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Graduate Human Resources

About the role

We are an international infrastructure group providing construction and infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables growth. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and you’ll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools, hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best Graduates to come and join our ever-changing diverse business.

What you'll be doing

By joining our HR graduate scheme, you’ll work closely with the people who are driving our people and the business forward. The scheme will support the development of your skills, knowledge and experience, and will help you become an expert in your own field. Over the two year development programme, you’ll undertake a series of placements that will give you a taste of different functional areas, such as HR Administration, Learning & Development, Recruitment, Employee Relations and HR Projects and Governance, with each one offering an insider’s view of the people and processes that are transforming our business. Each placement will have real responsibility, a personal mentor and support for professional qualifications to get your career off to a great start. You will have the opportunity to visit live projects/contracts and to learn from a host of experienced and talented managers. Our programme recognises the importance of giving meaningful and challenging work, so you can expect to be immersed in real activities and given responsibilities from the outset.

The Balfour Beatty Graduate scheme lasts for two years, you will follow a development programme that will equip you with the skills needed to become a business leader of the future. Throughout the two years, you'll be supported by your line manager and mentor and have the opportunity to attend graduate-based events, where you will network with your peers, develop interpersonal skills and share best practice. You will join a graduate cohort and be assigned Business Improvement and Corporate Social Responsibility Projects that can affect the way we work as a business.

Who we're looking for

What you’ll need;

  • 2:1 in a business related degree
  • Ideally, experience in an construction/engineering environment

What we’re looking for;

  • A flexible approach to work and able to adapt to change (you may be required to relocate)
  • A team-focus with the ability to communicate and build relationships with a wide variety of people at all levels
  • A driven, self-motivated attitude, with the able to work on your own initiative and influence key decisions

Why work for us

We offer a competitive salary, that is reviewed annually based on performance.  You will have the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme, flexible benefits package and a company car if applicable to the role. Your professional institution fees will be covered

About us

Should you require any further support with your application please contact emergingtalent@balfourbeatty.com

Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People (“Two Ticks”) symbol and are a member of Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme.

Closing date:15th January 2017

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