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Graduate Site Manager

Rydon Group Ltd
Competitive salary
Time left to apply
3 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

We are currently seeking to recruit Graduate Site Managers to work within our prestigious London construction schemes. These include the award winning Packington Estate in Islington (a £140m residential regeneration scheme), our highly regarded residential and education schemes in Ealing (worth more than £300m - or one of our other well-recognised London based schemes. As a Graduate Site Manager, you will work on site within a smaller phase on one of these schemes, and we will give you the training and development to become a leader of tomorrow.

The main purpose of the job is to learn practical construction site management skills through working as part of the Site Management team on a given site, and to support the team in the successful delivery of a construction project.

Visit our website for a full list of duties.

As a graduate, you can expect the following training and development as part of our scheme.

On the job training

You will receive training in the following and will be designated a mentor throughout the period of your development:

  • Subcontractor procurement
  • Management of subcontractors
  • Basic elements of design
  • Basic programming skills for a project programme
  • Materials procurement
  • Awareness of the project contract
  • Basic financial awareness
  • Exposure to policies and procedures within the business
  • Company’s Quality Standards
  • General training in different areas of construction, such as surveying, estimating and buying

Industry standard Health & Safety Training:

You will also receive industry-standard Health & Safety training over the first year, including the following:

  • Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)
  • Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme (SEATS)
  • First Aid at Work

Site dependent training

Depending on the site you are working on, you may also receive training in any or all of the following:

  • Scaffold Training
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Working at Height
  • Demolition Awareness

Full PPE (personal protective equipment) will be provided and funded by Rydon.

Visit the website for details on our rewards, recognition and benefits.

Company information

At Rydon, our aim is to improve local communities - through housing, healthcare and education solutions - for the benefit of current and future generations. We build homes, schools and hospitals as well as extra care facilities, student accommodation, community leisure centres and more. By doing so, we are delivering award-winning, quality facilities built for local communities with a commitment from people who are passionate about what they do.

Rydon's graduate scheme is designed to allow recent construction and surveying graduates the opportunity to put what they've learnt into practice either on a live construction site, or as part of our supporting functions.

Person requirements

Could a Graduate Site Manager role be right for you?

If you like working in a team, have lots of energy and have a real desire to learn, this role would tick lots of boxes for you. It will suit you if you like to use your initiative and get things done. Being practical and Grounded are great attributes for this job too, as well as being prepared for anything as no two days are ever the same.

Qualifications and experience requirements

Our graduate scheme requires a minimum or a 2:2 in a construction related degree. Candidates that hold a degree in a different discipline will also be considered provided they can show a genuine interest in the construction industry, and are willing to complete further study to further develop their construction knowledge. You will also need a GCSE grade C (or level 4) minimum in English and Maths. In addition, you'll be joining a fun and highly professional company and as such, you'll have a can-do attitude, have great attention to detail, excellent Microsoft Office skills and be ready to learn new skills.

Accepted degree subjects



Competitive salary

with six monthly pay reviews.4.5% company pension, income protection, life insurance, 25 days holiday, private medical for self and flexible benefits portal access



Contract and working hours


How to apply

Number of vacancies: Three

Our application process is very straight forward allowing you to apply with a CV (from your Computer or Dropbox), LinkedIn, Facebook or Google+ and should take no more than a few short minutes.

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Closing date: 25/03/2018

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 25/03/2018

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