Graduate scheme

Edinburgh and Lothian

£30,000-£35,000

The purpose of our Graduate Management Trainee Programme is to create the managers and leaders of the future. We have an ambitious growth plan for our business and want to develop talent within our business, as well as by adding to it via the Graduate programme.

 

The programme will combine practical hands on work, with professional training courses and certification. The courses may be a mix of internal and external courses, and will include

  • ARLA Certification
  • Sales and negotiation skills
  • ‘Train the trainer’
  • Supervisory and management skills
  • Leadership skills (of people).
  • Finance for non-finance people

 

We aim to have graduates management trainees, in sales, operations and Finance. Our aim is to develop the talent within the individuals core skill area, but to also to expose them to the other areas, too. The idea is to produce well rounded leaders who understand all aspects of our business.

The position will initial be a two year full time role based in Edinburgh but may involve travel within the UK and/or overseas.

There won’t be a set programme, as it will be tailored to the individual’s core skills, their personal aspirations, and to the practical needs and opportunities within the business. That built in flexibility help allow individuals to excel.

The individual can expect to be stretched, as we’re aiming to develop high performing leaders. The individual will also need to be flexible, by the nature of the programme, and the diversity of the business and its customer base. Some overseas travel may be required, as will some out of hours working. 

 

Month 1:             Induction and on the job training

Courses:              ARLA accreditation                                          By month 3.       

Sales and negotiation skills                           By end of year 1.

Train the Trainer                                               By end of year 1.

Basic management skills.                              By end of year 1.

                                Management skills                                          By end year 2.   

                                Leadership skills                                                By end year 2.

                                Finance for non-financial people               By end year 2.

 

Finance:        This will suit someone who has studied Accounting or Finance at University, and achieved a First or 2:1. You now wish to pursue a CIMA qualification, and practical business experience. You will have decided that you want to specialises in a finance / Management accounting facing part of the business, and are seeking to develop your practical experience as well as management and leadership skills. Must hold a driving licence.

 

Operations: This will suit someone who has studied a building related operations qualification such as Surveying, Building management or Civil Engineering, and achieved a First or a 2:1. You will have decided that you want to specialises in an operations / customer facing part of the business, and are seeking to develop your practical experience as well as management and leadership skills. Must hold a driving licence.

 

Sales + Marketing: This will suit someone who has studied Business Management, Economics or Law, and attained a first or a 2:1. You will have decided that you want to specialises in a Commercial / customer facing part of the business, and are seeking to develop your practical experience as well as management and leadership skills. Must hold a driving licence.

More Details

Salary

£30,000-£35,000

Apply by

30.12.2021

Locations

Some overseas travel may be required, as will some out of hours working.

Regions

Edinburgh and Lothian

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