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Management Trainee - Design and Planning Executive

Architecture/Construction/Civil.

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The role of a Design and Planning Executive at Taylor Wimpey is key to the success of every home and community that we build. A Design and Planning Executive holds the important responsibility of designing the communities that our customers call home through the design and creation of houses, open spaces and social areas.

This is an exciting opportunity to train to become a qualified Design and Planning Executive by joining the Taylor Wimpey Management Trainee programme. This is a perfect opportunity for someone who has already gained their degree, preferably in an Architecture, engineering, construction or planning focused discipline and wants to develop their experience.

To be a successful Design and Planning Executive your strengths should be an attention to detail, problem solving skills and the ability to build relationships with others as you will need to work effectively across teams.

A bit about us:

Taylor Wimpey is one of the largest homebuilders in the UK, operating from 24 regional offices across England, Scotland and Wales. We were formed by the merger of George Wimpey and Taylor Woodrow in 2007, and have operations in the UK and Spain. We aim to be the developer of choice for customers, employees, communities and shareholders.

The Programme:

The Management Trainee development programme is a structured development programme which runs for up to 3 years.

What you’ll have:

The Trainee Design and Planning Executive role best suits those who are looking to start their career and wish to develop into a fully qualified Design and Planning Executive. We ask for the following minimum qualification levels and requirements:

  • Computer Literacy skills
  • Full driving licence and access to a car preferred
  • A passion for working in the construction industry
  • A Degree preferably in architecture, engineering, planning or construction related subject

Checks and eligibility to work: 

To be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK and hold a full UK drivers’ licence. You will also be requested to provide copies of your qualifications.

We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

What we will offer you: 

Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do.

As well as promoting remote and hybrid working throughout the business where possible, at Taylor Wimpey we believe that agile working is key to the wellbeing of our employees as well as the success of the business.

Agile working is a more informal approach and enables people and their managers to agree where, when and how they will work, in a flexible way that brings benefits for both the employees and the business. We have both the technology and guidance to our management teams in place to ensure our workforce is able to operate flexibly and efficiently.

In addition to receiving first class training, we will also provide you with the exposure to our senior leaders across the business providing you with an opportunity to showcase your talents. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company. 

Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team.    

The benefits we offer:

  • Agile Working
  • Healthcare
  • House purchase discounts
  • Competitive Pension
  • Employee share ownership
  • Time off for charity work

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: June 30th, 2022
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • Leicester
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Architecture
  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Construction Management

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