Graduate Opportunity

Asset Management Graduate Scheme


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Do you want to work on some of the world’s most exciting, most prestigious projects? Do you want to be involved in making our world safer, secure and more sustainable?

In Asset Management, we help our customers to get the most out of their infrastructure assets. We provide the information they need to make key plans and decisions about the future, such as when to invest in their assets and what maintenance activities to prioritise. We help clients understand their data and bring it to life, using a variety of tools and solutions.

We strive to build strong relationships by understanding the challenges our clients face, sharing their vision and helping them transform potential into reality. Our core suite of digital platforms and tools underpin our service delivery model and through innovation, standardisation and automation, we maximise efficiencies for our clients to save time and money. Our cutting-edge independent advice and support enables our clients to turn bold ideas into reality and deliver their most important projects and programmes.

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We also advise clients on the implementation of national guidance and best practice, such as the uptake of risk-based approaches to asset management. This often involves working closely with clients to understand their needs and aspirations, followed by developing and implementing improvement or transformation plans. The projects we work on are varied, dynamic and stimulating, providing plenty of opportunity for new challenges and personal growth.

Our practice operates where the digital world collides with our physical environment and as a result we're facing a wave of opportunity to use our skills in new ways – including developing and implementing enterprise asset management systems, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and mobile data capture. Our team is responding by growing and shaping the future Asset Management. We welcome applications from a broad range of degree disciplines, so whatever your background, you can enjoy some fantastic opportunities as part of our team.

Where could I work?

As a recent graduate you could find yourself in one of the following business areas:

1. Aerospace, Defence, Security & Technology (ADST) - Safety & Asset Management

Locations: Aldershot or Bristol

Degree requirements: Minimum 2.1 Master’s/MEng degree in one of these disciplines; Control Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Marine Engineering, Naval Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Physics, Aerospace Engineering, Environmental Engineering.

Joining our ADS&T Division will mean that you are able to work with teams across mission critical industries, to contribute to the security and resilience of the nation, or to exploit advanced technology to help clients to not only meet but embrace these exciting times. They work with leading names to transform the future of aerospace engineering and create lighter, quieter and more fuel-efficient aircraft. The security team is trusted by organisations to help them understand the threats they are facing and develop the strategies to counter them.

2. Faithful+Gould – Strategic Asset Management

Locations: London

Degree requirements: Minimum 2.2 Bachelors degree in any subject.

You will join our team of technical and strategy consultants within the facilities and asset management sector of the built environment. The majority of our work is national with some international work. You will work a wide range of complex projects from enhancing operational effectiveness to developing sourcing and procurement strategies, designing Target Operating Models and being at the core of contract intervention and remediation. As a member of the Strategic Asset Management team you will work directly with clients who are seeking to maximise the business value of their assets, estate and facilities management service. We offer rotations which will also put you into contact with Life Cycle Costing with our cost consultants, as well as sustainability and built environment projects from environmental assessments to supporting clients through all RIBA stages on a BREEAM project.

3. Infrastructure – Asset Management

Locations: Bristol, London, Leeds, Manchester or Warrington

Degree requirements: Minimum 2.1 Bachelors or 2.2 Master’s/MEng degree in any Science or Engineering degree.

Whether it’s an airport, a transport interchange, a university campus or the world’s first tidal lagoon, we love creating outstanding places that respond to the needs and resources of a contemporary world. Across all our markets we touch every aspect of social and economic infrastructure. Using the latest digital technologies, we make spaces and places work perfectly for people, while safeguarding our natural resources, to create a better, more sustainable future for all.

4. Transportation – Digital Asset Management

Locations: Birmingham, Cambridge or Manchester

Degree requirements: Minimum 2.1 Bachelors or Master’s (merit or above) in Civil Engineering, Maths, Construction Management, Disaster Management, Emergency Planning, Pavement Engineering or Computer Science-related degrees.

In a connected and ever-changing world, we are shaping the future of transport, making journeys easier, safer and more reliable, supporting a healthier, happier and more productive society. Through combining traditional engineering, new technologies and innovative thinking we bring ideas to life, meeting increased demands on infrastructure to deliver not only more, but better for less. As partner of choice, our industry-leading expertise, strategic insight and capability spans the full transport ecosystem, reimagining infrastructure across rail, highways and local transport. Our collaborative approach puts our customers at the heart of everything we do, driving efficiencies, improving mobility and unlocking growth.

What are we looking for?

  • Passion and understanding for working in a consultancy environment, with the ability to work with clients and internal stakeholders.
  • Drive and determination to achieve Chartered status
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills, with the confidence to work on your own initiative or as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions
  • An interest in developing digital and technology-based solutions
  • A flexible approach to travel as our projects and training may take you to a variety of locations in the UK and possibly abroad.

How do I apply?

Please click the apply button now to start your application journey! As an equal opportunities employer we value applications from candidates of all backgrounds, cultures and abilities. 

We want you to perform at your best at each stage of our recruitment process and can make adjustments to ensure this. So, whether you consider yourself to have a disability or not, or would simply like to know how we can support you better, please contact us confidentially on 0121 483 5089 or

Some of our programmes are incredibly popular, to avoid disappointment (where some roles may close earlier) we recommend you apply as soon as possible.

NB: This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.


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Opportunity Overview

  • January 31st, 2020
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Aldershot (Hampshire), Bristol, London, Leeds, Manchester, Warrington (Cheshire) and Cambridge
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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