Own your career
The growth of our people is vital to our business. The better they are, the better we are – it’s that simple. So we repay their outstanding contribution with a world of opportunities to develop their skills, experience and career.
The scale and ambition of our work is a learning opportunity in itself, whatever level you’re at. But there are plenty of other ways to grow here:
Control your career
You’ll be encouraged to take personal control of your own career here. Choose where you want to go, or what you want to learn, and we’ll be right behind you.
This is our approach to development. 70% on the job, 20% learning from those around you, and 10% formal training courses and learning events.
You’ll never stop growing, here. Your learning and development needs will be a key part of your performance review, and we make sure you’ll have the right development programmes to choose from.
We’ll support you to gain membership of a relevant professional institution. We also have training schemes with bodies like the CICES CIOB, ICE, IET, IMechE and RICS – and are always adding to the list.
There are some skills that are the foundation for success in every job here. We call them Brilliant Basics, and the modules are open to everyone.
Learning to lead
If you reach a point where you’re ready to go from a manager to a leader, we’re here for you. We have programmes in everything from emotional intelligence to inclusive leadership.
Taking the step up
We’re serious about internal progression, and always look to appoint from within. Many of our leaders today joined us straight from school, so the pathways are clear. And we make sure people can take them.