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Graduate Site Manager

Posted 23 February by Rydon Group Ltd Featured Ended

We are currently seeking to recruit Graduate Site Managers to work within our prestigious London construction schemes. At Rydon, our aim is to improve local communities - through housing, healthcare and education solutions - for the benefit of current and future generations. We build homes, schools and hospitals as well as extra care facilities, student accommodation, community leisure centres and more. By doing so, we are delivering award-winning, quality facilities built for local communities with a commitment from people who are passionate about what they do.

Rydon's graduate scheme is designed to allow recent construction graduates the opportunity to put what they've learnt into practice either on a live construction site, or as part of our supporting functions.

Job Purpose

We are currently seeking to recruit Graduate Site Managers to work within our prestigious London construction schemes. These include the award winning Packington Estate in Islington (a £140m residential regeneration scheme), our highly regarded residential and education schemes in Ealing (worth more than £300m - or one of our other well-recognised London based schemes. As a Graduate Site Manager, you will work on site within a smaller phase on one of these schemes, and we will give you the training and development to become a leader of tomorrow.

More details on our Packington Regeneration Scheme are available in this video:

The main purpose of the job is to learn practical construction site management skills through working as part of the Site Management team on a given site, and to support the team in the successful delivery of a construction project.

Could a Graduate Site Manager role be right for you?

If you like working in a team, have lots of energy and have a real desire to learn, this role would tick lots of boxes for you. It will suit you if you like to use your initiative and get things done. Being practical and Grounded are great attributes for this job too, as well as being prepared for anything as no two days are ever the same.

As a graduate, you can expect the following training and development as part of our scheme.

On the job training
You will receive training in the following and will be designated a mentor throughout the period of your development:

  • Subcontractor procurement
  • Management of subcontractors
  • Basic elements of design
  • Basic programming skills for a project programme
  • Materials procurement
  • Awareness of the project contract
  • Basic financial awareness
  • Exposure to policies and procedures within the business
  • Company's Quality Standards
  • General training in different areas of construction, such as surveying, estimating and buying


Industry standard Health & Safety Training:
You will also receive industry-standard Health & Safety training over the first year, including the following:

  • Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)
  • Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme (SEATS)
  • First Aid at Work


Site dependent training
Depending on the site you are working on, you may also receive training in any or all of the following:

  • Scaffold Training
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Working at Height
  • Demolition Awareness

Full PPE (personal protective equipment) will be provided and funded by Rydon.

Experience Required

Our graduate scheme requires a minimum or a 2:2 in a construction related degree. Candidates that hold a degree in a different discipline will also be considered provided they can show a genuine interest in the construction industry, and are willing to complete further study to further develop their construction knowledge. You will also need a GCSE grade C (or level 4) minimum in English and Maths. In addition, you'll be joining a fun and highly professional company and as such, you'll have a can-do attitude, have great attention to detail, excellent Microsoft Office skills and be ready to learn new skills.

Additional Information

Our application process is very straight forward allowing you to apply with a CV (from your Computer or Dropbox), LinkedIn, Facebook or Google+ and should take no more than a few short minutes.

For details on our rewards, recognition and benefits please click here.

For more details on our culture and what it's like to work at Rydon, please click here.

Further information on how to apply can be found by clicking here.

To apply online, please use the 'apply for this job link' at the top of this page to be redirected to Rydon's dedicated careers website. The closing date for applications is 25 March 2018.

Required skills

  • Site Management

Reference: 34547470

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