveying · business and management studies · mechanical engineering · engineering management · civil engineering and construction



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



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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