graduate scheme

Graduate Project Manager - 2020 Graduate Programme (Consulting Stream)

Job description

Lendlease’s Consulting business has more than 30 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.

Our two-year Graduate Programme is designed to enhance your skills, develop your core project management skills and help you build diverse experience within the consultancy world.

Your duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assuming responsibility for producing key project deliverables from the moment you join the business whilst interfacing daily with clients and senior managers within Lendlease alike
  • Working 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

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

Benefits: You will join us on a competitive salary, 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.

What we are looking for

  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • Some relevant and demonstrable work experience is an advantage but not a necessity


  • All degrees welcome
  • A minimum 2:1 bachelor’s degree classification (master’s degree supersedes this)

A degree background or experience in commercial management/Quantity Surveying is desirable.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

Competitive salary

How to apply

Please be aware that we have two waves to our application process:

  • Wave 1: Closing date is 3 November 2019
  • Wave 2: Closing date is 3 January 2020

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)

You will be asked to provide your basic details, upload a copy of your CV and answer two questions in relation to your application to our Graduate Programme.

TIP: Why not get a head start and prepare your answers to our two questions before you begin to complete the online application form. You will be asked,

What attracts you to starting your careers with Lendlease? (max. 300 words) What are the top 3 strengths that make you a great fit for your selected stream (i.e. Construction, Consulting, Development, Finance or Central Function)? (max. 300 words)

Step 2 – Video Interview

Step 3 – Assessment Centre

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 3 January 2020

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Closing date:  3 January 2020