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Graduate Real Estate Development Manager 2024 - Leicester

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Galliford Try

16d ago

💼 Graduate Job


🤑 £29.5K

AI generated summary

  • You need to be a motivated and adaptable graduate with strong communication and problem-solving skills. Able to work under pressure, lead presentations, and work as part of a team. Must be eligible to work in the UK and have a full UK driving licence.
  • You will oversee the development of Build to Rent residential opportunities, liaise with clients and partners, manage project processes, write proposals, attend meetings, produce presentations, appraisals, and negotiations, and ensure project risks are managed effectively.

Graduate Job

Real Estate & PropertyLeicester


  • Galliford Try Investments are seeking a Graduate to join their team in delivering new business opportunities in the development arena, predominantly on large scale city centre residential developments across the UK. This will involve working with a team in establishing new opportunities in which we can invest, bid and secure new projects, ensuring the successful delivery of these projects and maximising the opportunities for all parts of the Group.


  • Graduates from a wide range of backgrounds, including Property Management, Project Management, Urban Planning, Real Estate (or similar)
  • Eligibility to work and live in the UK without restriction
  • Passion, flexibility, resilience and adaptability
  • Ability to absorb and comprehend information from a number of sources and disciplines
  • Ability to work under pressure, developing workable programmes and delivering to deadlines.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders
  • A self-starter with a flexible but robust approach, and able to work as part of a team
  • Highly motivated and curious, self-confident individuals
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Assertive and persuasive with well developed influencing skills
  • Ability to organise and lead formal presentations
  • Good attention to detail
  • Willingness to get involved in key projects
  • Ability to become a valued member of the team
  • A highly organised approach to work
  • Full UK driving licence (or currently learning)

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Real Estate & Property


  • Help to identify, track and develop future opportunities for GT Investments, predominantly in the Build to Rent residential sector.
  • Engage with clients, land owners and funding partners to develop a close relationship, gaining a broad understanding of their needs, requirements and pressures, (e.g. political and financial). Develop a partnership approach with the client involving all members of their team and appropriate members of the bid team and establish who the decision makers are and their key drivers.
  • Manage and coordinate the project process, ensuring all parties (including colleagues, external partners and professional advisors), have a clear understanding of the project strategy, what is expected of them and their responsibilities in the process.
  • Support the assembly, writing and submission of proposals and offers to ensure that they fully reflect the client’s requirements and manage our risks.
  • Coordinate, manage and attend meetings with the client and other members of the project team.
  • Support the production of presentations and participating in presentation of bid proposals to the client and other stakeholders.
  • Support the production of development appraisals for projects and ensuring inputs are received on time and are inclusive of all cost requirements.
  • Understand the risks of the project and manage the transfer of those risks where appropriate, working with the commercial team to deliver commercially acceptable solutions.
  • Engage with the design and build contractor, the design team, the service provider and other key partners, funders and advisors to produce an integrated solution that meets the desired requirements and fits within the financial constraints of the project.
  • Support internal reporting, board and consortium sign off procedures and processes including agreeing bid budgets and controlling expenditure.
  • Assist in the appointment of project advisors, design teams and specialists.
  • Support negotiation of contracts from Preferred Bidder to Financial Close.
  • Support the disposal of investment assets to align with our strategic investment plans.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





29500 GBP


  • Company car / car allowance (role dependent)
  • Generous holiday entitlement, increasing with years of service, plus the opportunity to purchase further holidays each year 
  • A wide range of corporate discounts
  • Cycle to Work schemes
  • Comprehensive pension plan
  • Regular Save as You Earn share purchase scheme
  • Private medical scheme options are available for all salaried employees and our employee assistance programme also provides free 24/7 support to those who need it