Graduate scheme

West Midlands

We are looking for enthusiastic and eager to learn graduates with the ability to adapt to join the IT graduate programme. The scheme aims to provide the successful applicant with a strong commercial grounding and an introduction to Information Technology within a FTSE 100 business.

The IT Graduate Programme (ITGP) runs for a period of two years in which the graduate will receive a mixture of both operational and IT experiences working in the IT department, whilst actively working closely with our 5,000 business colleagues.
The graduate will also gain professional development for both soft and hard skills through attending internal and external training programmes, such as, IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and Managing Successful Programmes (MSP).

In addition, we will also support the graduate to maintain their continuous professional development record with the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.
The aim of the scheme is to place graduates into permanent management positions at the end of a 2 year programme and for those outstanding individuals fast track your development to a leadership role within 5 years.

The Programme

The programme consists of three rotations:

  • IT Partnering: 4 months
  • IT Business Change: 8 months
  • IT Service Management: 12 months

The graduate will commence in the IT Partnering teams where they will learn about the business as a whole, and subsequently, they will undertake a role on project delivery and conclude with providing a Business as Usual IT service to the business. Each rotation is spent within the IT department but working in collaboration with our head office and regional business units.

The Person

Successful applicants will have:

  • 2:1 degree or above (IT related degree preferred but not essential)
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Awareness of technologies, e.g. Microsoft Office, Cloud, ERP, Digital/Social
  • Full driving license and access to a car

A bit about us

Taylor Wimpey is one of the largest homebuilders in the UK, operating from 24 regional offices across England, Scotland and Wales. We were formed by the merger of George Wimpey and Taylor Woodrow in 2007, and have operations in the UK and Spain. We aim to be the developer of choice for customers, employees, communities and shareholders.

Here at Taylor Wimpey we foster a culture of equality, inclusion and diversity and commit to creating an environment where everyone can be their whole self at work. We know that as an organisation and as an industry we have a lot of work to do in this space but we are committed to change. Our Board of Directors is now 50% women and we are proud to have recruited over 50% women into our Graduate programme in the last 3 consecutive years. Our BAME representation for all of our early entry programmes is also growing year on year helping us create a more diverse workforce for the future. We recognise that there is more work to be done and we are striving to improve diversity and inclusion across all areas of our business.

We integrate sustainability into the design and construction of our homes and developments and are working towards our target to reduce carbon emissions from customer homes in use by 75% by 2030. Our standard house types integrate energy efficiency measures and other sustainability features, and from 2021, a working from home area that can help customers reduce their travel footprint.

The benefits we offer

  • Agile Working
  • Healthcare
  • House purchase discounts
  • Competitive Pension
  • Employee share ownership
  • Time off for charity work

More Details

Apply by

31.05.2022

Locations

Solihull, Birmingham

Regions

West Midlands

Ideal Candidate

Preferred Degree Subjects

Computer Science and IT

Information Science

Qualifications

2.1

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