Graduate scheme

£29,000 - £32,750

Making big things happen

Are you ready to be part of a world-leading, inspiring and ambitious team? We’re making some exciting changes to our company brands and uniting SNC-Lavalin, Atkins, and Faithful+ Gould (operating under AtkinsRéalis our new name is Project & Programme Services). Aligned to this we’re introducing a brand new look.

This is a journey, and it will take time to evolve, so for early careers you will still see us as Atkins for the time being. Please be reassured that this doesn’t impact any of the roles you apply for – we’re still us, just better.

Atkins, operating under AtkinsRéalis is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design, engineering and project management expertise. With us, you’ll join a team that asks questions and dares to see things differently while engineering a better future for our planet and its people.

Join our Graduate Development Programme where you'll be trusted with complex work and supported by your peers, line managers and senior leaders. We’ll give you everything you need to thrive; from plenty of opportunities in areas you’re interested in, to flexibility for work, life and study – not to mention excellent training and support to develop professionally. Join us: you'll be in great company.

Reaching your full potential means being able to bring your whole self to work and being respected for the different opinions, strengths and experience you bring. We’re not all the same, and that’s our greatest strength. Find out more about why we believe ‘Different, makes a difference’ on our website.

Where you could work

Aerospace, Defence, Security & Technology (ADS&T):

Our Aerospace, Defence, Security & Technology (ADS&T) team provides trusted advice and expert support to organisations in mission critical industries. So, when we say you’ll be making a difference, we mean your work will help keep people safe, protect our national interests, and overcome some of the biggest challenges our global community has ever faced.

Our approach is underpinned by our ability to draw on and effectively integrate our capabilities in several areas including:

  • Engineering: We have a strong engineering heritage and deep technical expertise, which enable us to find innovative and sustainable solutions to our clients’ challenges.
  • Project Management: We consistently demonstrate that we have the skills and experience to deliver large, complex projects including in highly regulated and safety- critical environments.
  • Consulting: We’re all changing the way we live and work to respond to an ever- changing environment and unforeseen events. We help our clients navigate these changes and seize the opportunities that transformation can bring.
  • Digital: We leverage technology to deliver the best results, measure our progress against targets, demonstrate value for money, and future- proof our client’s projects

Faithful+Gould:

Join the team that project manages some of our world's largest, most complex programmes and construction projects. As one of our Graduate Project Managers, you'll have the chance to plan and deliver on both large and niche projects. You could manage an eco-friendly build, like the Cambridge Mosque, or restore a major art centre, such as Edinburgh's Collective. We'll trust you to own your projects while supporting you to develop your skills and confidence.

Infrastructure:

Help us reimagine our places and spaces, from transport-hubs to university campuses, industrial facilities and critical flood defence schemes. Across all our markets, we touch every aspect of the social and economic framework. As a Graduate Project Manager, you’ll be responsible for supporting the delivery of multi-disciplinary projects from concept through to construction, on our expanding portfolio of the biggest and most challenging projects in the UK.

Nuclear and Power:

We're the team that has been engineering, delivering, managing and decommissioning nuclear facilities worldwide for over 20 years. As a Graduate Project Manager, you'll be responsible for realising projects to time, cost and quality. You'll work with our engineering teams, clients and stakeholders: monitoring and reporting on projects, as well as leading and coordinating industry-leading bids. Some of the clients you could work with, include Urenco UK, Sellafield Ltd and various nuclear new build organisations. You'll be transforming the future of energy with us and be proud to play a part in reaching net-zero by 2050.

Transportation:

In a connected and ever-changing world, we’re shaping the future of transport, making journeys easier, safer and more reliable, supporting a healthier, happier and more productive society. Through combining traditional engineering, new technologies and innovative thinking we bring ideas to life, meeting increased demands on infrastructure to deliver not only more, but better for less. As partner of choice, our industry-leading expertise, strategic insight and capability spans the full transport ecosystem, reimagining infrastructure across rail, highways and local transport. Our collaborative approach puts our customers at the heart of everything we do, driving efficiencies, improving mobility and unlocking growth.

Find out more about our teams and locations on our website.

What you can bring

  • A passion for working in a consultancy environment
  • Embracing equality, diversity and inclusion in everything you do
  • A desire to work collaboratively with a curious approach, challenging yourself to find new solutions
  • Enthusiasm and drive to develop your skillset and seek out development opportunities within a supportive team
  • Motivation to achieve professional accreditation (where applicable)
  • Comfortable to embrace agile ways of working and learning new technologies.

Training and development

Our graduate programme has been designed to give you an insight into a wide variety of areas of work and the chance to explore where your own skills and interests lie.

Featuring a series of training events and modules, professional development, mentoring and on-the-job experience as well as practical skills development, you’ll work on real projects from day one, that offer scale and variety, collaborating with others and creating meaningful impact on the world around us. You’ll work towards your professional accreditation where applicable; so whichever path you take, your future starts here.

Meeting your needs

As well as ensuring you’re rewarded for your efforts, we also have a variety of initiatives to support you:

  • A settling in payment of £2,500 when you join and a further payment of £2,500 when you achieve chartered status or reach an equivalent stage in your professional development
  • 33 days annual leave, including bank holidays, with the option to buy an additional 15 days or sell up to 5 days
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Two paid annual volunteer days
  • Join any of our employee networks for social interaction, peer support and personal development
  • Opportunities to further develop yourself by applying to various company-wide development programmes
  • An enhanced maternity scheme and family friendly policies
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing you with immediate and confidential help for any work, health or life matters
  • Life #InsideAtkins - join hundreds of talented graduates, with opportunities from skill-building to social events, charity challenges, Young Professional Awards, social clubs, and exciting secondments.

To view all available benefits, visit our Total Rewards portal.

How do I apply?

Click "Apply" below to start your application.

Do also check out our Connectr platform for tips and advice on applying. You can message your questions directly to one of our graduate mentors.

We’re a Disability Confident Employer, and can make adjustments to support you to perform at your best during the recruitment process. Please contact us confidentially to find out how we can support you.

Our programmes are incredibly popular, so please apply as soon as possible as roles will close based on the volume of applications.

More about us

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy. From designing end-to-end project solutions to pioneering new technologies and ways of working, everything we do supports our goal of delivering outstanding project outcomes for our clients, while engineering a better future for our planet and its people – no matter the scale, complexity or location of their project.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

Atkins are an A rated sponsor, if you have any queries regarding sponsorship, please visit our International Student careers page.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

More Details

Salary

£29,000 - £32,750

Apply by

01.07.2024

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