Business Management Graduate

Who we are:

We are an international infrastructure group providing innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables growth. We finance, develop, build and maintain complex infrastructure such as transportation, power and utility systems and social and commercial buildings. Each year we seek the best Graduates to come and join our ever changing business.

About the programme:

By joining our business graduate scheme, you’ll work closely with the people who are driving 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 business areas, with each one offering an insider’s view of the people, processes and technology that are transforming our business. Each placement will have real responsibility and support for professional qualifications to get your career off to a great start.

You will have the opportunity to work on 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. At the end of each placement, you will select, in consultation with HR, a business area in which to undertake your next placement and develop your career in-line with your personal career aspirations.

The Balfour Beatty Graduate scheme lasts for two years and you will follow a develop 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 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.

To be considered for our graduate scheme you’ll have:

  • A minimum of a 2:2  in a business related degree
  • Eligibility to work and live permanently in the UK
  • A full, clean UK driving licence                                           

What we’re looking for:

  • A flexible approach to work and able to adapt to change (you may be required to relocate as part of the programme)
  • 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 ability to work on your own initiative and influence key decisions

Salary and Benefits:

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 you may be entitled to a company car, if applicable to the role.

Our Business Graduate schemes are based in the following Balfour Beatty Divisions:

  • Balfour Beatty Rail
  • Balfour Beatty Gas & Water

For more information about what you can as a Balfour Beatty Graduate and what’s involved in the scheme, visit our website www.balfourbeatty.com/graduate and view the profiles of our current graduates across the Group.

Should you require any additional support with your application, please contact emerging.talent@balfourbeatty.com

Closing Date – applications are open until 15th April 2018, however we reserve the right to remove adverts should the roles be filled before this date.

Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply as early as possible as CVs will be reviewed and candidates selected on a rolling recruitment basis.

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

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