ASPIRE Graduate Development Programme 2020/2021 - Barratt Partnerships (Planning and Development)

Early Careers
North West
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Vacancy Type:
26 Feb 2021
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What you'll be doing?
Commencing in September, this is two-year programme that will prepare the successful graduate for a junior management role within Barratt Partnerships at Barratt Developments PLC. With a minimum of a 2:2 degree, our graduates are people focused, ambitious and driven individuals who really want to develop into a leadership role.

Our Barratt Partnerships graduate will rotate through departments in a housebuilding Division(s) as well as a number of national Group Functions to gain an appreciation of how these departments operate and work with Barratt Partnerships. They will also benefit from opportunities to undertake a Million Makers project and the option to study for professional qualifications, and will undertake a series of development modules including leadership, communication, project management, presentations and performance management. 

Throughout the programme, our graduate will have a tailored development plan with clear milestones, feedback and formal mentoring from the Group Partnerships Director. They will also benefit from a support network of fellow graduates.

In both years of the programme, our graduate will spend time with Barratt Partnerships, enabling them to get involved in longer term projects and gain an in-depth knowledge of public sector land bidding, affordable housing, strategic land and complex sites, with regular reviews and updates regarding possible job opportunities following the programme.

Following the ‘ASPIRE’ Graduate Development Programme, completing the portfolio evidence as required
Attending all Group Development modules and Quarterly Meetings as per the Programme
Contributing to continuous development within Barratt by undertaking Divisional/Regional/Group projects as agreed with mentor
Continuing to develop through reviews with your mentor, undertaking relevant professional qualifications where appropriate
Giving continuous and constructive feedback on the ‘ASPIRE’ programme
Acting as a ‘buddy’ to new graduates when applicable 
Contributing towards Barratt Partnership objectives by driving volunteering activities in the local area
What you'll need?

To be successful in this role, we are looking for:

A 2:2 degree, equivalent or higher qualification; ideally in a subject related to Planning and Development or Property. If you do not have a related degree, you can still apply.  In either case, you will need to demonstrate enthusiasm for the industry, Barratt as a company and the role. You should also be able to outline the transferrable skills you bring to the graduate programme
An interest in one or more of the following areas: Volume Housebuilding, Development and/or the Built Environment
A person who is able to demonstrate and produce a high standard of written work and accurate numerical work
A Self-confident individual who is articulate, resilient and able to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment
A lateral and innovative thinker; sees change as an opportunity and challenge for the business
Someone who is able to work on own initiative, with the drive to take ownership of tasks and projects
Strong communication skills, the ability to build effective and mutually beneficial working relationships both internally and externally
The ability to rapidly absorb new and complex information with ease and speed to conduct an incisive analysis
A person who is passionate about the customer and is a role model of this behaviour to others in the business
Energy and enthusiasm to deliver goals and achievements
Someone who is driven, self-motivated and results driven for self and business
A driving license and your own transport is preferable but not essential 
Our Company and Benefits

We’ve been nationally recognised as a 5 star housebuilder eleven years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations. That’s more than any other major housebuilder. It’s because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building. We have tailored opportunities for apprentices, graduates, experienced professionals and ex-Armed Forces personnel to come and help us stay one step ahead, and build the homes that Britain needs.
We are building an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want. We are building a culture where anyone, regardless of gender, race, sexuality, disability, background or any other characteristic, can progress and be proud to work for us.
As part of working for Barratt Developments PLC and specifically for this role we offer:

  • £24,000 salary (£27,000 in London and Aberdeen)
  • Competitive Bonus Scheme
  • 25 days holiday (increase by 1 day for every 3 years continuous service up to 29 days)
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies
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