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Generalist Graduate Scheme

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EQUANS

1mo ago

💼 Graduate Job

Peterborough +30

🤑 £28K

AI generated summary

  • You need a genuine interest in our industry, passion for change, analytical skills, problem-solving abilities, teamwork, leadership, flexibility, communication skills, initiative, emotional intelligence, self-awareness, and ideally prior work experience and customer service skills.
  • You will rotate through various departments, gaining hands-on experience in operational management, client relations, financial understanding, and asset management. Training and support will be provided to help you excel in this dynamic role.

Graduate Job

Business, Operations & StrategyPeterborough, Norwich, Reading, Aberdeen, Chelmsford, Nottingham, Liverpool, Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Canterbury, Morristown, Leicester, Sheffield, Southampton, Winchester, Chester, St Albans, Inverness, Portsmouth, Brighton & Hove, Edinburgh, Belfast, Birmingham, Manchester, Cardiff, Bristol, Glasgow, Cambridge, Oxford, Leeds, London

Description

  • The world around us is changing rapidly, placing an increased demand on growing services sectors to become net zero. We are looking for the next generation of graduates who will continue to innovate across different areas of our business and support the energy, digital and industrial transitions of our customers. As an Equans graduate you will have the exciting opportunity to experience the diverse and interesting world of one of the UK’s biggest facilities management organisations.
  • Starting in September, you will join our induction with all the other graduates in your cohort to start building your network and understanding of the Business before your specific placement commences. During your scheme, you will experience operational and functional roles alongside our Operational teams. Your time on the graduate scheme will span across a 2-year period, and you will complete between two to four rotations of either 6 or 12 months in length depending on the project type and department. You will need to be fully mobile as the placements could be based anywhere within the UK.
  • We’re looking for the next generation of talent, with graduates aspiring to become the leader of their field!

Requirements

  • Essential:
  • A genuine interest in our industry, and a passion for delivering real change in the communities we serve
  • Analytical skills and good attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solve and use initiative
  • A flexible approach to work
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to lead, motivate and inspire others at all levels
  • A team focus with the ability to interact with a wide variety of people at all levels
  • A driven, self-motivated attitude, with the ability to work on your own initiative
  • Well-developed emotional intelligence and self-awareness
  • Desirable:
  • Previous work experience, ideally within a relevant field
  • Previous customer services experience
  • A full UK driving licence
  • Application:
  • Candidates must submit an up-to-date CV outlining their motivations for applying to Equans and answer our pre-screening eligibility questions. Applications missing this will not be progressed.

Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy

Responsibilities

  • Our Operational teams deliver an incredibly wide range of services to our clients all over the country. You could be a part of the largest facilities management contracts in the UK where we work in partnership with some of the UK’s biggest hospitals or help to mobilise our newest contract wins. A life in Operations is never dull and as a graduate you will gain experience of what it takes to work alongside large, diverse teams in a fun and rewarding industry.
  • You will have a passion for putting the customer first, working in teams and constantly looking to improve and innovate. Over the course of your graduate scheme, you will gain an understanding of how we support our customers and how to deliver innovative solutions to our communities and clients.
  • As a graduate on the generalist pathway, you will typically complete 4 x 6-month rotations to explore various areas of the business and become as rounded as possible before specialising at the end of the scheme.
  • In your first year of the scheme, you will build a solid foundation of skills and knowledge. You will complete one placement on site with our operational teams and one placement in an operational support service function role such as in our Business Development, Finance, Procurement, Digital Transformation, Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility or Mobilisation teams.
  • In your second year, depending on your strengths and interests, you may move onto one of our other pathways such as Operational Management and do a longer 12-month placement to gain more responsibility and experience. Or you may do another 2 x 6-month placements across operational and functional areas.
  • We will provide a wide variety of training opportunities to develop your operational knowledge, leadership, and management skills so that you can excel in your role. From day one you will have a buddy, usually a graduate in the year above, and you will also have a mentor throughout the scheme.
  • Over the course of the programme, you could gain exposure to:
  • Operational management
  • Commercial and Financial understanding
  • Developing Client Relations
  • Technical knowledge
  • Health, Safety, Environment and Quality delivery
  • Equans vision and purpose
  • Subcontractor and people management
  • Asset management

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Peterborough, Norwich, Reading, Aberdeen, Chelmsford, Nottingham, Liverpool, Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Canterbury, Morristown, Leicester, Sheffield, Southampton, Winchester, Chester, St Albans, Inverness, Portsmouth, Brighton & Hove, Edinburgh, Belfast, Birmingham, Manchester, Cardiff, Bristol, Glasgow, Cambridge, Oxford, Leeds, London

Salary

28000 GBP

Benefits

  • 24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 1 times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including WOMEN Together, RISE (Respecting, Inspiring and Supporting Ethnic Minorities), Encompass (LGBTQ+), WPN (Working Parents Network), YPN (Young Professionals Network), AccessAbility (Disability Network) and our Green Network
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app