Job Title: Graduate Development Programme
Location: Leicester
Category: Graduate
Type: Permanent Full-time
Salary: Competitive
Reference #: RG1481

Job Description

Graduate Development Programme - 2019 intake
Location: Leicester
Salary: £Competitive

Are you looking to start and develop a career in the construction and property industry? Do you want to be challenged daily, working on exceptionally varied and diverse projects in a team atmosphere?

As the demand for our expertise continues to grow, we now have exciting opportunities for bright and enthusiastic graduates to join Ridge on our Graduate Development Programme starting in July 2019.

We are looking for exceptional candidates who will graduate in summer 2019 or have graduated in the past year. The scheme will commence in any of our offices throughout the UK, offering you an opportunity to apply and further develop your skills within cost management, building surveying, project management, building services engineering, civil & structural engineering, and architecture. You will develop a deep understanding of our company as well as developing your management, technical and interpersonal skills. In addition to your development being supported by your assignment manager, you will also be paired with a mentor who will assist you in navigating your career throughout the programme.

What we need from you:
• You’ll have achieved (or be expecting to achieve) a 2.1 Bachelor’s degree or higher in a construction-related degree
• Be able to demonstrate commercial and technical acumen
• Exceptional interpersonal skills and track record of teamwork, adaptability, innovation, initiative and integrity

Our projects include large industrial and commercial schemes, with contract values over £30 million to smaller schemes working for interesting clients including motor manufacturers, schools/universities, healthcare providers, contractors, developers etc.

What's in it for you:
At Ridge we invest heavily in our biggest assets – our people. And as you will find out from day one in your Ridge career, you will be handsomely rewarded:

• 25 days holiday
• Private Healthcare
• Life Assurance
• Pension: Standard 5% Ridge Contribution
• Highly competitive salary
• Pay review every 6 months for the first 2 years on the graduate development programme
• Continuous support and mentoring to achieve chartered status with your chosen institution/discipline, funded by Ridge

About Us:
Ridge is an award winning, UK top 20 multi-discipline property and construction consultancy. Core disciplines include project management, cost management, building surveying, building services engineering, building services maintenance management, property consultancy, architecture, civil engineering, structural engineering, health & safety, sustainability, expert witness and advisory services, traffic & transportation, infrastructure commercial management, and geo-environmental engineering. In addition, we provide property consultancy expertise for asset management, modern procurement, planned maintenance programmes, innovative strategies and holistic delivery planning.

We maintain a spread of projects across all public and private sector markets from social housing to Formula One; this range of activity is the essence of our strength. All services are accredited to BS EN ISO9001 2008 for quality, ISO14001 environmental, ISO18001 Health & Safety and with Investors in People. Ridge has been successfully operating since 1946 and now employs over 600 people in ten offices across the UK and has delivered projects in 75 countries worldwide.

Closing Date: 8th February 2019

This position is now closed and no longer accepting applications.