Project Management Graduate Scheme 2019

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

Salary & Benefits

Competitive Plus Benefits

Job Type


Project Management is key to Taylor Wimpey's aim to create a platform for continuous improvement within the business. The project management graduate programme aims to support this and Taylor Wimpey's wider plan to introduce best practice project management and establish 'one way of working' across Taylor Wimpey. Each graduate will have the opportunity to work across several different business functions and office locations to gain a full appreciation of the build life cycle, support functions and how Taylor Wimpey delivers one of the most successful business models in the industry. The aim of the scheme is to place graduates into permanent positions within project management at the end of the 2 year programme.

The Role:

In the first year, successful candidates will rotate across all areas of the business spending time in; production, commercial, technical, sales & marketing, customer service, land, finance and project management.
In the second year, you’ll start working on one of our many business projects and be based in one location within your division.
You will be placed in a designated geographical division within a number of different offices to give you an insight into how the business operates from different locations.
You all attend a 5 day residential induction programme where you will be given the opportunity to learn about the business in more detail, find out more about the 2 year programme whilst getting the chance to meet other Graduates in your cohort.
At the end of each business rotation, you will be given a full review of your performance which will contribute to an overall portfolio of your development.
Senior leaders within the business will monitor your progress and you will be supported in achieving professional and/or other appropriate qualifications if required.
Successful graduates will attend a number of Taylor Wimpey ‘Skills Camps’ that provide ongoing development support over two years.  They are designed to improve, amongst other things, your commercial awareness, management ability and personal skills. These will also provide an opportunity to hear from Senior Directors and their experiences of working for Taylor Wimpey.
You will also work on different projects during the 2 years, alongside your fellow graduates. These will include a charity project and an internal business project.
At the end of the 2 year programme, all successful candidates will be offered a role within the organisation.

The Person:

1st or 2:1 Degree – Required
A degree in a project management related discipline (including project management modules) OR a minimum of 6 months project management related experience - Required
Full driving license and access to a car - Required
Eligible to work in the UK - Required
Willingness to travel around the UK and are happy to stay away from home for extended periods of time – Required
Commercial experience or placement within a bluechip organization – Preferred
The ability to find innovative and creative solutions to solve problems - Required
The willingness to challenge the norm - Required
The ability to focus on the customer at all times - Required


In order to be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK.

The Company:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales.

Our vision is to become the UK’s leading residential developer for creating value and delivering quality. We build over 10,000 homes each year, from one-bedroom apartments to six-bedroom houses all across the country.

Our people are passionate about the house building industry and about our customers. Culturally we pride ourselves in having a diverse work force with an opportunity to grow a career in a variety of environments. We look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in so if you are looking to join a thriving company going through an exciting period then please get in touch.

Closing Date

Thursday 9th May 2019

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.