Taylor Wimpey
graduate scheme
Expires6 days

General Graduate Scheme

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

At Taylor Wimpey we are evolving and for any graduate who is enthusiastic, adaptable and eager to learn an exciting journey awaits you. The graduate programme will provide you with the technical expertise, business breadth and development to be successful and fast track you into leadership.

It doesn't matter if you have no knowledge of the industry or a construction related degree, you'll learn everything you need to know throughout the two year programme. Our General Graduate scheme will enable you to gain a full appreciation of the build life cycle, support functions, understand why Taylor Wimpey is one of the UKs leading housebuilders and at the end of the programme you will be offered a permanent role in a discipline that aligns to your career aspirations.

The Programme

The programme runs for two years and begins with a four-day residential induction where you will learn more about the business, meet other graduates in your cohort and hear from previous graduates and their journeys. Over the two years you will also attend various personal development sessions and you will have the opportunity to work on projects both for the business and for charity.

For the first six months you will be rotating around the various business functions; land, technical, commercial, sales, construction, finance, and customer service. Once completed you will then undertake three x six-month placements in specific business functions. In your placement you will be provided with meaningful work whilst still exposing you to the wider operations of that discipline. These placements will be undertaken at different regional locations dependant on your division.

Each of our graduates will be assigned a buddy which will enable you to settle into your role and have access to a mentor to support your ongoing development.

You will also have the opportunity to undertake business and charity projects to widen your business breadth throughout the programme. Included but not limited to:

  • Corporate social responsibility project
  • Graduate business case challenge
  • Graduate networking events

What we will offer you

Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do.

As well as promoting remote and hybrid working throughout the business where possible, at Taylor Wimpey we believe that agile working is key to the wellbeing of our employees as well as the success of the business. Agile working is a more informal approach and enables people and their managers to agree where, when and how they will work, in a flexible way that brings benefits for both the employees and the business. We have both the technology and guidance to our management teams in place to ensure our workforce is able to operate flexibly and efficiently. As a graduate recruit you will have access to this benefit from your very first day in the business.

In addition to receiving first class training, we will also provide you with the exposure to our senior leaders across the business providing you with an opportunity to showcase your talents. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.

Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team. Our benefits:

  • Agile working
  • Healthcare
  • House purchase discounts
  • Competitive pension
  • Employee share ownership
  • Time off for charity work

What we are looking for

  • 2:1 degree or above - you will be requested to provide copies of your qualifications.
  • Willingness to travel around the UK and are happy to stay away from home for short periods of time
  • Ability to find innovative and creative solutions to solve problems
  • Willingness to challenge the norm
  • The ability to focus on the customer always
  • Full driving license and access to a car
  • To be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK and hold a full UK drivers’ licence.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

Number of vacancies
Hybrid, or partially remote
UK wide
Competitive salary

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

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Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31 May 2022

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Closing date:  31 May 2022

Expires6 days

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