Graduate scheme

South East + 2

Our Graduate Development Programme is a two-year learning programme with an aim to develop well-rounded specialist graduates in a chosen business area. You are a permanent employee from day one and have a real opportunity to make an impact at Cala through executive sponsored projects as well as completing two rotations across the wider business.

You will be given the learning opportunities to develop your core skills and help set you up for success, as well as having a dedicated mentor and support from the wider business.

The programme includes:

  • A formal graduate induction
  • Classroom and virtual sessions covering key stages in the construction lifecycle, and key business skills such as commercial awareness and influencing
  • Interactive group projects working with a number of other graduates in disciplines across the business allowing you to build a strong network
  • Networking opportunities with senior managers and peers
  • One-to-one support from line managers, mentors, recent graduates, and industry professionals
  • Charity fundraising opportunities

The start date for the graduate programme is the 5th September 2022.

Cala Homes are currently looking for a Technical (Architectural) Graduate to join our team based in South Home Counties

As a Technical Graduate, you will join one of our Technical teams which provides Architectural and Engineering expertise to remain market leaders in the product we provide. The Architectural Managers progress the design of the Cala product through Technical Detailing and onto site, ensuring delivery of the design ethos from Planning Phase to Construction.

Our early talent programmes have the following recruitment process:

  • Apply online with your CV
  • Video interview via Teams with our Early Talent Manager
  • Virtual Discovery Day, which consists of a group exercise and a discipline specific interview

Our graduate salary starts from £25,000 per annum. Please note, this may vary by location where the living cost is higher.

About You

To join the Technical Team as a Technical Graduate (Architectural) you should have an Architectural degree as well as excellent attention to detail and the interpersonal skills to confidently inform others within the business in your area of expertise.

About Us

The Cala Group is a major UK housebuilder and leading provider of desirable new homes across the South of England, the Midlands and Scotland. Driven by a mission to create vibrant and sustainable new communities, our homes are characterised by exceptional design and sector-leading build quality, and we have a passion for providing our customers with a great home buying experience. This is an exciting time to be at Cala. Our approach to sustainability and technology is undergoing a dramatic transformation, and we’re aiming to create an industry-leading experience for both our staff and customers. At Cala, you can expect to be part of an environment which allows you to do meaningful work, while offering opportunities for personal growth.

Our goal is to be the favoured employer in our industry and beyond. We encourage applications from those who want to be part of a culture where they can thrive, feel a sense of belonging and be comfortable being themselves at work.

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South East, East Midlands, Greater London

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