Commercial Apprentice-Colindale – NW9 4BQ

Redrow Homes West London
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Colindale – NW9 4BQ

The Commercial Apprentice will undertake a two-year development programme; studying for a Level 3 Construction Contracting Operations qualification, as well as gaining a wealth of experience from all aspects of the Commercial function in a Redrow divisional office.

The Commercial team is responsible for the separate functions of ‘Purchasing’ and ‘Surveying’ and also provides information on local land acquisition as well as ensuring that all Group Commercial policies and procedures are adhered to within the division. They ensure that money spent when costing up new homes is spent wisely, and the apprentice will learn the tasks and responsibilities of roles within this function, such as Quantity Surveyors and Buyers.

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.

What we are looking for


  • Keen to learn and develop within the construction industry

  • Willing to undertake an additional qualification alongside work

  • Flexible and has a ‘can do’ attitude

  • 5 GCSEs including Maths and English at grade 4 or above (Grade C+) or an equivalent

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Computer literate

  • Ability to take on instructions

  • Able to work to tight deadlines and prioritise workload

  • Able to work in teams as well as using own initiative

  • Previous experience of working within / knowledge of the construction sector

  • Good maths/quantitative skills

  • Driving license

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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