Birmingham , West Midlands

Management Trainee - Year Out Placement

Full Time , Management Trainee

Reference number: CON01161

Closing date:


About Willmott Dixon

Willmott Dixon is one of the largest privately-owned construction businesses in the UK. Founded in 1852, we are dedicated to leaving a positive legacy in our communities and environment. We are passionate about our people and have a real focus and drive to support their continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion is what differentiates us and has allowed us to enjoy considerable success in recent years.

We have one of the most established and successful Management Trainee programmes in the industry as we have been nurturing, developing and fulfilling potential for over 36 years in this way. Some of our most talented Management Trainees now sit on the mainboard and many are now in Senior Managerial roles so this is a structured, fast-track route to managing in one of the most forward-thinking construction and property companies in the UK.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join Willmott Dixon Construction and gain valuable experience with a highly respected main contractor.
• 4th best company to work for 2019 - The Times
• Top 50 companies for Women 2019 - The Times
• 12th Best company for Graduates 2019 - The Job Crowd

About the role

We are currently looking to recruit a Management Trainee to join our West Midlands team in Birmingham during their year out from university.
We will consider applicants who are studying the following degrees:
• Quantity Surveying
• Construction Management
• Architecture

Essential and Desirable Criteria

• The competence to work to the highest standards in your chosen discipline
• A strong understanding of business processes and industry IT systems
• The ability to make decisions in a timely and appropriate manner
• Analytical and forward-thinking approach
• Ability to build effective working relationships

• Relevant work or industry experience

As a management trainee you will receive:

There will be a structured training programme for you to follow, and a mentor will assist with your progress through this.

As a management trainee you will receive:
• Competitive Salary
• Pension
• Laptop
• Training
• Travel Expenses
• The chance to be involved with flagship Projects

Additional Information

Above everything else you will be joining a values-based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets. Above all, we believe we have a purpose beyond profit, a responsibility to leave a positive legacy in our environment and communities.

Recruitment timeline

The application closing date will be the 31st January 2020; the next intake of trainees is due to start in September 2020 with assessment centres taking place March/ April 2020.
Please be aware that you may not receive further feedback until applications have been reviewed at the closing date.