Graduate Trainee Countryside

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  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: £24,000
  • Location: UK
  • Sector: Residential Development
  • Job Ref: CD/JMGRAD

Job Description

  • Permanent
  • UK

We’re recruiting multiple graduates for a leading Residential Developer, Countryside Properties who have the prestigious title of having the number one graduate programme within the industry, according to the latest survey from Job Crowd 

It’s an amazing opportunity to learn from leading experts and work on some of the most exciting projects within the industry.


To undergo a variety of different work experience modules across the business in preparation to pursue a career in a specific department.


  • You will respond to company and individual departmental objectives and deliver them to standard and on time.
  • You will respond to individually set objectives and deliver them to standard and time.
  • You will have the responsibility to set objectives, monitor and update them to ensure delivery to standard and time.


  • Exceptional Health and Safety Standards
  • Outstanding Levels of Quality in the way we do our business and in our product
  • Considerate to our Environment in everything we do
  • Always On Time
  • Within Budget with optimum Profit
  • Exceed our Customer expectations
  • Exceptional Health and Safety Standards
  • Outstanding Levels of Quality in the way we do our business and in our product

As a Generalist Graduate Trainee, your job responsibilities will include the following:

  • Following the Rotational Graduate Programme, completing various requirements and meeting targets set by the individual department leaders.
  • Attending 1-2-1 meetings with the Head of Learning Development and your assigned mentor, to discuss your progress on the programme and agree new targets to continue your development.
  • Contributing to continuous development within Countryside by undertaking Divisional/Regional/Group projects as agreed with mentor.
  • Continuing to develop through reviews with your coach and mentor, and undertaking relevant professional qualifications where appropriate.
  • Contributing towards Corporate Responsibility objectives by driving local initiatives and consistently high levels of customer service.
  • Taking part in and on occasion chairing Graduate team meetings, developing an agenda and delivering key business information to the team.
  • Working to the best of your ability in all departments, ensuring that all learning opportunities are taken and valuable experience is gathered.
  • Acting as a buddy to new graduates where applicable.

Desirable criteria for a Generalist Graduate Trainee:

  • Passionate about customer service, house building and construction.
  • Minimum of a 2:2 Degree, ideally relevant to the Built Environment
  • Self-confident, 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
  • Able to work on own initiative, with the drive to take ownership of projects
  • Strong communication skills, the ability to build effective and mutually beneficial working relationships both internally and externally
  • Able to rapidly absorb new and complex information with ease and speed to conduct an incisive analysis
  • Displays energy and enthusiasm to deliver goals and achievements
  • Driven, self-motivated and results driven for self and business

Salary £22,000 – £24,000 + Up to 10% of basic salary bonus
Company car
Plus benefits

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