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Business Development Graduate Programme

About The Role

At Coventry Building Society we pride ourselves on the service we provide to all of our customers and our Business Development Graduate Programme puts you at the forefront of maintaining our fantastic reputation for market leading service. Based out of our Coventry head office you`ll play a vital role in supporting the growth of the Society’s mortgage portfolio by strengthening and developing our business relationships with external mortgage professionals.

Working in partnership with our Field Business Development team you’ll engage with mortgage Intermediaries from all over the UK to build and develop relationships whilst educating brokers around our lending policy, our products and proposition. Managing the relationships we already have in place and looking to develop opportunities for new business.

During the two year programme you’ll learn about all aspects of mortgages and business development, enabling you to build your ability and experience through a number of different roles and teams within mortgages. You’ll gain knowledge of the service that our existing mortgage customers receive and how we assess and approve mortgage applications in accordance with our mortgage lending policy. This learning will give you the subject matter expertise to support our brokers in delivering excellent service to their customers and our members.

About You

Different people bring different ideas, skills and perspectives. We’re better equipped to put our members first if we have a diverse workforce of talented people, representative of the communities we live and work in. We want everyone who works at Coventry Building Society to feel engaged, valued and respected.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do. Put simply, they’re part of our DNA, they’re what drive our everyday behaviour and we’re really proud of that. By sharing these values, we’ve built a culture where everyone feels like they belong.

If you:

  • Have / or expect to get a 2:1 or above in any degree subject or a Merit or above in a Masters qualification;
  • Feel you share our values;
  • Have a passion for developing a career with one of the most successful financial services organisations;

then please apply today.


  • 31 days holiday
  • Pension scheme (with company contribution)
  • Bonus (discretionary)

About The Company

It’s an exciting time to join Coventry Building Society as a Graduate. We’re undertaking a number of large changes that will affect all areas of our business. From redesigning our Branches to implementing a new core banking system, being part of our Graduate Programme will enable you to be at the heart of the areas closely linked to these projects. The changes we’re making will only serve to enhance the experience we provide to our members and you’ll be at the forefront of ensuring we exceed their expectations and continue to deliver an award winning service.

Our Graduate Programme provides insight into the wider business through dedicated sessions that demonstrate how each function contributes to our success. You’ll also complete placements in areas that deal directly with our members to help you understand the importance we place on Members First. In addition to the business knowledge you gain, we’ll support you in developing other skills such as stakeholder engagement, communication and presentation delivery. You’ll attend development days and take on both individual and group projects that allow you to network and build strong relationships across the Society.

Built around a set of Graduate capabilities and combined with our values of Caring, Attentive, Reliable, Ethical and Straightforward, our Graduate Programme offers individuals the structure and support they need to develop a career, whether that’s in a member facing environment or in a Head Office function.

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