Commercial Higher Apprenticeship

Redrow Homes Thames Valley
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Thames Valley Office

Every new home we build costs money. It’s the job of our commercial team to make sure we’re spending it wisely. Join them, and you’ll learn how to deliver the best possible homes for the best possible price directly from the experts.

Based in our Thames Valley Division, our Commercial Apprentices have the chance to learn all about Commercial Management from some of the best in the industry. It’s a five-year programme, delivered in partnership with UCEM and at the end of your apprenticeship, you will have gained excellent recognised qualifications as well as a wealth of experience.

For those who make a real mark, there’ll also be the opportunity to gain a RICS Accreditation as part of the apprenticeship Programme. There really is no better way to start your career in the industry.

Key Responsibilities

To assist with administration duties at procurement stage, preparing enquiring packs and collating tender information.

To assist with the assembly of Health & Safety policies e.g COSHH reports

To assist with chasing information from both suppliers and sub-contractors deliveries

Departmental filing, photocopying and collation of information on a regular basis.

To assist with the issue of Health & Safety Contractor Competency Questionnaires for new contractors. 

Ensure familiarity with Redrow’s Group Health, Safety and Environmental policies and comply with employee responsibilities.

At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions.

Implement new ideas and methods and continue to seek ways of both improving the contribution to the organisation’s goals and enhancing the reputation of the company.

These are illustrative duties and the post holder will be expected to become involved in a range of work to enable the region to respond effectively to the requirements of the business.

What we are looking for

To join our industry-leading programme, you’ll need at least 5 GCSEs at A* - C ( 9 - 4) including Maths and English as a preference and 3 A Levels at A* - C.

During this 5 year programme, you will:

Be mentored by experienced staff in their field

Understand the commercial pressures and demands of a modern housebuilding development

Take active part in projects that test and develop your abilities, independent thinking and challenge and have a genuine impact on the business


Application tips

It’s not just about the placements we offer; Redrow want the right people working for us. As we expect a lot of applications, we need our successful candidates to stand out from the rest. We like our people to be different – so what sets you apart? What can you offer us? Why do you want to work at Redrow?

Be clear and concise, and make sure that everything that goes into your application represents your qualities.

What next? Our recruitment and selection process is designed specifically to get the best from you and demonstrate your personal qualities. So be yourself, take initiative, get involved and enjoy it!

Good luck!

Redrow is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.

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